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Volume 19 - Issue 4, 2019

2019 26 Aug

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ASTRO Annual Meeting 2019

2019 15 Sep

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SPR 2019 MSK Imaging Course

2019 01 Feb

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2018 25 Jul

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement.org, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System has helped radiologists to detect more cancers,... Read more

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How Low Can You Go? Samsung X-Ray Cuts Radiation in Half

2018 26 Feb

At RSNA 2017, the annual event from the Radiological Society of North America, attendees were intrigued by the new digital x-ray from Samsung. The reason was because it offered a solution that was able to provide the same image quality as other x-rays but with 50% less radiation. And now it has the approval in the US to offer a new way to carry out... Read more

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Radiation Dose Reduction for Common CT Examinations

2017 27 Jun

Opportunity exists for substantial radiation dose reduction using existing computed tomography (CT) technology for common diagnostic tasks, according to a new study reported in the journal Academic Radiology. CT is widely used in medical practice and can provide images with high spatial and temporal resolution that cover large regions of the body,... Read more

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Updated ACR Appropriateness Criteria Cover New Topics

2017 09 Jan

The revised edition of ACR Appropriateness Criteria® now covers 227 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications. Developed by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the new release features 7 new and 19 updated diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology topics. These guidelines help clinicians choose the most appropriate medical imaging exam... Read more

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2016 08 Dec

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive (BSSD) to GB and Northern Ireland law in February 2018, an expert working party has published a practical guide for hospitals to help ensure optimum dose management and patient safety when administering CT scans and X-rays. Through the standardisation of medical imaging and the... Read more

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2016 08 Dec

As a result of an approach from the Health & Safety Executive the AXREM Service Managers Specialist Focus Group believe there is an important rationale for the development of a common Radiation Controlled Area and Equipment Handover Document   AXREM members believe it is important to ensure there is cooperation between employers in line with... Read more