Med Conceptions

MRI’s, CT’s and X-ray’s with Consultant Radiologist Dr Demos Michaelides | MC S01E5

September 19, 2021 Andreas Samoutis Season 1 Episode 4
Med Conceptions
MRI’s, CT’s and X-ray’s with Consultant Radiologist Dr Demos Michaelides | MC S01E5
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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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00:00 Intro 

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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Intro
Life of a radiologist
Difference between an MRI/CT scan
How long you’d stay in MRI machine
What happens with people that have claustrophobia
Risks of radiation
Are X-rays Dangerous?
Danger for pregnant women
Danger for fertility
What is an ultrasound?
Routine tests
The future of radiology
Why you should specialise in radiology
Personal questions