Outpatient CT and MRI Imaging Services
Best practices for ordering CT or MR Examinations
When ordering a CT or MR examination please use the chart below to select examination which is best suited to your patients' needs.
The table contains some typical clinical problems listing modality as the 1st or the 2nd choice in diagnosis.
|Unknown cause||1st choice|
|Bulla||1st choice||2nd choice|
|Neck||Soft Tissue Tumour||2nd choice||1st choice|
|Cord Tumour||1st choice|
|Spine||Tumour||2nd choice||1st choice|
|Herniated Disk||1st choice|
|Full Spine or unsure|| 1st choice CT
|Breathing problem||1st choice|
|Abdomen||1st choice||2nd choice|
|Pelvis||Tumour||1st choice||2nd choice|
|Bone disease||1st choice||2nd choice|
|Vascular||Patency||1st choice||2nd choice|