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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.
RIS/PACS Databases Best for Capturing CT Dose Data
Capturing data on CT radiation doses from RIS/PACS databases was more accurate and cost effective than self-reported survey data.
Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging Effective For All Breast Densities
Breast-specific gamma imaging detects breast cancer in both dense and nondense breast tissue.