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Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield

December 22, 2014

Study shows that a substantial percentage of patients who receive radiologist recommendations for chest CT to evaluate abnormal findings on outpatient chest X-rays have clinically relevant findings ...
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Common Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis and Cartilage Loss

December 3, 2014

A popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ...
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Interventional Radiology Procedure Preserves Uterus in Patients with Placenta Accreta

December 3, 2014

Results of the new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) showed that placement of balloons in the main artery of the mother's pelvis prior to a Caesarean section protects against hemorrhage and is safe for both mother and baby. ...
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Many Chest X-rays in Children Are Unnecessary

December 3, 2014

Researchers at Mayo Clinic found that some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit ...
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3-D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection in Dense Breasts

December 2, 2014

Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-D mammography) has potential to significantly increase cancer detection rate in screening of women with dense breasts ...
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Even Mild Coronary Artery Disease Puts Diabetic Patients at Risk

December 2, 2014

Study shows diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with ...
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