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NSF discovery process may expose lax record-keeping

June 3, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. NSF discovery process may expose lax record-keeping -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A casual attitude toward keeping track of gadolinium-enhanced studies may come back to haunt radiology departments that become involved in several federal lawsuits alleging a connection between cases of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and gadolinium-based MR contrast agents. In a 2007 study that examined allergic reactions to gadolinium-based agents in patients undergoing MR studies, Dr. Jonathan Dillman and colleagues noted a lack of record-keeping when it came to contrast administration.

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