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There are a huge range of types of imaging:
*[[Xray]] - also known as a [[radiograph]], this is the commonest type of imaging.
*[[Ultrasound]] - safe and very good for liquids, so commonly used in [[urology]], [[cardiology]] and [[obstetrics]].
*[[CT scan]] -
*[[MRI]] -

Revision as of 16:18, 23 November 2009

Pictured here sitting opposite a school playground, Raj is very happy with his Xray specs.

What is Radiology?

Radiology is the art of using technology to look through people. It can be very useful for checking for the presence of disease, especially stuff that causes physical changes. So a large tumour is easy to to find, whereas a viral infection is a lot harder

What can I do?

There are a huge range of types of imaging: