Reimbursements will be reduced if CT equipment is not compliant with new standards.
Start With Radiographs When Suspecting Musculoskeletal Infection
Radiographs can provide anatomic evaluation and appropriate starting point when investigating possible musculoskeletal infection.
Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Annual Review Supports Current Testing
Ventilation and perfusion scans to diagnose pulmonary embolism remain largely accurate.
CT and MRI Use Increasing in Emergency Departments
Advanced imaging is being used more often in emergency rooms.
Vacuum-Assisted Biopsy A Good Option For Fast Breast Tissues Clinical Assessment
CT-Guided VAB outperforms prone stereotactic biopsy for fastest breast tissues biopsy.
Body-Size Estimates Critical in Determining Effective Dose
Diagnostic reference levels help reduce radiation doses for CT examinations.
Comprehensive Utilization Management Reduces High Cost Imaging Volume
Using a comprehensive utilization management can help reduce the use of high cost imaging in primary care practices.
New Lung-RADS Category Helps Radiologists Identify More Malignancies
By adding a new category to lung CT reports, radiologists can identify more malignant lesions.
Paraumbilical Pain, Nausea, Vomiting
Case History: 35-year-old female presented with pain in the left paraumbilical region for two days, nausea and vomiting.
Inability to Move Shoulder After Tackle
Case History: 16-year-old with immediate pressure on his chest, inability to move left shoulder after tackled in football.
History of Cough, Mild Weight Loss
Case History: 49-year-old patient presented with history of cough; mild weight loss was noted.
42 y/o, Chest Pain
Case History: 42-year-old patient presented with chest pain.
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