Using cadavers, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are testing and customizing CT protocols to dramatically cut the dosage needed for live patients by as much as half the reference levels nationally.
Mass General Imaging customizes CT radiation doses via 'virtual autopsy'
Through the Webster Center, launched last September with a $750,000 grant from the late Edward (Ted) Webster, an educator and scientist with the Department of Radiology, Mass General is publishing a variety of protocols for imaging various parts of the body.
Source: HealthLeaders Media
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #2 in the nation and #1 in New England based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.
Search the archive for previously published news articles, press releases and publications.
Departments and Centers at Mass General have a reputation for excellence in patient care. View a list of all departments.