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  • Personal Statement: A Career As A Radiologist

    doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) who specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as x-rays. What do radiologist do? They treat diseases, such as cancer or heart disease, by means of radiation or minimally invasive, image-guided surgery. Radiologists are often able to see problems early by interpreting the results of your imaging study and can provide an accurate diagnosis to your referring physician. Why did I choose radiology for a…

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  • Differences Between Radiotracer And PET Scan

    Principle: By using a scanning device to detect positron (subatomic particles) emitted by the radionuclide in the organ or tissue being examined. A PET scan uses a radioactive drug (tracer) to show this activity. The radioactive drug may be injected, swallowed or inhaled, based on which organ or tissue is being evaluated by the PET scan. Positrons are emitted by a breakdown of the radionuclide then gamma ray is created and the scanner then detects the gamma rays a computer analyses the gamma…

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  • Medical Imaging Essay

    INTRODUCTION Medical imaging is define as a techniques and processes used to produce the images of the entire or parts of the human body includes normal anatomy and physiology for clinical purposes. It includes a variety of modalities that gives focus to the needs of the patients. Among this are Ultrasonography (USG), Computed Tomography (CT), Computed Radiography (CR), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Dental Imaging, Fluoroscopy and…

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  • Reflective Essay: What I Learned In Basic Medical Science

    In my first semester of college, I have been exposed to so much and I have learned so much. Learning Basic Medical Science has allowed me to learn a variety of new things that I had never even heard of before or done before like immunohistochemistry, solving case studies, and T1/T2 translational research. Immunohistochemistry was really interesting and complex. At first, I overlooked it because I thought it was my over my head and not applicable to me at the moment. Then, over time I noticed…

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  • Mr Penzey Case Study Essay

    1. What were the main findings of Mr. Penzey’s physical exam? How could his CT results be related to his blood pressure findings? When Mr. Penzey's case study was analyzed, the initial tests performed on him indicated multiple findings. A mass was found during the CT scan, located on the adrenal gland; the adrenal gland is located on top of the kidneys, their function is to help in burning proteins and fats. This is how the adrenal gland keeps the blood pressure under control and regulates…

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  • Career Interview Essay

    amazing program and you come out educated and prepared for the real world. An x-ray technical is also known as the radiologic or the multi-modality technologist. An x-ray technician is a medical professional that deals with taking magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans, Fluoroscopy, film and digital mammography, and…

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  • Chest Radiography Essay

    Chest radiography plays an important role in the detection and diagnosis of disease related to lungs. The chest radiograph specifies the thoracic anatomy and provides high yield, at the low cost [1]. There are some challenges in processing Chest X-ray images. For example, in lung segmentation, the strong edges at the rib cage and clavicle region cause local minima for most minimization approaches. Segmenting the lung apex is also a nontrivial problem because of the changing intensity at the…

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  • Positron Emission Tomography

    In 1997 Adrian Raine conducted a study that focused on brain abnormalities in murderers that were shown by the use of positron emission tomography (PET). “The aim of his experiment was to see if murderers who pleaded not guilty by the reason of insanity (NGRI) showed signs of brain abnormalities with PET scans. Raine used 41 participants, 39 of which were male and 2 of which were females. The prisoner’s reasons for insanity varied. Six said they were schizophrenic, 23 said it was due to a head…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Rapid Prototyping

    preoperative planning. In his study, RP models were created for twenty patients with acetabular fractures. Three acetabular surgeons and three senior specialist orthopaedic registrars were asked to classify fractures and design a pre-operative plan based on imaging alone, and were then shown the models and asked to classify the fracture and create a plan using the models. The surgeons felt that the models improved their ability to grasp the personality of the fracture, and in two cases, the…

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  • Personal Narrative: A Career As An X-Ray Technician

    From the second grade I thought I wanted to be a Veterinarian when I grew up. Of course no one would expect a second grader to know such details, but as I went through high school my mind never strayed away from my future goal. Senior year I got the opportunity to intern at Big Goose Veterinary Clinic where I fell in love with the practice even more. I scrubbed in on surgerys, interacted with clients, and cuddled up on animals all day. It was not until I started noticing how exhausted the…

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