Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
Imaging Forward campaign highlights technological advances in medical imaging.
Changing health care laws contribute to the uncertain future of radiology.
Patient fear of MRI is widespread.
The expression “pea-sized brain” gets a new twist.
Forget the controlled environment of the MOC exam. Here’s my version of an exam to really test real-world radiology aptitude.
Ultra-high-field 7-Tesla MRI of the brain detected abnormalities in the substantia nigra among subjects with Parkinson’s disease.
VIDEO: Residents must understand it is radiologists’ responsibility to ensure the right tests are being performed at the right time. It’s a culture shift they should embrace, said Vijay Rao, MD.
VIDEO - Consultant Jef Williams details the four areas driving change in healthcare for radiologists.
VIDEO: What’s behind the imaging operations mergers and acquisitions? Brian Baker discusses the why and what to do about medical imaging consolidation.
VIDEO: Radiology facilities are increasing their focus on patient satisfaction. Consultant Jamie Verkamp discusses qualities of patient-facing employees.
Hackensack University Medical Center has earned ACR’s distinction as one of the first two Diagnostic Imaging Centers of Excellence. Here’s how they did it.
Stacy Johnson, of Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, discusses the use of technology to meet California’s dose reporting requirement and the law’s impact.
Lisa Lowe, MD, an Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management grad, discusses the training radiology leaders need in today’s health care environment.
James Rawson, MD, discusses health care reform, appropriate imaging utilization, changes in practice structure, and the upcoming presidential election.
In this case study, an elderly woman with pain in her left hip had asymptomatic myositis ossificans in the right. She had denied any trauma, which is the usual cause in the elderly.
Case History: An 18-year-old boy presented to the surgery outpatient clinic with a one-week history of a painful swelling at the umbilicus with purulent discharge.
An 18-year-old boy with complaints of swelling in floor of mouth since childhood and difficulty with movement of tongue. On physical examination, sublingual large swelling was noted. Overlying surface was reddish, however no signs for active inflammation seen. Ultrasound, contrast enhanced CT scan and MRI were done.
From Physicians Practice
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