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Radiology Information:
Expert advice for the consumer and health professional

“InsideRadiology” provides consumers and health professionals with free and easily accessible accurate, up to date, credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

All information items have been written by experts and edited by a team of specialised consumer writers to make them easy to read and understand.

If you are unsure or have concerns about any aspect of a test or procedure, please discuss your concerns and the information item with your health care provider.


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This information provided on this website is of a general nature only and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. It is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient and his/her doctor. It is recommended that any specific questions regarding your procedure be discussed with your family doctor or medical specialist.

Some of the tests or procedures included in this resource may not be available at all radiology providers so please check with your referring doctor or specialist for your options about where to go.

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