Jagan Dewan Gupta, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Jagan Dewan Gupta

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Portal Hypertension

Preliminary Diagnosis: Portal Hypertension I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Ultrasound of the liver utilizing gray scale, Color Doppler, and spectrum wave form analysis sonographic imaging. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosing portal hypertension. Advantages Highly portable and quick imaging modality. Does not expose patients to ionizing…

Mitral Regurgitation

Preliminary Diagnosis: Mitral Regurgitation I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Echocardiography (transthoracic) II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of mitral regurgitation. Advantages Offers exquisite anatomical and functional imaging Does not expose patients to ionizing radiation Helps detect pressure gradients and velocities across a diseased valve and helps…

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Preliminary Diagnosis: Thyroglossal duct cyst I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis CT soft tissue neck with IV contrast. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of thyroglossal duct cyst. Advantages Relatively inexpensive, fast imaging modality. Highly specific and sensitive for detecting and diagnosing a thyroglossal duct cyst. Can…

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