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Contrast-Enhanced PET/CT for Staging of Pancreatic Cancer
Contrast-enhanced PET/CT appears to be better than non-CE PET/CT in assessing distant metastasis in patients with pancreatic cancer.
Breast-Imaging Radiologists Risk Repetitive Stress Injury
Breast-imaging radiologists are at a higher risk for developing repetitive stress injuries, particularly after implementation of PACS.
Patients Accept False-Positives in CT Colonography
False-positive results from CT colonography screening are considered an acceptable part of cancer detection for both patients and health care providers.
Value of FDG-PET for Lung Cancer Varies By Region
Using FDG-PET imaging to diagnose cancer may not be effective in certain areas of the country, where certain lung infections may be endemic.
10 Questions with Paul H. Ellenbogen, MD, FACR
For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Paul H. Ellenbogen, MD, FACR about his work and the future of radiology.
MRI Shows Brain Changes in Children with Difficulty Reading
Imaging can detect changes in white matter among children with reading difficulties.
Ultrasound as Effective as CT in Detecting Kidney Stones
Ultrasounds accurate for initial screening for kidney stones.
Patients Have Limited Access to Imaging
Access to imaging, particularly MRI and some forms of CT, vary considerably across the United States.
Reduce MRI Anxiety with Good Communication
Patients undergoing MRI may have lessened anxiety if the procedure is well-explained.
Imaging Detects Asymptomatic People at Risk for Stroke
Cerebrovascular reserve testing via transcranial Doppler ultrasound useful in identifying asymptomatic patients with carotid artery stenosis at risk for stroke.
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