The American College of Cardiology, along with several other cardiology societies, have updated guidelines on best practices for improving safety when using ionizing radiation during cardiovascular imaging.
The FDA announced that it has approved a new technology known as the RadioGenix System to produce the country's own supply of the radioisotope Technetium-99m (Tc-99m).
Radiofrequency treatment is an effective option for treating refractory chronic knee, hip, and shoulder joint pain.
Digital technology leads to increased rates of cancer detection, as well as false-positive rates.
The rate of recommendations for additional imagining varies significantly among radiologists.
Arterial spin labeling scans may predict future mental impairment issues for geriatric patients.
How old is too old for ultrasound when other modalities don't work?
Patients treated with IMRT had significant improvements in cause-specific survival compared with conventional RT techniques.
Adding docetaxel to two-drug chemotherapy may become the standard of care for head and neck cancers.
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.
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