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
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
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
Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care. I have sued Medco for time spent filling out Prior Authorization forms, and won [ACP InternistWeekly, March 18, 2008]. ... Maybe we should read his “Early Diagnosis of The Acute
Little treatments, lots of time best for back pain | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
As for treatment, most patients, 93% to be exact, don't benefit from imaging if their low back pain is less than six weeks in duration.
Petersen said: structural MRI, functional imaging with FDG-PET (positron emission tomography with 2-[fluorine-18]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose), and molecular imaging with amyloid PET imaging. ... Amyloid imaging results from the Australian Imaging,
It's become expected that you're going to get an imaging test. ... Such Web-based systems could eventually become the norm for ordering imaging, predicted Dr.