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- Pull linear MRI contrast from market, European group says
In a stunning development, a European Union regulatory body has recommended that four gadolinium-based contrast agents for MRI scans be pulled off the market due to concerns about gadolinium remaining in the body years after scans occur. The agents affected include some of the most widely used contrast products in medical imaging.
- No fairy godmothers: Radiologists must raise visibility
VIENNA - Radiologists have long been behind-the-scenes physicians, reading exams in darkened basements. But this paradigm isn't viable anymore in an age of increasingly competitive healthcare delivery, and radiologists must be proactive about boosting their visibility, according to a presentation at ECR 2017.
- Color mapping boosts vessel interpretation in stroke CT
VIENNA - Color mapping of cerebral vasculature in 4D CT angiography speeds interpretation and may improve accuracy in the detection of vessel occlusions in acute stroke patients, researchers said at ECR 2017.
- 8 ways radiology can win turf battles
Turf battles in medicine are nothing new, and radiology is not alone in the struggle to protect territory, as outside specialties such as cardiology and orthopedics eye procedures once reserved for radiologists. So how can radiology ward off turf fights in a proactive, rather than reactive, manner?
- Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast
Concerns over possible gadolinium retention in the brain have prompted more than half of surveyed pediatric radiology departments in the U.S. to switch from a linear gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) to a macrocyclic GBCA within the past year, according to a study published online March 10 in Pediatric Radiology.
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