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Is Whole Body Imaging Warranted for Thrombocytopenia Caused by a COVID-19 Vaccine?

June 14, 2022

In what may be the largest study to date to examine the use of whole-body imaging to assess multisystem thrombosis in patients with COVID-19 vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia, researchers found multiple sites of thrombosis in 83 percent of patients who had additional CT, MRI and/or ultrasound imaging beyond the area of their primary complaint.

ACR Challenges FDA Guidance on Thyroid Monitoring for Young Children Exposed to Iodinated Contrast Media

June 07, 2022

In a newly published statement, the American College of Radiology cited questionable literature support for the recent FDA guidance and noted potential consequences ranging from diagnosis delays due to parental anxiety about contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) and increased health care costs.

GE Healthcare to Resume 'Close to 100 Percent' Production of Iodinated Contrast Media Products This Week

June 02, 2022

The resumed production of GE Healthcare’s Omnipaque products is a welcome development for radiologists scrambling to come up with alternative dosing and imaging options in the past month during the temporary shortage of iodinated contrast media.