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IMAGING Management

Dose Management: Radiologists Don’t Face Cancer Risk

2016 26 Jul

Thanks to improved dose management protocols, present-day radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 do not face an increased risk of dying from radiation-related causes like cancer, according to a new study appearing online in the Radiological Society of North America journal Radiology.   The study compared cancer incidence and mortality... Read more

IMAGING Management

CT Scans At NYU Detect Fractures Even At Ultra Low-Dose Levels

2016 05 Mar

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center are reporting in a new study that they successfully performed CT scans for joint fractures with one-fourteenth the amount of normal computed tomography radiation — without compromising image quality or a surgeon’s ability to effectively diagnose an injury. The NYU study showed that reduced the average amount... Read more