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CT scan

A computed tomography (CT) scan is a 3D image of your body. It’s generated by a machine that moves around you. Learn more about CT scans here.

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Kidney pain

Kidney pain is usually felt in your back. It can be a sign of a kidney problem. Find out about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney pain.

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X-rays

An x-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The x-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the aorta (the main blood vessel in the body). Read about the symptoms and treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysms.

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Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis damages the airways in the lungs, causing them to permanently widen. Early diagnosis and treatment are vital to prevent further damage.

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Endoscopic ultrasound

An endoscopic ultrasound is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in the lining of your upper digestive system and in structures beneath the lining.

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Metastatic breast cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread to other parts of your body. Treatment cannot cure it, but targets the symptoms.

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Thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)

Learn about TTS, a very rare blood-clotting syndrome linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Vaxzevria) - including symptoms and treatment here.

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Pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is serious. If a blood clot gets stuck in your lungs it can cause problems with your heart and breathing. Learn the symptoms.

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What is a radiographer? What is a radiologist?

Radiographers and radiologists are medical professionals who work with imaging technologies to help diagnose injuries and diseases. Find out more about both professions and the different roles they play.

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