MRI May Substitute for Serial Biopsies in Active Prostate Cancer Surveillance
Multi-parametric MRI may be a substitute for serial biopsies in active surveillance regimens to avoid patient discomfort associated with repeat biopsies.
Self-Directed Learning Impacts MRI Prostate Tumor Detection
Reader confidence and self-directed learning impacts prostate tumor detection through MR images.
Medicare Beneficiaries with Early Cancer Do Undergo Screening Mammography
Female Medicare beneficiaries with early-stage cancers do participate in screening mammogram programs.
Weight-based Protocol for Iodinated Contrast Material Maintains Image Quality in Aortic CTA
Using weight-based protocol incorporating tube potential selection allows for lower volumes of iodinated contrast material in aortic CTA.
CT Angiography Plus CT Perfusion May Predict Cardiovascular Events
Using noninvasive techniques, such as CT angiography and CT perfusion, may help physicians identify patients at risk of major adverse cardiovascular events.
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MRIs May Be Safe Even For Patients with “Non-MRI-Conditional” Pacemakers or ICDs
Magnetic resonance imaging may be possible for patients even if they have pacemakers or ICDs that have not been approved by the FDA for MRI scanning.
CT Pulmonary Angiography Finds more Pulmonary Embolisms with Adherence to Clinical Decision Support
Adhering to evidence-based clinical decision support to perform CT pulmonary angiography for suspected PE results in better detection.
Ultrasound Helpful in Detecting Pediatric Appendicitis, but Not Determining Perforation
Clinicians can use ultrasound to detect pediatric appendicitis, but not if the organ has perforated.
Additional Cancers Found by Preoperative MRI After Breast Cancer Detection by Ultrasound
Preoperative MRI following ultrasound detection of breast cancer can find more cancers.
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