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ct myelogram vs ct with contrast

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
"Contrast" : "contrast" is a preparation that is used in medical imaging to increase the visual difference between similar or adjacent tissues. Contrast can be as ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Ct myelo: I'm not quite sure what the question is asking. Can you be more specific?
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Spine evaluation: A myelogram is a common diagnostic study that most patients tolerate well. The physician will place you on a flouroscopy table, prep your lower back ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
CT myelogram: It depends it you will be awake during the procedure or if any anesthesia will be used. Usually, there is not any specific preparation that i can thin ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Drink a lot of : Drink a lot of water to be hydrated and make sure you stopped any blood thinners a week to 10 days ahead or as directed by your physician.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Relax: You should do fine. Drink plenty of fluids the night before and avoid Aspirin or other anti-coagulation medications. Check out spine-health.Com. Go ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
An archaic study: Ct myelograms have not been used at my main hospital for years, as usually supplanted by MRI studies. The resolution of a dye injected into the spina ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Might get better: Some do resolve with time please discuss with your doctor.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is a CT myelogram: except that you are tilted feet up/head down so that gravity allows the contrast to get into the brain cisterns from the spinal thecal sac. The injec ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: A person's cancer risk is not much higher before or after several CT scans. An individual person's tiny increase in cancer risk is not measurable. Of ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
There are a variety: Of reasons: your symptoms may not match the MRI findings, not all the disc herniations may be of the same significance and this may provide additional ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Radiologists and spine specialists can read these studies with good accuracy even if the spine is slightly rotated. If the study was not satisfactory ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
20 years experience Radiology
Depends: If these were 2 separate ct myelograms (at different times) it is possible that the second one has a new finding. If disc pathology progresses, nerve ... Read More
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