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What is the definition or description of: radiology?

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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Radiology: Radiology is the term used to describe the study of all medical imaging including x-rays ct scan MRI ultrasound and nuclear imaging.
Dr. Neil Lall
Radiology 13 years experience
Image Interpretation: Radiologists are specialists whose expertise is in medical imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, etc). They have the most detailed understanding of how imaging is performed and what imaging is best for specific diseases or specific patients. The radiologist interprets the imaging studies to provide the diagnosis.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
Radiologists are specifically trained usually at least four years post medical school in interpretation, physics, and performance of imaging examinations including X-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear and molecular imaging. By doing additional training radiologists can specialize in pediatric radiology, mammography, neuroradiology, musculoskeletal radiology, gastrointestinal radiology, etc
Aug 4, 2017

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