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Where is contrast injected in myelography?
between L2 and L3 or L3-L4 or cisterna magna
What conditions is myelography used for?
herniated disks, bone fragments and tumors
In the 1970's what contrast media was used?
Metriziamide
what contrasts media are now used?

why?
iohexol, iopamidol

low osmology
what position is patient in when getting injected?
prone or lateral
Why must the patients head remain flexed?
to keep contrast from entering the ventricles
denotes injection of contrast into individual disks to detect rupture of individual disks?
diskography
an alternative technique to laminectomy for treatment of ruptured disks.
chemonucleolysis
what is the modality of choice for multiple sclerosis?
MRI