Diagnostic Tests, Lab Services, Infusion and Imaging in Lutherville

Women's Imaging at Mercy

Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville offers patients convenient, on-site diagnostic tests, imaging, lab services and specialty services. Scheduling may be coordinated through your Primary Care Doctor or associate staff member. For the important medical tests you need, turn to Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville.

Mercy Imaging at Lutherville

Bone Density (DEXA scan) – Endocrinologists use the DEXA scan, which measures the amount of energy that passes through a specific bone, to evaluate bone strength and risk of osteoporosis.

CT Scan – Computed tomography (CT scan or CAT scan) uses X-ray to make cross-sectional pictures of the body to look for abnormalities, such as orthopedic injuries, heart disease or cancers.

Lung Cancer Screening – Radiologists utilize low-dose CT (computed tomography) to make cross-sectional pictures of the body to detect lung nodules and early-stage lung cancer in patients determined to be high risk.

MRI - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create computer images of internal body organs for the diagnosis and examination of a variety of conditions, including stroke, tumors and arthritis.

3D Screening Mammograms – 3D Mammography/tomosynthesis is now the gold standard of mammography, providing advantages of increased breast cancer detection rates and decreased recall rates.

3D Mammography is provided for all mammograms at Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville - including screening and diagnostic tests. 3D Screening mammograms are used to screen women for early signs of breast cancer and are offered to patients with no additional copay. 3D Diagnostic mammograms are used to diagnose patients who may have a noticeable lump or sign of an abnormality. 

Ultrasound – Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to make computer images of internal body organs and structures. These images provide information to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of diseases. 

Vascular Laboratory – Our nationally accredited Vascular Laboratory provides advanced vascular ultrasound testing for a wide range of vascular disorders including abdominal aortic aneursym, carotid artery disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and circulatory problems related to diabetes.

X-ray – During an X-ray, different types of body tissue absorb varying amounts of radiation, creating black and white images doctors use to examine conditions such as cancer, bone fractures, osteoporosis and heart disease.

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Diagnostic Testing

Echocardiogram - An echocardiogram (ECHO), which uses sound waves to create detailed images of the heart, is used by cardiologists to diagnose cardiovascular conditions, such as arrhythmias or valvular heart disease.

Electrocardiogram - An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), which measures the electrical activity of the heart muscles, is used by cardiologists to diagnose cardiovascular conditions, such as heart attack and coronary heart disease.

Stress Testing – Cardiologists use stress testing, which measures blood flow to the heart, to diagnose and examine conditions including heart attack, arrhythmias and coronary artery disease.

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Infusion Services

Chemotherapy (Infusion Therapy) – Chemotherapy, which works to stop or slow down the growth of cancerous cells, may be used by medical oncologists as part of an individualized treatment plan for cancer patients.

GI Infusion Therapy – GI infusion therapy is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder.

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Lab Services

Blood Draw – Doctors examine blood samples collected during a blood draw to diagnose conditions, plan treatments and monitor health. Similar tests include the collection of urine or body tissue.

Pulmonary Function Laboratory – The lung specialists at Mercy Personal Physicians utilize a number of tests within the Pulmonary Function Laboratory to diagnose and manage a variety of lung disorders, such as asthma and chronic bronchitis.

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Additional Services

Diabetes Education – A certified diabetes educator leads free monthly classes to help patients learn about food choices and ways to control their diabetes.