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2012-05-01 11:37:34

Using a decision support system for ordering chest CT examinations translates into positive examinations three-quarters of the time, a new study shows. The study, conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, of 93,818 chest CT examinations done with the assistance of a decision support system, found that 76% of patients had a positive finding on their CT. "Rising concerns about radiation risks, imaging growth and reimbursement costs has highlighted inappropriate imaging use,"...

2012-05-01 06:27:46

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CentraState Medical Center has begun a week-long training program for physicians from China on comprehensive imaging and interventional techniques for diagnosing breast cancer. A group of physicians is training with internationally distinguished interventional radiologist Ken Tomkovich, MD, medical director of Interventional Radiology at CentraState and with Freehold Radiology Group. (Photo:...

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. "Outside studies were becoming a problem in our institution," said Dr. Zvi Lefkovitz, co-lead for this study. "We were receiving a lot of disjointed, fly-by-night examinations, and we had no formalized policy for reviewing these exams."...

2012-04-27 23:02:18

Anyone thinking of becoming an x ray technician should read the latest resource by MedicalSchoolsinUsa.com. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The leading online resource for anyone considering a field in the medical profession has launched a new section for those looking to become an x ray technician, Medicalschoolsinusa.com announced. With demand for radiology technicians on the rise, more students are looking to get their foot in the door and start a career in this growing filed. The...

2012-04-27 02:26:13

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the computed radiography (CR) inspection systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Carestream NDT with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Excellence. Since its introduction in mid-2009, the Carestream Industrex HPX-1 CR scanner has been a benchmark in the CR inspection systems market for its functionality and reliability. It is the only product that has been...

2012-04-13 06:21:37

LONDON and NUREMBERG, Germany, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziehm Imaging, leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms presents its award-winning product portfolio at this year's Charing Cross Symposium in London. Together with Xograph (http://www.xograph.com), its UK distribution partner, Ziehm Imaging showcases tailored solutions for vascular specialists, interventional radiologists and cardiologists to provide them with a flexible, cost-efficient...

2012-04-12 23:03:12

Vidisco to play an active role at the upcoming WCNDT conference and unveil important advances in the Digital Radiography field (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Vidisco Executive Vice President Lior Pick will speak at the upcoming 18th WCNDT Conference about an automatic software process enabling easy and accurate Wall Thickness Measurement, while overcoming several related challenges. It serves as a user-friendly, optimal tool when using Tangential or Double Wall Techniques. The main contribution...

2012-04-12 02:38:20

IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smile Generation today reaffirms its commitment to patient safety. Since Smile Generation's launch in 2004, all Smile Generation-approved dental offices have been equipped with Digital dental X-ray systems, lowering the risks of radiation and enhancing overall patient care. The Smile Generation-approved offices also have computer systems in place to produce, manage and store secure electronic dental records. (Logo:...

2012-04-11 05:43:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- When you have throbbing pain due to your teeth, the last thing you think about is the danger of the dental x-ray. A new study reveals that individuals who have received frequent dental x-rays have an increased risk of developing the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor in the United Sates, meningioma. Meningioma is mostly caused by ionizing radiation. Dental x-rays are the most common artificial source of exposure to ionizing radiation for people living in the United...

Frequent Dental X-rays May Be Linked To Brain Tumors
2012-04-10 11:50:38

A new study has shown a link between frequent dental X-rays and an increased risk of developing non-cancerous brain tumors. Researchers are using this study as a reminder of the dangers of frequent dental X-rays. Rather than suggesting patients eschew these X-rays, these researchers are recommending their new findings become part of the conversation the patient has with their doctor. In fact, the American Dental Association´s (ADA) guidelines still recommend healthy patients, free of...