Siker Medical Imaging is pleased to offer state-of-the-art ultrasound technology with 3D imaging capabilities for subspecialty radiology and OB applications. Examples of common studies performed at Siker Medical Imaging include multiplanar quantitative assessment of the liver, kidney and other organs or masses and 3D surface rendering of the fetal anatomy and assessment of fetal anatomic development.
Our ultrasound technology includes 3D organ quantitative assessment, which allows physicians at Siker Medical Imaging to reconstruct multi-planes and manipulate the reconstructed data sets. This is critical for organ assessment and other applications where ultrasound’s inherent ability to image soft tissue is superior to other modalities, such as CT (CAT Scans). Organ assessment of liver, kidney, prostate and other organs and masses can now be simplified, offering accurate rendering and quantitative information that is critical to our overall patient treatment and care. 3D ultrasound can also be used to define prostate boundaries as part of external beam or implanted seed radiotherapy protocols.
Excellent 2D and 3D data renderings are produced with all types of vascular ultrasound studies, including critical carotid artery screening and DVT studies. Vascular ultrasound is an excellent screening tool for arteries when suspecting CAD of any type.
Our ultrasound system with 3D fetal assessment surface rendering will be particularly useful for imaging the fetal anatomy during pregnancy, which is very helpful to illustrate and explain the development of the fetus to our expectant patients. Coronal views of fetal spines — for the potential diagnosis of spina bifida and scoliosis — can also be generated with our 3D ultrasound.
Additionally, 3D fetal images can be used to help bond parents with their fetus. Seeing their baby’s picture for the first time can be a special and lasting moment for expectant parents.
“We are able to provide our patients with clinical information and an important bonding opportunity with their unborn baby, using our new 3D surface rendering to scan the fetal anatomy.”
— David A. Siker, Medical Director