Practice Management

A Germanstown, Penn. couple was awarded $8.5 million in damages after a jury determined two doctors failed to report radiological findings that may have prevented a major surgery, according to reporting from the Morning Call.

Radiologists are performing a larger share of paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures in Medicare patients compared to nonradiologists, according to an analysis published Aug. 14 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

More women are exposed to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) in their first trimester compared to the later weeks of pregnancy, according to an Aug. 20 study published in Radiology. But some experts warn this information should not lead to drastic conclusions.

An assistant professor for radiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston was arrested in July as part of an undercover ‘sting’ aimed at nabbing sexual predators online, according to KPRC Click2Houston.

The new agent is manganese-based (Mn-PyC3A) and produces tumor contrast enhancement similarly to that seen when using “state of the art” gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs).

A skin test may help clinicians prevent adverse drug reactions in patients receiving radiocontrast material, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Parents of pediatric radiology patients value speed over all other aspects of radiology results reporting, according to findings from a new survey published Aug. 14 in Academic Radiology.

A new study found that chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who received IV contrast-enhanced imaging faced no more risk of developing contrast-induced nephropathy than those who did not receive contrast material.

Physicians who used ultrasound to guide the placement of intravenous (IV) lines in young patients had better first-attempt success rates than those who used traditional methods, according to a study published in the July issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine.

More than 50% of radiology practice leaders labeled burnout as a "very significant problem," but only 19% claimed they had mechanisms in place to address the issue.

While men hold more senior academic ranking positions, women make up a majority of leadership positions, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.

Head exams are the most common CT examination among young people, but can the radiation dose cause cataracts when the lens of the eye is included in the scan?