Archive for November, 2012

MRI as Diagnostic ToolEvery patient who comes to Medical Centers needs the accurate diagnostic tools to treat her or his disease or abnormality. The right diagnosis would speed-up the recovery process of his illness. For your notice that every problem has the different treatment including in diagnostic equipment usage.

In this moment, I would like to explain about medical imaging like x-ray, CT-Scan and MRI. X-ray equipment is simpler and cheaper tool compared with CT-Scan and MRI but it’s very accurate to detect any abnormalities of bony structure, fracture and dislocation, bony island and something related with bone area.

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How to make Extremities X-ray for Normal Patients?

SOP for x-ray extremityX-ray examinations for extremities are often taken in Hospital. There are 2 categories of extremities including the lower and upper parts.

The lower regions like foot, ankle, lower leg, knee, thigh area and the upper parts such as hand, wrist, lower arm, elbow and humerus. Both of them can be both sides (right and left).

We call it extremity because these organs can be used for rotating, moving or flexibility functions. Their role in the human body is really vital and important, so it’s vulnerable for fracture and dislocation, spur formations or calcification, arthrosisosteoporosis and the other abnormalities. Trauma and aging factors are also the main reasons why they can get more trouble.

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