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Yikes, it all depends upon your local community.  Best to ask the radiology groups around where you live what they charge.  Oftentimes, they'll offer different pricing for cash-paying patients as opposed to those going thru i
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
PET BEQUESTS, THYROID DISEASES, AND ANIMAL CSI.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven DISEASES, AILMENTS, AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS All vertebrates have a thyroid gland. In mammals... of the trachea (wind pipe).  Thyroid hormones are the only iodine-containing organic compounds in the body...
How Much Does a CT Scan Cost? by outofpocket Patient ExpertHealth Maven Are you shopping around for a CT scan but have no idea how much your out-of-pocket costs... expensive alternative than the traditional CAT scan. A virtual colonoscopy test can cost...
The Evidence Gap - Weighing the Costs of a CT Scan’s Look Inside the Heart - Series - NYTimes.com by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor The Evidence Gap - Weighing the Costs of a CT Scan’s Look Inside the Heart - Series - NYTimes.com: "While clinical trials have not shown that stents benefit patients with no symptoms of heart disease...
Cause of Rising Hospital Costs (Hint: It’s not MRIs and CT Scans) by Jason S. Patient Expert A recent study use measures of hospital costs to charges to examine changes in inpatient cost between 2001 and 2006.  What did they find? The data come from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project...
The Cellphone As a Platform in Healthcare for low cost ultrasound scanning by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Mobisante is one example of a company that is building a specialized medical device on top of a smartphone. It has developed software that allows a Windows Mobile smartphone to connect to an ultrasound probe via USB, in eff
CTs, MRIs, and PET Scans Drive Cost of Healthcare Upward by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert . Imaging scans are clear cost driver in health care, contributing $12 billion to Medicare’s bill. But costs... The point is frequently made in the media that the cost of imaging studies...
How to Explain the Surge in the Diagnosis of Cancer of the Thyroid by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert example of this phenomenon may be the recent surge of thyroid cancer cases. This idea was discussed in a recent article (see: Surge in Thyroid Cancer Cases May Be Due to This ). Below is an excerpt...
Selenium, Iodine and Autoimmune Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor A previous article (Part One) discussed Selenium for Hashimoto's thyroiditis with four clinical studies... of this series, further discussing the role of Iodine in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, a.k.a. "The Iodine Controversy...

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Diagnosis ... doctor will arrange for you to have a blood test to check your thyroid hormone levels, plus any further tests that are needed. ... » Read on
What it is used for ... xamine other organs, such as the liver, gall bladder, pancreas, thyroid gland, spleen, kidneys and bladder. An ultrasound scan c ... » Read on