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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 is a B Reader?

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B Readers are a type of classification of professionals who, through training and written and oral exams, examines chest x-rays to provide interpretation determining if the patient has an occupational related disease. The original type of B Read had to do with coal miners, however it has since enlarged to include asbestos and silica. Silica […]

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Meet the Medical Director Dr. Kenneth Fortgang

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As Medical Director at Premier Radiology Services, it is my duty to make sure we provide quality medical services in conjunction with the quality business service we provide. We ensure that our physicians are doing proper interpretations and companies are providing us with proper imaging and correct information. At Premier Radiology Services, as a medical […]

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Avoid the Easy Button

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Is This a NORMAL Xray of the Hand? No? I Agree. But it was read as normal when a Radiologist “Hit the Easy Button” = “Macro Normal Right Hand” This patient complained of hand and wrist pain. The patient’s pain appears to be from their severe midcarpal row arthritis with apparent bone on bone at […]

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Kohler’s Disease X-ray

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Note the patchy fragmented markedly small and somewhat flat navicular. This reflects avascular necrosis of the Navicular in a skeletally immature patient: Kohler’s disease. This is a self-limiting entity and almost always resolves completely. It is important to alert the referring clinician to this diagnosis as on an x-ray it can be mistaken for an […]

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B-Read Bonanza

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Wheezing, gasping for air, Inflammation, fibrosis and necrosis. These are words that nobody wants to say when they refer to their body. When coal dust is inhaled, and continues to build up in the lungs without the body being able to remove it can lead to these symptoms, which are symptoms of Black Lung Disease. […]

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Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation

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  See the offset of the base of the 2nd MT in reference to the middle cuneiform and the widening of the space between the base of the 2nd MT and the medial cuneiform? This can and has been missed in the past. There are also fragments in the region of the abnormality reflecting fracture. […]