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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.

  • RadiologistUltrasonographerX-ray Technician

  • 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.



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