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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 are at a higher risk for developing repetitive stress injuries, particularly after implementation of PACS.

False-positive results from CT colonography screening are considered an acceptable part of cancer detection for both patients and health care providers.

Using FDG-PET imaging to diagnose cancer may not be effective in certain areas of the country, where certain lung infections may be endemic.

For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Paul H. Ellenbogen, MD, FACR about his work and the future of radiology.

Imaging can detect changes in white matter among children with reading difficulties.

Ultrasounds accurate for initial screening for kidney stones.

Access to imaging, particularly MRI and some forms of CT, vary considerably across the United States.

Patients undergoing MRI may have lessened anxiety if the procedure is well-explained.

Cerebrovascular reserve testing via transcranial Doppler ultrasound useful in identifying asymptomatic patients with carotid artery stenosis at risk for stroke.


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