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Referrer Education

The following educational articles are provided to offer healthcare professionals insight into Diagnostic Imaging.

Shearwave Elastography

Shearwave Elastography ClinRad Wynnum Plaza is pleased to offer a high quality, Bulk-Billed Shearwave Elastography service to our referrers and patients. A Shearwave Elastography (SWE) assessment provides a quantitative measurement of the stiffness of the liver – somewhat similar to that of a traditional Fibroscan.

Imaging in patients with abdominal pain

The anatomical region of the pain not only alters the most likely underlying pathology it also alters the imaging modality best adopted to demonstrate those pathologies.

Indications for platelet rich plasma, platelet poor plasma and steroid injections

Corticosteroid injections are commonly used in the management of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions but often Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is preferable.

A decision-making algorithm for US-guided shoulder injections

Shoulder pain is a very common problem and one for which diagnostic imaging and imaging-guided intervention is widely used.

Anatomic basis for CT-guided lumbar spine injections

When it comes to surgical and other interventional procedures “it is the decision, not the precision”. It does not matter how well you perform a procedure technically; it will not help if patient and procedure selection is incorrect. This is the case for CT-guided spinal interventions.