At our X-ray clinic in Singapore, we have the most advanced state-of-the-art imaging equipment and of course, a brilliant team comprising proficient Radiographers and Radiologists to provide you with a wide range of excellent diagnostic and imaging services to offer you the most pleasant experience.
Considering the steady increase in demand for our diagnostic imaging services over the past couple of years, we are planning to expand our range of services even further at our X-ray clinic. We are soon going to add a new and advanced Ultrasound machine to assist our patients with a better diagnosis.
X-Ray and Its Common Uses
X-ray is a technique of imaging wherein images of the various internal organs, bones, and tissues of patients are obtained by focusing a considerable amount of radiation on these parts. The technique is especially used to detect various kinds of abnormalities lying internally in the blood vessels, bones, heart or lungs.
Bone and joint injuries, fractures, bone dislocations and infection are some of the most common scenarios wherein an X-ray is actually needed for a proper diagnosis.
When Does One Need a Chest X-Ray?
X-ray is perhaps the first and foremost technique for any Diagnosis and can be unimaginably effective in spotting several internal abnormalities from tuberculosis, cancer, collapsed lungs, emphysema and many other conditions that are possibly the greatest threat to life if not detected and treated at an early stage. A chest X-ray can largely help in identifying the issues pertaining to the abnormalities in the shape and size of the heart.
There are times in our lives when we suffer from an ailment persistently yet aren’t actually aware of the reasons that have led to it. In most of the cases, a patient doesn’t even know if there’s something serious until and unless an X-ray is done. Coughing is usually taken to be not a very serious thing and is usually expected to stop within a week. However, persistent coughing accompanied by chest pain and difficulty in breathing can be a symptom of something even dreadful to one’s life. It can be a symptom of various adverse health conditions such as Pneumonia, Lung Cancer, Broken Ribs, Heart Failure, Emphysema and more.