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As obesity rates continue to rise, the radiology community struggles with how to confront the challenges of imaging bariatric patients.
Even with Malpractice Reform, Docs are Still “Defensive”
Changes in malpractice standard legislation in three states had little effect on advanced imaging use in the emergency room.
Image IQ: Contralateral Breast after Cancer Diagnosis
50-year-old patient presented for screening mammogram. Extremely dense breast tissue was noted.
MRI Detects Shoulder Damage in Young Baseball Pitchers
MRI identifies unique shoulder damage, termed acromial apophysiolysis, among young pitchers that could cause long-term problems.
MRI Technique May Show Cognitive Decline Before Symptoms
Arterial spin labeling has shown changes in the posterior cingulate cortex among patients who went on to experience cognitive decline.
Cardiac MRI: An Impending Turf Battle?
Cardiac MRI procedure volume is on the rise, potentially bidding radiologists and cardiologists against each other.
MRI Shows Brain Changes in Children with Difficulty Reading
Imaging can detect changes in white matter among children with reading difficulties.
Patients Have Limited Access to Imaging
Access to imaging, particularly MRI and some forms of CT, vary considerably across the United States.
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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