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2009-11-20 15:41:33

Chest ultrasound can serve as a viable alternative to chest CT in the evaluation of pediatric patients with complicated pneumonia and parapneumonic effusion (a build-up of fluid between the lung and chest wall).

2009-11-16 12:57:15

Acute heart attack patients received an average total dose of ionizing radiation equal to 725 chest X-rays from medical tests during their hospital stay, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2009.

2009-11-11 11:00:00

KYOTO, Japan and PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Shimadzu Corporation (Kyoto Japan) and EDDA Technology Inc.

2009-10-21 12:17:36

Computed tomography (CT) scans are better than standard radiography (X-rays) in showing the extent of disease in patients with the H1N1 virus, according to a study to be published online Oct. 21, 2009, in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

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2009-10-14 11:07:16

Radiology doctors hope to increase awareness among physicians about threat for serious lung complications for acutely sick patients.

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2009-09-04 06:20:00

Israeli researchers reported that portable X-ray equipment is implicated in the spreading of drug-resistant bacteria in the intensive care unit (ICU).

2009-06-01 10:47:20

A study published in the June 2009 issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology determined several predictors of a positive lung cancer diagnosis after having an abnormal chest x-ray.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By Erdogan, M Sarper Martin, Christopher J ABSTRACT. A case is presented of a rare occupational lung disease for which the workplace etiology may have been overlooked.

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Slotto, James Folio, Les Answer to last month's radiology case (#25) and image: Cystic Fibrosis Chest X-Ray Findings: A Teaching Analog (Case # 26 appears at the end of this article) History Two patients are shown for comparison purposes.


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