Tag Archives: MRI

Incidentalomas? What’s the chance….?

Incidentalomas? (Incidental findings found on imaging tests)  What’s the chance…?  Recently 20 systematic reviews of observational studies were combined to show which imaging test/region reports the greatest number of incidental findings?  And, of these findings, what are the chances that … Continue reading

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Frequently I’m asked if “I should get my whole body scanned”

Sigh. . . the marketers do a very good job. They market for self-referral.  “The price is coming down. . . “ “Wouldn’t everyone like to know. . .? “  But, there are significant risks and I imagine it would … Continue reading

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Should I insist my doctor order an MRI?

There are lots of magazine articles telling patients that if they want better care to speak up for themselves!  This brings up . . . are MRIs done too often?  Magnetic Resonance Imaging has become a routine test in the … Continue reading

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