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Cold blast treatment relieves phantom limb pain, study finds
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine found success using cryoablation therapy to treat phantom limb pain. The study, which was presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, was led by Dr. J. David Prologo, an assistant professor in the division of interventional radiology at Emory University School of Medicine. Read more here.
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Adopt-a-Resident Program Continues to Thrive
Since its inception in 2008, the Adopt-a-Resident Program has “adopted” thirteen radiology residents and twelve projects. A dozen faculty members have served as mentors, guiding—but not directing—the residents in project design and execution. One of Dr. Goodin’s mentors, Ryan Peterson, MD, was himself a resident adoptee in 2011. Read more here.
Falgun Chokshi, MD, MS, recently received the Foundation of the ASNR Comparative Effectiveness Research Award for his original research proposal, Diagnostic Yield & Cost of Repeat Emergency Department Head Computed Tomography for Non-Traumatic, Non-Localizing, & Non-Painful Neurologic Symptoms Using Machine Learning. This ASNR award is a grant that recognizes investigators for outstanding work that promises to generate and synthesize evidence comparing the benefits and harms of diagnostic imaging methods or interventions to prevent, diagnose, treat and monitor a clinical condition, or to improve the delivery of care.