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September 2010 Blog Posts (8)

IRIS, Intervention Radiology & Imaging Services

The leading private group in middle east providing highly specific
interventional services through major qualified consultant radiologists,
beside other high technical imaging services

http://www.irisrad.com

Added by Dr. Mohamed Refaey on September 29, 2010 at 6:10am — 1 Comment

Radiologist Diagnostic Accuracy Drops As Day goes on...

Radiologists’ diagnostic accuracy drops as the day goes on



(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) - By Rebekah Moan



Now there’s proof after a day of interpreting images radiologists are less accurate, more tired, unable to focus, and experience eyestrain compared to earlier in the day. A study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology compared the ability of radiologists and residents to read bone exams earlier in the day to later in the day.



Compared to later in… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 26, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Radiology News -- Changing the FDA; a look through the cliché files

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- There’s been plenty of talk over the years about the FDA being broken—its review process is too slow, its decisions flawed, its costs too high. The talk has come from industry, the public, and academia. The catalyst has been frustration.



The makers of medical devices must wait for the FDA to decide whether a device is “substantially equivalent” to one already on the market when clearing a device through the 510(k) process, or “safe and effective” when… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 24, 2010 at 12:36am — No Comments

Radiology News - New meaning lurks inside those tiny blurs on CT scans

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- A millenium passed between the anatomy of Galen and the physiology of William Harvey. It's been a mere eight years since the blurry spots on spiral CT called ground glass opacities (GGOs) were linked to early lung cancer. Already, the first hints are emerging of what they may actually mean to malignant transformation.



Given the speed of progress in molecular science, it's reasonable to expect some clarity soon in the uncertainties surrounding GGOs that were… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 22, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Mammography Saves Lives™ Campaign Helps Clear Confusion on When and How Often Women Should Receive Mammograms

Mammography Saves Lives™ Campaign Helps Clear Confusion on When and How Often Women Should Receive Mammograms



New Site Sends Women Mammogram Reminders and Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories…


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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 21, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

DELAYED GADO IN MSK

IV ADMINISTRATION 10 MIN BEFORE STARTING MR SEQUENCES:

- ALLOWS ENHANCEMENT OF THE VARIOUS GRANULOMATOUS LESIONS ENCOUNTERED IN MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

- INCREASES DEPICTION OF SYNOVIAL INFLAMMATION / PANNUS

- INCREASES DIAGNOSTIC SENSITIVITY IN WRIST MR ++ / HIP AND TO SOME EXTENT IN POST OPERATIVE SHOULDER

EASY FAST AND FLEXIBLE WITHIN A BUSY WORKLOAD

Added by BERNARD WIRTH on September 20, 2010 at 4:58am — No Comments

VRC positions itself as national radiology practice

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- Virtual Radiologic positions itself as a national radiology practice



What is billed as an alliance may become the first step in a move that could position Virtual Radiologic as a national radiology group practice. The alliance will bring that company and S&D Medical into a workflow and technology partnership beginning Oct. 1.



S&D Medical, now called New York Radiology Alliance, will maintain its autonomy and local presence but will gain the… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on September 17, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

FREE Course - MRI of the Knee Joint - Radiology Courses

For the first time over the web, FREE MRI of the Knee Joint course presented from Health Imaging Hub



This is a step by step lecture of the magnetic resonance imaging of the knee joint, we would start by reviewing normal anatomy through illustrated diagrams and… Continue

Added by Yusuf Hakim on September 7, 2010 at 2:32pm — 1 Comment

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