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Sovereign Radiology: GP Education Evening – Thursday May 9th, 2024

Sovereign Radiology Wendouree and Sebastopol is delighted to announce our first GP professional development event for the year. The speaker for the event is Dr Rick Ussher – Consultant Radiologist. Our topic is “Imaging Update” and will cover the following key learning outcomes: More details can be found here. Places are limited, so please RSVP […]

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Sovereign Radiology: Annual Christmas Donation – 2023

A special day today handing over our annual Christmas donation to the Ballarat Foundation and their Christmas appeal. In lieu of gifts to our valued referrers and patients, Sovereign Radiology chooses a local charity to donate to each Christmas. Our Chief Sonographer – Randhir– is pictured presenting the cheque to Sandi – Donor Engagement Coordinator – for […]

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Sovereign Radiology Wendouree launches new MRI Service

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to announce the installation of a brand-new top of the range 3T Siemens Lumina MRI at our Howitt St, Wendouree, clinic. The new machine is quieter and quicker, performing scans with superb image quality. The MRI room has also been re-furbished, to make the environment a more relaxing and calming experience […]

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The importance of attending to injuries

With the football and netball season behind us now, an important reminder to use the summer break to get any lingering injuries seen to. Don’t put up with niggling pain. Use any down time you may have over the break to get those injuries looked at. Dr Alicia Wang – Consultant Radiologist at Sovereign Radiology […]

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CT Virtual Colonoscopy

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to announce the launch of a new service – CT Virtual Colonoscopy. Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women and the third leading cause of death, even though it has a high cure rate when detected early. CT Virtual Colonography (CTVC) offers similar accuracy and is […]

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Sovereign Radiology hits the airwaves….

A fun morning was had with the team at 3BA Ballarat. In particular, with Brett MacDonald and Ballarat Today. Dr Simon Ussher proved he is a natural behind the microphone, delivering a terrific interview on all the exciting developments at our new Sovereign Radiology Sebastopol clinic. You can listen to the interview here Sovereign Radiology […]

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Sovereign Radiology launches Echocardiography service

Sovereign Radiology is delighted to announce the launch of our echocardiography service to the Ballarat and District communities. We are even more delighted to announce Mr Brenden Barber has joined our sonography team and will be performing our echocardiograms. After completing his general qualification in 1992, Brenden has worked in Geelong, Wagga Wagga and in […]

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Sovereign Radiology: Facet joint injections

Facet Joint Injections are a CT guided interventional procedure used to treat chronic back pain. Facet joint injections can be performed in the cervical, thoracic or lumbar spines. There is good evidence that intra-articular facet joint injections can provide both short and long term symptomatic relief from back pain. Click here for more information. […]

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Sovereign Radiology Introduces Shear Wave Elastography

Beyond being a marker of injury, liver fibrosis plays a direct role in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular dysfunction and portal hypertension. This process includes patients with NASH, NAFLD or Alcoholic Steatosis as well as chronic hepatitis B or C. Liver biopsy is the gold standard in diagnosing cirrhosis but is poorly suited for active monitoring due to […]

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Dr. Simon Ussher Interview – CT Calcium Scoring

On 3BA Ballarat Today Dr. Simon Ussher discusses the benefits of a CT Calcium Score test, which helps detect heart health. A CT Calcium Score is a good predictor of your likelihood in the next five years of having any cardiac problems relating to the arteries. Once a referral is obtained from your GP or Specialist, you can book in for the procedure which is quick, easy and non-invasive. […]

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