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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to diagnose conditions that affect tissue and bone in any part of the body. The patient lies inside the scanner – a large tube – while the scan takes place.
An ultrasound scan builds up a picture of part of the inside of the body using sound waves that cannot be detected by a human ear. A small, hand-held sensor is pressed carefully against the skin surface above the area to be viewed after covering the area with jelly.
X-rays are used by medical professionals to photograph various parts of the human body to aid diagnosis. Diagnostic X-rays are a controlled form of radiation which are able to pass through the body recording an image on a light-sensitive detector or computer screen.
Essential road works are taking place on Bromley Heath Viaduct from 24 July 2017 for approximately 33 weeks. If this will affect your journey to the centre please ensure that you factor in additional time to get to your appointment. For more information visit the South Gloucestershire Council website.