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Department of Diagnostic Imaging
101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905
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General radiology tests, also called x-rays, use high-energy radiation to create images of bones, teeth and internal organs. X-ray is a simple, painless medical test that helps your physician view and assess conditions ranging from broken bones to pneumonia to cancer.


  • Barium enema.
  • Barium swallow.
  • Cervical spine.
  • Hysterosalpingography (HSG), x-rays of a woman's reproductive organs.
  • General studies of:
    • Paranasal sinuses/orbits.
    • Chest.
    • KUB.
    • KUB and upright.
    • Cervical spine.
    • Thoracic spine.
    • Lumbar spine.
    • Ribs.
    • Hips, with or without pelvis.
  • Cystogram, an x-ray of the urinary tract and bladder.
  • Fluoroscopy.
  • Small bowel series.
  • Thoracic spine.
  • Upper GI series.