ARTICLES

Ultrasound tests are useful in determining the presence, location, size and rate of growth of an aortic aneurysm, says WebMD. Types of ultrasound tests include an abdominal ultrasound, an echocardiogram, a transthoracic ...

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The exact cause of an enlarged abdominal aorta, also known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm, is unknown but the condition is linked to infection, tobacco use and hardening of the arteries, according to Mayo Clinic. The en...

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Doctors use different tests to screen abdominal aortic aneurysm, including abdominal ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), while treatment involves surgery that is intended to rep...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

A computed tomography, or CT scan, is used after stomach cancer is diagnosed to determine the stage of the cancer, according to WebMD. A liver ultrasound may be used to detect cysts or abnormal growths in the liver, canc...

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The use of a magnetic resonance angiogram is often more accurate than a CT scan or an ultrasound in certain diagnostic tests, according to WebMD. MRA testing is done to detect problems in the blood vessels that lead to t...

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Diagnosing lung infections may require testing such as blood tests, bronchoscopy, lung biopsy or a CT scan, according to WebMD. Blood cultures may determine the presence of bacteria that causes pneumonia or influenza. Ad...

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A renal ultrasound is a noninvasive exam that produces images, which are used to assess the size, shape and location of the kidneys. An ultrasound may also be used to assess blood flow to the kidneys, according to Johns ...

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