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Yes, contrast is contrast and radiation is radiation.  Ideally, you'd like to minimize your exposure to the latter but if you need it, you need it.  With IV contrast, we worry more about kidney damage in the 1st several days
Depression: PET Scan or Scan Pet? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven (PET) scan was potentially useful in determining those whose depression might improve as a result... had interpretable PET scans upon which the authors based their conclusions.  But you have to admit, the differences...
Pharma Companies Like Pfizer Certified to Scan Cargo Riding on US Passenger Flights – TSA Will be Scanning Cargo Soon Just by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Sending cargo in the belly of a passenger jet has been a bit more economic to date which is changing due to new security rules.  This was my former area of expertise with air cargo and a number of years ago it used to the o
The Scan That Didn’t Scan By GIN... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor The Scan That Didn’t Scan By GINA KOLATA 19 oct 2008--This is a story about M.R.I. ’s, those amazing scans that can show tissue injury and bone damage, inflammation and fluid accumulation...
Went in for scans today. CT scan ... by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Went in for scans today. CT scan and bone scan, plus labs. I keep hearing about "scanxiety" leading up to the scans and wonder why I manage to avoid feeling any troublesome fears leading...
To scan or not to scan, that is the question by Laurence A. Patient Expert New brain scan to diagnose autism By Jane Hughes Health correspondent, BBC News This is the story that broke whilst I was off away being Autistic (with a capital...
"Heart scans" are not always heart scans by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Beware of the media reports now being issued that warn that "CT heart scans" pose a risk for cancer. One report can be viewed at http://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20070717/ct-heart-scan...
Autism Brain Scan Tests or Just High Functioning Autism Brain Scan Tests? by Harold L D. Patient Expert MSNBC has an article by Amanda Chan on the recent "autism" brain scans Brain scan 'best thing... for a Brain Scan for Autism Meredith Melnick of TIME also reports on the recent brain scan studies...
To Scan or Not to Scan? by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry were were taking the scan. However, identifying the root resorption and the sinus perforation had a significant...
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