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Led by the expertise of Orit Glenn, MD, director of fetal MRI at Mission Bay Hospital, and Jim Barkovich, MD, director of Pediatrics/Fetal RIG, the UCSF Medical Center is one of the few sites in the country that is experienced in performing and interpreting fetal MRI.

UCSF Imaging’s Miguel Hernandez Pampaloni, MD, recently authored a study on PET imaging using regadenoson as a stressor to measure reduced myocardal and coronary blood flow for patients after orthotopic heart transplants.

We’re proud to host an event to spread the word about the vital importance of bone density screening (DXA or DEXA.) On Tuesday, May 9, the world’s leading experts in bone imaging and orthopedic surgery will come together with patients, referring physicians and community members for Conquering Osteoporosis through World-Class Care, Research, and Community Connections.

The Society of Interventional Radiology presented its highest acknowledgement, the SIR Gold Medal, to Jeanne M. LaBerge, MD, FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.

John Kurhanewicz, PhD, professor in residence and director of the UCSF Body Research Interest Group, the Biomedical NMR lab, and the Kurhanewicz Laboratory, is involved in cutting-edge research to more accurately and efficiently detect and characterize prostate cancers at early stages.

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) bone density scanning is the most accurate method available for the diagnosis of osteoporosis, as well as an accurate estimator of fracture risk.

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