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As Associate Director of Thoracic Imaging and Intervention at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Instructor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Matthew Gilman assists the administration of the Division of Thoracic Imaging including the clinical, teaching and research activities within the Division. Dr. Gilman provides subspecialty diagnostic consultation on a wide spectrum of surgical and medical patients including critical care patients in the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU), Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit (Cardiac SICU), Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), Neurologic Intensive Care Unit, and Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). In addition, he provides imaging and consultation for critically ill patients on the transplant, oncology, burn, trauma, infectious disease, and pulmonary services in addition to the general medical and surgical services. Dr. Gilman also routinely performs thoracic intervention including percutaneous biopsy of the lung and chest wall. Dr. Gilman teaches the art and science of thoracic imaging to Harvard medical students, medical, surgical and radiology interns, residents and fellows, and international visiting physicians. He is Associate Director of the Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Gilman is a member of the Education Committee of the Society of Thoracic Radiology and serves as Chair of the Fellowship Subcommittee of the Society of Thoracic Radiology.Dr. Gilman's research interests are in the realm of thoracic computed tomography (CT), thoracic CT dose reduction and thoracic PET/CT.
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An image processing technique called ASIR allows radiologists to reduce radiation levels in chest CT exams without sacrificing image quality or diagnostic confidence, according to a paper just published by Mass General researchers.
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