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What is Diagnostic Radiology and What is it Used For?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: June 14, 2016

Modern technology gives doctors many options when it comes to diagnosing a patient’s condition. Some techniques are invasive, others exploratory, and others are minimally or non-invasive. Diagnostic radiology refers to a group of methods that utilize non-invasive techniques to identify and monitor certain diseases. Diagnostic Imaging Diagnostic radiology refers to the field of medicine that […]

What is the Difference Between a CT and a MRI Scan?

By: John Hinson | On: September 14, 2015

If you’ve ever heard of a Computed Tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine, you may have wondered about the difference between the two. Both machines look nearly identical, since they each feature a round ‘donut’ and a movable bed where the patient is scanned. Both machines are designed to take images of selected, […]

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How Do CT Scans Work?

By: John Hinson | On: July 13, 2015

Computed Tomography Scans: What are CT Scans and How do they Work? Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) scans are commonly used to identify organs, disease, and abnormalities in patients’ bodies. The procedure is non-invasive and greatly reduces the need for exploratory surgery, if not omitting the need altogether. CT scans are computerized x-ray imaging procedures […]