Items tagged “history”

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MRI

MRI (an abbreviation of magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging modality that uses non-ionizing radiation to create useful diagnostic images. MRI was initially called nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging after its early use for chemical analysis. The initial "nuclear" part was dropped abou...
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History of radiology

The history of radiology can be traced back to Wilhelm Roentgen taking the first x-ray of a person - specifically his wife's hand on November 8th 1895, now an iconic image.  Since then there have been many milestones and individual contributions leading to the development and refinement of the ...
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History of radiology

The history of radiology can be traced back to Wilhelm Roentgen taking the first x-ray of a person - specifically his wife's hand on November 8th 1895, now an iconic image.  Since then there have been many milestones and individual contributions leading to the development and refinement of the ...
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Godfrey Hounsfield

Sir Godfrey N Hounsfield (1919-2004) pioneered the CT scanner making him one of the greats in the history of radiology and medicine in general. For his work, he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979. This was remarkable because he had had no previous experience of working in...
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Godfrey Hounsfield

Sir Godfrey N Hounsfield (1919-2004) pioneered the CT scanner making him one of the greats in the history of radiology and medicine in general. For his work, he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979. This was remarkable because he had had no previous experience of working in...
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Antonio Egas Moniz

Antonio Egas Moniz (1874-1955) 1 was a pioneering Portuguese neurologist that is notable in radiology history for his development of cerebral angiography in 1927. He is also known as the developer of prefrontal leucotomy (now better known as a lobotomy) ​for which he received a Nobel Prize in 1...
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Wilhelm Roentgen

Wilhelm C Roentgen (1845-1923) was a German physicist who is celebrated globally for his discovery of x-rays on November 8th 1895. Early life Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (Röntgen in German) was born on March 27th 1845 in Lennep, Germany. He attended the primary and secondary school run by Martinus...
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Wilhelm Roentgen

Wilhelm C Roentgen (1845-1923) was a German physicist who is celebrated globally for his discovery of x-rays on November 8th 1895. Early life Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (Röntgen in German) was born on March 27th 1845 in Lennep, Germany. He attended the primary and secondary school run by Martinus...
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Benjamin Felson

Benjamin "Benny" Felson (1913-1988) was a renowned Cincinnati chest radiologist who coined or popularized several of the most commonly-used terms in the everyday parlance of the English-speaking radiology community.   Early life Benjamin Felson was born in Newport, Kentucky on 21st October 191...
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Benjamin Felson

Benjamin "Benny" Felson (1913-1988) was a renowned Cincinnati chest radiologist who coined or popularized several of the most commonly-used terms in the everyday parlance of the English-speaking radiology community.   Early life Benjamin Felson was born in Newport, Kentucky on 21st October 191...
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Albert Salomon

Albert Salomon (1883-1976), a German surgeon, was the first physician to study x-rays of breast tissue. Early life to be completed Development of mammography Salomon worked at the Royal Surgical University Clinic in Berlin and from about 1913 x-rayed 3000 breast specimens obtained from the ...
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Albert Salomon

Albert Salomon (1883-1976), a German surgeon, was the first physician to study x-rays of breast tissue. Early life to be completed Development of mammography Salomon worked at the Royal Surgical University Clinic in Berlin and from about 1913 x-rayed 3000 breast specimens obtained from the ...
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History of imaging of the pituitary region

The history of imaging of the pituitary region encompasses many different modalities and has greatly evolved over the years, including plain radiographs, pneumoencephalography, angiography, CT and MRI. The pituitary gland is situated in the central skull base, closely related to the sphenoid sin...
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RadioGraphics

RadioGraphics is a review journal published by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), its first edition issued in 1981 1. Radiology is a sister journal. Its current editor is Dr Jeffrey S Klein. History In 1980, as the RSNA editor of educational materials, Dr William J Tuddenham not...
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Radiology (journal)

Radiology is a peer-reviewed monthly journal published by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and its first edition was issued in September 1923 1. Its current editor is David A Bluemke. Impact factor The impact factor for 2016 is 7.296, according to the Radiographics website and ...
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American Roentgen Ray Society

The American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) is the first and oldest learned society for radiologists in the United States, it was founded in 1900. Its current President is Philip Costello. Immediate past President: Bernard F King, Jr. ARRS publishes the peer-reviewed journal American Journal of R...
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American Journal of Roentgenology

The American Journal of Roentgenology, also known as AJR, is a peer-reviewed monthly journal published by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS). Its current editor in chief is Dr Thomas H Berquist. Its global circulation is close to 25,000 paying subscribers 16.  Journal title Like many of ...
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American Journal of Roentgenology

The American Journal of Roentgenology, also known as AJR, is a peer-reviewed monthly journal published by the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS). Its current editor in chief is Dr Thomas H Berquist. Its global circulation is close to 25,000 paying subscribers 16.  Journal title Like many of ...

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