Radiology

The latest radiology news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

UNC doctor and daughter back at Boston Marathon

Last year Joseph M. Stavas, MD, a professor of Radiology at the UNC School of Medicine, ran the Boston Marathon with his daughter, Dr. Natalie Stavas. Both were at mile marker 26 when the bombings occurred, and both gave help to bombing victims. They came back to Boston to run this year's marathon. Follow their progress in the Storify below!

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Mauro Receives Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal

Mauro Receives Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal

UNC Department of Radiology Chair Matthew A. Mauro, MD, FSIR, received the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Gold Medal at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting on March 25, 2014. The SIR Gold Medal, the Society's highest career honor, is bestowed for distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to the discipline of interventional radiology.

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UNC Cardiac Catheterization Lab reduces average radiation dose to physicians and staff by 25 percent

When technologist Mike Wolter, RT, moved from Vascular Interventional Radiology (VIR) to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab in the fall of 2012, he was reviewing radiation doses in the lab and wondered if a small reduction in the frame rate would make a difference in the long-term total radiation dose to which the cath lab employees were exposed. Here's what he found.

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Poverty influences children’s early brain development

A new study provides concrete evidence that poverty can change how the brain grows.

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Department of Radiology Highlights: July - Sept. 2013

Department of Radiology Highlights: July - Sept. 2013

Read below for news, awards, presentations and publications from the Department of Radiology.

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Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: April - June 2013

Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: April - June 2013

Each quarter, the UNC Department of Radiology posts its News & Events, Honors, Presentations and Publications over the three months prior.

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Dr. Joseph KT Lee Receives 2013 ARRS Gold Medal

Dr. Joseph KT Lee Receives 2013 ARRS Gold Medal

On April 14, Department of Radiology Immediate Past Chair Dr. Joseph KT Lee was amongst three academic radiologists who received the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)’s highest honor, the Gold Medal. This award is given annually to a distinguished group of radiologists for their service to the field.

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UNC doctor and daughter help victims at Boston Marathon

UNC doctor and daughter help victims at Boston Marathon

Joseph M. Stavas, MD, a professor of Radiology at the UNC School of Medicine, ran the Boston Marathon with his daughter, Natalie. Both were at mile marker 26 when the bombings occurred. Watch this video from the Boston Globe to see how the father-daughter team helped victims of the attack in the immediate aftermath.

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Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: January – March 2013

Department of Radiology Quarterly Notes: January – March 2013

Each quarter, the UNC Department of Radiology posts its News & Events, Honors, Presentations and Publications over the three months prior.

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Clark selected as 2013 Society of Abdominal Radiology Howard M. Pollack Medalist

Clark selected as 2013 Society of Abdominal Radiology Howard M. Pollack Medalist

UNC Department of Radiology Professor Emeritus Richard L. Clark, MD, was selected as the 2013 Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) Howard M. Pollack Medalist for outstanding career contributions to the field of uroradiology and abdominal radiology, and to the Society itself.

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Successful Joint Endeavor: 5th Annual BRIC-Radiology Research Day

Successful Joint Endeavor: 5th Annual BRIC-Radiology Research Day

On Thursday, March 21, the 5th Annual BRIC-Radiology Research Day was jointly hosted by UNC's Department of Radiology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC).

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Dr. Julia Fielding Featured on Discovery Channel

Dr. Julia Fielding, UNC Professor of Radiology, was featured on the Discovery Channel Canada's "From the Inside Out," a one-hour, six-part special on advanced medical imaging.

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BRIC Imaging Newsletter

Read the January issue of the Biomedical Research Imaging Center's newsletter.

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Department of Radiology Spring 2012 Newsletter

Read more to see the Spring 2012 issue of the Department of Radiology's "Images" newsletter.

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Changes in Radiology exam ordering

In preparation of the new Radiology information system, which is scheduled to go live June 17, Radiology exam descriptions are being refined to more clearly reflect the associated billing/coding descriptions.

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UNC Health Care offers new treatment for stroke

UNC Health Care offers new treatment for stroke

UNC Hospitals is the first medical center in the Triangle to offer treatment for stroke patients with a new device that mechanically removes blood clots from blocked vessels in the brain.

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