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  1. South Coast Radiology merger with Lake Imaging

    After 47 years as the Gold Coast's leading radiology provider, the Partners of South Coast Radiology (SCR) are excited to announce a merger with Lake Imaging, a similar-sized independent radiology group based in Victoria and WA. The merged business will...

  2. New research supports use of 3D Mammography

    By Dr Eamonn McAteer, South Coast Radiology. Mammography is the most commonly used examination for breast cancer screening, however it remains an imperfect test. A standard two-view mammogram does not detect all cancers, and even in leading imaging...

  3. New Oxenford Clinic Opens

    South Coast Radiology has opened its newest clinic at Oxenford on the 11th November 2013. The new clinic offers a comprehensive range of services including Computed Tomography (CT) and is located just off the Pacific motorway at the Tamborine-Oxenford...

  4. New Medicare funded GP referral to adult MRI (16 years and over)

    As of 1 November 2013, General Practitioners are able to refer patients over the age of 16 for MRI investigations for a small range of clinically appropriate indications. This is in addition to the GP access to paediatric MRI introduced in November 2012....

  5. Tomosynthesis - Early Detection of Breast Cancer

    Breast tomosynthesis is the most advanced technology for the early detection of breast cancer and is now available at South Coast Radiology's specialist Women's Imaging Clinic. 3D Mammography compared to normal mammography is: 27% more effective at...

  6. PET/CT Diagnostic Imaging - Available at our Southport Clinic

    Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) is a non-invasive medical test that helps doctors diagnose and treat medical conditions. PET/CT is unique because the functional information PET provides is superimposed with CT imaging for...

  7. 4D obstetric ultrasound now available at SCR Varsity Lakes

    Many patients are now seeking a 4D scan during their pregnancy and in addition to our Women’s Imaging Centre (TWIC) service, SCR is now providing 4D obstetric ultrasound on our state-of-the-art GE ultrasound machines at Varsity Lakes practice. Cost:...

  8. Changes to timing of maternal blood collection for CFTS

    Effective screening for all major aneuploidies can be achieved in the first trimester of pregnancy using the Combined First Trimester Screen (nuchal translucency ultrasound + maternal serum biochemistry markers of PAPP-A and free βhCG) with a...

  9. GP Referral to Paediatric MRI Service

    Billing Policy: All examinations that meet the criteria below will be bulk-billed to Medicare. Patients: eligible items for patients aged 15 years and younger Locations: all partially funded Medicare eligible scanners – Pindara, Southport and Robina...