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What should be done in the event that an implant cannot be palpated prior to removal?



A. Reschedule the removal procedure. Order an ultrasound or MRI to locate the implant prior to removal.
B. Reschedule the removal procedure. Order a CT to locate the implant prior to removal.
C. Order an X-ray to locate the implant prior to removal.
D. Perform the removal procedure and explore the site for the non-palpable implant.

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Asked by Remcquade, Last updated: Feb 03, 2020

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rockzzzajay

Rockzzzajay

Answered Jan 28, 2020

If the device cannot be palpated or detected by ultrasound at the original reschedule the removal procedure. Order an ultrasound or MRI to locate the implant prior to removal.

 

remcquade

Remcquade

Answered Nov 16, 2017

Reschedule the removal procedure. Order an ultrasound or MRI to locate the implant prior to removal.

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