Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: November 28-December 3

Catch up on the top radiology content of the past week.

What BI-RADS Changes Are on the Way for Breast MRI Reporting?

In a recent lecture at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Wendy DeMartini, MD, discussed a variety of preliminary proposed changes to the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) for breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations.

Can MRI-Based Prostate Cancer Screening be a Viable Alternative to PSA Testing?

In what may be the first study to assess the effectiveness of biparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for prostate cancer screening in a large cohort, researchers found that MRI screening had a significantly lower false positive rate and significantly higher positive predictive values (PPVs) than prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening.