Arthrography/Injections Under Fluoroscopy

Physicians prescribe an arthrography when they want to determine the exact position for alleviating joint pain.

This exam uses a minimum dose of radiation.

Exam offered
appointment.

Make an appointment

+Make an appointment

Make an appointment by calling the following Radiologie PB clinic:

- The Longueuil clinic located on Chambly Road: (450) 646-3520

+Duration of the exam

- Duration of the exam: About 10 minutes
- Total duration of the visit: 45 to 60 minutes

+Cost of the exam

The cost of this exam is covered by the RAMQ (free of charge).

+Registration

You must register at the front desk upon arrival at the clinic.

Make sure to bring the following with you:
- Your health insurance card (RAMQ)
- A valid prescription signed by your doctor

We suggest that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment.

+Preparation

There is no preparation required for an appointment in general radiology.

+The exam

A few minutes after you register, a member of our team will lead you to the changing room so you can put on an examination gown. The procedure will be explained to you throughout the exam.

+Results

The x-rays will be studied by the radiologist after you leave. A final report will be sent to your doctor within 24 to 48 hours.

+Remember to...

- Arrive 15 minutes before your appointment
- Bring your RAMQ health card
- Bring a valid prescription signed by your physician
- Inform the technologist if you are pregnant or think you might be

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