Donna Domino

Articles

International experts, cutting-edgetechnology impress RSNA newbie

February 01, 2009

As an experienced journalist but a neophyte to radiology, I went to Chicago with a healthy mixture of curiosity and trepidation. I had prepared for the RSNA sessions I was assigned to cover but wondered if the megatechnical presentations would be over my head.

California blamesoperator errorfor CT incident

January 01, 2009

The California Department of PublicHealth has determined that excessiveradiation exposure to a two-year-oldboy who was allegedly subjected to151 CT scans while in the machinefor 65 minutes, leaving him with radiationburns on his face and head, wasdue to “operator error” by the radiologictechnologist.

Expertise with MSCT-CA takes time

January 01, 2009

Multislice CT coronary angiography is becoming a practical alternative to conventionalangiography.

Moolah getsreports flyingout the door

January 01, 2009

Motivated by a $5000 bonus, radiologistsat Massachusetts GeneralHospital completed scan signoffs in afraction of the usual time.

Rads lose procedure volumeto cardiologists, surgeons

January 01, 2009

As percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stent placement replace bypass surgery in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, cardiologists and surgeons now are performing far more of the procedures than radiologists

Radiologists lose angioplasty, stent procedure volume to cardiologists and surgeons

December 05, 2008

As percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stent placement replaces bypass surgery in the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, cardiologists and surgeons now are performing far more of the procedures than radiologists, according to research presented Thursday at the RSNA meeting.

CAD improves detection of inconspicuous colonic polyps, adds little to search for flat colorectal lesions

December 04, 2008

Computer-aided detection systems show high potential for detecting inconspicuous colonic polyps but provide little help in locating nonpolypoid colorectal lesions, according to research presented Wednesday at the RSNA meeting.