Advances in Medical Imaging
The Radiology of Upper Abdominal Pain05/06/09
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: Dushyant Sahani, MD More often, the diagnosis of causes of upper abdominal pain and specialty triage of patients as necessary has become the province of the radiologist. How do radiologists best approach diagnosis and...
Cost and Risk Analysis for Imaging of Acute Appendicitis...
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: Andrea Doria, MD, PhD, MSc In 1888, William Osler wrote in the Lancet the following: In patients with suspected acute appendicitis, one should urge towards laparotomy. The indications for surgical interference are not...
State of the Art in Cochlear Implantation Imaging
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guests: Scott Holland, PhD, Daniel Choo, MD Successful cochlear implantation has remarkable impact on quality of life for children with congenital and early onset hearing loss. How do clinicians best evaluate these children...
Treating Adenomyosis: Alternatives to Hysterectomy
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: James B. Spies, MD Its not uncommon for women to report experiencing menstrual changes after having given birth two or more times. These changes include shorter cycles, increased cramping, and heavier bleeding, at times...
Rationales for Uterine Artery Embolization for Fibroids
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: James B. Spies, MD Host Dr. Jason Birnholz and Dr. James Spies, professor of radiology at Georgetown University and chairman of the department of radiology at Georgetown University Medical Center, look at fibroid...
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections: The Role of MRI
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: J. Herman Kan, MD, FACR Pre-treatment MRI can eliminate unnecessary diagnostic or surgical procedures for children with suspected musculoskeletal infections. Host Dr. Jason Birnholz and Dr. J. Herman Kan, assistant...
Breast Cancer Screening: Improved Readings With Computers
Host: Jason Birnholz, MD Guest: Fiona Gilbert, MD, MBChB, DMRD Dr. Fiona Gilbert,nbsp;Roland Sutton Chair of Radiology at University of Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences,nbsp;discusses her research findings that showed that the rate of breast...
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