Based in the heart of London's medical district, 108 X-Ray and Imaging in Harley Street provides high quality diagnostic services from an expert team. Developed to support the clinics at 108 Harley Street, including The London Breast Clinic and The Gilmore Groin and Hernia Clinic, the service is happy to accept a wide range of referrals from specialists and GPs not connected to 108 Harley Street.
The team at comprises a group of leading London radiologists supported by an eminent cytologist and histopathologist, radiographers, a healthcare assistant and medical secretaries. All of the clinical staff are members of The London Breast Clinic multi-disciplinary team.
Digital mammography is a diagnostic, low dose x-ray examination, used to examine the breast. Procedures carried out include Bilateral – both breasts, Unilateral – one breast and Vacuum biopsy. Usually offered to women over 35, it is used routinely in screening programmes. Also being the first investigation for symptomatic purposes, you will be able to investigate your family history of breast cancer. Mammography works in three stages. It is first carried out by a radiographer. The image of the breast is then reviewed by a consultant breast radiologist who will produce a report for the consultant breast surgeon. You will be informed of your results quickly with expert advice on your next steps.
The latest tool in early detection and screening is now available to support traditional digital mammography having been adopted as standard in many states in the USA. Tomosynthesis provides a views of the breast in 3D image slices. More information is available from the attached patient information leaflet.
At 108 X-ray and Imaging, x-ray images are processed through a CR reader, which converts them into a digital image. Body parts mostly examined by their reader are:
108 X-Ray and Imaging carry out various ultrasounds for a range of treatments. In addition to rapid diagnostic breast imaging using tomosynthesis digital mammography, the centre offer a full range of plain film investigations, general ultrasound including abdominal, gynaecological and small part imaging. They also work with other local centres for the provision of MRI and nuclear medicine investigations where indicated.
108 X-ray and Imaging have developed a one-stop comprehensive combined breast and gynaecological review. The service is led by Mr Angus McIndoe; a Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Oncologist. Being a member of the Tatler 2013 Top Consultants List, you can guarantee high quality, professional healthcare. The tests carried out include a cervical smear, a bilateral mammogram and an ultrasound. Other tests can be included, if required or clinically indicated and you will receive a full report of the review within 48 hours.