Imaging of ballistic wounds, bullet composition and implications for MRI safety

According to an article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), because patients with ballistic embedded fragments are frequently denied MRI (due to indeterminate bullet composition sans shell casings), radiography and CT can be used to identify nonferromagnetic projectiles that are safe for MRI. “Commercially available handgun and shotgun ammunition representing projectiles commonly encountered in […]

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Proud Boys leader arrested, accused of destroying D.C. church’s Black Lives Matter sign

Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was arrested Monday and accused of destroying a Black Lives Matter sign at a historic Black church in Washington, D.C., last month. Tarrio, chairman of the far-right, all-male self-described group of “Western chauvinists,” was taken into custody on suspicion of destruction of property after the incident during a pro-Trump rally […]

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