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Diagnostic Imaging

Mar 1, 2004 Issue
ACC/AHA and ASNC Release Guidelines for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines for the use of specific nuclear cardiologic techniques in acute ischemic syndromes, chronic syndromes, and heart failure have been published by the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).


Jul 1, 2002 Issue
Virtual Endoscopy: A Promising New Technology [Article]

Growing evidence shows that early detection of cancer can substantially reduce mortality, necessitating screening programs that encourage patient compliance. Radiology is already established as a screening tool, as in mammography for breast cancer and ultrasonography for congenital anomalies. Advanc...


Jan 15, 2001 Issue
Evaluation of Incidental Renal and Adrenal Masses [Article]

Incidental renal or adrenal masses are sometimes found during imaging for problems unrelated to the kidneys and adrenal glands. Knowledgeable family physicians can reliably diagnose these masses, thereby avoiding unnecessary worry and procedures for their patients. A practical and cost-efficient mea...


Oct 1, 2000 Issue
Headache Consortium Releases Guidelines for Use of CT or MRI in Migraine Work-Up [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines on the use of computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients presenting with migraine have been developed by the U.S. Headache Consortium.


Aug 1, 2000 Issue
Evaluation of an Umbilical Lesion [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jan 1, 2000 Issue
Cry Ungual! [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Dec 01, 1999 Issue
Painter's Knee? [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


May 1, 1999 Issue
A Subtle ECG [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Mar 15, 1998 Issue
Pitfalls in the Radiologic Evaluation of Extremity Trauma: Part II. The Lower Extremity [Article]

Fractures of the lower extremity are common reasons for visits to family physicians. Some lower extremity fractures are especially likely to be missed. Examples of lesions that commonly go unrecognized include sacral insufficiency or fatigue fracture, fracture of the femoral neck (especially if the ...


Mar 1, 1998 Issue
Pitfalls in the Radiologic Evaluation of Extremity Trauma: Part I. The Upper Extremity [Article]

Family physicians often are required to evaluate patients who present with acute skeletal trauma. The first of this two-part series discusses the features and evaluation of some commonly missed fractures and dislocations of the upper limb, excluding the hand. Dislocations of the sternoclavicular joi...


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