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mris chest instead of ct

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
55 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Computerized section: Both MRI and ct mean getting sections of your body with the aid of computer. Only difference is in "how". Ct uses x-rays and MRI uses radiowaves i ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
34 years experience Radiology
Noninvasive exam: A chest ct is very quick. You are passed through a doughnut shaped machine. They may give you a fluid (contrast dye) through a vein but many chest c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
That depends : That would depend on what one was looking for. For most instances, ct is better, inspire of the radiation. Just keep the number of these tests to wh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Muscle issue?: This could be the result of your muscles being weak from having carried the excess weight around for years and now they are being asked to focus on ot ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: MRI can easily detect differences in soft tissue structure so that lymph nodes are easily identified. CAT scan can show organ structures easily and th ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Imaging: A high resolution fast chest CT used for screening would be a better choice in this case. In addition, a thorough review of your clinical risk factors ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
It depends: Chest ct is more commonly used to evaluate the lungs, blood vessels, bones, and soft tissues. Chest mri, which takes longer to perform, is typically ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Shoulder blades: Back pain between the shoulder blades is fairly common and can be the result of desk work, posture issues, and stress. The good news is that your test ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Gallbladder: You should have the function of your gallbladder checked out. It might be a source of the problem.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
49 years experience Neurosurgery
Muscle: Sounds muscular to me. Symptomatic treatment with massage, heat, etc might get you over it.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Normal: Normal means normal ct sensitive test for pancoast tumor consider it ruled out large symptomatic pancoast tumors dont appear in seven months or switch ... Read More

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