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Travails in medical imaging of bulky patients

Travails in medical imaging of bulky patients March 21, 2012   The constraint: Some obese patients are too large to image using even X-ray films of large size. They need multiple cassettes. Photo: AFP Keen observation and analysis of case … Continue reading

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Orthopaedic defensive medicine in US costs $2 billion!

A news report suggests that orthopaedic defensive medicine in US costs $ 2 billion. You may access the report at: http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=imc&pag=dis&ItemID=98254&wf=4774 The study thus revealed that the percentages of particular tests that were ordered defensively: Radiography: 19 CT scanning: 26 … Continue reading

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