Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Somebody Stop Me! Post Processing Radiographic Images

Digital Radiography brought us many features and most are an improvement from where we were with film. The DR dark side began to show almost immediately upon implementation.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Radiology Fact of the Month
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Developing a Reporting Culture: Learning From Close Calls and Hazardous Conditions In December TJC published a Sentinel Event Alert, Developing a Reporting Culture. The publication addresses the importance of leaders being strong role models of accountability. This engagement of leadership will eventually promote a reporting culture among staff and unit managers. The 4 E's of a Reporting Culture: Establish Trust Ecourage Reporting Eliminate Fear of Punishment Examine Errors, Close Calls and Hazardous...

BI-RADS 4C or 5 on Ultrasound? Go Directly to Biopsy
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Directly scheduling biopsy is an appropriate course of action for breast lesions categorized as BI-RADS 4C and 5 on screening ultrasound, according to research presented at the recent annual RSNA meeting.

fMRI Finds Brain Alterations in Gaming Addiction
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Functional MRI exams have revealed that internet gaming disorder is associated with gender-specific changes in the brain. Men have alterations in brain regions that affect impulse control, while women do not, according to research presented on Wednesday at the RSNA meeting in Chicago.

ADDITIONAL UPDATES

U.S. Screening Data from Fukushima Shed Light on Thyroid Cancer in Kids
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The latest results of mass ultrasound screening of children for thyroid cancer after the Fukushima disaster were published online on November 29 by JAMA Oncology — Head & Neck Surgery.

Black Women Have Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes
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Black women have higher breast cancer recurrence and overall mortality compared with their white counterparts, even when they receive equivalent health treatments, according to research presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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