The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) has published an open letter Aug. 19, explaining its decision earlier this year to recommend against gonadal and fetal shielding during x-ray exams.
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.
A new study found that chronic kidney disease 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.