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  • Retrofit Upgrade
    Direct DR has several advantages over CR, but the price of new equipment is a factor when upgrading. As a result, many facilities should consider retrofitting their current CR systems with DR to make the transition more affordable.

  • On Displays: How Monitor Technology Is Evolving in Imaging
    As technology evolves, the displays used by radiologists are also evolving, with marked improvements in lighting, screen size, color, and calibration. However, questions about their effectiveness remain.

  • Shopping for Transcription
    Despite the shift to radiologists editing their own dictations, many imaging organizations still need transcriptionists. When searching for ways to cut costs, it’s important to shop wisely to find the person or service that best fits the transcription-related needs.

  • MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy
    Precise adaptive radiation therapy guided by real-time MRI images could prove a significant advance in radiation oncology. With that in mind, companies have begun to develop programs that offer image guidance during treatment without exposing patients to additional ionizing radiation.

By Ashok Madan, MD, PhD, and Robert Saul, MD
A 72-year-old white man with a past medical history of well-controlled hypertension, hyperlipidemia, corneal transplant, and renal stones presented to an ophthalmology clinic for a routine visit. The patient’s granddaughter and wife had noticed inward rotation of the left eyeball. He complained of mild sinus pressure but wasn’t experiencing headache, nausea, or vomiting. Continue reading»
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