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Medical Sonography Vs Ultrasound Tech
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Whats the difference between training for diagnostic medical sonography or vascular ultrasound tech?
Vascular ultrasound : Early training is essentially the same. Later training will focus on vascular or general depending on the program. Many technologist train in both. ...Read more
No: Testicular us looks for abnormalities of the testicle. Transrectal us is used to evaluate either the anal sphincter mechanism or stage rectal rumors. ...Read more
Which is better for detecting ovarian tumors ultrasound or cat scan, my pelvic ultrasound said solid mass, CT said no mass?
Complimentary: Ct ; ultasound are complimentary imaging modalities. For smaller masses in appropriate location ultrasound may have an advantage especially if done transvaginally. For larger masses ct may have the advantage of not being blocked by bowel gas and being less degraded by large body habitus. More specific info in your case would be helpful. Size of mass? How was the sono done? Ct with oral and IV cont. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please advise what is the difference between a diagnostic medical sonography or vascular ultrasound tech?
Mammo shows Heterogeneously dense which may obsure sm masses Birads 2 breasts no suspicious masses dr wanting ultrasound report said annual mammo ?
Yes: Ultrasound can give three dimensional measurements of most organs height, depth, and width. Most common organs measured are kidneys, spleen, liver, ovaries, uterus, bladder, and two dimensional measurements of appendix aorta, and inferior vena cava. Of course if tumor or lymph nodes present these can be measured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Base from what is written on it was a "computed tomography, diagnostic ultrasound, 2 dimensional echocardiography" and exam type: cr utz neck.?
Don't Understand : Don't understand your ?.Please rephrase it if u need an answer! ...Read more
FOR WHAT?: We need to know what it is that you are trying to evaluate. ...Read more
My ob asked for 5 ultrasounds
Anomaly scan level 2
Colour Doppler scan
Are they necessary can they be harmful?
No: There has been no convincing evidence that ultrasounds are harmful to a developing fetus. If your OB thinks they are necessary, it is a good idea to follow their advice. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Both are accurate : Liver biopsies are performed for both focal liver lesions and nonfocal generalized liver disease playing a key role in the diagnosis and prognostication of various diffuse liver dysfunctions. Ct-guided procedures are generally reserved for tissue sampling of focal hepatic lesions, not accessible by ultrasound. ...Read more
Give indication: Xr, and anything without direct visualization give an indication as to what is suspected. The symptoms, the exam and the history makes a doctor arrive at a diagnosis as the most likely thing. If in doubt, then direct visualization needed. I hope that gives you reassurance. ...Read more
Different no better: A thyroid nuclear uptake and scan is a functional test of your thyroid. It is useful in differentiating causes of thyrotoxicosis (excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in the body). A thyroid ultrasound is better to assess the anatomy of the thyroid gland and for guidance if biopsy is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How accurate is a transabdominal ultrasound in assessing an ovarian cyst? Had to stop transvagingal ultrasound, extremely painful
A radiologist: is a physician who has gone to medical school, completed a residency, and possibly a fellowship. A technologist has a 2 or 4 year degree. Radiologists supervise the technologists who take the images. Radiologists are also responsible for interpreting the images and generating a report. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ultrasound: A combination of ultrasound (either transabdominal or transvaginal), B-hcg levels, and clinical information are used to diagnose a miscarriage. CT is not used because of its ionizing radiation. ...Read more
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