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  • Chest X-rays

    Chest X-rays — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging test.

  • CT scan

    Computerized tomography (CT) is a safe, painless way to obtain detailed images of the brain.

  • CT scan

    CT scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging procedure.

  • CT scans: Are they safe?

    Is the information gained from CT scans worth a small potential increase in cancer risk?

  • Doppler ultrasound: What is it used for?

    A Doppler ultrasound measures blood flow and pressure in blood vessels.

  • Microalbumin test

    Microalbumin test — Overview covers definition, preparation and results of this urine test.

  • MRI

    MRI — Overview covers definition, preparation, results of this diagnostic test.

  • MRI

    MRI video — What to expect and how to prepare for a magnetic resonance imaging scan.

  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan

    Positron emission tomography (PET) scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging test.

  • SPECT scan

    SPECT scan — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this imaging test.

  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure.

  • X-ray

    X-ray — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this diagnostic test.

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