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 - Mammogram 2

Mammography screening programs should be eradicated, all forms of mammography should be evaluated and clear, balanced information about the benefits and harms of screening should be disseminated to women, according to two members of the Swiss Medical Board in an editorial published by the New England Journal of Medicine on April 16. 

 - sad senior lady

At least one in every 20 adults who seek medical care in an emergency room or community health clinic in the U.S. are given the wrong diagnosis, according to a study published by BMJ Quality & Safety on April 16. 

 - pediatric imaging, CT

A survey of a subset of Society of Pediatric Radiology members provided the foundation for guidelines regarding the use and management of IV contrast media in pediatric patients, according to a study published in the April issue of American Journal of Roentgenology

 - brain, stroke

The rates of CT perfusion and CT angiogram for acute ischemic stroke markedly increased from 2006 to 2010 and both modalities were associated with increased reperfusion therapy use, according to a study published in the April issue of Stroke

 - Checkmark

Despite being a concern for years, new research has suggested that intravenous contrast material exposure does not increase the risk of acute kidney injury in patients undergoing a CT scan.