What is Radiology ?
X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy ….. does this sound familiar ? Almost everyone has experienced one of these procedures. A radiologist is an explorer of the human body. From simple X-rays to the most high-tech 3-D imagery, radiologists can now examine and diagnose illness inside the body from outside the body. This procedure is non invasive, and saves you the trouble of having to say, “Ahhhhhh.” Thus, the work of a radiologist is to study images of body tissues, bones and organs for diagnosis and therapy. They are able to detect patches in the chest, ulcers in the intestines, stones in the kidney etc.
What do I have to do ?
Radiology is the use of radiation for different types of “imaging,” including X-rays. Imaging simply means creating an image of the inner configuration of a dense object, such as part of the human body, with the use of radiant energy. Radiology is also sometimes called radioscopy or Clinical Radiology, the latter due to the many uses of...