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What's been happening at Radius? We actively encourage and support our staff to update and maintain their skills, so we can continue to offer the best services to our patients and referrers.

Bulk Billed CT Scans and Procedures

Did you know Radius Bulk Bills ALL CT Scans and Procedures? This means there is no out-of-pocket expense to our patients. Examinations include – CT Brain +/- contrast – CT Sinus – CT Facial Bones – CT Petrous Temporal Bones/IAMs – CT Cervical Spine – CT Thoracic Spine – CT Lumbar Spine – CT Neck +/- contrast – CT Chest +/- contrast – CT…

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Education Weekend @ Radius – Clinical Ultrasound Seminar

In March 2019, Radius Imaging hosted a Clinical Ultrasound Seminar onsite at Waurn Ponds. The two day seminar was presented by Martin Necas, a clinical specialist sonographer, honorary fellow and life member of the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) from Waikato Hospital, New Zealand. Topics included: Vascular Ultrasound, Obstetric Doppler and Bowel Imaging Ultrasound as well as formulation of clinical impressions and…

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Education Evenings @ Radius – MRI Spine for Allied Health Professionals

Radius Imaging hosted an education seminar in March for Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists from the Greater Geelong region. The seminar was held onsite at Radius Waurn Ponds which hosted over 20 practitioners. Clinical Director Dr Ian Revfem presented on MRI of the Spine and Sacroiliac Joints.

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Deakin Medical Imaging Workshop

In March, Radius was asked to be part of Deakin University’s Medical Imaging Workshop in Melbourne. Topics covered included Reflective Practice, Goal Setting and Road Blocks, White Privilege and Dealing with Political Correctness. Radius continues to have a close working relationship with Deakin as we facilitate clinical placements for students at the Geelong campus undertaking the Bachelor of Medical Imaging degree.

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Merry Christmas from Radius

Radius hosted a Christmas celebration for referrers and staff at the end of November, to thank them for their support in 2018. It was well attended by guests who ate, drank and were merry! We would like to wish all of our patients and referrers and a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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MRI NEWSLETTER: Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

The sinus tarsi syndrome is not new, it was described by Denis O’Connor in 1958. However, the arthroscopic treatment of sinus tarsi is relatively new. The surgical treatment of sinus tarsi syndrome is arthroscopic debridement of the posterior or subtalar joint and sinus tarsi. 94% were improved at 1-8 years follow-up although half had some residual symptoms. Coronal T1 and Sagittal T2 of ankle:…

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MRI NEWSLETTER: Peroneus Tendon Tears

The lateral ankle tendons include the peroneus brevis (PB) and peroneus longus (PL) tendons, which serve to evert the foot. These 2 tendons share the same tendon sheath proximally at the superior peroneal retinacula (SPR) but seperate distally into two sheaths at the inferior peroneal retinacula (IPR). The brevis is located anterior to the longus. These tendons run in the retromalleolar groove on the…

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MRI NEWSLETTER: Patella Dislocation

Patella disclocations are very common especially in soccer players. The history is frequently ‘rule out ACL tear’. The highest pre-test probability is females 10 to 40 years of age. The most common mechanism is sudden twisting. The classic MRI findings of lateral patella dislocation syndrome is contusion of the inferior-medial patella facet and contusion of the anterior-lateral femoral condyle. Commonly there is tearing of…

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MRI NEWSLETTER: Traumatic TFC Tear

Palmer divides triangular fibocartilage (TFC) tears into traumatic and degenerative. The Palmer 1B tear is a traumatic tear of the peripheral attachment of the TFC on the ulnar side with a styloid or foveal attachment (or both) tear. The foveal attachment is most important to DRUJ stability. The triangular fibrocartilage (TFC) disc is a major stabiliser of the distal radial ulnar joint. The TFC…

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MRI NEWSLETTER: Ischiofemoral Impingement

Ischiofemoral impingement is a condition that presents with pain in the hip, groin or buttock region. Pain can radiate to the lower extremity due to an irritation of the sciatic nerve. Ischiofemoral impingement is much more common in women than in men, approximately 3:1. Bilateral disease is present in one third of cases. The average patient age is older than most impingements, approximately 52…

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