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Is radiology still hanging by a thread?

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 07 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:cf_chor_radiology
  1. Rajat Chowdhury, specialist registrar in clinical radiology1,
  2. Iain D C Wilson, specialist registrar in clinical radiology1,
  3. Joanna J Fairhust, head of Wessex Deanery radiology programme and consultant paediatric radiologist1,
  4. Rachel S Oeppen, lecturer and consultant radiologist1
  1. 1Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton SO14 3AL
  1. rajat.chowdhury{at}


Rajat Chowdhury and colleagues argue that the dominance of imaging in all fields of modern medicine demands a total rethink of the teaching of radiology


  • Competing interests: None declared.

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