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As obesity rates continue to rise, the radiology community struggles with how to confront the challenges of imaging bariatric patients.
Liver MRI May Help Rule Out, but Not Diagnose Iron Overload
Liver MRI is not accurate enough to definitely identify patients with iron overload.
MRI of Knees and Shoulders Before Radiography Costly
Knee and shoulder MRI before radiography adds to patient care costs.
Radiology Utilization in Emergency Departments Declines
Use of imaging studies in emergency departments rose significantly from 1993 to 2007, but then declined from 2007 to 2012.
Q&A: Ultrasound Screening in Dense Breasts
Long-time proponent of ultrasound for breast screening, Kevin M. Kelly, MD, discusses what radiologists need to know.
Australian GPs Ordering More Imaging Tests Than Ever Before
General practitioners in Australia are increasingly ordering imaging tests, with an increase of 45 percent over the past decade.
Imaging Utilization Trends and Reimbursement
As growth of imaging utilization slows, radiologists worry about the effect on reimbursement.
Adding MRI Beneficial for Screening High-Risk Breast Cancer
An annual screening for breast cancer using a combination of MRI and mammography could be an effective program for high-risk women, particularly those who are known BRCA mutation carriers.
MRI Shows Mountain Climbers Face Higher Risk of Brain Bleeds
CHICAGO — High-altitude cerebral edema, the end stage of severe acute mountain sickness — once thought to be reversible — causes microbleeding on the brain.
Podcast: Using MRI in the Operating Room
Steven Kalkanis, MD, director of neurosurgical oncology at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, discusses how an MRI unit in the operating suite has transformed their approach to brain surgery.
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