Radiology/Imaging Services at Harborview

Radiology/Imaging Services at Harborview 325 9th Ave., 1st Floor, Seattle, WA 98104 206.744.3105     
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UW Medicine Radiology/Imaging Services offers the full complement of radiology tests and imaging procedures at Harborview, UWMC and UWMC-Roosevelt. Many modalities are available either the same day requested or the next day.

All of UW Medicine’s radiologists are board certified and specialize in a variety of areas such as neuroradiology, body radiology, interventional radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography, chest radiology and more.

Computed Tomography (CT) (same- or next-day service)

  • 128-slice CT of the head, spine, chest, abdomen and extremities
  • Cardiac CT and CT coronary angiography
  • CT vascular angiography – whole body 3D CT
  • Musculoskeletal CT and arthrography
  • CT biopsies, including lung
  • Therapy planning
  • CT organ perfusion
  • CT enterography
  • CT pulmonary angiography
  • High-resolution lung CT
  • CT early lung nodule detection
  • Dual Energy and Dual Source CT
  • Ultra-low radiation dose CT
  • CT Tissue / Material Composition (e.g. urinary stone composition, gout)
  • CT evaluation of bariatric patients up to 660 pounds

Ultrasound (same- or next-day service)

  • Routine, 3D and 4D high-resolution ultrasound
  • Ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis
  • Routine and high-risk obstetrical ultrasound
  • Ultrasound abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
  • Nuchal translucency screening
  • Gynecologic/transvaginal ultrasound
  • Thyroid ultrasound, including guided biopsies
  • Vascular ultrasound, liver, kidney, and transplanted organs
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsies
  • Testicular ultrasound

Magnetic Resonance (MR) (same- or next-day service)

  • 3T and 1.5 T MR including functional and spectroscopic imaging
  • MR of brain and spine
  • Functional brain MR
  • MR neurography
  • MR spectroscopy
  • Diffusion imaging
  • MR of abdomen and pelvis
  • Prostate MR with perfusion
  • Musculoskeletal MR including arthrography
  • Vascular MR
  • Cardiac MR including heart function
  • MR of tumor metabolism and therapy response

Nuclear Medicine

  • All routine nuclear scanning, including singlephoton emission computerized tomography (SPECT)
  • Cardiac SPECT
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • CT for tumor, heart, brain, dementia, fluoride bone scans
  • Multiple short-lived PET agents
  • Thyroid diagnosis and therapy
  • Sentinal node

Routine Radiography (same-day service)

  • Plain film studies performed with direct digital radiography
  • Digital tomosynthesis and dual energy imaging
  • Direct digital fluoroscopy including tomosynthesis and dual energy
  • Videofluoroscopy for speech and swallowing
  • Scoliosis and leg length digital imaging
  • Prosthesis digital templating
  • Lung “B” readings for occupational pulmonary disease
  • Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), dual energy
  • Chest digital fluoroscopy and tomosynthesis with dual energy
  • Evaluation of bariatric patients up to 700 pounds

Interventional Radiology (Angiography)
UW Medicine provides the highest standard in image guided minimal invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Following is the list of some of our procedures that we perform in our state of the art vascular interventional suite.

  • General interventional procedures
  • Gastrointestinal and genitourinary
  • Varicose vein
  • Peripheral vascular disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Endovascular cancer treatment
  • Percutaneous treatment of aortic aneurysms
  • Hemodialysis access
  • Vascular access
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Radio frequency tumor ablation
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portal shunt
  • Angioplasty/stenting
  • Y-90 radioisotope embolization
  • Arterial stenting
  • Vertebropalsty
  • Pain therapy

Breast imaging is available at UWMC-Roosevelt.

PACS

  • All images are digitally archived and available for web viewing by health-care professionals.
  • Rapid reports sent by internet, fax or electronic record to referring health-care professionals.
  • Images and reports can be viewed from your health-care professionals' computers.
To fax documents, please use the clinic fax number: 206.744.8206