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Radiography and Sonography services available on site. X-ray Radiography detects bone fractures, certain tumors and other abnormal masses, pneumonia, some types of injuries, calcifications, foreign objects, dental problems, etc.
Ultrasound takes images of the soft tissue structures, such as the gallbladder, liver, kidneys, pancreas, bladder, and other organs and parts of the body. Ultrasound can also measure the flow of blood in the arteries to detect blockages. Ultrasound is also used to monitor the healthy development of a fetus. Radiography and Ultrasound testing is safe and painless
Mammography uses low-energy X-rays to examine the human breast for screening and diagnosis. It is recommended by the Cancer Foundation that women aged 45 to 54 have a mammogram every year. as recommended by the Cancer Foundation. After 55 mammograms can be continued every 2 years.
BA DEXA Scan is a Bone Density test like an X-ray that measures the strength of your bones. It is usually done in patients over 50 years of age to detect bone loss. Younger and older patients should consider a Bone Density test if they have risk factors for bone loss, which can cause Osteoporosis. Risk factors include gender and race, lifestyle choices and genetics. Caucasian or Asian females of thin small body frames and a history of Osteoporosis are more at risk. Smoking, alcohol consumption, caffeine, lack of exercise and poor nutrition are major risk factors, as well as a diet low in bone building nutrients including Calcium, Magnesium and Boron.
Sclerotherapy is an effective treatment for varicose veins which involves injecting a solution of medication directly into the vein. This causes the vein to scar, which forces blood to reroute through healthier veins. Some veins will first become darker before fading, others may disappear immediately. Advance Medical Centre offers Sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins, spider veins and leg ulcers, by Specialist surgeon. Dr. Gideon van Wyk. The dangers of leaving Varicose veins untreated is swelling, leg ulcers, deep vein thrombosis, bleeding and infection. This effective treatment is fully covered by Medical Aids and takes only 30 minutes. Special care needs to be taken after treatment to support healing. It takes about 3 weeks to 4 months for veins to recover, however patients don’t need much downtime. It is an out of hospital treatment in the Doctor’s rooms and patient’s can continue with daily tasks after the treatment, provided they take special care as per the information which will be provided by their treating doctor. Book your appointment firstname.lastname@example.org
Geriatrics specialises in the healthcare needs of older people. As we age our bodies need more focused and unique care. Doctor’s specialising in Geriatrics can monitor and manage treatment for age related conditions, and suggest methods to prevent, treat and slow down the formation of age relation diseases.
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t effectively use the insulin it does make. Specialised supervised medical care is required to manage blood sugar levels. Diabetes can be a life threatening disease and patients are advised to revise their eating plan to a healthy low GI eating plan as advised by your doctor and dietitian.