Radiological examinations are one of the most important in the diagnosis of most diseases. Radiology contributes to diagnosis and treatment in many areas of medicine, from cancer diagnosis and treatment to stroke diagnosis.
A radiology technologist is a specialist who performs a wide range of medical radiology procedures. This specialist performs all radiological diagnostic or therapeutic procedures assigned to the patient with high quality and safety.
Radiology is developed through the introduction of new technologies and various computer systems. Radiology specialists use various modern research methods in their work: radiography, ultrasound, computer tomography, magnetic resonance and nuclear medicine. New methods are constantly being developed that help diagnose various diseases earlier and more accurately, especially oncological diseases.
At the “Nefrida” radiology technologists, using modern equipment for radiological examinations, they perform modern and accurate examinations that help to accurately diagnose the disease and select the necessary treatment.
Information after procedures
Often, after the procedure in the doctor’s office, patients have questions that they do not dare to ask during the visit or that come to mind only later. In this section, you will find in advance all the most useful information that you should know in the post-procedural period.
When can radiological examinations not be performed?
These tests are not performed on patients who have implanted pacemakers, who have metallic foreign bodies (for example, a prosthetic hip joint), pregnant women.
If you are hesitating whether you really want to make an appointment for a procedure in our clinic, we invite you to read the frequently asked questions section prepared by our doctors. In it, you will find all the answers to your questions even before the procedure, so you can feel confident in your choice!
Do all radiological examinations involve radiation?
Many of them do, but the amount of ionizing radiation (otherwise known as exposure) in them is minimal and permissible, otherwise these studies would not be conducted at all. There is no exposure to ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging studies.
Is X-ray safe?
X-rays use very little radiation, similar to what we get from cosmic radiation, building materials, food, etc., so the test is safe and simple, and has been used in medicine for many years for diagnostic purposes.
Ar radiologinius tyrimus saugu atlikti nėščioms moterims?
Radiological examinations are not recommended for pregnant women, and if there is a great necessity, they are performed extremely rarely, only in special situations.
Is ultrasound only performed on pregnant women?
No, the test can be performed to examine the condition of abdominal, pelvic organs, thyroid, breast, cardiovascular, soft tissue diseases. This test is often performed on people who have experienced trauma or who complain of acute, persistent abdominal pain.
What should be known before radiological examinations?
No special preparation is required. During these examinations, the patient is undressed halfway, and the patient must stand in front of the X-ray machine and hold his breath for a few moments while the doctor takes the pictures.
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