Radiology

Recommendations for imaging during ultrasound vary among clinicians

Recommendations for imaging during ultrasound vary among clinicians

The rate of recommendations for additional imagining varies significantly among radiologists.

MRI technique may foresee mental impairment in seniors

MRI technique may foresee mental impairment in seniors

Arterial spin labeling scans may predict future mental impairment issues for geriatric patients.

Ultrasound for unsuccessful lumbar puncture?

Ultrasound for unsuccessful lumbar puncture?

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How old is too old for ultrasound when other modalities don't work?

Head, neck cancer survival up with IMRT

Head, neck cancer survival up with IMRT

Patients treated with IMRT had significant improvements in cause-specific survival compared with conventional RT techniques.

Three-drug regimen improves head and neck cancer survival

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Adding docetaxel to two-drug chemotherapy may become the standard of care for head and neck cancers.

Severe arm pain following radiation

Mr. C, 58 years old, presented for a routine primary-care appointment with the complaint of "right arm pain" of two months' duration. He rated the severity of his pain as a 10/10 and described it as gradual in onset from the shoulder down. The pain was keeping him awake at night. He had had no correlative injury except for a rotator cuff tear and repair 20 years ago.

Top 10 health stories of 2008

Blood sugar goals, stem cells, CT scans, health reform--these are some of the issues to make the list of most important stories of the year, as chosen by the Harvard Health Letter.

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