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When Do They Need A Ct Or Mri To Detect Ivh
For a term, rarely: If a term or a late preterm infant is stable enough to be transported to ct or MRI area, and less than 4 days old, ct is preferred. Otherwise MRI is the best. They are recommended if the infant has seizures, extreme lethargy or irritability, recurrent apnea (forget to breath), evidence of trauma (like head injury from forceps or vacuum delivery), suspected shaken baby syndrome, CNS infections etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Computed tomography is also known as CT scan. 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
I have had a sinus infection for the past three months
doctor had me do a CT sinus question can it detect cancer or would an MRI need to be done?
CT is usually fine: For detecting any sinus pathology.Get a more detailed answer ›
Either: Either a ct with and without contrast or an mr exam seem treasonable approaches. I may slightly favor the mr exam. ...Read more
What can detect things better inside the body a CT scan or MRI or ultrasound?, can a CT scan detect things better then ultrasound?
The CT scan has'n show a spinal fluid. Four mounths after and with all that
symptoms do i need MRI because maybe it's fluid or something else it's wr?
Would a ct scan be as good as an mri to detect a torn meniscus? where i live there is a ct without a long wait list.6 month MRI wait list is awful.
No: An MRI ( good quality) is the study of choice for a radiologic diagnosis of meniscus tears.CT scans are helpful to delineate bone detail( fractures esp.) but without an arthrogram prior to the CT they are of little value( in my experience) for dx.of meniscus tears... Try to see a board certified ORS who is an accomplished arthroscopist! Best of Luck! ...Read more
Having anxiety.If the migraine I'm having now was do 2 a anyerism would the CT no contrast from 3 days ago detect that? Also had MRI 8 months ago.
Herniated disc: A ct scan is an excellent diagnostic tool to look for bulging or herniated discs. The mr is more sensitive in picking up this type of pathology but if the ct is positive and the doctor feels it relates to your disc disease then this should be enough. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What tests can be done that would be able to detect if I have a arteriovenous malformation or not? Mri? Ct? Other?
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
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