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Winners of 2013 Minnies highlight CT's resilience
CT remains the workhorse medical imaging technology that's still making headlines some four decades after Sir Godfrey Hounsfield figured out a way to put EMI's Beatles royalties to work. This is nowhere more evident than in this year's Minnies awards, where candidates related to CT won many of the categories.
How will Obamacare affect academic radiology?
With the government shutdown behind us, implementation of the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) continues to proceed. Its effects will extend into academic radiology, which can adapt by focusing on value, not volume, according to a review published in the October Academic Radiology.
FDA approves GE's Vizamyl PET radiotracer for dementia
U.S. physicians looking to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease now have a second tool in their arsenal with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of Vizamyl (flutemetamol F-18 injection), a radiopharmaceutical from GE Healthcare for use with PET imaging of the brain in adults being evaluated for Alzheimer's and dementia.
JACR: Jobs are out there, but they may not be perfect
First, the good news: There are available jobs for the 1,200 or so U.S. radiology residents finishing their training. Now the bad news: These jobs may not be the first choice of many residents, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
New breast MRI exam ready to screen women with dense breasts
Conventional x-ray mammography is a notoriously poor tool for screening women with dense breast tissue. Breast MRI is a possible alternative, but the cost of the exams is prohibitively high. A Michigan breast specialist believes he has changed the equation with a streamlined breast MRI screening exam that could be ready for widespread clinical use.
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