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- n. Plural form of myelogram.
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And even 25% can add up to a lot when we're talking about very, very pricey services, like CT scans, myelograms a special radiographic study of the spine, MRI studies and neurosurgery.
I would like to continue to inform potential patients of the various imaging procedures that are performed by radiologists and this week I will discuss myelograms.
How many of us receiving myelograms or epidural steroids (ESI) are warned of these incurable risks in advance?
In the old pre-MRI, pre-CT days, we used to order myelograms.
Many people do not have the financial means for an MRI, and myelograms can be dangerous because they involve injecting chemicals into the spinal fluid.
After many more MRIs, blood tests, EMGs (the electromyogram is a test that measures the response of a muscle to a stimuli), nerve conduction tests and CT myelograms (an X-ray type test used to study the spine), my neurologist concluded that I had ALS.
‘We did the arteriograms, CAT scans and myelograms again.