Saturday, May 30, 2020

Radiology

Radiology Wet Read Just Dripping All Over the Place

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ROCKFORD, IL - A bevy of complaints are arising from staff at Rockford Medical Center after an overnight radiology wet read of a CT head has been found to be dripping all...
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Success! IR Embolizes Aorta to Prevent Future Bleeding

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NEW YORK, NY - The Interventional Radiology (IR) team at New York Medical Center (NYMC) successfully embolized a patient's aorta today in an effort to prevent future bleeding.
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Update: AHA Addends Recommended 90-Minute Door-to-Balloon Time for MI to Allow Cath Team 3...

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SAN DIEGO, CA—For the cardiac catheterization team at San Diego General Hospital, compliance with the 90-minute door-to-balloon time metric for STEMI patients is a significant source of stress and anxiety. Thus, team members enthusiastically...
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Barium Enema Reveals Abnormal Presence of Barium in the Colon

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NEW YORK, NY - An inpatient medical team was shocked to learn that a barium enema performed earlier today revealed an abnormal presence of barium in their patient's rectum, something no one...
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The Difference Between A G-Tube & The G-Spot

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GomerBlog returns to help distinguish between two similar but often confused entities. The "G" in G-tube refers to "gastric" or "gastrostomy." A G-tube is a type of feeding...
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Breaking: CPR Requires Prior Authorization

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In breaking news that will infinitely complicate the already difficult process of attempting to resuscitate a patient, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (or CPR) will now require prior authorization. The prevailing reaction to this news...

Epidemic of “Tennis Elbow” Hits Radiologists Everywhere

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The increase in cases of an overuse injury called lateral epicondylitis, known more commonly amongst AARP members as "tennis elbow," has seen a rise in radiology residents over the past few years, according to...
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Interventional Radiology To Only Do Procedures if INR < 0

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OAK BROOK, IL - In an effort to completely eliminate the risk of bleeding, newly-issued guidelines from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) now recommend that interventional procedures should only be performed once...

Physically Exhausted, Emaciated Radiologist Designs New Calorie-Conserving Workstation

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PORTLAND, OR – Local radiologist and entrepreneur Tim L’Atrophy is making news this week as he debuts his new groundbreaking radiology workstation. According to L’Atrophy, he has designed a new chair/desk combination that allows...

Medical Student Disappears in Search of Mysterious Codman Triangle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arun Matthews, a 3rd year medical student has been reported missing from his third floor library cubicle since the early hours of yesterday. According to his peers, he was last seen...
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