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How to Read a Chest X-Ray

The chest X-ray is one of the most commonly used methods of radiological imaging. A chest X-ray can give information about the lun...
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Reasons for an Abdominal Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a diagnostic procedure that using cyclic audio pressure to detect the structure of some internal organs of the hu...
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Types of Heart Tests Given by Doctors

Heart tests given by doctors help determine the cause of specific symptoms. Different tests provide different information. The mos...
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Renal Ultrasound Procedures

An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves that transmits through body tissues and provides an echo in return, showing up as a ...
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My Ultrasound Showed a Fibroid -- What Is it?

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths. Fibroids may be discovered during a pelvic examination. If your doctor suspects a fibro...
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The Nature of X-Rays

While experimenting with a device that accelerated electrons, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered x-rays in 1895. His discovery ear...
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DISH Spine Disease

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis is the actual name for the condition that is understandably often referred to by the abbr...
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The Effects of MRI Contrast on Kidneys

Gadolinium-based contrast material used in conjunction with magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, causes nephrogenic systemic fibros...
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Bone Scans in Children

Pediatric bone scans are used to identify and diagnose bone diseases and disorders in children that do not typically show up on ty...
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How to Read Bone Scans

A bone scan is a radiologic technique in which a small amount of a radioactive chemical, also known as a tracer, is injected into ...
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