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What Does An Ultrasound Show That A Ct Cant
Better details: The resolution, details shown, on ct is more effective than that of ultrasound. Ultrasound shows liquids e.g. Cysts and effusion better and is cheaper but in obese patients ultrasound has limited penetration. Accordingly, ultrasound, in these patients, is usually replaced by ct that views fatty tissues better and penetrates as deep as needed for better resolution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
More info: Each imaging modality can be optimized to help learn more about diseases and help answer questions your for your doctor and you. For example, ultrasound is good at looking at the gallbladder; ct can show bleeding in the brain; MRI can show an acute stroke or find masses in the liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Images of the body: Ultrasound, ct, and MRI are three different types of imaging procedures which allow the radiologist see what's going on in your body. Each modality has it's own strengths, weaknesses, and indications. The best use of each is guided by the radiologist. The radiologist interprets at the images and provides a report to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will appendix fecalith shows in ultrasound because the recent showed no previous with CT showed yes?
Can you still have stones if CT and ultrasound didn't didn't show any in the gallbladder? Mine is functioning at 9%.. Is pain the same?
Biliary Dyskinesia: Ct is not the best study for detecting gallstones. Even an ultrasound, which is the best non-invasive study for detecting gallstones, can sometimes miss stones which are impacted in the neck of the gallbladder. A gallbladder ejection fraction of 9% is abnormal (normal is 35% and greater). It is likely that your symptoms are from gallbladder dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr thinks my cancer might be back. Going to send me for an ultrasound. Will that show the cancer? I've always had ct's in the past.
May hold true: recurrent and metastatic disease is common problem with malignancies. When matrix metalloproteinase develops it produces small e-cadherin inducing spread of tumor. Depending on the type of lesion one looks for lung, liver, bone and other areas.. The most effective study is the PET/CAT that will demonstrate most sites of spread.for potential therapy. ...Read more
Ultrasound said I had an loop bowel but CT scan didn't show it up,I'm in content pain please help?
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
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