Imaging Services - VA Northern California Health Care System
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Imaging Services

Mechanisms for Accessing Services
Services are accessed through a consult from your Primary Care Provider, Attending Physician or Emergency Department Provider.

Please contact our Imaging Service if you have any questions regarding preparation for your examination or to reschedule your appointment.

Radiology is a branch of medicine that uses imaging to diagnose and treat disease. The following web sites can help you better understand the many tests that fall under the Radiology heading.

Radiologyinfo.org: This link gives you information on:

  • X-Ray,

  • Computer Tomography (CT),

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),

  • Ultrasound,

  • Radiation therapy and other procedures.


It also includes what you may experience and how to prepare for the tests.

Medline Plus: This link will take you to the Imaging and Radiology page of Medline Plus where additional information can be found.

Radiology - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): This site has questions and answers that help you understand why you need a test and how it will help your health care team.

NCHCS IMAGING SERVICES
Site/procedure: Mather McClellan Martinez Oakland Redding Chico
General Radiology  
X-ray X X X X X X
Fluoroscopy X   X X PENDING  
Wide Bore MRI X   X   PENDING  
Neuro:  
Neuro interventional (angio, coiling, stenting)            
Vertebroplasty/ sacroplasty            
Pain Injections X   X      
Body:  
CT colonography PENDING   PENDING   PENDING  
CT/MRI enterography X   X   PENDING  
Secretin MRCP            
Fibroscan (DONE THROUGH GI)            
Contrast U/S            
Prostate MRI X   X      
Rectal MRI X   X      
U/S or MRI Elastography            
Iron Quantification MRI            
MSK:  
Arthrograms X   X      
Tenograms            
MSK U/S X   X      
Gout CT (dual energy)            
IR:  
Interventional Oncology (Radioembolization, ablation, incl cryo and microwave) X          
Advanced Vascular (TIPS/DIPS, PAD) X          
CT biopsy X          
U/S biopsy X          
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) X          
Prostate Artery Embolization X          
Venous procedures (SVC/IVC stenting, thrombolysis, IVC filter retrieval, recanalization) X          
CVI:  
Cardiac CT PENDING   PENDING   PENDING  
Cardiac MRI            
Adenosine Stress MRI            
Feraheme MRA            
Vascular U/S X   X   X  
Iron Quantification MRI PENDING   PENDING   PENDING  
NucMed:  
General Nuclear Medicine X   X      
N13 ammonia PET            
Other cardiac X   X      
lymphoscintigraphy X   X      
PET/CT X          
PET/MRI            
Nuclear Therapy X   X      
Women's Imaging:  
Mammography X X X   X  
Tomosynthesis X X X      
Breast MRI X          
Breast U/S X X X   X  
HSG X          
Sonohysterogram            
Needle localization X          
Stereotactic breast biopsy PENDING          
U/S breast biopsy X          
UFE            
Ultrasound  
Ultrasound (diagnostic) X X X X X X



Contact Info

Location

  • Sacramento VAMC
    10535 Hospital Way
    Mather, CA 95655

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-382-VETS

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.