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  1. Parker L, Levin DC, Frangos A, Rao VM. Geographic variation in the utilization of noninvasive diagnostic imaging: national medicare data, 1998-2007. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Apr; 194(4):1034-9.
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    Score: 0.448
  2. Parker L, Nazarian LN, Carrino JA, Morrison WB, Grimaldi G, Frangos AJ, Levin DC, Rao VM. Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Mar; 5(3):182-8.
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    Score: 0.388
  3. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Rao VM. Coronary CT Angiography: Reversal of Earlier Utilization Trends. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Aug 26.
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    Score: 0.201
  4. Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Percent Share of All Medicare Payments to Physicians That Is Attributable to Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Feb 22.
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    Score: 0.194
  5. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Rao VM. Coronary CT Angiography: Use in Patients With Chest Pain Presenting to Emergency Departments. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Apr; 210(4):816-820.
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    Score: 0.193
  6. Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Recent Losses in Medicare Imaging Revenues Experienced by Radiologists, Cardiologists, and Other Physicians. J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 Aug; 14(8):1007-1012.
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    Score: 0.183
  7. Levin DC, Parker L, Palit CD, Rao VM. After Nearly A Decade Of Rapid Growth, Use And Complexity Of Imaging Declined, 2008-14. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Apr 01; 36(4):663-670.
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    Score: 0.182
  8. Kamel SI, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. Utilization Trends in Noncardiac Thoracic Imaging, 2002-2014. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Dec 04.
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    Score: 0.178
  9. Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. Recent Trends in Imaging Use in Hospital Settings: Implications for Future Planning. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Nov 21.
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    Score: 0.178
  10. Sharpe RE, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Nov; 13(11S):e58-e61.
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    Score: 0.177
  11. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Rao VM. Recent Trends in Imaging for Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: What Is the Best Approach? J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Apr; 13(4):381-6.
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    Score: 0.167
  12. Intenzo CM, Parker L, Levin DC, Kim SM, Rao VM. Provider Distribution Changes in Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in the Medicare Population Over the Past Decade. J Clin Densitom. 2016 Jul-Sep; 19(3):266-9.
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    Score: 0.166
  13. Levin DC, Eschelman D, Parker L, Rao VM. Trends in Use of Percutaneous Versus Open Surgical Drainage of Abdominal Abscesses. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec; 12(12 Pt A):1247-50.
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    Score: 0.166
  14. Cox M, Levin DC, Parker L, Morrison W, Long S, Rao VM. Vertebral Augmentation After Recent Randomized Controlled Trials: A New Rise in Kyphoplasty Volumes. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Jan; 13(1):28-32.
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    Score: 0.165
  15. Levin DC, Gardiner GA, Parker L, Rao VM. Vascular Ultrasound and Noninvasive Physiological Testing for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Are These Tests Being Overused? J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Mar; 13(3):249-54.
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    Score: 0.165
  16. Cox M, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. Relative Roles of Radiologists and Other Physicians in Percutaneous Endovascular Neurointerventions. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1030-5.
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    Score: 0.161
  17. Patel MC, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. Have CT and MR Angiography Replaced Catheter Angiography in Diagnosing Peripheral Arterial Disease? J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Sep; 12(9):909-14.
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    Score: 0.161
  18. Patel BP, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Shift in Outpatient Advanced Imaging From Private Offices to Hospital Facilities. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1042-7.
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    Score: 0.161
  19. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L. Trends in outpatient MRI seem to reflect recent reimbursement cuts. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 May; 12(5):463-6.
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    Score: 0.154
  20. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L. Financial Impact of Medicare Code Bundling of CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 May; 202(5):1069-71.
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    Score: 0.149
  21. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Rao VM. Are Combined CT Scans of the Thorax Being Overused? J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Aug; 11(8):788-90.
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    Score: 0.149
  22. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Rao VM. The diversion of outpatient echocardiography from private offices to higher cost hospital facilities: an unanticipated effect of code bundling. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 May; 11(5):477-80.
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    Score: 0.145
  23. Sharpe RE, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The increasing role of radiologists in thoracic diagnosis: more thoracic biopsies are performed percutaneously. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Oct; 10(10):770-3.
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    Score: 0.143
  24. Sharpe RE, Nazarian LN, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The increasing role of nonradiologists in performing ultrasound-guided invasive procedures. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Nov; 10(11):859-63.
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    Score: 0.143
  25. Sharpe RE, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Recent Reversal of the Growth Trend in MRI: A Harbinger of the Future? J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Aug; 10(8):599-602.
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    Score: 0.138
  26. Levin DC, Parker L, Intenzo CM, Rao VM. Recent reimbursement changes and their effect on hospital and private office use of myocardial perfusion imaging. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Mar; 10(3):198-201.
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    Score: 0.137
  27. Sharpe RE, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jan; 10(1):21-4.
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    Score: 0.136
  28. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L. The Recent Downturn in Utilization of CT: The Start of a New Trend? J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Nov; 9(11):795-8.
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    Score: 0.134
  29. Levin DC, Parker L, Schwartz GF, Rao VM. Percutaneous needle vs surgical breast biopsy: previous allegations of overuse of surgery are in error. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Feb; 9(2):137-40.
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    Score: 0.127
  30. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L. Trends in the utilization of outpatient advanced imaging after the deficit reduction act. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Jan; 9(1):27-32.
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    Score: 0.127
  31. Rao VM, Levin DC, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Trends in utilization rates of the various imaging modalities in emergency departments: nationwide Medicare data from 2000 to 2008. J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Oct; 8(10):706-9.
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    Score: 0.124
  32. Duszak R, Parker L, Levin DC, Rao VM. Placement and removal of inferior vena cava filters: national trends in the medicare population. J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Jul; 8(7):483-9.
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    Score: 0.122
  33. Levin DC, Parker L, Halpern EJ, Julsrud PR, Rao VM. The lack of growth in use of coronary CT angiography: is it being appropriately used? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Apr; 196(4):862-7.
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    Score: 0.120
  34. Duszak R, Parker L, Levin DC, Rao VM. Evolving roles of radiologists, nephrologists, and surgeons in endovascular hemodialysis access maintenance procedures. J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Dec; 7(12):937-42.
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    Score: 0.117
  35. Rao VM, Levin DC, Parker L, Cavanaugh B, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. How widely is computer-aided detection used in screening and diagnostic mammography? J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Oct; 7(10):802-5.
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    Score: 0.116
  36. Agarwal R, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM. Trends in PET scanner ownership and leasing by nonradiologist physicians. J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Mar; 7(3):187-91.
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    Score: 0.111
  37. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L. Physician orders contribute to high-tech imaging slowdown. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Jan-Feb; 29(1):189-95.
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    Score: 0.110
  38. Rao VM, Levin DC, Parker L, Frangos AJ. Recent trends in mammography utilization in the Medicare population: is there a cause for concern? J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 May; 5(5):652-6.
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    Score: 0.098
  39. Guez D, Hansberry DR, Gonsalves CF, Eschelman DJ, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Recent Trends in Endovascular and Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Medicare Population. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Feb 25; 1-5.
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    Score: 0.056
  40. Hong AS, Levin D, Parker L, Rao VM, Ross-Degnan D, Wharam JF. Trends in Diagnostic Imaging Utilization among Medicare and Commercially Insured Adults from 2003 through 2016. Radiology. 2019 Dec 31; 191116.
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    Score: 0.055
  41. Atsina KB, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. JOURNAL CLUB: Advanced Imaging Interpretation by Radiologists and Nonradiologist Physicians: A Training Issue. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Nov 06; 1-7.
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    Score: 0.054
  42. Boroumand G, Teberian I, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Screening Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Utilization Updates. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Mar 23; 1-5.
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    Score: 0.049
  43. Guez D, Hansberry DR, Eschelman DJ, Gonsalves CF, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Retrieval Rates among Radiologists and Nonradiologists. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 Jan 03.
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    Score: 0.048
  44. Kanesa-Thasan RM, Nazarian LN, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Comparative Trends in Utilization of MRI and Ultrasound to Evaluate Nonspine Joint Disease 2003 to 2015. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Mar; 15(3 Pt A):402-407.
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    Score: 0.048
  45. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ. Continued growth in emergency department imaging is bucking the overall trends. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Nov; 11(11):1044-7.
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    Score: 0.039
  46. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ. Analysis of radiologists' imaging workload trends by place of service. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Oct; 10(10):760-3.
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    Score: 0.035
  47. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ. The sharp reductions in medicare payments for noninvasive diagnostic imaging in recent years: will they satisfy the federal policymakers? J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Sep; 9(9):643-7.
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    Score: 0.033
  48. Sharpe RE, Nazarian LN, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Dramatically increased musculoskeletal ultrasound utilization from 2000 to 2009, especially by podiatrists in private offices. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Feb; 9(2):141-6.
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    Score: 0.032
  49. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ. Noncardiac point-of-care ultrasound by nonradiologist physicians: how widespread is it? J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Nov; 8(11):772-5.
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    Score: 0.031
  50. Babiarz LS, Yousem DM, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Volume of neuroradiology studies read by neurologists: implications for fellowship training. J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Jul; 8(7):477-82.
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    Score: 0.031
  51. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Bending the curve: the recent marked slowdown in growth of noninvasive diagnostic imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan; 196(1):W25-9.
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    Score: 0.030
  52. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Medicare payments for noninvasive diagnostic imaging are now higher to nonradiologist physicians than to radiologists. J Am Coll Radiol. 2011 Jan; 8(1):26-32.
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    Score: 0.030
  53. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ. The disproportionate effects of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 on radiologists' private office MRI and CT practices compared with those of other physicians. J Am Coll Radiol. 2009 Sep; 6(9):620-5.
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    Score: 0.027
  54. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Endovascular repair vs open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: comparative utilization trends from 2001 to 2006. J Am Coll Radiol. 2009 Jul; 6(7):506-9.
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    Score: 0.027
  55. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Intenzo CM. Recent payment and utilization trends in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging: comparison between self-referral and referral to radiologists. J Am Coll Radiol. 2009 Jun; 6(6):437-41.
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    Score: 0.026
  56. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Recent shifts in place of service for noninvasive diagnostic imaging: have hospitals missed an opportunity? J Am Coll Radiol. 2009 Feb; 6(2):96-9.
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    Score: 0.026
  57. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Ownership or leasing of CT scanners by nonradiologist physicians: a rapidly growing trend that raises concern about self-referral. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Dec; 5(12):1206-9.
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    Score: 0.026
  58. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Recent trends in utilization rates of abdominal imaging: the relative roles of radiologists and nonradiologist physicians. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Jun; 5(6):744-7.
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    Score: 0.025
  59. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Ownership or leasing of MRI facilities by nonradiologist physicians is a rapidly growing trend. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Feb; 5(2):105-9.
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    Score: 0.024
  60. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Recent trends in utilization rates of noncardiac thoracic imaging: an example of how imaging growth might be controlled. J Am Coll Radiol. 2007 Dec; 4(12):886-9.
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    Score: 0.024
  61. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. The effect of the introduction of MR and CT angiography on the utilization of catheter angiography for peripheral arterial disease. J Am Coll Radiol. 2007 Jul; 4(7):457-60.
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    Score: 0.023
  62. Levin DC, Rao VM, Frangos AJ, Parker L, Sunshine JH. Recent trends in utilization of vascular ultrasound among radiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, and other physicians. J Am Coll Radiol. 2007 Feb; 4(2):125-7.
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    Score: 0.023
  63. Levin DC, Rao VM, Frangos AJ, Parker L, Sunshine JH. Current practice patterns and recent trends in breast biopsy among radiologists and surgeons. J Am Coll Radiol. 2006 Sep; 3(9):707-9.
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    Score: 0.022
  64. Levin DC, Rao VM, Frangos AJ, Parker L, Sunshine JH. The controversy over advanced cardiovascular imaging: relative roles of radiologists, cardiologists, and other physicians in CT and MRI of the cardiovascular system. J Am Coll Radiol. 2006 Jan; 3(1):16-8.
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    Score: 0.021
  65. Levin DC, Intenzo CM, Rao VM, Frangos AJ, Parker L, Sunshine JH. Comparison of recent utilization trends in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging among radiologists and cardiologists. J Am Coll Radiol. 2005 Oct; 2(10):821-4.
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    Score: 0.021
  66. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Frangos AJ, Sunshine JH. Recent trends in utilization of cardiovascular imaging: how important are they for radiology? J Am Coll Radiol. 2005 Sep; 2(9):736-9.
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    Score: 0.020
  67. Intenzo CM, Parker L, Rao VM, Levin DC. Changes in procedure volume and service provider distribution among radiologists and nonradiologists in dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry between 1996 and 2002. J Am Coll Radiol. 2005 Aug; 2(8):662-4.
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    Score: 0.020
  68. Maitino AJ, Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Sunshine JH. Do emergency medicine physicians perform ultrasound and conventional radiography in the emergency department? Recent trends from 1993 to 2001. J Am Coll Radiol. 2005 Mar; 2(3):274-8.
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    Score: 0.020
  69. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Bonn J, Maitino AJ, Sunshine JH. The changing roles of radiologists, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons in percutaneous peripheral arterial interventions during a recent five-year interval. J Am Coll Radiol. 2005 Jan; 2(1):39-42.
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    Score: 0.019
  70. Levin DC, Rao VM, Parker L, Maitino AJ, Sunshine JH. Who gets paid for diagnostic imaging, and how much? J Am Coll Radiol. 2004 Dec; 1(12):931-5.
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    Score: 0.019
  71. Levin DC, Rao VM, Maitino AJ, Parker L, Sunshine JH. Comparative increases in utilization rates of ultrasound examinations among radiologists, cardiologists, and other physicians from 1993 to 2001. J Am Coll Radiol. 2004 Aug; 1(8):549-52.
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    Score: 0.019
  72. Maitino AJ, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM, Sunshine JH. Practice patterns of radiologists and nonradiologists in utilization of noninvasive diagnostic imaging among the Medicare population 1993-1999. Radiology. 2003 Sep; 228(3):795-801.
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    Score: 0.018
  73. Maitino AJ, Levin DC, Parker L, Rao VM, Sunshine JH. Nationwide trends in rates of utilization of noninvasive diagnostic imaging among the Medicare population between 1993 and 1999. Radiology. 2003 Apr; 227(1):113-7.
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    Score: 0.017
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