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What is the value of thermal imaging?

What is the value of thermal imaging?

Questionable: There is currently no proven thermal imaging technique but hopefully sometime in the near future! ...Read more

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What are the dangers of excessive imaging ordering?

What are the dangers of excessive imaging ordering?

The golden rule: As a general rule one should only perform an imaging study if he has a specific question that the study can answer and if there is the potential to change the treatment plan based on the findings from the imaging study. If you can not answer with a definite yes to both questions then you should not perform the study. Otherwise, any risk taken (radiation, over diagnosis/treatment) is unwarranted. ...Read more

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Is it normal to start seeing or imaging stuff while im high?

Is it normal to start seeing or imaging stuff while im high?

Depends: On what you are using to get high. There are many psychotropic drugs that may cause hallucinations. Although marijuana does not typically cause hallucinations per se, it could be laced with a stronger drug. ...Read more

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Can someone have a stroke and not know it? Would it show up on imaging?

Can someone have a stroke and not know it? Would it show up on imaging?

Yes: Certain area of the brain when affected by stroke.......may not be felt or observed. ...Read more

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If I use HealthTap Prime, can doctors order imaging tests?

If I use HealthTap Prime, can doctors order imaging tests?

PRIME and x-rays...: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (2014), and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. Patients don't select a doctor on PRIME. A consultation ends each time, and the doctor does not follow-up after the consultation. Thus, no lab nor imaging tests are ordered (otherwise, a follow-up visit would be needed). ...Read more

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With which imaging methods is possible to examine venous patency in wrist area?

With which imaging methods is possible to examine venous patency in wrist area?

Ultrasound: Doppler ultrasound is the most common diagnostic technique to evaluate the flow within vessels, and is a very quick, accurate, and painless examination that is widely available. ...Read more

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What is diagnostic imaging?

What is diagnostic imaging?

Diagnostic imaging: Refers to the specialty of radiology which includes xrays, ct scan, ultrasound, mri, nuclear medicine, mammography, fluoroscopy, and intervential radiology. ...Read more

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I recently had a mammogram and need additional imaging. Why is this?

I recently had a mammogram and need additional imaging. Why is this?

The radiologist: identified a potential abnormality on the screening mammo, and it requires special additional views and possibly ultrasound to completely evaluate. This scenario occurs with approximately 10% of screening mammos, and once the additional imaging is performed, about 80% of the time it is nothing of concern. ...Read more

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What imaging is being done on hydranencephaly?

What imaging is being done on hydranencephaly?

Hydranencephaly is…: Rare condition in which the brain's cerebral hemispheres are absent and replaced by sacs filled with cerebrospinal fluid. Mri may be best imaging format. See following nih site for more info on this condition http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/hydranencephaly/hydranencephaly.Htm. ...Read more

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