Women's Services





Trinitas joins as New Member in the National Consortium of Breast Centers As a participating member of National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program Trinitas has the opportunity to track and measure quality performance in more than 30 separate quality indicators. This highlights Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s commitment to quality and our dedication to provide our patients with excellent breast health care in the Union County region.As a member of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC), the Trinitas Regional Medical Center now has immediate access to information that allows our medical team to stay on top of the latest information in order to provide excellent quality of care through the most advanced technology for our patients.

 


 


 


Women's Imaging Center
The Women's Imaging Center at Trinitas Regional Medical Center was created to focus on meeting the special health care needs of women in our community.

Our new, technologically advanced, FDA-approved and MQSA (Mammography Quality Standards Act) certified facility provides the services - mammography, stereotactic needle biopsy, ultrasound and bone densitometry - that are essential in addressing women's concerns.

The staff in the Women's Imaging Center has had specialized training in this field. They will work with you and your physician to provide services in a comfortable and professional environment.

At The Women's Imaging Center we don't just perform procedures; we provide our patients with the information they need to manage their health.

Mammography
Mammography is one of the easiest, safest, and most reliable procedures for examining the breast. It is a procedure that has become an integral part of a women's healthcare regimen.

Screening mammography is an X-ray exam of the breasts designed to detect breast lumps when they're too small to be detected by physical examination. These small lumps can indicate early-stage breast cancer. Size of the cancer at the time of diagnosis is one of the most important predictors of outcome. Screening mammography can lead to the finding and treatment of breast cancer in its earliest and most curable stage, nearly one to three years before you might actually feel the lump in your breast.

Stereotactic Biopsy
If a radiologist detects an abnormality in your breast tissue, a biopsy may be needed. A stereotactic biopsy uses x-rays and computer imaging to localize areas of concern and extract a small sample of tissue for analysis. This nonsurgical procedure is completed on an outpatient basis with a minimum of discomfort and recovery time.

Ultrasound
The Women's Center at Trinitas also performs diagnostic ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound is used for imaging various organs in the body and is also used for ultrasound guided breast biopsy. Ultrasound guided breast biopsies are performed when x-rays are unable to visualize an area of the breast that needs a biopsy procedure. Ultrasound is a painless procedure that uses no radiation.

Bone Densitometry (DEXA)
Bone densitometry is a procedure used to diagnosis osteopenia and osteoporosis, both of which are conditions resulting from loss of bone mass. Special measurements are taken of several areas of the body, usually the hip and spine, and are then analyzed using special computerized software.

Credentials and Accreditations
All studies are interpreted by Board Certified Radiologists

The Women's Imaging Center is fully accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).

Member of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC).

All Radiologic Technologists are certified in mammography.

Trinitas Regional Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Scheduling Your Procedure
To schedule your procedure at the Women's Imaging Center please call 908-994-5984

Breast Health Outreach at Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Trinitas Regional Medical Center's Breast Health Outreach program provides valuable cancer prevention information free of charge to the community. Please call 908-994-8244 for more information or to schedule a speaker for your organization.

 

    

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