Australia Day 2018

Rouse Hill Medical Imaging will be CLOSED on Friday 26th January 2018 for the Australia Day Public Holiday.

– We will re open for all services on Monday 29th January 2018.

Baby Waves During Ultrasound

Mum and Dad to be, Lucy Bearley and Stuart Barrett got a shock at a recent ultrasound appointment when they witnessed and incredible moment live on screen.

The expectant parents from Thatcham, England, about 55 miles west of London, were at the doctor’s office for their baby’s 28-week scan.

During a 4D ultrasound, the baby turns his head to face mum and dad. He then gives a little wave. Now that’s a womb with a view!

Obstetric ultrasounds are common practice in medical imaging centres and are used to monitor the growth and development of a growing fetus. It is a very safe and accurate investigation of your unborn baby as ultrasound uses harmless high frequency inaudible sound waves to obtain images.

For the development of the growing embryo, multiple stages of ultrasound imaging are usually conducted throughout each trimester of the pregnancy. Continue reading

Do New Year’s Resolutions Cause Injuries?

Doctors and physical therapists say they often see patients during the early part of the year with injuries—some of them serious—stemming from New Year’s resolutions. Not only can such injuries lead to expensive medical bills, they may also waste cash shelled out for fitness gear and gym memberships.

“People tend to get super excited when they make their resolutions,” said Dr. Derek Ochiai, an orthopaedic surgeon in Arlington, Va. “But going from zero to 60 in a workout regimen can set you up for a lot of problems.”

Injuries from exercise and exercise equipment sent 459,978 people to the emergency room in 2012, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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CT Scan on 2,000-year-old Ancient Mummy Diagnoses Cancer

Modern medicine can be a truly amazing thing, extending and in sometimes outright saving the lives of people who would otherwise meet untimely ends. For one man who lived some 2,000 years ago, doctors arrived many centuries too late, but his remains have gotten plenty of attention from medical experts anyway.

The man’s body, long mummified and found in an Egyptian tomb, was recently given a full CT scan at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, New York, in the hopes of shining some light on how the individual died. Remarkably, doctors were actually able to diagnose the long-dead man — who has been nicknamed “Hen” — and explain the circumstances of his demise. As it turns out, he fell victim to an ailment that still plagues us today: cancer.

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CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS 2017

December

Hours

Thursday 21st Normal operating hours
Friday 22nd 8am – 5pm
Saturday 23rd Closed
Monday 25th Closed
Tuesday 26th Closed
Wednesday 27th Normal operating hours
Thursday 28th Normal operating hours
Friday 29th Normal operating hours
Saturday 30th Normal operating hours

January

Monday 1st Closed
Tuesday 2nd Normal operating hours