CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Every hospital has its own set of protocols to address the needs of their patient population. When it comes to diagnostic CT, drinking protocols for oral contrast can vary from facility to facility. While oral contrast plays a critical role in...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Happy customers often turn into repeat customers. More importantly, they tell their friends about their positive experience. This is true for any business, including medical imaging. James Lipcamon, imaging services manager for East Cooper Medical...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
There has been much debate in the last few years regarding the use of positive oral contrast for patients with acute abdominal pain in the ED setting. Typically, radiologists want oral contrast as it helps with the speed and accuracy of their...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Two of the exams used in the diagnosis of abdominal diseases include a routine CAT-Scan (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis, and small bowel enterography which can be performed in either CT or MRI. A routine CT of the abdomen and pelvis can help...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
To drink or not to drink? That is the question radiologists have been struggling with when it comes to positive oral contrast. To the patient it may seem like an arbitrary question but there are real consequences to not using an oral contrast agent...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Looking to improve patient compliance and satisfaction with oral contrast drinking protocols for abdominal CT-Scans but worried about added costs? Use this simple cost/value/profit analysis formula to find your breakeven point with Breeza®...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
In a previous blog post, Why I Use oral Contrast for Abdominopelvic Imaging, I stated that I am a strong believer in the benefits of properly administered oral contrast for CT imaging. I believe that oral contrast both accentuates bowel pathology if...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
You've tried fruit juice. You've tried powdered drink mixes. You've probably tried just about everything to make oral iodinated contrast easier to drink for your patients undergoing abdominopelvic CT imaging.    Then you tried Breeza®, the only...
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CT of Abdomen/Pelvis
Many articles have been written in the past several years that have evaluated the elimination of routine oral contrast administration prior to CT imaging for emergency department patients presenting with non-traumatic abdominal pain.  While the...
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