The majority of the medical imaging utilizes X-rays. In addition, we also use sound waves (ultrasound), magnetic fields (MRI) and radionuclides (PET and SPECT scans) for the imaging. The aforementioned technologies are used to visualize the tissues and organs in the body.
Which tests are performed on the Radiology department?
The aforementioned technologies are used to visualize the tissues and organs in the body. The following imaging techniques will be performed on the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine department of the Princess Máxima Center:
- MRI scan
- PET scan
- SPECT scan
At the Pediatric Radiology department of Wilhelmina Children's Hospital (WKZ) or the Radiology department at UMC Utrecht, the following medical imaging techniques will be carried out:
- Radiography (Pediatric Radiology department, WKZ)
- CT scan (Pediatric Radiology department, WKZ)
- Angiography (Radiology department, UMC Utrecht)
If you would like to schedule an appointment at the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine department, you will need a referral from your specialist. Appointments are made under the name of the specialist to whom your child has been referred.