Pierre Schnyder, MD


Imaging unveils internal secrets of drug traffickers

April 30, 2008

The proliferation of narcotics use over the past decades has been accompanied by a rise in drug smuggling. Meticulous vigilance by international customs and national authorities has led traders to adopt sophisticated and ingenious methods of drug transport.

Patient contact proves vital for good practice

February 11, 2006

Thirty years ago, radiology residents were urged to meet all patients presenting for imaging. As the workload increased, this emphasis on communication continued, though trainees tended to see only outpatients. Residents had to speak with these patients prior to imaging and, when possible, explain the subsequent results. If the diagnosis involved difficult or bad news, these discussions required great care.