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NCV

Nerve Conduction velocity -- speed of nerve transmission

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NCV (Used for?)

Peripheral Neuropathy

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EMG

Electromyography -- Muscle reaction speed

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EMG (Used for?)

Neuropathy, myelopathy, radiculopathy

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Somatosensory evoked potentials (Used for?)

Sensory lesions: Syringomyelia, myelopathy, Peripheral Neuropathy

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MRI (used for?)

In spine = ST; Rest of body = Bones and Joints

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T1 weighted for?

Fat

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CT (CAT Scan) (Used for?)

In spine = Hard tissues; Stenosis, Fracture. Rest of body ST: lung, bleeding

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SPECT Scan (Used for?)

Fracture

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PET Scan (Used for?)

Tumors particularly for malignants

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Absorptiometry

Same/Similar to DEXA. For differentiation and diagnosis of Osteoporsis from Osteopenia (Determined on radiography) -- Bone density

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Bone Scan (Other Names)

Scintinography and Radionucleotide

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Radionucleotide (Other Names)

Scintinography and Bone Scan

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Biopsy (Evaluation of?)

Tissue

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Aspiration (Evaluation of?)

Fluids

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Biopsy (Used for?)

Hodgkin's and Breast Cancer

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Aspiration (Used for?)

Gout

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IVP

Intervenous Pyelogram

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IVP (Used for?)

KUB (Kidneys uretors bladder) obstruction. IE KD Stones.

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IVP followed by?

Helical CT -- Determines stone location

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Cytometry (Used for?)

Incontinence and prostate dysfunction

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Cytometry (What doe sit measure?)

Urine Void amount

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Difference btw arthroscopy/laproscopy

arthro for joint; lapro for abdomin

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Difference btw colonoscopy/endoscopy

Endoscopy is for Small Intestine

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BAP

Burnstein acid profusion

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BAP (Used for?)

Identify eroded regions in GERD

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Esophagram

Involves Barium Swallow

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Colonoscopy (Used for?)

Colitis

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Bronchoscopy (Used for?)

Cancer of lung

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Arthroscopy (Used for?)

Meniscus injury