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Head and neck CTA what does it show

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Dr. Roozbeh Badii
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Tampa community hosp: tampa community hospital has the capability
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This site provides medical advise and does not refer to specific out-patient facilities. Call your insurance plan and ask them. You can also call your ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Radiation : The amount of radiation is within the safety margin and unlikely to induce cancer or hair loss. Good Luck
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Bone and blood: Two big thinks that are easier to see on ct are acute bleed and bone, MRI is better for anything that is related to soft tissue i.e. The brain itself. ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Not unusual: If patient has abnormal ultrasound of the carotid arteries or has TIA (mini stroke) or stroke symptoms, cta of neck can be performed. Also used in cer ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
A few minutes: The technician puts an IV in your arm and you lay flat on a narrow table. The table slides into a large donut shaped xray tube. You hold your breath f ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Pinch: Small pinch for blood work and to start iv.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Radiology: Neck cta is an investigation involving contrast and ionizing radiation. Hence, you will need to go a radiology office, either a stand alone one or aff ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Abnormal: masses such as tumors, cysts, abscesses, or enlarged lymph nodes. Can show inflammatory changes of regional structures such as salivary glands.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Head/Neck MRI: Yes, but possibly not enough. In the picture above, you can see that a small portion of the neck may be included in an MRI of the brain. However, it ... Read More
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