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Utility of teleradiology amongst maxillofacial radiologist in Covid 19 pandemic situation - The time is now | Abstract

Journal of Dental Research and Practice

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Abstract

Utility of teleradiology amongst maxillofacial radiologist in Covid 19 pandemic situation - The time is now

Anuraag B Choudhary*

Aim: This study was performed to evaluate knowledge attitude regarding teleradiology (TR) amongst Maxillofacial Radiologists (MFR). Materials and Methods: One hundred MFR were shared the Google doc online questionnaire which was structured validated and Results were evaluated using graphical representation. Results: Out of 100 MFR, 87% use Digital Imaging in their routine practice, where as 94% opine about need of TR in Daily Practice even in recent tough situation of Covid Pandemic. 52% MFr suggested TR is reuired for second opinion where as 26% thought for Webinar or interdisciplinary meeting and teachings. 68% MFR thought that advantages of TR in collaborative discussion for appropriate diagnosis. Fifty-two dentists wrote one inquiry, and 44 inquired 2 or more times. The average inquiry number of the latter group was 5.0 cases. Conclusion: A teleradiology system in general dental practice could be helpful in the differential diagnosis of common lesions and reduce unnecessary costs.

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