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Posts tagged as “MRI”

What is an angiography or arteriography?

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What is an angiogram? Angiography or arteriography (means the same) is a diagnostic radiological test to obtain very precise information on the state of your arteries (blood vessels) . Angiography can be used…

Bone Densitometry Test (DEXA / DXA)

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A bone density scan, also known as a DEXA test, is a type of low-dose  X-ray ( radio diagnostic test ) that measures calcium and other minerals  in the bones. The measurement shows the strength and…

Everything you Need To Know About Bone X-Rays

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X-rays, or radiography, of bones use a veritably small cure of ionizing radiation to produce images of every bone in the body. It’s generally used to diagnose shattered bones or…

What is The doppler?

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The Doppler is an examination that allows you to explore the blood flow in the arteries and veins. Its purpose is to detect the possible presence of an obstacle that…

Everything you need to know about ultrasound

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Ultrasound: how does it work? Ultrasound takes its name from the Greek êchô , which means “sound” and graphy, or graphein in Greek, which means “to write”. Ultrasound is one…

What is CT Scan or a CT Scanner?

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The CT scan allows doctors to look inside your body. This modern technique combines X-rays and computer technology to create images of your organs, bones and other tissues. It shows…

What is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging test that uses powerful magnetic forces, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed 3-dimensional images of organs, bones and soft tissues inside…