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  1. General Topics Forum
    Guys check out this YouTube channel for HY Usmle videos and radiology. DR. Omer Awan is an excellant teacher. He posts new videos every Sunday on Usmle . If you want a video on any specific topic, comment under the video..if you find this helpful or you know someone who will benefit from it...
  2. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hello, Soon, I will start preparing for CK, I heard there are a lot of images in the exam like XR CT MRI, U/s hysterescopy So I want a source for all of these, I prefer it to be a book, and to be short like less than 200 pages or 300 So what is a good source?
  3. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Please anyone put some shine on the management of solitary pulmonary nodule. thanks
  4. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    can someone please clarify the above concepts and how the appear on XRAys ? Radiolucent objects appear darker on X-rays..hence we use US or CT for e.g. in kidney stones ? Is that correct ?
  5. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    if a pateint is hemodynamically unstable , can we use CT scan for emergent evaluation for blunt abdominal trauma or chest or head trauma, and if we use bedside US , which one to do first , CT or US????
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    What are dif between those two..and why one cannot use barium but can use gastrograffin to evaluate esophagus in perforated esophagus?
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    This is confusing me, UWorld ID 3221 where pt has gunshot wound, why did they do FAST? I thought penetrating wounds to abdomen area is straight to surgery not wasting time doing imagning (UWorld Id 3420 states not waste time "Exploratory laparotomy should not be delayed for imaging in...
  8. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    What is in the differential for Non-enhancing CT scans? From what I could gather from other forums and elsewhere, Contrast for Infections Tumors Basically anything with a "leak"? I can understand how tumors and infections would disrupt the vasculature and cause them to leak. Does that...
  9. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Can any body please explain: Difference between angiogram and CT angiogram.
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    Hey guys, What is the best test to confirm the diagnosis of brain tumors in children (especially posterior fossa tumors)? KLN Peds p271 mentions "Head CT scan best initial test for all" Qbook (Test 3, Q3) mentions the following regarding CT "CT of the head would be a good first test in most...
  11. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 62-year-old woman is transferred to the medical service with an appendiceal mass serendipitously picked up at the edge of an x-ray taken of a broken femur in the emergency department. Otherwise, the patient has no significant past medical history and no current symptoms. Which of the following...
  12. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    A 38-year-old man is being seen in his physician’s office after being involved in a car accident. He has a vague pain along his right sternal border, where he crashed into the steering wheel. His temperature is 36.6°C (97.8°F), pulse is 80/min, blood pressure is 123/75 mm Hg, respiratory rate is...
  13. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Can anyone tell me what the important pictures for radioanatomy are for step 1 ??
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    Found this nice link on another forum....check it out guys, was helpful to me http://www.learningradiology.com/medstudents/22%20Musts%20Flash/22_must_see_diagnoses.html
  15. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    from kaplan medicine so what we order when we suspect brain abscess? CT with contrast CT without contrast i think blood will act its own contrast and so ans should be CT without contrast !!! ;-(
  16. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    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 , ???
  17. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    can anyone please explain when to use ERCP and CT scan in abdominal pathologies and which one to use first? (e.g. pancreatitis/GB stones/pancreatic tumors)... i always confuse these two.... thanks a lot
  18. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    when to order CT in acute diverticulitis ?
  19. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Found this useful so thought I'd share ---> What does "ground glass" mean? • Focal or diffuse opacification of the lung • Does not obscure vascular structures • No air bronchograms • Sort of like a "veil" across the lung parenchyma What acute disease states create "ground glass" appearance on...
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    Poor souls just like me who just look :eek: when they see chest X ray and other radiological images.. i have found a site http://radiologymasterclass.co.uk/index.html hope it helps:)
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