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Digital X-Ray

Types of Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Imaging

The most common diagnostic imaging technologies used by radiologists are the following: X-ray– This medical imaging technology uses low-dose radiation and a specialized plate to produce images of inside the body, especially the bones and joints. Digital X-rays use less radiation and are often used for that reason. Computerized tomography (CT) scan– This medical imaging

CT Scan, Explained

A computerized tomography scan, also known as a CT or CAT scan, emits beams of x-rays through the body to generate images of soft tissue, bones, cancers, vascular disease, heart disease, and/or infections. When individuals need a CT scan, they will lay flat on a table that moves gently into a high-powered scanning machine. After