Category Radiology 101

How to Fast For a Medical Scan

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Medical imaging or scan is a technique used by health professionals to create visual representations of the internal body structures, including organs and tissues. The purpose of a medical scan is to diagnose a particular health condition and perform clinical…

What are Osteoporosis Scans?

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Osteoporosis is a health condition characterized by weak and brittle bones. An individual suffering from this condition has brittle bones that mild stress or fall can cause a fracture. Bone is a hard connective tissue, which is being broken down…

The Ultimate Guide to Colonoscopy

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Colonoscopy is a complete medical exam of the colon or large intestine. It involves inserting a flexible tube fitted with a small camera through the anus. A health professional uses this procedure to view the colon and rectum’s internal structure…

MRI Brain Scans Explained

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Magnetic resonance imaging or MRI of the brain is a non-invasive and painless procedure. It is an exam or scan that produce detailed images of a person’s brain and brain stem. The machine creates images through a magnetic field that…

What is a CT scan?

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Computer tomography or CT uses special x-ray equipment to produce image data of the body from different angles. It uses a computer to process the information and show a cross-section of body organs and tissues. CT imaging is useful because…

What is Ground Glass opacity?

Ground-glass opacity is an increased attenuation of pulmonary structures in the lung parenchyma. It is usually found on a CT scan image with obscuring the bronchial-vascular structures. Typically, it an increased attenuation or hazy opacification found on x-ray and CT…

What is an MRI Scan?

MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It is a painless and safe diagnostic tool that uses radio waves and magnetic fields to produce detailed images of structures and organs inside the body. The technology is different from computer tomography (CT)…
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