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Can you shorten everything?

Remember my blog post about how in German you can string words together to form new ones? As mentioned in that post, this increases the possible terms for pathologies and can be frustrating when trying to find all possible variations of … Read More

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Virtual Congress: Practical Learning from ECR 2020

It was just about two months ago when we learned that due to the situation surrounding Covid-19, the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the second largest radiological meeting in the world, would not be canceled but would be held as … Read More

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The Lexicon of Ligaments: Understanding Knee Injuries

PCL…Public Limited Company? Printer Control Language? Python Coding Layer? MCL and LCL? These are Roman numerals…right? If—like me–you’re not in the field of orthopedics, you might wonder what these abbreviations stand for. I was familiar with the letters ACL in … Read More

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Understanding Meniscus Tears, One of the Most Common Types of Knee Injuries

Have you ever imagined what would happen if you could not do routine tasks like walking up and down stairs, jogging, running, hiking, kneeling and other activities because of the pain you have in your knee? Although we may not … Read More

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Yes, There Is a Code for That

Pecked by a turkey? There’s a medical code for that. Walked into a lamppost? There’s also a code for that. Burned by flaming water skis? Yep, there’s a code for that too. You Can’t Make This Stuff Up Most people … Read More

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Blurry MRI Images – A Job for AI

With every year, AI is finding its way more and more into the radiology field. Not only does the technology optimize processes and efficiency, but it will help with cases where radiologists haven’t found a satisfactory solution yet. In a … Read More

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Why Buy Into AI

The bottom line. Return on investment. Getting the most bang for your buck. However you phrase it, all companies are concerned with profit margins and risk management. CEOs of major companies have taken a cautious but steady approach to integrating … Read More

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Imaging Innovations Are Off to the Races

Digital motion x-rays. Pocket-sized ultrasound scanners that plug into smartphones. Open, rotating MRI machines. While most recent imaging innovations are related to advanced software solutions such as improved scanning techniques or machine-learning technologies, hardware is also becoming more versatile in … Read More

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

They say that you don’t appreciate what you’ve got until it’s gone, and this is certainly true when it comes to the human body. Aging causes atrophy and loss of elasticity of many systemic tissues ranging from those that make … Read More

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Artificial Intelligence and Its Role in Musculoskeletal Imaging: Yay or Nay?

The Term “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” Scientists have been working on artificial intelligence since the middle of the last century; however, the term “artificial intelligence” did not come into usage until a bit later.  The term “artificial intelligence” was coined in … Read More

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