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What is Radiation?

As a pediatric radiologist I have to be constantly aware of the radiation exposure I may be giving to my patients in my daily practice. Children are more sensitive to the effects of radiation, and they have a longer life to live to experience the potential sequelae of too much radiation. But radiation is also … Continue reading

Radiology Physics – Comparisons of Mammography and General Radiography

The test question writers at the American Board of Radiology¬†seem to be obsessed with comparing mammography and general radiography. The below table should be high yield information for the ABR Core examination and certifying examination.¬†In simple terms, mammography is lower energy, takes longer, generally uses different targets and filters, and is higher resolution. Those are … Continue reading

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