ª Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Abdom Radiol (2018) Springer Nature 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-018-1638-5 Abdominal Radiology Scientiﬁc Paper Abstracts Presented at the Society of Abdominal Radiology 2018 Annual Scientiﬁc Meeting and Educational Course (March 4–9, 2018, Scottsdale, Arizona) The following are abstracts presented at the Society of tion of oral contrast and the amount of time from initial Abdominal Radiology 2018 Annual Scientiﬁc Meeting order placement to exam initiation (order-to-begin exam and Educational Course. The abstracts are separated time). 250 abdomen and pelvis CTs from both October into Hot Topics in Gastrointestinal Radiology, Hot 2015 and October 2016 were randomly selected and as- Topics in Genitourinary Radiology, At the Cutting sessed for the presence of oral contrast. Edge, Improving Clinical Practice, and Power Science Results: After implementation of our algorithm, the categories. The authors of these presentations gave per- average order-to-begin exam time decreased from mission to print their abstracts in Abdominal Radiology. 169 min in October 2015 to 130 min in October 2016. The percentage of CTs with oral contrast decreased from HOT TOPICS IN GI SCIENTIFIC SESSION 63% in October 2015 to 39% in October 2016. Conclusions: Eliminating oral contrast in select indica- 7:00 AM tions is
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