University Hospital Limerick
St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858
Phone: 061 482126
4th Floor, Leben Building
No opening hours available
Radiology is the medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the human body. The Radiology Department provides a range of services including: breast ultrasound, cath lab, CT scans, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, hybrid theatre vascular imaging, interventional radiology therapy, mammogram, MRI scans, nuclear medicine, obstetric ultrasound, ultrasound and x-ray.
A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast and is often used to look for early signs of breast cancer Your breasts will be x-rayed one at a time. The breast is placed on the x-ray machine and gently but firmly compressed with a clear plate. Two x-rays are taken of each breast from different angles. The mammogram itself takes only a few moments to complete.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: All patients
Who needs to refer you: Consultant or GP
Special instructions for patients during COVID19
We may ask you to:
- attend a virtual clinic
- wear a face mask/other PPE
- complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
- to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time