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MRI Shows Brain Changes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Magnetic resonance images showed changes in the brain, including bilateral white matter atrophy, among patients with CFS.
Mammography Screening with Tomosynthesis Cost-Effective
Biennial screening of women with dense breast tissue using both mammography and tomosynthesis is cost-effective.
Wilms Tumor Survivors at Increased Risk of Breast Cancer
Survivors who received radiation to the chest were more likely to develop breast cancer.
Nominees For “Top People to Watch in Radiology”
Check out the profiles for the nominees for “Top People to Watch in Radiology” and vote for who deserves to win.
Even with Malpractice Reform, Docs are Still “Defensive”
Changes in malpractice standard legislation in three states had little effect on advanced imaging use in the emergency room.
Radiology Residents Distracted by Calls to Reading Room
Radiology residents who take phone calls in the reading room may become distracted, reducing their diagnostic accuracy.
Cardiac Stress Testing Plus Imaging Overused
Increasing use of cardiac stress testing with imaging may be unnecessary and adds to cost and patient exposure to radiation.
Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction Better for Neck CT
Image quality of neck CTs is improved with the use of model-based iterative reconstruction, compared with 30% adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction.
MRI Detects Shoulder Damage in Young Baseball Pitchers
MRI identifies unique shoulder damage, termed acromial apophysiolysis, among young pitchers that could cause long-term problems.
Interval LDCT Screening Increases Lung Cancer Detection
Low-dose CT lung cancer screening, done at intervals, can help detect lung cancer.
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