Category Archives: Radiology

MRI for nerve root compression/sciatica?

Latest guidelines from our local hospital have some useful pointers for when to refer for MRI and when not to: Radicular thoracic pain should be referred for MRI. Sciatica, however, probably not – if <6/52 then wait and see, and … Continue reading

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Imaging in children with UTI: NICE guidance

Ultrasonography: Everyone <6 months, and recurrent infections (see below) in children >6 months.   Urgent ultrasonography (at time of the infection): < 3 yrs with atypical infection (see below) or <6 months with with recurrent infection (see below).     … Continue reading

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