A clinical comparison of orthopaedic imaging modalities. By Jarrett D. Cain, DPM, MSc., FACFAS. When diagnosing disorders of the foot and ankle, imaging is a valuable source of information for the assessment of condition and treatment options. However, the choice of imaging modality depends on several factors: ReliabilitySafetyCostImaging

Extremity CT exams increased 10x at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. By Anish R. Kadakia, MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In this blog, Dr. Anish R. Kadakia shares: Metrics his hospital uses to evaluate new equipment. How and why weight-bearing exams increased extremity CT usage 10 fold. How

Clinical studies identify when to use 3D computed tomography for foot and ankle injuries. By Anish R Kadakia, MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Although computed tomography for medical imaging has been available for some time, weight-bearing 3D CT is a relatively new modality. For the past year,

New CT extremity system has the potential to refine clinical skills, create new surgical techniques, and offer greater intelligence for more predictable outcomes. By Dr. Lew Schon, M.D. FACS, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and at  Georgetown School of Medicine. Editor's note: Dr. Schon's cases