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Diagnostic Imaging Tests
MRICTUltrasoundPET scan MammographyX-ray
An MRI scan is a radiology procedure that uses magnetism, radio waves, and a computer to produce images of body structures.
Computerized tomography is used to create cross-sectional images of structures of the body.
Ultrasound imaging is a method of obtaining images from inside the human body through the use of high-frequency sound waves.
A PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography) is a procedure that produces transverse sectional images of the body.
X-ray is diagnostic imaging tool that uses ionizing radiation to image bones, soft tissue, and internal organs.
Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system for the examination of the breasts.
A medical doctor that diagnoses diseases by obtaining and interpreting medical images.To be a radiologist you have to have four years of college, four of medical school, and five years of residency.The salary for a radiologist ranges from $250,000-$450,000 depending on what type of radiologist.
Ultrasonographer is a person who uses high-frequency sound waves for imaging of internal structures.Associate Degree followed by one year of ultrasound school.The average salary is $55,000-$65,000 depending on the ultrasonographers educational background.
A person who uses ionizing radiation to produce images of body structures.Associates Degree.The average salaryfor a X-ray technician is $35,000-$50,000.