In this episode Dr Demos Michaelides a Consultant Radiologist and Cambridge Medical School Graduate talks about the different methods of Imaging their uses and risks. He answers many questions on misconceptions such as, whether or not X-rays cause cancer ? He also talks about the future role of Artificial Intelligence in radiology and dives deep into why he became a radiologist.
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00:48 Life of a radiologist
3:33 Difference between an MRI/CT scan
5:54 How long you’d stay in MRI machine
6:05 What happens with people that have claustrophobia
11:19 Risks of radiation
14:24 Are X-rays Dangerous?
16:29 Danger for pregnant women
17:29 Danger for fertility
20:58 What is an ultrasound?
23:18 Routine tests
26:00 The future of radiology
31:00 Why you should specialise in radiology
34:25 Personal questions
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