Whole Body MIBI Myeloma Scan
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A radiographer (or medical imaging technologist) is a university-trained health professional who works with cutting edge technology to produce X-rays, CT (computed tomography) scans, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans and other medical images to assist clinical radiologists and other doctors diagnose, monitor or treat a patient’s injury or illness.
Radiographers can train in specialised areas such as:
Radiographers have a very thorough understanding of the body’s structure, how it is affected by injury, and the causes and effects of disease.
The radiographer performs the medical imaging on the instructions of the radiologist [add link]. The radiologist then interprets the images the radiographer has taken and communicates the results to the referring doctor.
Courses in radiography are available at a number of universities. More information is available from The Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy.
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