- blood vessel) system. Radiologist - Chest. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic radiology of diseases of the thorax, especially the heart or lungs. Radiologist - Computed Tomography (CT). The subspecialty concerned with diagnostic radiology using computerized tomography (CT), radiologic equipment that demonstrates both bone and soft tissues, including organs, muscles, and tumors. Radiologist - Diagnostic Radiology. The subspecialty concerned with or aiding in diagnosis using radiology. Radiologist - Emergency. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic imaging of emergency trauma or non-traumatic emergency conditions. Radiologist - Gastrointestinal. The subspecialty concerned with diagnostic radiology of the gastrointestinal tract (including the stomach and intestines).
Radiologist - Genitourinary. The subspecialty relating to the radiology of the genitourinary tract: the organs of the reproductive and urinary tracts. Radiologist - Head and Neck. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic radiology of diseases of the head and neck. Radiologist - Interventional. The subspecialty that uses fluoroscopy, CT, and ultrasound to guide passage through the skin by needle puncture, including introduction of wires and catheters for performing procedures such as biopsies, draining fluids, inserting catheters, or dilating or stenting narrowed ducts or vessels. Radiologist - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The subspecialty relating to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a diagnostic radiological modality using nuclear magnetic resonance technology. MRI uses radio waves and a strong magnetic field rather than x-rays to provide clear and detailed pictures of internal organs and tissues. Radiologist - Musculoskeletal. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic radiology of diseases of the muscles and the skeleton. Radiologist - Neuroradiology. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic radiology of diseases of the central nervous system, head, and neck. Radiologist - Nuclear Medicine. The subspecialty concerned with the diagnostic and therapeutic uses of radionuclides, excluding the therapeutic use of sealed radiation sources. Radiologist - Pediatric Radiology. The subspecialty concerned with children's radiology and the radiological manifestations of diseases of children. Radiological Physicist. The subspecialty relating to the therapeutic, diagnostic and safe use of applications of x-rays, gamma rays, electron and charged particle beams, neutrons and radiations from sealed radionuclide sources; relating to the equipment associated with their production, use, measurement and evaluation and instrumentation required to perform appropriate radiation surveys; relating to the quality of images resulting from their production and use; and relating to medical health physics. Radiologist – Radiobiology. The branch of radiology or pathology concerned with the effects of radiation on cells and tissues. Radiologist - Ultrasound. The subspecialty concerned with the use of ultrasound (high frequency sound waves) and other techniques for medical diagnosis. Radiation Oncologist - Radiation Oncology. The medical specialty of radiation oncology, the use of radiation for the therapy of neoplasms (tumors).
* * *A physician trained in the diagnostic and/or therapeutic use of x-rays and radionuclides, radiation physics and biology; a diagnostic r. would also be trained in diagnostic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging and applicable physics.
* * *ra·di·ol·o·gist .rād-ē-'äl-ə-jəst n a physician specializing in the use of radiant energy for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes
* * *n.a doctor specialized in the interpretation of X-rays and other imaging techniques for the diagnosis of disease. An interventional radiologist specializes in the use of imaging to guide interventional radiology techniques.
* * *ra·di·ol·o·gist (ra″de-olґə-jist) a physician who specializes in the use of x-rays and other forms of radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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