Patient Care

Lindsay Lawless, RN is a 2020 Daisy Award Recipient

This year, the department is happy to announce that Lindsay Lawless, RN, was selected as a Daisy Nurse Award recipient.

Celebrating Our Nurses

Please say thank you to our nurses in the UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. We are all grateful for your partnership and celebrate Nurses Week together with you in great pride.

On Nursing in Radiology Now, In the Midst of This COVID-19 Pandemic

As we move into the phase of recovery after this crisis, radiology nurses are going to be the glue as we move forward to re-open full imaging services at UCSF Health.

How Cardiac MRI Aids in the Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women

For women in particular, cardiac MRI helps achieve diagnosis and further guide management of treatment in patients with heart disease. Women are often misdiagnosed, and the trend of their misdiagnosis has contributed to rising cardiac deaths amongst their patient population.

Karen Ordovas, MD, MAS Discusses the Benefits of Cardiac MRI

Cardiac MRI helps to achieve improved diagnosis and further guide management of treatment of patients with heart disease. Karen Ordovas, MD, MAS, director of Cardiac Imaging talks about the many benefits.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnose, Treat and Study Pulsatile Tinnitus

Pulsatile tinnitus (PT) is a symptom that affects nearly five million Americans. At UCSF, we use a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose, treat and study PT.

UCSF Patients Can Now Access Medical Images on MyChart

This month, UCSF Medical Center announced that patients can now see radiographic studies including X-rays, MRIs, CT scans and some ultrasounds on MyChart.

How Lack of Access to Prostate Care Determines Outcomes of Underserved Populations

When it comes to medical care, many factors can determine the types of treatment and medications that are available to patients. Often times, populations with less access to adequate care, particularly with regards to specialized treatment for diseases like prostate cancer, may experience poorer outcomes.

On the Cusp: Straddling the Emotional & Physical Reality of a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

A year ago, long-time San Franciscan and hospitality entrepreneur Chip Conley received a shocking diagnosis - he had intermediate-stage prostate cancer.

The Hidden Role of Radiologists in Prostate Cancer Treatment, Research, and Support

With over 15 of experience in radiology, and as an internationally-recognized expert in the use of imaging for the detection and treatment of genitourinary diseases such as prostate cancer, Antonio Westphalen, MD considers the role radiologists play in overall patient care significant.

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