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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Contact ordering doc: If you don't understand what the impression of your CTA means, you should contact the doctor that ordered that exam be done for you. You may also con ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
13 years experience Radiology
Ask your doctor : to help you understand the report. I can also try to help you make sense of it if you have specific questions.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Clear to auscult: Abbreviation for clear to auscultation (cta). This is what is sometimes written after listening to lungs and hearing normal breath sounds on both sid ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
CTA: A CTA is a CT scan obtained with the intent to evaluate specific blood vessels. You will get an IV which will be used to administer contrast material ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Allergy: The main risk is concern for an allergic reaction to the contrast dye. Damage to the kidney is also a big concern. The good thing is that the kidney c ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,it: would..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Chest CT angiography can dagnose both pulmonary embolism and aortic dissection. Different acquistion parameters of study may apply.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
The arteries: Of the abdomen and pelvis. The aorta, renal/celiac/superior mesenteric/inferior mesenteric arteries. The iliac arteries in the pelvis are shown. Aneur ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Arteries: It's a ct scan that looks at the arteries in the abdomen. Abnormalities like aneurysm, blood clots, calcified arteries all can be seen. It also ident ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Contact ordering doc: If you don't understand what the impression of your CTA means, you should contact the doctor that ordered that exam be done for you. You may also con ... Read More

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