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Cardiac CT Can Cause Cellular Damage
Doses over 7.5 mSv of radiation from cardiac CTA cause cellular damage.
10 Questions with Bruce Reiner, MD
For this “10 Questions” series, we spoke with Bruce Reiner, MD, about his work and the future of radiology.
Atypical Imaging in Autoimmune Pancreatitis Lessens Accuracy in MDCT
Multi detector computed tomography for autoimmune pancreatitis may not provide fully accurate diagnosis if abnormalities are detected.
MRI Shows Lasting Brain Changes in Women After Stimulant Addiction
Magnetic resonance imaging shows that women have changes in the brain’s gray matter volume after stimulant addiction.
Very Small Cerebral Lesions May Increase Risk of Stroke
Cerebral lesions of 3 mm or smaller, detected by MRI, may increase risk of stroke and death.
Imaging Can Detect CAC, Predict Mortality
Imaging with electron beam tomography or CT helps determine plaque build-up in coronary artery calcification among asymptomatic patients.
Screening Mammography Results in Overdiagnosis of Small Cancers
Mammography screening detects small cancers without affecting large breast cancer detection rate or mortality from breast cancer.
Imaging Explains COPD Symptoms, Exercise Limitations
Physicians can use MRI and CT scan to measure exercise limitations and understand symptoms among patients with COPD.
Mammography, Ultrasound at High Risk for Medicolegal Claims
Breast imaging, specifically mammography and ultrasound, are at highest risk for medicolegal claims.
Routine CT Does Not Improve Detection for Occult Cancer
Performing routine abdominal and pelvic CTs does not increase detection of cancer among patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism.
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