The right test for you

A comprehensive guide to testing, medical imaging and other health and illness prevention-related services. Click on the screening category to learn more about these services, individual tests & screening items

X-Ray

NUAn X-Ray is a form of electromagnetic radiation used to produce an internal image of the human body. LL

Chest X-Ray
Imaging

A chest x-ray can be used to define lung infections or conditions, including lung cancer, as well as heart abnormalities, including enlarged heart for indications of congestive heart failure. It can also be used to detect fractures of the ribs.

KUB
Imaging

A Kidney, Ureter & Bladder (KUB) x-ray enables assessment of the components of your urinary tract. It can be used to help diagnose urinary system disorders and the causes of abdominal pain. It can also be used to identify or diagnose calcifications (stones) in the kindneys and ureter, certain tumours and intestinal blockage in addition to allowing study of the size and position of your bladder, kidneys, and ureter.

Chest X-Ray or KUB
Imaging

A chest x-ray can be used to define lung infections or conditions, including lung cancer, as well as heart abnormalities, including enlarged heart for indications of congestive heart failure. It can also be used to detect fractures of the ribs. <br /><br />A Kidney, Ureter & Bladder (KUB) x-ray enables assessment of the components of your urinary tract. It can be used to help diagnose urinary system disorders and the causes of abdominal pain. It can also be used to identify or diagnose calcifications (stones) in the kindneys and ureter, certain tumours and intestinal blockage in addition to allowing study of the size and position of your bladder, kidneys, and ureter.

Mammogram
Imaging

Screening for breast cancer. Used to detect micro-calcifications in the breast tissue with the use of x-rays. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women. According to the Hong Kong Cancer Registry of the (Hong Kong) Hospital Authority, breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among females in Hong Kong with 25% of women diagnosed with cancer being diagnosed with this form of the diesease. It is normally advised that women over 40 years of age get a mammogram every other year. This can vary depending on specific health concerns and family history.