Radiologists May Predict Presence of DCIS
Radiologist-assigned estimated percentage likelihood can predict the presence of DCIS.
MRI Follow-Up May Not Be Necessary Following Breast MRI-Guided Vacuum-Assisted Biopsy
Breast MRI–guided vacuum-assisted biopsy has a low false omission rate, so MRI follow-up may not be warranted.
MRI Exam Delays Often Unrelated to Contrast Administration
Over 16 percent of MRI exams are delayed because of unanticipated events.
CT Radiation Doses for Some Scans Drop After Audit and Information Sharing
Radiation doses for CT scans may decrease when information is shared between institutions.
New Guidelines Establish Bone Scan Appropriate Use Criteria for Prostate, Breast Cancer
Direction from the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging offers guidance for bone scintigraphy with patients who have prostate or breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendation Vary Considerably Between Physicians
Screening for breast cancer among women at average risk still varies considerably between physicians.
Brain Tumors Among Radiologic Technologists Not Associated With Radiation Exposure
Radiation exposure does not appear to be associated with malignant intracranial tumors among radiologic technologists.
MRI Helps Assess Complications Following Sex-Reassignment Surgery
Magnetic resonance imaging following sex-reassignment surgery helps clinicians assess post-operative anatomy and complications that may occur.
Reduction of Radiation Not Recommended for 18F-FDG-PET/MRI of Abdomen
Image quality may be affected if reduced doses in 18F-FDG-PET/MRI are used for abdominal examinations.
Non-Invasive Imaging Use Continues to Decline
After a peak of use in the early 2000s, invasive imaging testing has declined steadily.
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