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Health diagnostics

Thanks to education and experience, modern equipment and progressive methods, the qualifications of our diagnostic specialists meet the best standards of the European Union. Latvia offers high-level visual and functional diagnostics, as well as endoscopic and laboratory examinations.

Capital Clinic Riga - Health Centre 4 (HC4) is one of the largest and most modern multi-profile private health care clinics in Latvia, with eighteen years of experience. HC4 specialises in health check-ups using programmes that are appropriate for the patient’s age, gender and budget, guided by experienced doctors. A wide range of MRI, computed tomography, digital radiology, premium class ultrasound, and functional and endoscopic diagnostic equipment ensures convincing results. HC4 specifically specialises in the early diagnosis of breast tumours using digital mammography with the added option of tomosynthesis, which is currently the most modern available in the Baltic countries.

Our experienced specialists specialize in early breast ultrasound diagnosis with the sonoelastography method. HC4 offers its patients diagnosis and treatment for sleep dysfunction, determining bone mass density, skin diagnostics, diagnostic work for problem areas on the body, as well as remote diagnostics. The range of diagnostic equipment is constantly renewed and improved in order to maintain HC4’s position in the Latvian market. HC4 specifically specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of leg vein pathologies. Three clinics offer all of the recognised treatment methods and combinations of those methods. The ISO 9001:2008 certificate guarantees that the quality of the company’s products and services are at the highest level.

ARS Medical has the richest wealth of experience and is one of the best-equipped private health care facilities in Latvia. Its diagnostic centre carries out various examinations which includes 64-layer computed tomography which is used to study various pathologies, diseases and traumas, plus examinations are carried out using magnetic resonance imaging and scintigraphy, four dimensional ultrasonography provides spatial images of the embryo, endoscopy helps to find any changes in the gastrointestinal tract, and allows urease tests to be carried out, along with much more. The leading specialists in our country offer consultations within the clinic.

The Children’s Clinical University Hospital (BKUS) is the only specialised multi-profile health care facility for children in Latvia, one which provides emergency, secondary and tertiary health care services for outpatients, both in a day-visit centre and in hospital. BKUS specialists provide various treatments and care and are able to cure complicated cases of sickness. All of the processes in our hospital are organised in such a way that ensures patients are provided with effective, safe and qualitative treatment and care. This is possible because the hospital follows the experience and achievements of medical science and research around the world and then uses these achievements in its own daily practice.

Effective, widely-recognised operative and treatment methods are used in surgery such as laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, arthroscopy, microsurgery, and other methods, all of which reduce the risk of complications setting in and significantly shorten the recovery and rehabilitation period. BKUS offers services in the following areas of treatment and diagnostics: paediatrics, paediatric cardiology and cardiosurgery, paediatric surgery, paediatric neurology and neurosurgery, neonatology, the treatment of ophthalmological diseases, anaesthesiology and intensive care, rehabilitation, medical genetics, diagnostic radiology, functional diagnostics, and endoscopy.

The GASTRO Digestive Diseases Centre is the largest centre of gastroenterology in Latvia, one that has been ensuring the full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment measures in order to determine and treat diseases of the digestive apparatus (oesophagus, stomach, bowels, bile ducts, pancreas, and liver) for more than ten years.

The private clinic, Premium Medical, the most patient-friendly private heath care facility in Latvia, offers diagnostics that will determine your cardiac function, electroencephalography to determine your brain function, duplex scanning for the vessels in your head and neck, a check-up of your hearing and breathing function, and much more.

IT technical solutions are at the highest of levels in Latvia. Foreign patients are offered modern diagnostic examinations. In Capital Clinic Riga, all of the visual diagnostics images are digital. The telemedicine system provides the opportunity to send examinations to other units or health care facilities electronically. Thanks to some special software, images can be zoomed in, zoomed out, have their contrast adjusted, and viewed in soft or hard tissue mode, and accurate measurements can be made. Examinations can be saved on external data carriers (in CD, DVD and other formats). Visual diagnostics images can be printed in high quality in different sizes and types, on photo paper or films, and images from several diagnostic examinations can be combined in one printout from a laser printer. Remote diagnostics are also offered, when the best specialists in the area, diagnostic radiologists, receive visual diagnostic (MRI and CT) examinations from other health care facilities, process information, and are able to reach the required conclusions. Such types of IT solutions are perfect for medical patients from other countries who want to gain a second opinion.

Last updated: 
23.01.2015