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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

Postby erbin » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:32 pm

i was wondering which medical imaging device (conventional X-ray, DSA, PET, ultrasound, or MRT) would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain... Kindly explain your answers please... ^-^
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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

Postby caimheul » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:32 pm

i was wondering which medical imaging device (conventional X-ray, DSA, PET, ultrasound, or MRT) would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain... Kindly explain your answers please... ^-^
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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

Postby wuyi » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:39 pm

MRI and MRA with contrast
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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

Postby agustin » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:46 pm

If a patient really had a brain tumor, I would order an MRI. In all likelihood, I would order a psychiatric consult, not an MRI.
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What medical imaging device would be best for precisely locating a tumor within the brain?

Postby marx » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:50 pm

mri and possible also a cat scan
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