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2012-04-29 15:16:07

As more patients are referred to tertiary care center with previous images, a new study from researchers at the Westchester Medical Center shows how radiologists are tackling the challenges of interpreting outside studies and reviewing discordance opinions.

2011-09-22 13:41:01

Residents who attend conferences that focus on missed or misinterpreted cases are 67% less likely to miss important findings when reading on-call musculoskeletal x-ray images, a new study shows.

2011-05-05 14:27:28

While ultrasound is usually viewed as more cost effective, MRI is most often used to evaluate the rotator cuff.

2011-05-05 14:23:51

Juvenile Inflammatory Arthritis (JIA) is a potentially debilitating childhood disease.

2011-05-04 13:37:13

Recent studies have shown that a 64-detector CT angiography utilizing prospective electrocardiographic (ECG) gating produces a quality image but considerably reduced patient radiation dose when compared to retrospective ECG gating.

2011-05-04 13:21:46

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is an indicator for coronary and carotid arterial disease and carries inherent risks of claudication and amputation.

2011-05-02 13:17:34

Patients who undergo MRI often suffer from elevated anxiety.

2010-10-04 13:31:36

Researchers working in a radiology department at a mid-sized hospital were able to increase productivity and improve efficiency by developing a simple method for measuring general technologist productivity.

2010-08-02 17:30:40

Numerous radiology practices were able to significantly reduce the radiation dose associated with multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scans by participating in a one day dose optimization workshop provided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and supported by the local state health department.

2010-07-01 18:41:54

An imaging algorithm produced by a radiology department and distributed through the medical director's office, in a top-down fashion, enabled a large, academic medical center to significantly reduce the number of unnecessary cervical spine radiographs (X-rays) in the emergency department.


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