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Can PET help diagnose neurosarcoidosis?

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F-18 FDG-PET is an established approach for diagnosing inflammation based on its ability to visualize increased cellular glucose metabolism, and the researchers hypothesized that it could be useful in patients with neurosarcoidosis.

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Using MRI Technology to Diagnose an ACL Injury

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Diagnosing an ACL Injury with an MRI For ACL injuries, the diagnostic process starts with a physical exam. The post Using MRI Technology to Diagnose an ACL Injury appeared first on Midstate Radiology Associates. You might also use a brace or crutches to avoid putting weight and additional stress on your knee.

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Bone scans may be viable for diagnosing calciphylaxis

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Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) methyl diphosphonate (MDP) bone scans are a potentially viable noninvasive option for diagnosing calciphylaxis, according to a team at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA. and Canada, which reported the sensitivity of bone scans for diagnosing calciphylaxis to be 62.5%, 89%, and 94.4%.

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AI Smartphone Tool Accurately Diagnoses Pediatric Ear Infections

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An artificial intelligence-driven smartphone app may help diagnose childhood ear infections and guide appropriate antibiotic treatment.

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ISMRM: MRI shows promise for helping to diagnose PTSD

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SINGAPORE - MRI shows promise for helping to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a presentation delivered May 7 at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) meeting. In the past, there have not been particular visual abnormalities on conventional MRI that could help diagnose PTSD.

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Lymphoscintigraphy underused in the U.S. to diagnose lymphedema

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Lymphoscintigraphy (LSG) is recommended but seldom used to diagnose lymphedema in real-world settings in the U.S., according to a study published on December 14 the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. The frequency of CT scans of the lower extremity was comparable to that of MRI studies of the lower extremity (4.1%

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How Imaging Is Used to Diagnose Mesothelioma

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It assists with diagnosing the presence of tumors and determining if the cancer has spread. Biopsies for Mesothelioma Based on the imaging results, your doctor may recommend a biopsy to diagnose mesothelioma. The post How Imaging Is Used to Diagnose Mesothelioma appeared first on Midstate Radiology Associates.