Medical imaging

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  • Imaging Vs Ultrasound

    Advancement of medical imaging modalities, such as ultrasound, has significantly helped researchers and health professionals visualise dimensional and morphologic changes within the tendon, such as may occur with overuse injuries amongst athletes. Both Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and ultrasound have unique benefits and limitations. MRI may be better suited where there is a need for a differential diagnosis while ultrasound can be used to demonstrate active and passive movements in real…

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  • Brain Imaging Technology Essay

    Discuss the use of brain imaging technology in investigating the relationship between biology and behaviour The function of this paper is to review, in an unbiased way of brain imaging technologies in investigating the relationship between biology and behaviour. Brain imaging technologies, with their advantages and disadvantages: PET scan/Positron Emission Tomography scan What it is: A PET scan, or Positron Emission Tomography scan is a scan that detects positrons that are emitted from…

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  • Career Interview Essay

    (OIT). He says this school is an 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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  • Impacts Of Information Technology On Society In The New Century Written By Steven Pinker

    Take a look at the world’s society in this day and age, now notice that there is some sort of technology in every direction. Technology has become an essential part of the human lifestyle. It has evolved from being items that only certain people could use to now being within the hands of almost anyone, even children. Now some may feel like technology is dangerous and that we are becoming zombies to our screens, but technology is overall beneficial than disruptive to the human lifestyle.…

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  • Explain The Signs And Early Detection Of Heart Disease

    Technology has advanced significantly that now a simple cholesterol test or Electrocardiogram (EKG) is not sufficient to help people who may experience a heart attack in spite results of normal cholesterol. Newer imaging technology such as, CT scans, MRI, 3-dimensional echocardiography (3-D echo) and PET/CT scans have changed the game by being less invasive and less expensive. Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) is a diagnostic tool used for early detection to find…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Forensic Radiography

    Forensic radiography can be defined as a specialized area of medical imaging using radiological techniques to assist physicians and pathologists in matters related to the law. It can be used in anything from a double homicide case to an accidental drowning case. This new use of imaging helps to decrease the use of an invasive autopsy when it is not needed. However, it is very useful in cases involving a crime of some kind. It can be used for anything ranging from personal identification through…

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  • Essay On Radiation Exposure And Image Quality

    Radiation Exposure and Image Quality in Chest CT Examinations The lone conundrum that has stumped radiologists to physicists; from the individuals wielding a bachelor’s degree, to the geniuses that have made education their life occupation. How can radiation exposure be reduced to its absolute minimum without compromising image quality? Radiation is dangerous to the human body, and its variable effects are collective throughout our lives. This scientific concept forces an ethical responsibility…

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  • Similarities Between IPL And Lasers

    Introduction: IPL, Intense Pulsed Light, is a relatively new medical technology that awards itself of being a source of bright pulsed energy that, is neither one-color nor clear, but rather has got a wide-ranging wavelength spectrum. IPL can be adjusted to different wavelengths to fit all the tones of colors, making it ideal to use on a wide array of different skin tones. These colors are modified by crystal filters that function as trimmers and allow the selection of precise wavelengths for…

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  • Nanoparticles Case Study

    1. In 500 of your own words describe the benefit of designing a combination therapy of active treatment and imaging agent for use in patients with coronary artery disease. Cardiovascular disease is the main cause of the global mortality and morbidity of 17 million people. Surgical procedures currently combating this disease are percutaneous coronary angioplasty and coronary artery bypass grafting; both risking vein graft failure or restenosis; requiring further surgical intervention, drug or…

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  • The Role Of Imaging In Nuclear Medicine

    Nuclear medicine is used by physicians all over the world, pre-dating Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Ultrasound technology. Tests are conducted using pharmaceuticals in conjunction with specific mechanical imaging, allowing optimal diagnosis for various conditions. Nuclear medicine allows doctors to see inside the body in ways that X-ray, CT, and MRI alone cannot, providing the most accurate way to study and diagnose specific abnormalities within the body’s…

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