radiology and radiological sciences Archives
Aug. 31, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is studying the safety of a possible treatment for diabetic kidney disease that would delay or prevent the need for kidney replacement such as dialysis.
Jun. 8, 2017—Last week, Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences hosted the inaugural RadX Innovation Challenge Pitch Event.
May. 19, 2017—Here’s what you need to know to boost your heart health and reduce heart attack risk.
Apr. 27, 2017—Richard Abramson, M.D., will engage in creative program development as the Department of Radiology’s first Vice Chair for Innovation.
Apr. 6, 2017—A. Everette James Jr., M.D., J.D., a renowned imaging expert, art collector and former chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, died recently in North Carolina. He was 78.
Mar. 9, 2017—Patients scheduled to undergo an imaging procedure at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) can now explore a new Radiology and Radiological Sciences patient website for tips about what to expect during the visit, how to prepare for the procedure and how early to arrive prior to the appointment.
Study shows presence of any calcified plaque significantly raises risk of heart disease for people under age 50
Feb. 8, 2017—A major report led by Vanderbilt investigators found that the mere presence of even a small amount of calcified coronary plaque, more commonly referred to as coronary artery calcium (CAC), in people under age 50 — even small amounts — was strongly associated with increased risk of developing clinical coronary heart disease over the ensuing decade.