Latest Paediatric radiology Stories
FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has partnered with the Image Gently Campaign to increase awareness of opportunities to lower radiation dose when imaging children.
Children and teens frequently undergo diagnostic tests that expose them to radiation, raising their risks of cancer later in life.
An expert panel convened today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to discuss medical imaging appropriateness, ionizing radiation from imaging procedures and efforts under way to curb overutilization, decrease radiation dose and educate patients on the risks and benefits of medical imaging.
LONDON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recent analysis of the medical imaging devices market, Frost & Sullivan presented Lodox Systems (Pty) Ltd (Lodox) with the "2010 South African Medical Imaging Product Quality Leadership Award".
FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilization management programs that use evidence-based guidelines to ensure appropriate use of diagnostic imaging tests could help prevent dangerous radiation overdoses like the one highlighted in a recent New England Journal of Medicine editorial, said MedSolutions (www.medsolutions.com), a leading provider of medical management services.
Study investigates clear dose guidelines in PET exams on children.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center are incorporating radiation dose exposure reports into the electronic medical record, an effort that they hope will lead to an accurate assessment of whether any cancer risk is associated with low-dose radiation exposure from medical imaging tests, according to an article in the February issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR).
From CT scans to nuclear stress tests, America is receiving skyrocketing rates of radiation through medical imaging. Experts say research is necessary to determine whether the benefits outweigh the known cancer risks of radiation.
PITTSBURGH, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Foundation Radiology Group (FRG), a provider of diagnostic imaging professional services to hospitals, outpatient imaging centers, urgent care centers, and long-term acute care institutions, announced today that it has raised $10 million in the company's initial round of venture funding.
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