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-Scan
In small bowel imaging, distention is the name of the game.  Unfortunately, in order to get the desired bowel distention for imaging, patients must ingest a large volume of fluid: usually 1350 – 1500ML, approximately 44 – 51 fluid ounces, within a 45...
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CT-Scan
Transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) is integral in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.  TTNB is usually performed under CT image guidance by a radiologist as it is less invasive than most surgical alternatives. While TTNB plays a crucial role...
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CT-Scan
The number one cause of office visits to primary care physicians (PCPs) is gastrointestinal symptoms. In the more simple cases, the PCP armed with an arsenal of modern drugs can treat the patient, but the more difficult cases must be referred to...
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CT-Scan
  Customer Case Study: Cleveland Clinic's Imaging Institute is one of the leading radiologic academic centers in the world as well as one of the busiest clinical departments in the country.   The CT department at Cleveland Clinic performs over...
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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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