General radiology is a medical imaging technique using x-rays to obtain x-ray images of specific body parts.
Available at the
Maisonneuve and Bélanger clinics
About the Exam
General radiology is an exam lasting approximately 5 to 15 minutes and enables the detection of injuries, fractures, infections, degenerative diseases and other pathologies.
This exam is done without an appointment and no preparation is necessary. For any abdominal or pelvic exam, it is best that you urinate beforehand.
Do not undergo this exam if you are pregnant.
You will be met by one of our assistants, who will accompany you to the changing room.
Depending on the body part concerned, the technologist will have you take a variety of positions, lying down or upright, in order to obtain the x-ray images.
You may leave our building once the exam is completed.
What You May Experience
General radiology is a completely sensation-free exam.
After the Exam
The results of your exam will be sent to your referring physician, who will take care of any necessary follow-up.