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.
A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
A lung biopsy involves removing small pieces of abnormal lung tissue using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).
CT scans - information for radiographers and medical imaging providers
Information to support medical imaging services undertaking specialised scanning on children and young people.
CT scans - information for parents and carers
Providing parents and carers with information about CT scans.
Sprains and strains
A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament, which is the tissue that connects bones at a joint. Read more about managing and treating sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations.
CT scans - information for referrers
Provides doctors requesting CT scans with information regarding CT related radiation in children and young people.
A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs, caused by one or more blood clots. Here's how to spot the signs.
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.
A coronary angiogram is an x-ray procedure used to see whether a person has a certain type of heart disease. See here how the procedure is carried out.