His goal may seem simple and straight-forward now, but Eliot Siegel, MD, FSIIM, hoped back in the early 1990s to make radiology images available anytime, anywhere to everyone who was authorized to see them. It wasn’t so simple, at all.
A national trial initiated by UT Southwestern in 2011 to better understand mood disorders has produced what scientists are calling the project’s flagship finding: a computer that can accurately predict whether an antidepressant will work based on a patient’s brain activity.
Ryan Lee, MD, is helping to reduce radiation dose therapy by using a combination of software and hardware, along with evidence-based medicine. His team at Einstein Healthcare Network has reduced radiation while preserving and even sometimes improving the quality of images.
When a mass-casualty incident happens, it means that the radiologist working a shift at the hospital may have to read studies outside their comfort zone. That could mean that a non-neuroradiologist must read head CTs—and STAT.
Pulmonary imaging is important in the diagnosis of the acute lung injury associated with vaping, known as electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI), according to a special review article published in the journal Radiology.
The risk of administering modern intravenous iodinated contrast media in patients with reduced kidney function has been overstated, according to new consensus statements from the American College of Radiology and the National Kidney Foundation.