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Damian Edward Dupuy, MD

Radiologist

Dr. Damian Edward Dupuy MD is a top Interventional Radiologist in Hyannis, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Damian Edward Dupuy MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Damian Edward Dupuy MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Damian Edward Dupuy MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Hyannis, MA, Dr. Damian Edward Dupuy MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
31 years Experience
Damian Edward Dupuy, MD
  • Hyannis, MA
  • Univ. of Massachusetts Medical
  • Accepting new patients

Are there any side effects of iodine contrast?

Allergic reactions and side effects from iodinated contrast media are very uncommon with modern day formulations.

Is chemotherapy different for urethral cancer?

Chemotherapy differs just like pesticides and herbicides. Some work for some cancers and some for others.

I have persistent cough, however my doctor says there is no need for a X-ray. Should I still go for one?

A chest X-ray is more sensitive at detecting lung abnormalities than a stethoscope.

My sons's lung X-ray shows a different condition than it originally did. Why?

X-rays show changes in tissue density. Patterns of density can have many different causes. Sometimes pneumonia can look like a tumor or fluid and sometimes a tumor or fluid can READ MORE
X-rays show changes in tissue density. Patterns of density can have many different causes. Sometimes pneumonia can look like a tumor or fluid and sometimes a tumor or fluid can look like pneumonia. A CAT scan can provide more specific information than a chest X-ray, and even then, sometimes a biopsy would need to be performed to find out the cause.

Dr. Dupuy

My abdominal X-ray look a little hazy. What could this indicate?

If you continue to have abdominal pain, you should get a CAT scan with oral and IV contrast media. Haziness could be fluid, lack of bowel gas, or a mass.

Open MRI

Open MRI scanners tend to have weaker field strength magnets. This means there is less signal to noise to generate images of your body. You can use the analogy of the cell phone READ MORE
Open MRI scanners tend to have weaker field strength magnets. This means there is less signal to noise to generate images of your body. You can use the analogy of the cell phone camera on a flip phone compared to the latest one on an Iphone X. If you want to have the best anatomic detail of your brain, spine, or body, a higher field strength magnet will provide higher quality images.

How effective is radiation therapy in liver cancer?

It depends what kind of liver cancer and where it is located and if it has spread beyond the liver or originated outside of the liver and spread to the liver. Internal radioactive READ MORE
It depends what kind of liver cancer and where it is located and if it has spread beyond the liver or originated outside of the liver and spread to the liver. Internal radioactive beads placed via the artery feeding the tumor or external radiation have both been used for certain liver cancers.