Ultrasound

The Dangers of CT Scan Side Effects

…important fact you should know when it comes to CT scan side effects: One in three CT scans could easily be replaced with safer modalities such as ultrasound or MRI—or done away with altogether. Examples of questionable uses of CT scans include managing seizures, chronic headaches and blunt trauma; diagnosing…

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Ovarian Cancer Screening Doesn't Save Lives

…latest example with ovarian cancer, false positives are far more common than false negatives. False positives lead to confirmatory testing such as ultrasound, CT scans, and other invasive procedures. These tests often lead to biopsies, which are far more invasive and could possibly promote the spread of…

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