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Cardiovascular Imaging

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, professor and vice chair for research at the Emory University School of Medicine’s department of radiology and imaging sciences, has been studying fatigue in radiology for a decade now. At RSNA 2016, Krupinski will present information on some of what she’s learned during the three-part “Perception in the Clinic” session on Friday, Dec. 2. 

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PET/CT shows how stress in the brain today manifests as cardiovascular problems tomorrow

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