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Medicare Reimbursement Confidence Among Radiology Managers Low, Still
Medical imaging managers aren't very optimistic about receiving reimbursement for diagnostic imaging services.
10 Questions with Eliot Siegel, MD, FACR, FSIIM
For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Eliot Siegel, MD, FACR, FSIIM, about his work and the future of radiology.
PET/CT Can Help Detect Recurrent Thyroid Disease
Using PET/CT imaging can help clinicians detect recurrent thyroid disease among patients who have negative radioiodine scans.
MRI Tracks Developing Brain
Magnetic resonance imaging can be used to track brain growth of premature babies.
Chest Tomosynthesis Potential Alternative to CT
Chest tomosynthesis may reduce the number of chest CTs and the resultant radiation doses.
CT Better than X-Ray for Most Children with Blunt Torso Trauma
Pelvic radiographs not be as effective as CTs in diagnosing pelvic fractures or dislocations in children.
PET/CT With Radiotracer Can Help Diagnose Acute Pancreatitis
Using PET/CT with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose–labeled leukocytes is a noninvasive and reliable method to help diagnose acute pancreatitis.
Mammography Saves Lives in Women Over 75
Mammography detects early cancers in older women and provides better disease-specific survival than cancers discovered by the patient or physician.
MRI, Not Radiography, Detects Inflammation in Early Arthritis
Subclinical inflammation of non-swollen joints not seen on radiographs can be detected on MRI.
LDCT Screening for Lung Cancer? This Aid Can Help Decide
Web-based decision tool in development to help high-risk patients decide if they want to undergo low dose CT screening for lung cancer.
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