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CT Scan How do we know the level in cross-sectional CT or MRI?

in real exam , they give us CT or MRI and they dont tell us the level , how do we know the level , as it is different , can we depend on vertebrae shape and how is that , ???
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also does anyone has website for quick revieww of chest Xray , pulmonary edema , pulmonary effesionand these stuffs??
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in real exam , they give us CT or MRI and they dont tell us the level , how do we know the level , as it is different , can we depend on vertebrae shape and how is that , ???
i don't think that they require us to determine organs and lesion levels based on vertebrae.

don't waste time with that, just go through the normal anatomy x-ray and Ct-s to identify the stucutres.

http://www.info-radiologie.ch/ct-index.php

http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/Ra...CT_anatomy.htm

http://www.med.wayne.edu/diagRadiolo...les/Page1.html

these web site are exelent to practice
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i don't think that they require us to determine organs and lesion levels based on vertebrae.

don't waste time with that, just go through the normal anatomy x-ray and Ct-s to identify the stucutres.

http://www.info-radiologie.ch/ct-index.php

http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/Ra...CT_anatomy.htm

http://www.med.wayne.edu/diagRadiolo...les/Page1.html

these web site are exelent to practice


yes you are right , but what I meant is abdominal and chest CT and MRI if we could know the level???

thanks for these website , I looked at first 2 previously , but now has confusion about chest Xray , that is what I wanted
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Have you tried Radiology Masterclass? I've found it quite helpful for CXRs.

http://radiologymasterclass.co.uk/

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for chest radiology and associated pathologies check this web site:

http://www.learningradiology.com/toc...s/tocchest.htm

But it goes very deep and is more likley step II-ish

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