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Health watchdog notified of 68 'significant events' of accidental or unintended exposure to ionising radiation
The majority of these events related to CT scans and involved relatively low dosses of radiation.
# University Hospital Kerry
11 patients had their cancer diagnosis delayed and four have since died, Kerry review shows
The review looked at over 46,000 thousand individual images reported by a single consultant radiologist.
# scans
Munster's Scannell sprung into starting role to salvage frustrating season
The Cork man was only called up after Rory Best’s injury but now finds himself in the starting XV.
# glue
Analysis: Munster man Rory Scannell's superb form keeps him in Ireland mix
The 24-year-old has been a key player for his province for the past three seasons.
# University Hospital Kerry
At least 72 patients called back for scan review at Kerry hospital
Over 45,000 images have to be reviewed by the hospital after concerns were raised.
# radiologist
Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital
A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.
# Scan Scandal
Scan review: 34 patients were asked to go back to University Hospital Kerry
All have been given the all-clear since their fresh investigations.
# Review
Doctor who misdiagnosed seven serious cases at Kerry hospital was not a permanent staff member
Just under half of the scans have been rechecked so far.
# Health
University Hospital Kerry reviewing over 46,000 scans after concerns raised
The investigation comes following the notification of three Serious Reportable Events (SREs) over the course of the summer.
# Wexford
Hundreds more patients recalled over fears scans were misread
A HSE review of colonoscopies has been doubled.
# Development
These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies
Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.
# Waiting Lists
12 month delays for MRI scans 'putting lives at risk'
7,000 people have been waiting for a scan for more than one year.
# baby macklemore
Macklemore reveals he's going to be a dad in emotional video
Baby Mack-le-more is on the way.
# Weird Science
16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner
See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.
# Diagnosis
Here's how a radioactive injection could be avoided when assessing cancer in children
Initial trials of the MRI scanning technique has shown similar results to PET/CT, without using a radioactive injection.