Diagnosing Abdominal Disease: Two Exams, One Goal
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.
To Drink or Not to Drink: An Honest Conversation about Oral Contrast
To drink or not to drink? That is the question radiologists have been struggling with when it comes to positive oral contrast.
Taste, Texture, and Patient Toleration in Enterography Prep
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 –...
Reducing Risk Factor of Repeated Pleural Punctures in CT-Guided Transthoracic Needle Biopsy
Transthoracic needle biopsy (TTNB) is integral in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. 
The Emergence of CT and MR Enterography for Diagnosing Crohn's Disease
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,...
How Cleveland Clinic Improved Patient Drinking Compliance in CT Enterography
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...
Video: Find Your Break Even Point With Breeza® Flavored Beverage for Oral Iodinated Contrast
Looking to improve patient compliance and satisfaction with oral contrast drinking protocols for abdominal CT-Scans but worried about added costs?
The Importance of Scan Time in a Properly Administered Oral Contrast Protocol
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...
Cost/Value/Profit Analysis of Breeza Flavored Beverage vs. Conventional Oral Contrast Flavor Enhancers
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...
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