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Request for Proposal: When Your Radiology Group Contract is at Risk
Hospitals are drumming up competition by presenting RFPs to their radiology group. Here, experts weigh in on how to keep that contract.
FDA Approves SOMATOM Force CT System by Siemens
The latest dual source CT includes features that provide low dose imaging for patients with renal insufficiency, difficulty holding their breath and more.
Low Dose High-Pitch CT Angiography For Heart, Head, Neck Arteries
An ECG-triggered high-pitch CT angiography allowed simultaneous imaging of the heart, head and neck arteries.
CT Measures Soft Coronary Plaque in Patients with Diabetes
Coronary CT angiography helps clinicians assess soft coronary plaque in patients with diabetes, identifying those who are at risk of cardiac disease or event.
Low Dose CT for Lung Cancer May Assess Risk for Cardiovascular Event
Patients undergoing low dose CT chest screening for lung cancer may also be assessed by automated coronary artery calcification scoring.
Lung Hydatid Cyst
Case History: 65-year-old woman with dry cough, sore throat and mild fever, had upper airway infection diagnosis and similar attacks in previous years.
False-Positive Mammogram Findings do not Discourage Future Testing
Women who receive false-positive mammography results are still likely to undergo future testing.
Strategies for Lowering Screening Radiation Doses
Further strategies are required to reduce CT radiation doses used in diagnostic screening.
Coronary Artery Calcification Can Predict Acute Coronary Syndrome
Pulmonary CT angiograms that detect coronary artery calcification can help predict acute coronary syndrome in some patients
Arizona Enacts Breast Density Notification Law
Arizona joins 14 other states in requiring breast density patient notification.