2100, Marlowe Avenue, Main floor
Montréal (Québec) H4A 3L5
*X-ray exam costs are covered by RAMQ (Medicare)
Details About X-ray
An X-ray is a quick, painless exam that produces images of the body. It helps detect medical conditions in the head, spine, chest, abdomen and bones.
QEHC employs digital X-ray technology to deliver accurate and timely evaluations, ensuring that our patients receive the highest standard of care. Our entire imaging department is officially accredited through Accreditation Canada. We are able to offer faster service, shorter wait times and the highest quality digital images.
The Victor & Sheila Goldbloom Diagnostic Imaging Center (Radiology Clinic) at QEHC is equipped with a computerized digital image management system known as a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). This technology enables radiologists to view, store, display, and distribute images wherever they are needed, even off-site. PACS provides clear, sharp image resolution and its flexibility promotes faster turnaround time for interpretation and reporting. The system also is cost effective since no film or chemicals are required.
The QEHC’s team of leading radiologists and technologists specialize in medical imaging procedures like X-ray ensuring that examinations are expertly conducted and interpreted in compliance with the highest standards.
Patients benefit from rapid reporting, with results sent directly to their referring physician.
What to expect from X-ray
X-rays themselves are painless. To obtain a clear image, the patient will be asked to remain still and hold their breath for short periods.
How to prepare for x-ray
There is no specific preparation for an X-ray, but the patient may be asked to change into a gown or remove clothing or jewelry in the area where X-ray to be examined.
Patients must inform their doctor or technologist if they may be pregnant.