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Ch. 20

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

QuestionAnswer
Angio angiography
Ba Barium
IVP inravenous pyelogram
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
PET positron emission tomography
UGI upper gastrointestinal (series)
V/Q scan ventilation-perfusion scan of the lungs (Q stands for rate of blood flow or blood volume)
US, U/S ultrasound; ultrasonography
nuclear medicine uses radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
131I isotope of radioactive iodine - used in thyroid scan and treatment for thyroid cancer
Created by: bspitzzeri