Radiology/x-ray

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Dear Delia.Can a metallic linear or fragment be measured accurately to the millimeter and how is this done?
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Hello, Brendon.

Yes, radiologists frequently measure the things they see on a radiograph. They measure the fragment just as you would expect; by using a ruler or caliper. Measurements are as accurate as the calipers or ruler used to measure with.

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Delia White

Expertise

I am not qualified to interpret diagnostic imaging or to diagnose disease. Please consult a physician for that information. I am the photographer. I can tell you what to expect during most MRI, CT and X-ray procedures.

Experience

I now have more than 30 years experience in diagnostic imaging. My specialty is MRI. I am also very familiar with CT and the way we used to take x-rays (everything's digital now)!

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I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology.

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