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  1. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Spine
  2. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Body
  3. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Head and Face
  4. Computed Tomography Angiogram (CT Angiogram)
  5. Coronary Calcium Scan
  6. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  7. SPECT Image ofthe Heart
  8. Lung Cancer Screening
  9. Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches? Guides you through the decision to have imaging tests to evaluate your headaches. Looks at the types of imaging tests used, including CTscan and MRI. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  10. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  11. Arthrogram (Joint X-Ray)
  12. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  13. Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
  14. Virtual Colonoscopy Discusses virtual colonoscopy (computed tomographic colonography). Covers why and how it is done. Explains how it differs from a regular colonoscopy. Covers things to think about when choosing virtual colonoscopy.
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  16. Imaging Tests for Epilepsy
  17. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening ofthe arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  18. Chemo Brain
  19. Nicotine and theBrain Learn why nicotine makes it hard to quit smoking and how it can be overcome.
  20. Cat Eye Syndrome
  21. Bone Scan
  22. Gallium Scan
  23. Gallbladder Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test done to evaluate gallbladder function. Covers how to prepare for test and how it is done, including use of radioactive tracer substance. Includes info on risks and what test results may mean.
  24. Kidney Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures of kidney.
  25. Testicular Scan
  26. Thyroid Scan
  27. Ergonomics: Using Your Computer Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.
  28. Deep Brain Stimulation
  29. Traumatic Brain Injury
  30. Brain and Nervous System Includes info on dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo. Also has links to multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease as well as information on diabetic neuropathy and seizures.
  31. Evaluation and Treatment After a First Seizure
  32. Vascular Malformations oftheBrain
  33. Primary Familial Brain Calcification
  34. Liver and Spleen Scan Discusses nuclear scan to look at liver and spleen for problems. Explains how to prepare for the test, how it is done, and risks. Discusses results and what affects the tests. Looks at other tests that may be done.
  35. Lung VQ Scan
  36. Salivary Gland Scan
  37. Cardiac Perfusion Scan
  38. Nuclear Medicine Scan
  39. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  40. Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on theBrain
  41. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  42. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  43. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Test Gives info on test for BNP hormone to tell how well the heart works. Tells how BNP checks for heart failure. Tells how to get ready for test. Includes what results mean. Also discusses things that affect test results, such as some health problems and medicines.
  44. Cardiac Blood Pool Scan
  45. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
  46. Cranial Ultrasound
  47. Speech Problems From Brainor Nervous System Damage
  48. Technetium-Labeled Red Blood Cell Bleeding Scan
  49. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  50. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  51. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  52. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  53. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  54. barium sulfate (oral and rectal)
  55. Colorectal Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Guides you through choosing a test to check for colorectal cancer. Looks at symptoms of colorectal cancer. Covers stool tests, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and virtual colonoscopy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  56. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done.
  57. Myelogram
  58. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Head
  59. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  60. Concussion
  61. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  62. nesiritide
  63. Changing Negative Thoughts Learn how to train your brain to work for you, not against you.
  64. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  65. Animal and Human Bites Discusses what to do for animal or human bites. Covers puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, and crushing injuries. Covers bites by adults and kids, dogs and cats, and wild animals. Covers home treatment. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  66. Abdominal Ultrasound
  67. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  68. Controlling Pet Allergens
  69. Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy Discusses risks to the fetus of a woman who gets toxoplasmosis during pregnancy. Covers common symptoms like swollen glands. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Covers how to avoid toxoplasmosis, including avoiding raw meat and contact with cat feces.
  70. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroid gland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroid gland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  71. Ultrasound Needle Guidance for Biopsy or Injection
  72. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  73. Tests for Erection Problems
  74. Bone Density
  75. Doppler Ultrasound
  76. Congenital Hydrocephalus
  77. Echocardiogram
  78. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through decision to have or not have carpal tunnel release surgery. Looks at problems carpal tunnel syndrome can cause. Covers types of surgery and compares with wrist splint therapy. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  79. Chemistry Screen
  80. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  81. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  82. diphenhydramine and phenylephrine
  83. Wrist Splint for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  84. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Few Tips for Preventing It Learn what movements may help cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Get tips to help prevent it and manage symptoms.
  85. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Stretches Learn stretches that can help you prevent carpal tunnel syndrome and manage your symptoms.
  86. Cataracts Discusses vision problems caused by cataracts, a painless, cloudy area in lens of eye. Covers symptoms like fuzzy vision, glare from lamps or sun, and frequent changes to eyeglass prescription. Discusses treatment with surgery. Also discusses vision aids.
  87. Pelvic Ultrasound Discusses test that uses sound waves to make a picture of organs and structures in the lower belly (pelvis). Covers transabdominal, transrectal, and transvaginal ultrasound. Discusses use to check for different cancers.
  88. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Shoulder Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe shoulder. Covers why it is done such as checking for unexplained shoulder pain or torn tendons. Discusses results.
  89. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Knee Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures ofthe knee. Covers why it is used, including to find problems like arthritis, meniscus injury, or damaged cartilage, ligaments, or tendons.
  90. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Safe Posture and Movements
  91. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Activities to Limit
  92. Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes Discusses causes and symptoms of hammer, claw, and mallet toes. Covers diagnosis (including specific tests and exams). Looks at treatment options, including surgery. Also offers home treatment tips.
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  94. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  95. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Reducing Pain and Swelling
  96. Open Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covers open surgery to release pressure on the median nerve to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in your hand. Looks at how the surgery is done, how well it works, and what to expect after surgery. Includes info on risks.
  97. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Covers endoscopic surgery to release pressure on the median nerve to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in your hand. Looks at how the surgery is done, how well it works, and what to expect after surgery. Includes info on risks.
  98. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) ofthe Abdomen Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the belly. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done. Discusses results.
  99. Pregnancy: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  100. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Should I Get a Screening Test? Guides through decision to have screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Includes pros such as finding aneurysms so that they can be treated. Also explains the possible harm that could come if the test leads to risky surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.

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