Posts Tagged ‘ Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas ’

Posted on July 19th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Understanding radiology: What is a PET scan?

Understanding radiology: What is a PET scan?
Part 4 of 4 in our Understanding Radiology series

This post is Part 4 of 4 in our Understanding Radiology seriesA PET scan is like your radiologist’s ace detective. The information gathered during the scan can help your doctor understand what’s actually happening on the inside of your body. This scan shows a radiologist your anatomy or body structure. It can be used to […]

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Posted on July 12th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Understanding Radiology: What is a Bone Scan?

Understanding Radiology: What is a Bone Scan?
Part 3 of 4 in our Understanding Radiology series

This post is Part 3 of 4 in our Understanding Radiology series During a bone scan, your radiologist will check to see if there have been any physical or chemical changes in your bones. To do this, a small amount of radioactive of material is placed in an IV and then metabolized, explains Dr. J. […]

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