3D Mammography

3D Mammography2018-07-31T03:05:29+00:00

Jane Johnson Women’s Imaging Center

img_0331-2-05d2f594a4135cb023b5041182aea07dYour best defense against breast cancer is early detection and the best way is to get your annual mammogram.  Gonzales Healthcare Systems offers state-of-the-art 3D Mammography technology to our patients in the Jane Johnson Women’s Imaging Center.  When a suspicious area is detected, a team of breast disease experts studies the case to accurately diagnose the point of interest and create the most promising treatment plan.  Our center performed over 1,500 mammograms last year.

Our Jane Johnson Women’s Center 3D digital mammography unit was funded by the Johnson Family and the community of Gonzales.

Jane Johnson Women’s Imaging Center’s digital mammography service is part of an innovative, multidisciplinary breast program that includes:

•Ultrasound breast-specific imaging that uses sound waves to create an image without using radiation
•Sentinel node biopsy, a surgical procedure that can determine if a breast tumor has spread
•A Specialized Breast surgeons, radiologist, specialized technologists review every biopsy done
•An innovative tumor marking procedure which reduces potential surgery error to miniscule levels

Gonzales Healthcare Systems Mammography Film System…

•Enhances Imaging
•Enhances visualization of subtle normalities in breast tissue.
•Produces improved imaging of all areas of the breast in a single exposure.
•Assists in identifying smaller cancers, especially in denser breasts.
•Reduces the time required for interpretations.
•Less need for supplemental imaging.

Through early diagnosis and a team of experts working together on your case, there is hope.

The Mammography Department of Gonzales Healthcare Systems is accredited by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), and by the American College of Radiology. This means that the department has met the stringent requirements for the provision of this service.

Staff

The department is staffed by technologists registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Our technologists have received training in mammography, and have obtained advanced certification in Mammography.

Hours of Operation

The mammography department provides services Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. All exams must be scheduled through the Diagnostic Imaging Department by calling (830) 672-8499.

Contact Information
Contact: Kristy Garcia
Number: (830) 672-8499
Email: kgarcia@gonzaleshealthcare.com