Dr. Dmitry Rakita

Radiology
Enfield, CT

Locations

Office

Enfield, CT

Address

113 Elm Street, Enfield, CT
Directions

About

Bio

Strong clinical interest in abdominal and pelvic MRI, oncologist imaging of chest, abdomen and pelvis and breast imaging and intervention.

Specialties
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Radiology

Licenses

United States: Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, South Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Holding still 30 sec: Not much. Lying still on a ct table for 30 sec while a 3d xray of your head is generated with a rotating xray camera.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Depends on the ?: It depends on what the clinical question is.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Unlikely: Barium swallow assesses the width and contours of the esophagus, the tube that connects your throat and stomach. Narrowing (presumably of esophagus) m... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Likely a normal finding: What you are describing most likely represents a normal corpus luteum cyst, which is what's left after an egg ovulated from an ovary. It will often pe... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Needs investigation: This could represent a normal colonic contraction, an area of inflammation or sometimes could reflect a colon cancer. Go see a gastroenterologist to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Unclear: Spots or nodules in the lungs can mean different things. They could represent sequeli of prior infection or other inflammation. It could also represen... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Xrays vs ultrasound : Mammograms are images obtained by compressing the breast and exposing the breast tissue to x rays from several directions. Various findings on these X... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Probably: Since the barium enema tip can now be inserted into the colostomy, rather than the anus, it may be more comfortable.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Approximately: Gestational age can be approximated using certain parameters which can be seen on pelvic ultrasound. You can get pretty close, but its most accurate i... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Probably nothing: post traumatic splenic contusions and old collections of blood often occur after splenic trauma
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Likely yes: Thyroid nodules are very common and the majority are benign. Occasionally they may represent cancer. The thyroid gland can also appear heterogeneous o... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Probably ok: Breathing during a mammogram could cause motion blurring. However Mammo techs and radiologists are taught to look out for that and if significant moti... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Likely ok: Radiographic resolution of pneumonia is typically slower than (lags behind) clinical resolution. What does the report impression say?
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
It depends. : As with many things, it depends. If there are emergent or unexpected findings on the ct scan, it is best to notify the referring physician sooner than... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
Probably ok: With proper technique and shielding the dose to the fetus from dental x rays would be negligible.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dmitry Rakita
Specializes in Radiology
None yet: Most common causes of elevated liver enzymes in young healthy patients is inflammation related to deposition of fat in liver cells. This is usually re... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rakita is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rakita is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my question. I had a really hard time finding anyone to tell me what it might mean.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Residency

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

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