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What is an MCUG? A micturating cystourethrogram (MCUG) is an X-ray scan that looks at the bladder, ureters (tubes that carry wee from the kidneys to the bladder), and urethra (wee tube leaving the bladder). We do the scan so that we can see what these structures look like and how the work. We...

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What is an EOS? The EOS scanner is a special piece of X-ray equipment that takes images of you while you are stood up. This means your bones can be imaged while you are in your usual posture, instead of lying down. The EOS scanner can take much larger pictures than normal X-ray cameras which...

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Please note that there are 2 different types of skeletal survey exams. 1 type checks the bones for injuries, the other type checks bones for diseases. The following information covers skeletal surveys that check for injuries. What is a skeletal survey? A skeletal survey is an X-ray procedure where...

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What is a videofluoroscopy study? It is a special X-ray examination of what happens when someone swallows. Why does my child need to have this test? Your child has some difficulties with feeding and swallowing and a doctor has referred them for this X-ray. Swallowing problems can show themselves in...

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Why do I need to have X-rays taken? Curves in the spine can become worse over time. X-rays are used to check whether your curve is worsening. If an operation is needed X-rays are taken and used by the surgeon to plan exactly what is needed to be done. Why do I need to stand… Continue Reading...

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