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SABCS: Some patients don't need axillary node dissection

Women who show no sign of breast cancer in the axillary lymph nodes before...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast cancer care in Afghanistan presents challenges Can elastography help guide breast cancer treatment? Prostate radiotracer may benefit breast cancer imaging FDG-PET/CT may predict breast cancer outcome ASBrS: Radiotherapy after mastectomy may not be beneficial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Japan OKs IBA's proton therapy system

Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received Japanese...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA reaches treatment milestone, wins UAE order IBA wins proton therapy contract in China IBA cyclotron opens ahead of schedule IBA awarded Chinese proton therapy contract IBA wins Fla. cyclotron installation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

FDA clears Exact Imaging's microultrasound system

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared microultrasound technology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Exact Imaging gets CE Mark for scanner Exact Imaging garners certification standards Exact Imaging scores Chinese investment Exact Imaging touts ExactVu clinical results Exact Imaging launches prostate risk protocol (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

ACR names 2017 gold medalists

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors has named three...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR warns of MRI reimbursement cuts in 2017 ACR: Site surveys can cause FUD on road to accreditation ACR, others lobby CMS to rescind low-dose CT cuts ACR debuts private online community ACR urges Medicare payment for CT colonography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

New York's Mount Sinai sets up 3D printing service

Mount Sinai Health System in New York City said it is establishing a 3D printing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed models are accurate for complex lung cancers Dubai hospitals to implement 3D printing before surgery Center refines 3D printing to build 'replacement parts' 3D printing finds myriad roles in healthcare The power and promise of 3D printing: Part 1 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Samsung debuts new mobile DR unit in U.S.

Samsung Electronics unveiled its new GM85 mobile digital radiography (DR) system...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Samsung launches new mobile DR unit Samsung taps executive to lead Medison division Samsung contributes to breast cancer patients Samsung showcases new CT system at RSNA 2015 Samsung releases portable ultrasound upgrades (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

SABCS: RT complicates breast implant reconstruction

Radiation therapy (RT) may increase complications in breast cancer patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use MRI to diagnose PIP breast implant ruptures, Dutch say MRI adds to cancer detection in women with breast implants Unusual breast implant sensations while flying: Mystery solved Radiotherapy complicates implant-based breast reconstruction FDA OKs new silicone gel-filled breast implant (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease

Using an MRI technique known as diffusion-tensor tractography and graph analysis,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI links key brain regions to cognitive disorders FDG-PET predicts survival in Parkinsonian syndrome New high-res 3D MRI map aids surgeons ARRS: MR tractography touted as 'reliable' imaging biomarker 7T MRI may improve diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 18: Perfect for each other

Ryan meets Andy's colleague Ruchi, a third-year radiology resident, who notices...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 17: Farewell to Chicago #MyRadGirlfriend No. 16: When Andy meets Einstein #MyRadGirlfriend No. 15: Daddy, I made it #MyRadGirlfriend No. 14: The golden spoon #MyRadGirlfriend No. 13: Is there a doctor on the plane? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Radiologists can play key role in identifying elder abuse

Diagnostic radiologists are well-positioned to identify injury patterns suggestive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists should eye scans for clues to elder abuse Radiologists could be key in identifying signs of elder abuse (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

U.S. Senate passes 21st Century Cures Act

The U.S. Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act by a 94-5 vote, bringing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: House passes 21st Century Cures Act (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Food for thought: Rice bodies puzzle MSK experts

Rice bodies are unique to musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology, but their pathogenesis...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Arab Health: Speaker serves smorgasbord of radiology food signs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Video from RSNA 2016: Why aren't women picking radiology?

CHICAGO - There are just about as many women as men in medical school, but...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2016: How common is career burnout among radiologists? Video from RSNA 2016: Can AI rescue radiologists from isolation? Video from RSNA 2016: Is imaging moving away from outpatient centers? Video from RSNA 2016: AI and radiology -- Separating hope from hype Video from RSNA 2016: How will the 2016 election affect radiology? Comments: 12/1/2016 5:22:00 PMJan the Third I don't see this as a problem. Men and women likely go to medical school for reasons that differ sufficiently to lead them to different specialties. Many radiology attendings and residents have told me frankly that they like the fact that the field allows them to concentrate on th...

Video from RSNA 2016: How common is career burnout among radiologists?

CHICAGO - Under pressure from a variety of forces, many radiologists are reporting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2016: Can AI rescue radiologists from isolation? Video from RSNA 2016: Is imaging moving away from outpatient centers? 6 steps to reduce radiologist burnout Video from RSNA 2015: Reading room design for the healthy radiologist (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Automated lymph-node segmentation takes on tough task

CHICAGO - A new automated lymph-node segmentation system applies both neural...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Midlevel image features help CAD find lymph nodes CAD detects lymph nodes at chest CT SNMMI: SPECT/CT shines at sentinel lymph-node imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Rivanna seeks new patents in U.S., Japan

Ultrasound technology developer Rivanna Medical said it has received three...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rivanna receives NIBIB grant Rivanna gets Middle East distribution deals Rivanna's ultrasound device IDs epidural space Rivanna lands FDA nod for Accuro navigation Rivanna Medical taps new CEO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Reuters: Contrast firms eye Bayer's radiology unit

Contrast developers Bracco Imaging and Guerbet are eyeing a possible acquisition...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bayer launches e-commerce site, partners with nonprofit Report: Bayer mulls sale of radiology business FDA approves new MRA use for Bayer's Gadavist contrast Bayer debuts MR contrast injection system at ECR Bayer has shortage of Xofigo (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

Analogic revenue climbs in Q1

Growth in its medical imaging business segment contributed to a 5% increase...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Analogic taps new president and CEO as Green departs Analogic inks deal to finance BK scanners Revenue sinks in Q4 for Analogic Analogic posts declines in Q3 revenue, income Analogic buys Oncura, launches telehealth initiative (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

iCAD to highlight Xoft clinical results at SABCS

Computer-aided detection (CAD) developer iCAD plans to highlight at the upcoming...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: iCAD highlights breast cancer studies at RSNA 2016 iCAD taps new CFO iCAD touts brachytherapy research at ASTRO 2016 iCAD president resigns iCAD shows revenue decline in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

ASRT adds new member benefit

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has introduced Directed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT: Radiation therapist vacancies rise ASRT awards research grants ASRT donates to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant winners ASRT to CMS: Only registered RTs should perform x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)

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Image Wisely Initiates New Annual Pledge Process

Image Wisely Initiates New Annual Pledge Process

Commitment to Promote Safety in Medical Imaging Required Yearly


Reston, VA (Jan. 27, 2016) — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge, confirming their ongoing dedication to safety in medical imaging.


“Requiring an annual …


Posted on January 27, 2016 at 1:33pm

Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Knowledge Empowers: Regular Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths


PSA Campaign Educates Women about Mammographic Screening


Reston, Va(Oct. 1, 2014) — Thirty percent of the nearly 40,000 women who will die from breast cancer in the next year* could have been helped if they had received a regular mammogram starting at age 40. And, for women…


Posted on October 1, 2014 at 11:16am

ACR: Presidents FY 2015 Budget Would Curtail Imaging and Radiation Oncology Self-Referral

ACR: Presidents FY 2015 Budget Would Curtail Imaging and Radiation Oncology Self-Referral

Prior Authorization Provision Would Burden Providers and Restrict Access


The American College of Radiology applauds steps to reign in medical imaging and radiation oncology self-referral included in the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget.[1] However, prior authorization for imaging services, also included the FY 2015 budget, is unnecessary and will…


Posted on March 4, 2014 at 7:19pm

New Image Wisely® Radiation Safety Case, Now Available

Reston, Va. (Jan. 13, 2013) — Image Wisely® recently launched its second Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — a series of free, online and mobile-compatible educational offerings, developed with the assistance of the American College of Radiology, that allow radiologists, imaging technologists and medical physicists to assess their own understanding of important radiation safety concepts such as radiation dose monitoring and…


Posted on January 13, 2014 at 9:39am

Breast Imaging Cuts in Medicare Final Rule May Delay Diagnosis and Treatment and Increase Patient Anxiety

Washington, DC (Nov. 27, 2013) — Drastic reimbursement cuts for image-guided breast biopsies and other medical imaging techniques in the 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Final Rule may further reduce women’s access to mammography and other breast cancer services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) directly cut imaging reimbursement every year since 2007. This, along with 12 Medicare imaging cuts in the last six years due to legislation, increasingly threatens patient…


Posted on November 28, 2013 at 12:27am

Nephosity Releases Easy Drag and Drop Medical Image Viewer for the Web Browser

San Francisco, November 18, 2013

Nephosity, Inc., a health technology startup that was a member of Rock Health's second class, has released a new version the Jack Imaging Web Viewer which allows instant viewing of medical images (e.g., CT, MRI, X-Ray) in the web browser, with no plug-ins or installation required. Users can simply drag and drop a CD containing their medical images onto the web…


Posted on November 19, 2013 at 1:15am

ACR Foundation Receives Support from Zotec Partners for Generations of Future Radiology Leaders

Reston, Va. (Nov. 4, 2013) —The American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation announced today that Zotec Partners will support the Leading Radiology into the Future campaign. The partnership will further develop and strengthen the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) — radiology’s first professional development and leadership academy.

T. Scott Law, founding partner of Zotec Partners states, “This partnership gives Zotec Partners a unique opportunity to cultivate new leaders and…


Posted on November 6, 2013 at 3:12pm

IMAIOS announces QEVLAR, the first web and mobile cross-platform Evaluation and Learning Assessment Application

QEVLAR, the first web and mobile cross-platform Evaluation and Learning Assessment Application is set to become the point of reference for residents looking to improve their medical imaging diagnostics skills. IMAIOS expects to launch QEVLAR mid-August.

QEVLAR is a next generation quizapplication. It is an…


Posted on August 13, 2013 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

ACR Whitepaper on Teleradiology Practice Published Online in JACR

Reston, Va. (May 20, 2013) – The ACR Whitepaper on Teleradiology Practice, published online May 20 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), proposes comprehensive best-practice guidelines for the practice of teleradiology, with recommendations offered regarding future ACR actions to ensure quality patient care.

“Teleradiology is now embedded in the workflow of many radiology practices throughout the United States, driven largely by an expanding…


Posted on May 20, 2013 at 9:41pm

ACR Foundation Launches National Campaign to Benefit Generations of Future Radiology Leaders

 Reston, Va. (May 16, 2013) — Health care in the U.S. is changing, and radiologists, at all career levels, need to obtain the leadership skills necessary to adapt to these changes and keep radiology as central to the delivery of high quality medical care. In response to this growing need, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Foundation recently launched a national fundraising campaign called…


Posted on May 16, 2013 at 8:12pm

Radiologist Compensation Report for 2013 - How does your income stack up?

If you are a radiologist, how is your income compared to your peers?  Medscape recently completed a radiologist compensation survey.   See the results here.  Over 22,000 radiologists were surveyed.  

Please click the link below to view the compensation report:



Posted on April 27, 2013 at 11:51am

ACR Achieves Highest CME Accreditation Status

Reston, Va. (April 16, 2013) — The American College of Radiology (ACR) has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).


Accreditation with Commendation is awarded to providers that demonstrate compliance in each of the ACCME’s 22 accreditation criteria. This honorable designation is achieved by approximately 21 percent…


Posted on April 16, 2013 at 1:16pm

The Radiologist-Tech Relationship: Why You Should Care

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) - When you spend most of your waking hours each week at work, good relationships with colleagues go a long way in helping you improve your performance, and you’d likely feel less stressed. Often in radiology, much attention is paid to improving relations with referring physicians. What about your…


Posted on March 8, 2013 at 10:00am

ACR Dose Index Registry™ Surpasses Five Million Scans


Reston, Va. (Feb. 20, 2013) — Since its launch, less than two years ago, over five million computed tomography (CT) scans, and nearly three million exams, have been added to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Dose Index Registry™ (DIR) — bringing the ACR closer to establishing national benchmarks for CT dose indices which will help ensure patients receive safe, quality imaging care.


The DIR is a radiology data registry that provides standardized,…


Posted on February 20, 2013 at 3:13pm

ACR Donates Unique Piece of History to Curie Museum in Paris

Reston, Va. (Jan. 9, 2013) — According to an article in the January issue of the ACR Bulletin, the ACR recently donated a one-of-kind film of Marie Curie receiving the ACR Gold Medal in 1931 to the Curie Museum in Paris. Famous for the discovery of polonium and radium, Curie was recognized by the ACR for her significant contributions to the field of radiology.  


For 81 years the film…


Posted on January 16, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Inclusion of Virtual Colonoscopy as HEDIS® Screening Modality Could Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Compliance, Study Suggests

Reston, VA (Jan. 10, 2013) — Availability of CT colonography (CTC), commonly known as virtual colonoscopy, is increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates across military medical facilities. Inclusion of CTC as a Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set® (HEDIS®)-compliant colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test can potentially raise overall screening rates, according to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American…


Posted on January 15, 2013 at 11:12pm

How the Election Will Impact Radiologists

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- The rhetoric is off the charts: This is an election that will change everything for radiologists, for the medical profession, for the future of health care. According to this school of thought, the man who takes the White House will have a hand in determining reimbursement, setting health policy, defining quality and even allowing the independent practice of radiology to survive.

But the truth may be more nuanced — health care reform isn’t an…


Posted on November 6, 2012 at 10:22am

Special Journal Issue Focuses on Radiology’s Role in Health Care Reform

Special Journal Issue Focuses on Radiology’s Role in Health Care Reform

Reston, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) — To be published online Monday, Oct. 1, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology will focus on health policy and radiology’s role in health care reform. Topics to be covered include utilization management in radiology, clinical decision support, value-based health care payment systems and patient-centered outcomes in imaging.

“Health care reform will…


Posted on October 1, 2012 at 1:00am

Radiologists Develop Evidence-Based Guidelines to Help Physicians Manage Patients with Acute Low Back Pain

Radiologists Develop Evidence-Based Guidelines to Help Physicians Manage Patients with Acute Low Back Pain

Reston, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) — According to an article in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiologists at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, and Georgia Health Sciences University, in Augusta, Ga., have developed evidence-based guidelines to assist physicians with the process of managing patients with acute low back pain. Low back pain…


Posted on October 1, 2012 at 12:30am

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At 2:07pm on April 4, 2012, Tom Clayton, MD said…

We need to improve the headers on our radiology reports.  Does anybody have any examples that I can look at?  If you do, please send them to me directly at tomclaytonmd@gmail.com.  Thanks a lot! 

At 10:30am on February 21, 2012, Seth Crapp said…

Thanks so much for the post on radRounds facebook page. We will continue to share updates on future versions of Viewbox as well as other product offerings. Best regards,

Seth J Crapp MD, CMO Viewbox Holdings

At 12:16pm on January 30, 2012, Giuseppe Francesco Davì said…

Thank :-)

At 12:39pm on January 28, 2012, souheil barakat said…

Thank you, I plan to upload more parts from my book (radiology positioning)

At 1:11am on March 1, 2010, S. Kelly said…
You asked about Matrox products for radiology in response to the video I posted here:
This video shows performance improvements Aspyra was able to take advantage of with their software, thanks to Matrox Xenia Series hardware & SDK. Aspyra is using the Xenia Pro in their system, which is our flagship product. Xenia Series is shipping with many new PACS workstations & this board also makes a great upgrade for older workstations since it has built-in backward & forward compatibility with the greatest number of medical & non medical displays, including many older proprietary models.
Another recent product from Matrox is the RAD LPX - while this board doesn't power all the same resolutions as Xenia Series, it is available in a low-profile PCI form factor (as well as PCI Express) which may fit better in some systems. You can get more info on all of our products designed for medical imaging workstations here: www.matroxmed.com.
Thanks for your interest!
At 11:57am on January 5, 2010, saeed rad said…
Dear radRouns team thanks for puting my case Transverse colon volvulus in DiagnosticImaging site. In addition i am uploading its barium radiography, and i hink two of them would be much better.
At 12:00pm on November 16, 2009, saeed rad said…
It is good to be there and know people around world with so many friends. Thanks for puting up the site.
At 10:04am on October 26, 2009, Dave Woeber said…
Thank you, I plan to upload more interesting cases from my image library.
At 10:03am on October 26, 2009, Dave Woeber said…
Thank you, I plan to upload more interesting cases that I have in my image library.
At 2:41pm on September 10, 2009, Frank Gaillard said…
Thank you... working hard to submit the next volume (GIT) in the next week or so... (will take apple a month or so to ok it... though)
At 2:05pm on August 27, 2009, saeed rad said…
Thanks for your appreciations, i am trying to upload more cases of gastro-intestinal becase of taking part in the gastro-intestinal group.
At 2:00pm on August 27, 2009, saeed rad said…
Thank you.
At 7:49am on December 11, 2008, Ehsan Kiani said…
Thank you for the appreciation. I am just getting used to the site layout. I will post more cases soon
At 2:37pm on October 15, 2008, Céline RODRIGUEZ said…
Thank you very much for your comment, I'm happy that pleases you!
At 3:00pm on October 6, 2008, saeed rad said…
Thanks for your mail, i will try to upload more cases on GI tract radiology if you don't mind, there are requests!
At 12:31am on May 26, 2008, Frank Gaillard said…
Hi S.

Yeah I a very happy with the new version of Radiopaedia.org, still a couple of bugs I would like to iron out before I tell everyone (and I mean everyone) about it... Everything takes longer than initially thought huh...

Will also be advertising for new section editor posts soon...

Thanks for your support.
At 4:34pm on May 23, 2008, SM said…
I am glad I came across radrounds and am happy to be here!
At 10:53am on May 10, 2008, shubra said…
welcome steve
At 4:53am on May 9, 2008, shubra said…
hey you never see your orkut or facebook profile or what?????????????????????
At 2:49am on May 8, 2008, shubra said…
thanx rad for ur help

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