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How to Prepare Radiology for PGMEE

Radiology is completely an Image-based subject. Approximately 7-8 Questions were framed from Radiology in previous year paper of AIPGMEE and almost all of them were Image-Based. According to this year’s official subject wise marks distribution Radiology + Radiotherapy will constitute 12 questions in NEET PG.

With a view to make your preparation more effective for Radiology, our Experts have brought forward this article which will provide insights into the Best Books and the Most Important Topics of Radiology from PGMEE perspective.

 

Recommended Books for Radiology Preparation

Our Experts suggest the following books for preparation of Radiology:

  • Review of Radiology by Dr. Sumer Sethi

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Most Important Topics of Radiology for PGMEE

Here is a list of the Unit-Wise Most Important Topics of Radiology:

 

General Radiology

Most Important Topics under General Radiology

  • History of X-Ray, CT, MRI and USG
  • Methods of X-Ray Production
  • Components of X-Ray Tube
  • Principles of USG, CT and MRI
  • DSA
  • Radiation Dose
  • Radiation Protection

Also read: Most effective study plan for PG entrance exams.

Systemic Radiology

1. Respiratory

Most Important Topics under Respiratory

  • Normal Chest Ray
  • Pathological Conditions Like Pneumonia, ARDS, Abscess
  • TB
  • Lung Carcinoma
  • Aspergillosis
  • COPD
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Empyema
  • Pneumothorax
  • Hyadatid lung

 

2. Cardiac

Most Important Topics under Cardiac

  • CHD
  • Chamber Enlargement

 

3. GIT

Most Important Topics under GIT

  • TB
  • Crohn’s vs UC
  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Ca Oesophagus
  • Hiatus Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Ca Stomach
  • Intussusception
  • Volvulus
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • CHPS
  • Colorectal Ca

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4. Osteology

Most Important Topics under Osteology

  • Bone Tumor
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Fractures

 

5. Head, Neck and Brain

Most Important Topics under Head, Neck & Brain

  • CT and MRI of Brain Tumor
    • Metabolic Diseases
    • Fracture Skull
    • TB
    • Neurocysticercosis
    • Arachnoid Cyst Vs Epidermoid Cyst
    • Arnold Chiari Malformations
    • Stroke

6. Mammography

 

Radiotherapy

Most Important Topics under Radiotherapy

  • Isotopes used in Teletherapy and Brachytherapy
  • Half Life of Isotopes
  • PET
  • Various Adverse Reactions of Radiation
  • New Modalities in Radiotherapy: Cobalt Gamma Knife and Stereotactic Radiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy and Chemosensitive Tumors

 

Also read: How to study all 19 subjects for NEET PG.

 

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Students must prepare the above-listed Topics along with Images to facilitate better understanding.

Meticulously preparing the above-listed topics will surely help you answer most of the questions from Radiology and Radiotherapy in PGMEE.

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