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Did you know that head CT scans are a waste of money? If it is positive you have to get an MRI which is a better test. If it i


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no i don't think that ct head plain is waste of money because we can get good information from ct scane.if there is any bleed like SAH,SDH,EDH OR CONTUSION we can easily dignose.
but how can u say that ct head plain is waste of money.

no - because you can see all these things on an MRI - which is more detailed and more sensitive for other things

 

so do MRI not CT 

just read the question.  If the CT is positive you have to get an MRI.   If the CT is negative you have to get the MRI.  So  why do we do the CT at all?  It is not necessary.  All of the above conditions and more are seen on a 3T MRI or a 1.5T MRI. 3T MRI is better than all other tests.
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