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Why Your Studies Get Rejected

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Radiology services has moved into the age of digitalization and mobile servicing. Now it is faster, easier, and more reliable than ever to get your patient scans read by top radiologists from around the country through the use of teleradiology. However, even with the speed and advanced technological capabilities afforded by teleradiology, you may find […]

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What about the OSHA Penalties?

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OSHA inspection regulations

What is Silica and how can one be at risk of health effects? Silica is a naturally occurring mineral found in sand, concrete, stone, mortar, glass, pottery, ceramics, brick, and artificial stone. About 2.3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica, which can lead to silicosis (lung disease), lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, […]

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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

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SCFE: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis SCFE, also pronounced as “skiffy”, is known as atraumatic fracture of the hypertrophic zone of the physeal plate of the femoral capital epiphysis. Typically, SCFE displays itself in only one hip while the other is normal. It if more than twice as common in males than females at a ratio of […]

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Your practice may be in violation of New York law

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Many national teleradiology companies are LLCs or corporations with non-medical ownership. The providers they serve are in violation of this New York State law. Under New York State law, professional services can only be offered within a professional service corporation (“PC”) or a professional limited liability company (“PLLC”).  Simply put, a teleradiology company offering radiology […]

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Bipartite Patella X-Ray

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  Bipartite Patella X-Ray Unfused accessory ossification center Superolateral Aspect of Patella 2% of the population. Bilateral = 43% Men more than Women Usually incidental finding Usually asymptomatic 2% of patients experience symptoms (anterior knee pain) Less commonly there can be Tripartite or Multipartite Fracture versus Bipartite Patella Superior lateral location = more likely Bipartite […]

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Perilunate Dislocation Xray

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Perilunate Dislocation Xray Potentially devastating closed wrist injuries Non-uncommonly missed on initial imaging. Dislocation of carpus relative to lunate Lunate remains in normal alignment with the distal radius NOT to be confused with LUNATE Dislocation = lunate is dislocated volarly and thereofore abnormal radiolunate articulation. Carpal dislocations –  less than 10% of all wrist injuries. […]

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Spondylolysis

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Spondylolysis SPONDYLOLYSIS = Defect in pars interarticularis portion of lamina. Etiology: Repeated Microtrauma Heredity component (hypoplastic pars) Clinical: May be asymptomatic May present with low back pain 3-7% of general population (all ages) Athletes -Increased to 23-62% Males 2-4 more than Females 95% at L5 level Bilateral pars defects can lead to spondylolisthesis XRAY Most […]