Franklin & Seidelmann Publishes Complex Podiatry MRI Study

Subspecialty Teleradiology Model Accelerates Study Conclusions

CLEVELAND, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin & Seidelmann Subspecialty Radiology (F&S) announced that it recently completed a complex podiatry study that was published in the March, 2008 issue of the journal Skeletal Radiology. Because of its subspecialty teleradiology model, which aggregates a high volume of MRI interpretations coupled with specialized podiatry expertise, F&S was able to complete the study in just a few months rather than the years that would be required in a traditional radiology environment.

The scientific article, "Plantar fasciitis and calcaneal spur formation are associated with abductor digiti minimi atrophy on MRI of the foot,"describes a study conducted from August 2006 to January 2007 with 200 patients of all ages from 40 states referred for an MRI of the hindfoot due to the presence of heel pain.

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