Discography

Inside the ThirdAge.com Medical Procedures Center you will find the latest news, research and information about the Discography procedure. You can research what it is, the reason it should be done, a description of how it is performed, what future procedures may need to be done based on the results and what complications you should be watching for.

What is Discography?


Alternate Names for Discography:
Discogram
Diskogram
Diskography for detecting a herniated disk

Diskography is an imaging test. It involves injecting a contrast material into a disk in the spine and taking an x-ray . An x-ray is a test that uses radiation to take a picture of structures inside the body. The contrast material helps the disk appear more clearly on the x-ray.


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Learn what Discography is
What Is
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Reasons For Discography
Reasons For
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Discography Complications
Complications
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
Discography Details
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
Discography Results
Results
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
When to Contact Doctor about Discography
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.

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