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Degree Curve Radiologist
My ortho dr. Says I have a 40 degree curve , a radiologist say 56 degree curve. The radiologist is stoping me from becoming a fireman who do I lisite?
I have cong. Scol., a orthopidic surgeon says I have a 40 degree curve , a radiologist says. 56 degree curve the radiologist opinion cost me a job?
Sorry: The radiologist probably read your spine study on a computer workstation that had electronic tools that made measuring the angle more accurate. The radiologist was not trying to be mean, just accurate. Would you really have qualified for the job with a 40 degree curve? ...Read more
Exams with imaging: Radiology involves imaging and their interpretation by radiologists include general as well as further specialization(pediatric, neuro-, interventional, musculoskeletal,pulm, gastrointestinal, genitourinary are specialists.Techniques include xray (radiographs, fluoroscopy,and CT) ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear and molecular).Radiologists perform both directly and indirectly exams. ...Read more
Certainly: Now-a-days it is very simple to have a disc copy of original x-rays, ultrasounds, nuclear medicine, MRI or pet scans. Thus very portable and either a radiologist or other specialist can give a second opinion. However, best to make sure that second opinion is at least of equal or has greater experience that the first opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any major ok: Major in what you are interested in and have an aptitude for. Take the required prerequisites for med school also. Prepare for your MCAT when it's time. Look at some of the admission requirements of medical schools that you might be interested in. Once in med school you must do well and pass your boards to get a radiology residency. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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What should a radiologist take into consideration when he/she decides to use contrast? Any examples?
If the radiologist didn't put something in the "impressions" section of the u/s report, does that mean it's nothing to worry about?
No: The entire report is important and should be read by the ordering physician and taken into consideration. The impression is just a summary usually directed at the clinical question asked and there is variability in how radiologist formulate their impressions ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is is possible to have a radiologist on here look at scans I have and answer some questions I have about them? Get a second opinion?
Yes,: you can initiate a Concierge consult with me, or another HealthTap radiologist, and upload the images. ...Read more
3 incompatible interpretations of medical images by 3 different radiologists. What can I do? The most recent refuses to even contact the previous.
Go to your Doctor: Not sure what this will do for you here on health tap. We do not know these physicians nor can we read the x-ray for you. But, in general you should not be fighting this battle alone. Your trusted family physician should know who to trust and where to go to get clarification. ...Read more
Film Reader: Who looked at the Chest X-Ray in the first place? Presumably a Radiologist yes? If you think there is something on your exam that the Radiologist missed (unlikely) you could bring the exam back to the location it was done and ask that it be reviewed with you providing any additional info that might be helpful. What, "Something" do you think you see? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What type?: Interventional radiology specializes in minimally invasive and image guided procedures. Patients in need of tunneled catheters for long term therapy (chemotherapy, dialysis or vascular access) may be referred. Although certain specialists and surgeons may also place such catheters, the division of labor in many regions leaves this to the interventional radiologist. Discuss with your doctor! ...Read more
Was report required?: In getting a radiologist report one needs to assess 'what was the clinical concern?' and does the report provide an answer? If not, why not? Technical reasons? And if no answer, prproposed tests that could answer the question. Without knowledge further of the concerns, i cannot determine if further if more workup is neede. ...Read more
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