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Novel radiotracers with a “lock-and-key” design are becoming integral to the targeted imaging, as well as the effective therapy, of specific bodily regions. Experts share some ways their patients with prostate cancer have benefitted.

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Amid some troubling new statistics about colon cancer, the US Preventive Services Task Force has issued updated recommendations that prominently emphasize screening with CT colonography, and the industry is taking notice.

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A landmark study has revealed that those who interpret mammograms can have widely disparate platforms of knowledge and experience. An effort is underway to standardize the metrics and outline the keys to success.

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
By rendering the heart in four dimensions, thereby affording medical personnel a virtually hands-on perspective, holography is distinguishing itself as a next-level adjunct to diagnostic and surgical procedures.

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Lean Into Postpandemic Change
By Michael A. Simon, MD; Tate B. Hodges, MD; Julia S. Gesner; Ning Lu, MD; Lyle Gesner, MD; and Rahul V. Pawar, MD

History
A 76-year-old man presented to the emergency department (ED) and reported difficulty walking. One week prior to admission, the patient had fevers and myalgias, which resolved with over-the-counter medication. Since that time, the patient noted progressive lower extremity weakness leading to his presentation to the ED. Physical examination was significant for two-fifths strength in the bilateral lower extremities. Plantar flexion and dorsiflexion were also reduced bilaterally. No rashes or skin abnormalities were noted. Amid concern for Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), MRI of the lumbar spine with contrast was performed. Continue reading »
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