How To Study Radio diagnosis & Radiotherapy for NEET PG 2018

The National Board of Examination has issued the syllabus of the NEET PG 2018. Along with the topics, the NBE has also stated the weight age of each topic in terms of the marks.

To strategies the preparation in an efficient manner it is important for the candidates to have information in regard to the syllabus.

S.No.

SUBJECT

Subject wise weight age of the questions

1. Anatomy 15
2. Physiology 15
3. Biochemistry 15
4. Pharmacology 20
5. Microbiology 20
6. Pathology 25
7. Forensic Medicine 10
8. Social and Preventive Medicine 25
10. Medicine Dermatology & Venereology 37
11. Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics and Anaesthesia 46
12. Radio diagnosis and Radiotherapy 12 (6+6)
13. Obstetrics and Gynaecology 25
14. Paediatrics 15
15. Ophthalmology 10
16. Psychiatry 10
Grand Total 300

Radiology is an interesting and challenging subject. The diversity of the subject requires a paramount skill and excellent memorizing power to prove the mettle. It carries heavy weight age in NEET PG 2018 entrance exam, thus without a sound strategy Radiology preparation can be a daunting task.

Radiology is completely an Image-based subject. Approximately 12 (6+6) questions will be framed from Radiology in the entrance exam of NEET PG 2018 and almost all of them will be image-based.

Here is a list of the Unit-Wise Important Topics of Radiology for NEET PG 2018:

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

Systemic Radiology

  1. Respiratory
  • Normal Chest Ray
  • Pathological Conditions Like Pneumonia, ARDS, Abscess
  • TB
  • Lung Carcinoma
  • Aspergillosis
  • COPD
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Empyema
  • Pneumothorax
  • Hyadatid lung
  1. Cardiac
  • CHD
  • Chamber Enlargement
  1. 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
  1. Osteology
  • Bone Tumor
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Fractures
  1. Head, Neck and Brain
  • CT and MRI of Brain Tumor
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Fracture Skull
  • TB
  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Arachnoid Cyst Vs Epidermoid Cyst
  • Arnold Chiari Malformations
  • Stroke
  1. Mammography

Important Topics under Radiotherapy for NEET PG 2018:

  • 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

Preparing the above-listed topics thoroughly would surely help you to answer most of the questions from Radio diagnosis & Radiotherapy and will help to you emerge among the Top-Rankers.