Diagnostic Imaging Vol 31 No 9

Will patient pics improve or harm interpretation quality?

September 01, 2009

Radiologists may discover more on CT scans, and feel more connected to patients, when patients' photographs are included with the CT images, according to a study presented at the last RSNA meeting by Israeli researcher Dr. Yehonatan Turner.

Diffusion tensor imaging charts path to schizophrenia

September 01, 2009

Using diffusion tensor imaging, California researchers have confirmed that the brain's white matter in subjects at risk for schizophrenia develops differently compared with that in healthy people. DTI scans of white matter integrity can also predict functional decline.

Radiologist incomes rise despite slower job growth

September 01, 2009

The crazy days of offering sky-high incomes to hire radiologists have ended, but the effects of the mid-2000s boom can still be seen in compensation levels near the top of the scale among all medical practitioners.

PET aids neuroblastoma management decisions

September 01, 2009

Children's hospitals in Cincinnati and Memphis, TN, have established the value of FDG-PET for depicting the extent of neuroblastoma in some patients, particularly for those in the early stages of the disease.