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Important Days Current Affairs November 2nd Week 2021
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Important Days Current Affairs November 2nd Week 2021

International Day Of Radiology Is Observed On 8 November:

The world celebrates International Day of Radiology on November 8th each year.
 
Highlights:
♦ The aim of the day is to increase public awareness of the importance of radiology in providing safe patient care, as well as to improve public understanding of the critical role that radiologists and radiographers play in the healthcare system.
♦ Radiology is a medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases in both humans and animals.
♦ A myriad of imaging techniques, including X-ray radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, including positron emission tomography (PET), fluoroscopy, and magnetic resonance imaging, are used to diagnose or treat diseases (MRI).
♦ Interventional radiology is the practise of performing minimally invasive medical procedures while using imaging techniques such as those listed above.
♦ This day also commemorates Wilhelm Roentgen`s discovery of x-rays in 1895.
♦ The first World Radiology Day was celebrated in 2012.


 

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