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Many Shoulder MRIs Unnecessary
Ultrasound, rather than MRI, is often appropriate imaging for shoulder injuries.
Arterial Spin Labeling Aids MRI in Alzheimer’s Classification
Adding arterial spin labeling to MRI may help classify and predict Alzheimer’s diagnosis and progression from subjective cognitive decline.
No Association Between Gadolinium Contrast and Parkinson’s
MRI with gadolinium contrast is not associated with increased rates of Parkinson’s disease.
Annual CT, Not Biopsy for Nonsolid Nodules in Lung Cancer Screening
Annual follow-up with CT for nonsolid nodules detected during lung cancer screening reduces need for biopsies.
MRI Shows Low-Dose Methylene Blue Effect on Attention, Memory
Functional MR imaging shows increased response in the brain after administration of low-dose methylene blue.
Academic Radiology Only Specialty With Equal Pay for Males, Females
Radiologist salaries are equal between male and female physicians, unlike other academic medical specialists.
PET May Help Plot Course of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment
PET-CT may indicate which patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma are responding to treatment.
MRI Position Affects Evaluation of Residual Breast Cancer
Adding intraoperative supine MR imaging to standard prone imaging may increase accuracy when evaluating breast cancer.
Annotations from Radiology Report Impressions Reliable
Using annotations from impressions of radiology reports is reliable for critical findings and context, from SIIM 2016.
Radiology Tracked in Real Time Reduces Delays in ER
Monitoring ER radiology in real time helps improve efficiency, from SIIM 2016.
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