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What do radiologists do?

What do radiologists do?

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

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Should i be a radiologist technician ?

Should i be a radiologist technician ?

It depends: on whether you have an interest in taking X-Rays or doing ultrasounds, MRI or CTs. If so it can be a rewarding career. ...Read more

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Can a radiologist look at my xrays for second opinion?

Can a radiologist look at my xrays for second opinion?

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 more

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Can you tell me in order to become a radiologist, what should I major in?

Can you tell me in order to become a radiologist, what should I major in?

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 more

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What should a radiologist take into consideration when he/she decides to use contrast? Any examples?

What should a radiologist take into consideration when he/she decides to use contrast? Any examples?

Homework: You are asking us to do your homework. That is completely inappropriate and is fraud for your education and schooling. We do not do patient's homework assignments. You must read the chapter and answer the questions in your own words. ...Read more

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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 more

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Would you recommend people going into the radiologist technician field? Is it true you need to pay to be re-certified every 2 years?

Radiology tech: I don't think you need to pay every two years. What you do need is a review of the several local programs to decide which might be best for you. Make sure you have studied radiology. ...Read more

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3 incompatible interpretations of medical images by 3 different radiologists. What can I do? The most recent refuses to even contact the previous.

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

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I need a radiologist to look at my CXR I think I found something.

I need a radiologist to look at my CXR I think I found something.

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 more

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