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Specialty: Radiology

Group: Diagnostic specialties

Sub specialties:

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Description: Radiology (specializes) in the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis. X-rays, etc.

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Common Modalities (and corresponding common codes in parentheses):

  1. (CR) Computerized Radiology or Computed Radiography
  2. (CT) Computerized Tomography
  3. (MG) Digital Mammography
  4. (MR) Magnetic Resonance
  5. (MX) Mixed Modality
  6. (NM) Nuclear Medicine
  7. (PT) Positron Emission Tomography
  8. (RF) Xray Radio & Fluoro
  9. (RT) Radiation Theraphy
  10. (SC) Secondary Capture
  11. (SR) Structured Report
  12. (DX) Digital XRay
  13. (US) Ultra Sound
  14. (XR) Xray

Common Interventional Procedures:

  1. Angiography
  2. Balloon Angiogplasty
  3. Biopsy
  4. Chemoembolization
  5. Embolization
  6. Thrombolysis
  7. Radiofrequency Ablation (RF/RFA)
  8. Vertebroplasty
  9. Venous Access


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