Category: X-Ray Images

Diagnostic Imaging Pay Continues To Drop Except Nuclear Medicine

Healthcare is one of the primary aspects that every nation needs to look after to keep the population healthy and working. The better the quality of a country’s human resources, the higher are the chances of the nation to ascend the stairs of success and prosperity. With phenomenal advancement in science and technology over the […]

Push To Prevent the Revised Payment Policy In Medical Imaging

The imaging technology has changed the medical world beyond recognition. When the X-ray was first discovered in 1895, little did people think it would bring such a phenomenal change to the medical world. However, in less than a year, the German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen had already developed a system that used X-ray for imaging. Since […]

Perfusion MRI Shows CPAP Healing the Brains of Apnea Patients

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, or CPAP, induces certain changes in the Mean Diffusivity (MD) and Fractional Anisotropy (FA) in the brain, which indicates microstructural changes. Both occur in language, sensory-motor functions, and cognition. CPAP treatment leads to brain perfusion, which increases cerebral blood flow (CBF) as well as cerebral blood volume (CBV). It is an […]

MRI Study Finds Men, “Blushing Individuals” More Sensitive to Alcohol

According to the reports of research conducted at China’s Shantou University, the findings of which were published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, March edition, men are more sensitive to alcohol consumption with viewable signs like blushing. Scanning report from different types of MRI techniques shows that regular alcohol intake correlated with certain regional changes […]

Can CDS Reduce Waste?

There is a growing concern about the overuse of healthcare resources, which includes imaging. Researchers are on a mission to determine if a clinical decision support (CDS) tool can help less experienced clinicians reduce inappropriate use of imaging. A study conducted by a single institution analyzed over 5000 CT and MRI imaging orders collected before […]