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Number of Female Radiologists, Field Leaders Remains Low
Women still not entering radiology residencies, taking leadership roles, despite increased awareness of gender disparity.
More Imaging Resources Needed for Obese Patients
More radiology resources necessary for obese patients.
More IG-Needles and IG-Vacuum, Fewer Cyst Aspirations
More image guided percutaneous core needle biopsies and image guided percutaneous automated vacuum assisted biopsies are performed.
Most States Decreased Spending on Medical Imaging
Since the peak of medical imaging costs in 2006, all states but Maryland and Oregon, have seen decreases in spending in this area.
Nonradiologists Still Do More Double Chest Scans
Pre- and postcontrast chest CTs are done more often by nonradiologists than radiologists.
MRI to Determine BPE Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer
MRI may determine which women at risk for breast cancer most need supplemental screening, based on their BPE levels.
Out-of-Pocket Costs for Knee MRI Vary Considerably
Noncontrast MRI out-of-pocket expenses vary quite a bit depending on geography and population.
Nonradiologists Get Bulk of Medicare Reimbursement for Imaging
Nonradiologists are receiving over half of Medicare payments for diagnostic radiology procedures.
Women Longer to Recover from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Magnetic resonance imaging shows lower digit span scores among women with MTBI.
Wide Display Monitors Decrease Dose in Angiography
Radiation exposure during angiography might be decreased if radiologists can view the images on wide screens.
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