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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
CT vs MRI: They "see" different things differently. Discuss with your team.
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brenda Sabrina Salgado Granados
Specializes in General Practice
Cancer: Hello. It depends on the kind of tissue what type of study is more specific (for example: "soft tissue" or small tumors is preferred MRI, for bones X- ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
No enhancement: Due to they type of tumor you have. Need more details.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Why worry: In answer to your question, i don't believe an MRI has any advantage over ct for pancreas lesions. You've had a normal u/s and a normal ct, so why ar ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
CT, ERCP, MRCP: Thin-slice (3 mm) ct abdomen yields fine detail of pancreatic structures... Blood tests including tumor markers: ca-19-9, ca-15-3, and CEA can alert ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Not same: Mri contast gadolinium does not contain iodine while ct contrast contains iodine. An allergic reaction to ct contrast does not mean that you will hav ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hosea Mcadoo
55 years experience Radiology
Either: Either a ct with and without contrast or an mr exam seem treasonable approaches. I may slightly favor the mr exam.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
MRI in non urgent st: Asymptomatic diverticulosis is commonly seen on imaging studies. However, diagnostic imaging performed specifically for div. disease is essentially l ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Not same: Mri contast gadolinium does not contain iodine while ct contrast contains iodine. An allergic reaction to ct contrast does not mean that you will hav ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Unfortunately endometriosis cannot be detected with an MRI or ct scan. If your symptoms are suspicious for endometriosis, you should discuss a laparos ... Read More
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