Fluoroscopy is a popular imaging technique used to diagnose diseases or to guide radiologists during treatment procedures. Fluoroscopy allows radiologists to gain a detailed look inside the patient’s skeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory, and reproductive systems to gain insight and help diagnose illnesses or abnormalities. Below, we take a look at everything you need to know about fluoroscopy including what it is, what it’s used for, and how long it takes.
Fluoroscopies may not be as well known as MRI and CT scans, but they are simple, painless imaging tests that function much like X-rays and can be used to diagnose or treat an illness. If you’re anxious about an upcoming fluoroscopy exam here is everything you need to know.