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Wish to subspecialize in India and learn about the various options available? Read all about the 100 plus different subspecialty fellowships and DMs currently available in India. Or do you wish to study or settle abroad but don’t know how? Whether to go the US, UK, Australia, Singapore, or Canada? Read our popular ‘Beyond the Shores’ section to understand different options for higher studies abroad and how to go about applying successfully.

Follow the Cafe Roentgen Journal Watch, our YouTube Channel, to stay up-to-date with the latest relevant radiology literature, as we post short videos dissecting important or interesting radiology articles.

Just saw an incidental 3 mm lung nodule or a 9 mm thyroid cyst, but don’t know what to do with it? Refer to our most commonly bookmarked ‘Incidentaloma Management’ section, which gives the up-to-date guidelines on management recommendations for various incidentalomas, acting as a ready reference for you during routine reporting.

As a radiologist, your written report is what you are to most referring physicians. A concise, well-worded and clinically meaningful report is what is expected from each one of us. Read the ‘The Art and Science of Radiology Reporting not once but multiple times to understand how to write the perfect radiology report. Learn about the 10 Do’s and Don’ts in structuring the body and the impression, and how to use structured reporting formats and lexicons for conveying certainty.

Read all about past lectures and discussion in our blogs in In a nutshell: Lecture notes, Ravi Ramakantan’s Pearls, and Learning with Cases

New into radiology and don’t know how to study, what to read, and which online resources are useful. Or wish to understand what the dreaded PCPNDT act is all about? Read all about these in our blogs in the Miscellaneous section.

Go to RadPract.com to learn more about various non-interpretative skills such as radiation and carcinogenesis, contrast related issues, imaging a pregnant patient, MRI safety, and various up-to-date standard SOPs on such issues based on international guidelines.

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