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What is colography?

What is colography?

CT Colography: Ct colography or virtual colonoscopy is a new radiology procedure designed to look for colon polyps and cancers. The advantage of ct colography is that it is very safe and can be used in people who are too sick to undergo traditional colonoscopies or barium enemas. ...Read more

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What is coronography?

What is coronography?

Heart vessel photo: This is an old and confusing term for coronary artery angiography, in which contrast medium is injected into the coronary arteries to look for partial or complete blockages and so forth. ...Read more

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What is mrgfus?

What is mrgfus?

ExAblate: The exablate uses MRI guided focused ultrasound surgery (mrgfus) technology, which combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with focused ultrasound. The MRI is used to visualize anatomy, aid in planning the treatment, and monitoring temperatures and thermal dose in real time during the treatment. This thermal feedback allows the physician to control and adjust the treatment in real time to ensure. ...Read more

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What is fibroscan?

What is fibroscan?

Liver fibrosis: Fibroscan uses transient elastography to determine liver hardness due to collagen fibers. This can be used to measure liver fibrosis. ...Read more

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What is m.S?

What is m.S?

Multiple Sclerosis: Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects brain and spinal cord you can read in-depth info at http://nationalmssociety.Org. ...Read more

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What is ms?

What is ms?

Multiple sclerosis: Ms is a disease of the brain & spinal cord in which inflammation damages fatty tissue called myelin that surrounds certain nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The "myelin" acts like insulation around an electric wire. When its damaged nerve cells can not send messages to other parts of the nervous system normally. This can result various symptoms, weakness, speech or vision issues, etc. ...Read more

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What is sededation?

What is sededation?

Sedation?: Sedation is sleepiness, drowsiness, etc.It can occur with many drugs. Be careful when driving. ...Read more

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What is discography?

What is discography?

A discogram: Is a test used to evaluate back pain. During a discogram, dye is injected into the soft center of the disk. The injection itself sometimes reproduces your back pain. Several disks may be injected, to try to pinpoint the cause of your back pain. In addition, the dye will move into any cracks in the disk's exterior and will show up on an x-ray or ct scan. ...Read more

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What is haploidization?

What is haploidization?

1/2 chromosomes: Haploid is half a set of chromosomes. The egg and the sperm each give half of the complement of chromosomes to the embryo. ...Read more

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What is radiography?

What is radiography?

Xray Imaging: Radiography refers to the use of xrays to image the body. More broadly, this may also include ultrasound, MRI and other modalities. ...Read more

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What is virtual colonoscopy? Is is reliable?

What is virtual colonoscopy? Is is reliable?

A special ct scan: Virtual colonoscopy is a ct scan of the colon. Unlike optical colonoscopy, the patient does not receive sedation and no polyps can be removed. However, virtual colonoscopy is an excellent tests for patients who are not physically able to undertake regular colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What is MRV of brain? What is purpose and what does it show?

What is MRV of brain? What is purpose and what does it show?

Magnetic: Resonance Venography(MRV) is a specialized type of MRI that is specifically tailored to visualize the intracranial venous system and venous sinuses. ...Read more

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What is a ctg scan? What is an afi?

What is a ctg scan? What is an afi?

Fetal health: CTG is cardiotocography , a device monitoring fetal heart rate and contractions during pregnancy. Also called electronic fetal monitor (EFM). Amniotic fluid index (AFI) is a measure of amount of amniotic fluid in cm. determined by ultrasonography and is measure of fetal health. AFI normal values 8-18. ...Read more

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What is a renogram?

What is a renogram?

Kidney scan: A renogram measures the function of the kidneys. It is commonly used to make sure they are draining well to the bladder vs finding an obstruction (such as may happen with a kidney stone). ...Read more

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What is radiopathy?

What is radiopathy?

/ radiculopathy: I think you mean radiculopathy. It damage to the area of a nerve as it leaves the spinal cord. Speak to a neurologist for information about the significance. ...Read more

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What is MRI enteroclysis and how is it done?

What is MRI enteroclysis and how is  it done?

Tube in the nose: It involves filling the bowel with fluid that will show up bright on the images and makes the small bowel stand out. This is put in through a tube in your nose that goes into the small bowel. ...Read more