Each year, doctors order millions of radiographic studies such as X-rays and magnetic resonance, computed tomography, and bone scans. Radiologists read the scans and then send a report with their interpretation to the ordering physician, who will use the radiologists’ assessment in arriving at a diagnosis.

Still, some physicians may insist on reading X-rays and scans themselves despite not being trained as radiologists.

Renal & Urology News would like to assess how frequently urologists and nephrologists do this, so please answer the following poll question.

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