Lumbar puncture is not indicated in this patient whose imaging findings are characteristic of a meningioma. ... Meningiomas have characteristic imaging features, including intense homogeneous contrast enhancement (“lightbulb sign”) and a dural tail.
QD: News Every Day--Better model needed to drive use of non-invasive CV imaging. ... The current situation in non-invasive cardiovascular imaging is pretty much unsatisfactory from everyone’s point of view,” stated Daniel B.
QD: News Every Day--Self-referrals for imaging studies pose risks for patients, cost Medicare $109 million
QD: News Every Day--Self-referrals for imaging studies pose risks for patients, cost Medicare $109 million. ... The agency reviewed Medicare Part B data from 2004 to 2010, and said in a report that providers who self-referred likely made 400,000 more
ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women with no symptoms | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
The age to start and discontinue mammography, screening intervals, the role of imaging methods other than mammography, and the role of clinical breast examination have been points of disagreement among guideline ... Recommended strategies vary for breast
Patients with a bicuspid aortic valve and a thoracic aortic aneurysm should undergo annual imaging if the aortic diameter has been stable and smaller than 4.5 cm. ... If the aortic diameter is 4.5 cm or larger or the rate of enlargement exceeds 0.5
It's also partly because patients have come to expect imaging tests because they've read about them, seen them on television, had their loved ones go through them.
I figured that a murmur this loud had been assessed with imaging in the past. ... I conceded since I knew that the imaging supported his assessment.
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Most patients can diagnose it themselves and it rarely needs imaging or any special tests. ... Elevation and compression (ace wrap) are also first treatments. An ultrasound is usually as effective as an MRI for seeing the ligament but the diagnosis does
He was asymptomatic and had undergone cross-sectional imaging as part of his pretransplant evaluation, which revealed a cystic pancreatic lesion with different compartments. ... Internists following unresected cysts with interval imaging should refer