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Calling Out Radiology Accreditation For MRI Safety (video)

This past weekend I was invited to present the findings of a study I did with my friend and colleague, Emanuel Kanal. Among his many accolades and credentials, Manny Kanal is the Chair of the ACR MR Safety Committee, a fellow of the ACR and ISMRM, and a neuroradiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The study had a two-part mission, first to review and categorize 18 months of the FDA’s MRI accident data, and second to compare each of these adverse events against existing best-practice standards for MRI safety. The results of the analysis were both stunning, and disheartening…

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RSNA 2009 Epilogue

Confession time: I have a love-hate relationship with RSNA. I love going, attending educational sessions (the handful that interest me and that my brain can wrap around) and cruising the technical exhibits to see what’s new and interesting. My experiences as an exhibitor, well, they were universally disappointing… until this year that is…

Click To Read Why This Year Was Different…