diagnostic radiology

Study seeks to determine if fallopian tube sonograms can help detect ovarian cancer at early stage

Vanderbilt researchers are investigating whether sonograms of fallopian tubes can be effective for the early detection of ovarian cancer, and their ongoing study shows promise.

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ACR names Monroe Carell a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been named a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Study shows benefit of scheduling lung screens with mammograms

Women who are longtime smokers could potentially save their lives by undergoing lung screens on the same day they schedule mammograms, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers published in the Journal of Medical Screening.

VUMC’s team of “nighthawk” radiologists includes, from left, Kevin Diehl, DO; Nam Le, MD; William Walton, MD; Laveil Allen, MD; Daniel Dunnavant, MD; and Joel Benveniste, MD.

Radiology ‘nighthawks’ provide 24/7 ED coverage

Emergencies aren’t restricted to daytime hours, and real-time interpretation of radiographic images can be crucial when determining the best treatment for critical patients.