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Ultra-High-Field MRI May Detect Early Parkinson’s Disease
Ultra-high-field 7-Tesla MRI of the brain detected abnormalities in the substantia nigra among subjects with Parkinson’s disease.
Carotid Artery MRI Helps Predict Cardiovascular Events
MRI of the carotid artery may help clinicians spot vulnerable plaque characteristics that could predict cardiovascular events among asymptomatic patients.
Community-Based CT Lung Cancer Screening Program Feasible
Low-dose CT community-based lung cancer screening program effective and feasible.
Fetal Ultrasounds Not For Entertainment, Keepsakes
Ultrasound imaging used to identify fetal sex without a medical indication is becoming a public health issue and should be discouraged.
Imaging Dominates Latest Low-Value Tests List
More radiology tests found to be of low-value in the emergency room.
Breast Ultrasound Detects Cancers Missed by Mammography
Breast ultrasound finds many cancers missed by mammography, even when reviewed retrospectively.
iPad in Radiology Not Used for Clinical Workflow
iPads are used mostly by younger radiologists and residents for reading and accessing educational material — not for clinical workflow.
New MRI Technique Visualizes Tumors in Children
New MRI technique allows for accurate assessment of tumors in children without the radiation exposure of PET/CT scans.
Carestream’s Vue Motion Cleared for Mobile Reading
Carestream Health received FDA clearance for use of its Vue Motion image view for clinical X-ray reading on mobile devices.
Integrated Reading Room Helps Radiologists, Clinicians Work Together
Integrating a reading room with a clinic encourages more interaction between radiologists and clinicians, benefitting patient care.