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Advances in Digital Mammography

Cover Story Advances in DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY Long-awaited clinical trials are now underway By Scott Hatfield Digital mammography is entering a new phase with recent technological advances, including a recent submission for 510k approval to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a full-field…

After 75 Years, the ARRT Has a Rich History and a Bright Future

COVER STORY After 75 Years, the ARRT Has a Rich History and a Bright Future By Scott Hatfield ADVANCE Marketing Technology Editor The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) has changed its logo as part of the organization’s 75th anniversary. Technologists who have attended…

Details on Mammography Continuing Education Weekends

Details on Mammography Continuing Education Weekends By Margaret Botsco, RT(R)(M) Special to ADVANCE Like all registered radiologic technologists, mammographers have a continuing education requirement to fulfill. Mammographers must also meet requirements delinated by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA). In the following, one of…

State Societies Plan Annual Meetings

State Societies Plan Annual Meetings State Societies Plan Annual Meetings ALABAMA May 15-18 Crown Sterling Suites Hotel Birmingham, AL Contact: Steve Lee (205) 783-3282 ALASKA May 3-4 Wedgewood Manor Resort Fairbanks, AK Contact: Barbara Mustain (907) 562-2211 or Peggy Merilice or Jane Noland (907)…

News Briefs

Vol. 6 •Issue 1 • Page 10ANews Briefs PET, SPECT or scintigraphy? An assessment that compares the use of PET, SPECT and scintigraphy found that “all three methods … may be used to evaluate myocardial perfusion noninvasively in most patients who are referred to…

RSNA News

Vol. 6 •Issue 1 • Page 13RSNA News The meeting Crowned the “world’s largest medical meeting,” the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) hosted its 81st annual meeting, which ran from Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 1995. Housed in McCormick Place in Chicago, the…

Super Bright X-Rays

Vol. 6 •Issue 1 • Page 52Super Bright X-Rays Serves Scientific Investigations By Margery Tamas The home to the most intense X-ray beams available on the planet is in Illinois. The Advanced Photon Source (APS) is a synchrotron X-ray facility being tested at Argonne…

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