Radiology News, Features, Case Studies
There’s a recent epidemic in imaging causing many studies to turn up as blurry messes. Could it be that patients aren’t being given the proper prep?
Industry-wide efforts look to control CT dosing levels, but not everyone is convinced the radiation is under control.
Philips received FDA clearance for the first spectral breast density measurement application.
Siemens Healthcare announced FDA approval of their MAGNETOM Prisma, a 3T MRI scanner.
CT colonography can detect precursors to cancer, saving lives and money, yet it is not yet fully endorsed or reimbursed. Judy Yee, MD, explains.
In this season of giving, leaders should lead by example, finding time to volunteer in their communities. Here’s why.
Use of tomosynthesis for orthopedic and chest imaging offers greater study clarity and reduced dose.
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.
VIDEO: Mark Flyer, MD, CIIP, of Maimonides Medical Center, shares the experiences and lessons learned when his facility implemented a critical test results management system.
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.
The patient is a 66-year-old male who presented to his primary care physician with a 3-week history of painless gross hematuria. He underwent a renal ultrasound that showed a left kidney mass.
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.
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