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Dr. Bradley Stockmann

Radiology
Saint Louis, MO
18 years experience

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Saint Louis, MO

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3015 N Ballas Rd, Saint Louis, MO
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Radiology

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Missouri

Languages spoken

English

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Portal Hypertension: A patent umbilical vein suggests the presence of portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is seen in people who have liver disease/cirrhosis which is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Variable accurancy: The accuracy of MRI depends a great deal on the person who is being scanned being able to hold still during the scan. Motion artifact is the most comm... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Magnetic Reasonance: MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Gadolinium: The contrast agents used during an MRI all contain gadolinium which is a rare earth element. The gadolinium is chelated so that it is less toxic and c... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Known Risk of HSG: One of the risks associated with a hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is pelvic infection including a yeast infection. The chance of developing an infection is... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Adenoma: A pituitary protocol MRI is designed to evaluate the pituitary gland. It is used to assess for adenomas , cystic masses, mixed cystic and solid masses... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
It could show signs: It is possible that an MRI performed 1 week after your symptoms started would show signs of plaques from Multiple Sclerosis. If the MRI was done witho... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Packed full of info: A spinal MR is done to look at the spine and its surrounding structures. It is most commonly used in the work up of back pain, but it is also used to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Synonyms: Yes, those terms are synonyms and describe someone who produces medical images that assist medical specialists and doctors in the diagnosis or monitor... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Not first line test: Although an MRI might show some signs of a urethral injury or stricture, the best imaging study is a retrograde urethrogram. A retrograde urethrogram ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Gain weight: If your goal is to gain weight, consuming extra protein will help add weight. The extra protein you are consuming will be treated by the body as extra... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Bilateral DVT: Yes, it is possible to have a DVT in both legs. The incidence of bilateral DVTs is about 7% of people with the appropriate symptoms.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Usually accurate: The earlier in your pregnancy the ultrasound was performed, the more accurate it will be at estimating your due date. US before 12 weeks is usually ac... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Evaluation of apex: This type of chest x-ray is taken in such a manner that the top-most portion of the lungs (apices) are not blocked by the collar bones/clavicles.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Unlikely positional: It is unlikely that the protrusion was from how you were laying. A normal disc does not bulge/protrude while lying down. A disc protrusion is usually ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Possible Chiari: This statement means that a portion of your cerebellum (the cerebellar tonsils) is sitting lower down than is normal. If your cerebellar tonsils are l... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Bartholin's Cyst: What you are describing sounds like a infected Bartholin's cyst, although other things like herpes cannot completely be excluded without a physical e... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Likely benign: Given that the lymph node is less than 1 cm in size and has been stable for many years it is very likely benign. It does not meet the criteria for bio... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Rare after EUS: This incidence of pancreatitis after EUS with pancreatic biopsy is reported as less than 1% making it a rare complication. Symptomatic post-ERCP pancr... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
No risk to not treat: Baker's cysts are fluid collections that arise between the tendons of the medial head of the gastrocnemius and the semimembranosus muscles. They are ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Cardiothoracic: A CT surgeon is a CardioThoracic surgeon; a person who specializes in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Patent veins: A venous duplex US uses sound waves to examine the patency of veins. It is used to look for blood clots in the veins and possible occlusions. This exa... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Myelogram: There are multiple imaging studies that are used in the work up of back pain. Since you cannot have an MRI your options include pain xrays or a myelog... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Normal diffrences: It is normal for there to be differences between the breasts in terms of size of the breast and number of cysts. Usually the density of the breast is ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Unlikly cause o pain: It is very unlikely that you are experiencing pain from your adrenal gland. The adrenal gland sits at the top of the kidney and produced hormones. You... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Reduced contact: A HIDA scan uses technetium-99 which has a half life of 6 hours. There are a few precautions that you should take if you are breast feeding your 3 mon... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Usually normal: Seeing foam or a lot of bubbles when you pee is usually related to the water in the toilet bowl and the force of the stream. If you have a lot of foam... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Atherosclerosis: Both heart attack and stroke can be due to atherosclerosis. People who have had a heart attack have 2x the risk of stroke than those who have not had ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Lifetime risk: I understand that you are concerned about an increased risk of cancer from the radiation from diagnostic imaging. Although there is an increased risk ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Mutations: When ionizing radiation goes through the body it causes electrons to be ejected from atoms, leaving behind free radicals which can damage DNA. DNA dam... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Normal: Both of those findings are most consistent with normal variants. Your ovaries produce multiple follicular cysts each month as part of your normal mens... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Sciatica: Yes, it is possible that this bulge is causing your mild sciatica. The most common cause of sciatic pain is a disc bulge or rupture. Other less common... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Benefits > risks: I understand that you are concerned about an increased risk of cancer from the radiation from diagnostic imaging. Although there is an increased risk ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Symptoms matter more: This finding may be due to micro-infarcts from small vessel disease, an acute stroke, or something that damages the myelin (insulation) around the ner... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Normal finding: When you use cryotherapy (freezing) a wart it normally results in a blister. The damage to the wart from freezing with liquid nitrogen is similar to a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Slight risk: Having an X-ray during pregnancy is generally considered safe. It's highly unlikely that an X-ray during pregnancy will harm a developing baby as most... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Accessory spleen: A splenule is a small collection of splenic tissue found apart from the main body of the spleen. This is a common finding occurring in 10% of people. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Early onset dementia: Early signs of dementia include forgetting recently learned information, changes in the ability to solve problems and work with numbers, trouble finis... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Higher than normal: The Standard Uptake Value (SUV) on a PET/CT is used to measure the metabolic activity in a structure. It is normal for the SUV in the liver to be betw... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Processing only: The use of an X-ray processor does not involve the use of radiation so from that point of view it is safe to use during pregnancy. Some older processo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Diameter: Nodules on a CT are measured by diameter. Most published criteria for lesions seen on a CT are based on the diameter of the lesion, not on the radius.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Possible tear: From your question it sounds like the images show something along the length of a tendon that could be from artifact or a tear. Fluid in the subdeltoi... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Broad differential: The information obtained from the LP is critical to establish or help rule-out MS. The differential diagnosis for MS is broad and includes tumor, stro... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Check with derm: Accutane may cause blushing which usually resolves after treatment. People speculate that Accutane increases vascularity if the skin like. increased r... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Simple cyst: As long as the cyst is described as a simple cyst (round or oval shape, smooth thin walls, no solid component or septations, and no blood flow) it is ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
MR may not see issue: You could have a normal appearing lumbar spine MRI and still have something irritating or impinging your S1 nerve. The MRI looks at the nerve root as ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
Radiology 18 years experience
Post consustion syn: The symptoms include impaired memory, confusion, poor judgment, aggression, impulse control issues, depression, anxiety, suicidal feeling, and parkins... Read More

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Dr. Stockmann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Stockmann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Would it occur after multiple concussions? Fell down cement stairs as a kid (concussion & out cold). Now have many symptoms. Is it possible??
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks. My symptoms were vision related (distorted vision for 1-3 min). Not sure if MRI correlates.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I still don't know what doctor to see. I lost , but thank you so much

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Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2004MD

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