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General and specialized ultrasound

By appointment only
Covered by the RAMQ

The ultrasound exam is a basic, simple, fast, versatile, non-invasive and radiation free diagnostic tool. It uses ultrasounds to create an image. Ultrasounds are emitted from a probe, pass through the body, are reflected by the various organs, are captured by the same probe and are finally translated by a computer as images that will be interpreted by the radiologist.

Exams

Ultrasounds are directed to an area of interest according to clinical symptoms. For example, during an abdominal ultrasound we will study the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, spleen, pancreas and aorta. For pelvic ultrasound exams, most often in women, the exam focuses on the uterus, ovaries and bladder (which must be full to move up the intestines that block ultrasounds).

Doppler exams allow a more specific study of cardiovascular circulation. They are indicated for the following investigations: Heart - Carotids - Arteries and veins of the limbs - Renal and digestive arteries.

The exam process

The probe, coated with a non-allergenic and odorless gel, is moved over the concerned area for the acquisition of the images that appear on the screen and are digitally recorded.

Duration of the exam

The duration of the ultrasound exam is between 10 and 30 minutes depending on the kind of examination.

Exam types and costs

General and specialized ultrasound:

  • No fees, covered by the RAMQ
  • Variable expenses if prescribed by a chiropractor, podiatrist, or non-resident person in Quebec.
  • To see the rates for a non-resident person in Quebec referred for an ultrasound exam Click HERE
  • 5$ for each copy of report for your personal file
  • 10$ for each copy of the images on CD for your personal file.

Preparation

Abdominal and renal ultrasound
Renal and digestive Doppler

Be fasting: do not eat, drink or smoke at least 5 hours before the exam.

Abdominal and pelvic ultrasound

Drink 700 ml (3 large glasses) of water only 1:30 before the scheduled appointment. Do not take anything else. Do not urinate before the end of the examination.

Pelvic ultrasound
Pelvic endo-vaginal ultrasound

Drink 700 ml (3big glasses) of liquid 1h30 before the time of the appointment. Do not urinate before the exam.

Prostatic trans-rectal ultrasound

No preparation

When coming for your appointment, be sure to have:

  • The original request signed by your doctor.
  • Your valid Medicare card.
CSST and SAAQ cases

Send us by fax or e-mail the request signed by your doctor, your contact information, the file number, the name and the fax number of the agent responsible for your file. We must request an authorization for your exam before planning your visit.

Contact details and opening hours

LASALLE
1500 rue Dollard, Bureau 101
LaSalle, Quebec, H8N 1T5

Monday to Friday
8h00 to 16h00

LACHINE
2600, rue Victoria Suite B
Lachine, Quebec, H8S 1Z3

Monday to Friday
9h00 to 16h30

DELSON
58, Boulevard Marie-Victorin
Delson, Quebec, J5B 1A9

Monday to Friday
8h30 to 16h00
Saturday and Sunday
10h00 to 16h00

RADIOLOGIE METRO MONK
2529, Rue Allard, bureau 100
Montreal, Quebec, H4E 2L4

Monday to Friday
9h00 to 16h30

ÎLE-DES-SOEURS
8 Place du Commerce, # 200
île-des-Soeurs, Quebec, H3E 1N3

Monday to Friday
9h00 to 16h30

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Making an Online Appointment

Please note that we will confirm appointment request by Internet, telephone or e-mail within 24 hours. For the WITHOUT APPOINTMENT, come without appointment during the working hours of the clinic. General radiology exams do not require an appointment.

Exam is from: 

Important : Attach a scanned copy or a photo of the examination request signed by your doctor.

Message

You do not need an appointment for this examination, just present yourself with your prescription and your Medicare card to the clinic of your choice..


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Groupe UnImage offers a safe and sanitary environment.

All patients must wear the procedure mask.

 For all conventional x-rays, you may present yourself on site with the doctor's prescription & health insurance card.

We reserve the right to offer you an appointment if there is an overflow, to ensure the safety of EVERYBODY. 

***EXCEPT FOR DELSON RADIOLOGY WHERE

ALL EXAMS ARE BY APPOINTMENT***

For mammography, bone densitometry, ultrasound and arthrography and MRI

You can make an appointment request from our website.

Send us your prescription as well as your name and phone number and we will contact you to schedule an appointment.

By email at the following address: info@groupeunimage.com

Show up only 10 minutes before your appointment.

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