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Do most hospitals offer MRI enterography?

Do most hospitals offer MRI enterography?

Probably,: and if not they are likely affiliated with, or can refer you to, a facility that can perform them. Call the Medical Imaging department of your hospital and ask them, if you need to have one performed. ...Read more

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Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more


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Do sports medicine clinics offer MRI scans or something equivalent?

They: may or may not. If not, they probably work closely with one or more imaging facilities that do. ...Read more

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Where can I find some free mri, ct, or pet scans facilities?

Where can I find some free mri, ct, or pet scans facilities?

Teaching Hospital: There are several considerations. Are you poor/indigent ? You may qualify for a markedly reduced or free scan if you have a problem that necessitates one of the above scans at a teaching or university hospital. Maybe a free scan if you qualify for a research protocol ...Read more

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Wanted to know if discount ct/mri scan diagnostic centers give a poorer service quality?

Wanted to know if discount ct/mri scan diagnostic centers give a poorer service quality?

Sometimes: It is hard to answer. The imaging is dependent on many factors including the equipment, the tech performing the scan, and the interpreting physician. Any breakdown in that system leads to poor results. ...Read more

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Any psoriatric arthritis specialists or research hospitals near nashville?

Any psoriatric arthritis specialists or research hospitals near nashville?

Vanderbilt.: Check with the rheumatology department at the medical school hospital of vanderbilt. However, any rheumatologist should be able to handle this issue. ...Read more

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Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Depends: Most common germs, and infections can be diagnosed by regular va lab. If there is something special the infectious disease consultants at va have many options, including cdc. ...Read more

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Do hepatoligists use MRI scans in diagnostics? (alt^) unknown cause, referred to specialist. As i'm terrifiedof invasive procedures eg biopsy! useful

Do hepatoligists use MRI scans in diagnostics? (alt^) unknown cause, referred to specialist. As i'm terrifiedof invasive procedures eg biopsy! useful

Depends: In the usa, an MRI is a wonderful non-invasive means of evaluating the liver for causes of hepatitis. Ultrasound and ct are also non-invasive means of performing the same. Mr availability across the pond may not be what it is in the us, though. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can any healthtap Drs order imaging tests such as MRIs?

Can any healthtap Drs order imaging tests such as MRIs?

Not at present: Anything that is serious enough to require an MRI also requires a physical exam. It is irresponsible to subject someone to radiation of this dosage without even a reasonable suspicion that something might be found. Suggest you find a doctor to evaluate you physically and decide together whether an MRI is warranted. Good luck! ...Read more

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Ct scan, mri, nuclear medicine imaging, ivp scan, how are they different?

Quite different: Ct involves xray type radiation with cross sectional imaging in transaxial, sagittal, and coronal projections. Nuclear medicine, internal irradiation either injected intravenously, inhaled, ingested, injected subcutaneously.Ivp uses injection of contrast material for visualization of kidneys and bladder with x-ray. Mr imaging uses no ionizing radiation magnetic fields to generate x-sectional images. ...Read more

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Does insurance pay for pet and CT scans?

Does insurance pay for pet and CT scans?

Yes,: in general, assuming the test is properly indicated and ordered, and pre authorized if necessary. But plans vary. Make sure you know the details of your plan so everything is in order. If you are not sure, call your insurance company. ...Read more

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Mri scan service near westport, ma?

Mri scan service near westport, ma?

MRI facilities: You can go to the American College of Radiology's website, ACR.org, and find geographic listings of accredited facilities. ...Read more

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Why do pain management clinics make patients undergo urine screenings?

Why do pain management clinics make patients undergo urine screenings?

Urine screening : To monitor compliance with prescribed medications ; to check for use of illegal drugs. The providers are practicing their responsibility to the patient, the general public ; the medical license. ...Read more

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Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Hard to say: Many facilities are unique in their approach to this issue and follow strict guidelines on who is present for such a study. In my area they require an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist be present whose only job is tending to the patient continuously. A code team down the hall doesn't seem better than a one on one with the leader of such a team. ...Read more

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Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Are the asbergers free screening exams online considered reputable in regards to recommending further testing?

Depends: Screening tools are, by definition, meant to miss few possible candidates, which means that they often are oversensitive, so pick up people who are just fine as well as those with problems. If you or your child is having chronic, impairing social difficulties and one of the screens seems to suggest asperger's disorder as a possibility, it would not be unreasonable to seek further evaluation. ...Read more

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How many cardiac cta (computed tomography angiogram) procedures are performed annually in small hospitals?

How many cardiac cta (computed tomography angiogram) procedures are performed annually in small hospitals?

Thousands: Coronary cta mostly performed in cardiology offices. Many performed in hospitals also. Hundreds of thousands of these scans done each year. I read many of these tests a year. Very good technology. ...Read more

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Can a high-powered magnetic resonance imaging scanner cause cancer to patients or staff?

Can a high-powered magnetic resonance imaging scanner cause cancer to patients or staff?

No known association: Mri relies on changing nuclear atomic spin, and does not change the chemical bonds of molecules, which can alter dna and cause cancer. However, the use of a contrast agent in patients called gadolinium during the procedure may induce the onset of a debilitating malady commonly known as nsf/nfd. This can cause fibrosing throughout the body. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/550783. ...Read more

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