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what is the difference between grossly unremarkable and unremarkable on a CT

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Schieber
26 years experience Family Medicine
Same: For all intents and purposes, normal and grossly normal are the same. "Gross" is a medical term that usually means "visible", but has become a sort of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
13 years experience Radiology
Contrast: An xray (also called radiograph) is done by sending xrays through a body part but only in one projection so there is overlap of body parts and contras ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
What to look for: CT venogram is a study for the veins of the body. Looking for something in the veins. Site of injection may be different timing different. CT with co ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The CT: enteroclysis is specifically tailored to evaluate the small bowel, so the technical parameters of the scan are different than a standard abdomen CT. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Baney
23 years experience Family Medicine
Radiation vs magneti: Cat scan are base on analyzing pictures from passing radiation through your body mri. Measure the effect of differents cells in a magnetic field.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience Anesthesiology
Mechanism: Mri is based on the spin-spin splitting of hydrogen atoms inherent to all bodily tissues, namely in the form of water. The raw data produced from an M ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Adding contrast: Computerized axial tomography CAT or CT is a form of x-ray imaging without using any dye or contrast. If the radiologist injects a dye or contrast to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
16 years experience Radiology
MRI vs CT: MRI creates images from manipulation of strong magnetic fields, CT uses ionizing radiation just like xrays. CT is much faster and allows for a large s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
16 years experience Radiology
MRI vs CT: MRI creates images from manipulation of strong magnetic fields, CT uses ionizing radiation just like xrays. CT is much faster and allows for a large s ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Can be complimentary: A pet scan is sensitive to the metabolism of glucose which is relatively increased in many tumors. Mri provides anatomic detail and is predominately s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Usually done togethr: A pet scan measures the uptake of glucose. The uptake of glucose is increased in most cancers. A ct scan is a basically a series of xrays over the are ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
PET/CT vs. CT: Pet/ct scan has 2 sets of images (pet ; ct images) which are fused for interpretation. The ct part provides anatomic info while the pet part provides ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ct urogram: A urogram uses contrast so flow out thu the urinary system.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There is: no difference in the performance of the CT scan itself, except that the scan with contrast requires an intravenous injection of contrast material.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
They are the same: The pathology report includes histology report which records the microscopic appearance of the tissues and describes the cells etc.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Different methods: Qct is quantitative computerized tomography. It uses calibration to measure bone density with a ct. It is very accurate, but does expose you to a fair ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Technique: Routine CT with contrast is usu. done with images taken with about a 90 sec delay after contrast is given IV. Images are viewed as cross sections and ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Google for pics: In nonrotation,the herniated midgut loop fails to undergo its 180° rotation,although the first 90°rotation occurs as normal.The result is that the ori ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say.: These are somewhat nebulous findings. The suspicious densities in the R apex are concerning for an infectious process given your young age and your ge ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Same term: I believe they mean the same thing. That tissue adjacent to one that is being evaluated is the same density/color as the tissue being evaluated.

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