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Ultrasound vs x ray, which is better/more efficient?
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Dr. Peter Bream
Radiology
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In brief: Depends
Ultrasound and x-rays are both used to "look" into the body for diagnosis.
X-ray uses ionizing radiation which is safe in doses given for usual images, ultrasound uses high frequency sound. Each modality has its strengths and weaknesses depending on the part of the body being imaged or the disease process the doctor is looking for.

In brief: Depends
Ultrasound and x-rays are both used to "look" into the body for diagnosis.
X-ray uses ionizing radiation which is safe in doses given for usual images, ultrasound uses high frequency sound. Each modality has its strengths and weaknesses depending on the part of the body being imaged or the disease process the doctor is looking for.
Dr. Peter Bream
Dr. Peter Bream
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Tools
The right tool for the right project.

In brief: Tools
The right tool for the right project.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Joel Bessmer
Internal Medicine
In brief: Depends
It depends on the problem you are looking for. General rule, x-ray is to eval bones and u/s is to eval soft tissue and solid vs fluid.

In brief: Depends
It depends on the problem you are looking for. General rule, x-ray is to eval bones and u/s is to eval soft tissue and solid vs fluid.
Dr. Joel Bessmer
Dr. Joel Bessmer
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