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Diagnostic & Therapeutic Procedures

This section discusses a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, such as angiography, CAT scan, MRI scan, nuclear medicine, radiotherapy, x-ray imaging, ultrasound, Pap smear, and more. Diagnostic imaging refers to a variety of non-invasive methods for identifying and monitoring diseases or injuries by analyzing images. These images represent the internal anatomic structures and organs of a patient's body. Based on the outcome of imaging tests and other diagnostic procedures, patients may be referred for additional testing or treatment.