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LOOK
INSIDE
A PRIMER ON IMAGING EXAMS LETS YOU KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT
BY SHELLEY FLANNERY

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-RAY, CT, MRI.
To most people, medical imaging is just a bunch of abbreviations
that mean basically the same thing: lying on a table while a
technician takes pictures of your insides. And that's essentially

correct. But it's also much more nuanced than that. Different imaging tests are
used to check for different issues, and each has its own procedure for getting the
best image. If you've ever wondered what exactly these tests do and what you can
expect from your next imaging appointment, read on.

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