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Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics

2018 21 Aug

Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess and compare structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries in smokers and non-smokers using ultrasound. The goal of this research was to assess the effect of tobacco on structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries. 103 subjects (51 smokers and... Read more

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Medical Imaging Convention

2019 03 Apr

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Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

2018 23 May

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and highlights some essential considerations for establishing a research culture, and fostering clinical research.   The invitation to write this article followed my participation in a very interesting session at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR). This session... Read more

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Radiology Asia 2018

2018 11 May

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Radiography as complementary imaging tool for osteoarthritis studies

2017 10 Oct

In a study of postmenopausal women with or without mild osteoarthritis, researchers investigated the relation between radiograph-based subchondral bone structure and cartilage composition assessed with delayed gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage (dGEMRIC) and T2 relaxation time. The study findings support the presumption that... Read more

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Radiographers in Research: How to Get Involved

2017 05 Sep

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Ultrasound Recommended for Intussusception Diagnosis

2017 20 Jun

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children, according to new research published in the journal Academic Radiology. The study assessed the diagnostic performance of radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of intussusception.... Read more

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Lung Ultrasound Safer Than Chest X-ray For Pneumonia in Children

2016 14 Apr

Lung ultrasound is portable, less costly and safer than chest X-rays when diagnosing pneumonia in children, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, results of which were published in the medical journal Chest . Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation... Read more