Term of the day: "faceless kidney"

The term faceless kidney- CT sign of duplicated collecting system. Faceless refers to the appearance of the kidney on a CT section obtained at a level between duplicated collecting system elements; at this level, the kidney is entirely filled by normal renal parenchymal tissue, thus lacking the typical familiar signature of central renal sinus structures and sinus fat. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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Term of the day: "faceless kidney"

The term faceless kidney- CT sign of duplicated collecting system. Faceless refers to the appearance of the kidney on a CT section obtained at a level between duplicated collecting system elements; at this level, the kidney is entirely filled by normal renal parenchymal tissue, thus lacking the typical familiar signature of central renal sinus structures and sinus fat. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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Shearwave Elastography-Medical Device Update

Proven Benefits of ShearWave(TM) Elastography: Radiology and European Radiology Journals Report High Reproducibility and Significant Improvement of Breast Ultrasound Specificity.  Unlike conventional elastography methods, which rely on manual compression and measure tissue displacement, ShearWave Elastography requires no manual compression and computes true tissue elasticity by measuring the velocity of shear waves as they propagate in tissue. Further reading Press release by  SuperSonic Imagine. We have no financial interest...

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Shearwave Elastography-Medical Device Update

Proven Benefits of ShearWave(TM) Elastography: Radiology and European Radiology Journals Report High Reproducibility and Significant Improvement of Breast Ultrasound Specificity.  Unlike conventional elastography methods, which rely on manual compression and measure tissue displacement, ShearWave Elastography requires no manual compression and computes true tissue elasticity by measuring the velocity of shear waves as they propagate in tissue. Further reading Press release by  SuperSonic Imagine. We have no financial interest...

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MSK Ultrasound No Longer New Kid On The Block

Statistics are a way of quantifying things and are ubiquitous in our world.  Seldom have I seen numbers like these concerning the rise in popularity of a form of medical ultrasound namely MSK.  When you think about the utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of bone and muscle ailments, it makes perfect sense.  Please note these numbers are only from Medicare.  Thanks Auntminnie http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=ult&pag=dis&itemId=98150 Medicare MSK ultrasound use by provider type ...

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Telemedicine reaches new heights with in car monitoring

In-car health management services are intended to further patient-centered healthcare, have you ever wondered why can’t some clinical lab tests be performed by an automobile? Believe it or not, several car companies are preparing to introduce these types of features into their automobiles in coming years including Ford and Toyota. Features will include in car glucose monitoring and ECG sensors. Welcome to the future! From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers...

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Osgood Schlatter disease

There is evidence of bony fragments in relation to the tibial insertion of the patellar tendon which may indicate possible Osgood Schlatter disease . This is 14 year old boy with anterior knee pain. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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Endocervical Fibroid Polyp-USG

This lady has a small mass in the endocervical canal marked by arrow. The mass is solid and inhomogenous, well outlined by fluid surrounding the tumor.  These ultrasound images suggest pedunculated fibroid of the cervix. The other differential of this mass is polyp of the cervical mass. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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Endocervical Fibroid Polyp-USG

This lady has a small mass in the endocervical canal marked by arrow. The mass is solid and inhomogenous, well outlined by fluid surrounding the tumor.  These ultrasound images suggest pedunculated fibroid of the cervix. The other differential of this mass is polyp of the cervical mass. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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Posterior Urethral Valve-Antenatal Ultrasound

This is a case of a 20 weeks pregnant woman for routine scan, the liquor was reduced. Case submitted by Dr Prashant Gupta, Consultant Radiologist. USG showed: Dilated urinary bladder (green arrow) with dilated posterior urethra(red arrow) resembling a “key hole” Dilated urinary bladder with hydronephrotic kidneys. From Sumer’s Radiology Site http://www.sumerdoc.blogspot.com -The Top Radiology Magazine. Teleradiology Providers at www.teleradproviders.com Mail us at...

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