CT Viable Alternative to Cardiac MRI for When Assessing Heart Chamber Size
Axial chest CT identifies enlargement with high specificity and reasonable sensitivity.
ACR Practice Guidelines Not Followed When Evaluating Nipple Discharge
Not following ACR practice guidelines potentially leads to unnecessary workups and extra health care costs.
Longer PET Acquisition Time Increases FDG-Avid Lymph Node Detection in Rectal Cancer
The procedure also upstaged several subjects.
What Method Is Best for Detecting Prostate Cancer Metastases?
The imaging process provides the most time-efficient sequence with the highest lesion detection rate and conspicuity.
Dual-Energy Spectral in CT Aids in Diagnosis of Acute Gangrenous Appendicitis
Imaging confirms or excludes the presence of gangrenous appendicitis with high sensitivity and specificity.
Does Radiology Have a Gender Imbalance?
Men outnumber women in radiologic society committee members and higher academic ranks.
3D MRI Comparable to 2D MRI
Study shows that when diagnosing knee cartilage defects, 3D and 2D MRIs performed about the same.
Deep Learning Algorithm Aids in Assessing Breast Density
Algorithm may help better predict how likely it is a woman will have cancer in her future.
Standardized Ultrasound Curriculum Needed in OB-GYN Residency Programs
Biggest obstacle in ultrasound training is lack of dedicated faculty time.
PET/MRI Motion Correction Aids in Quantifying, Detecting PET-Avid Lesions
Motion correction has potential to affect diagnosis or patient care.
How MRI Can Provide CVD Risk Assessment
MRI measuring carotid artery wall thickness could aid in cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
The Value of MRI After Traumatic Brain Injury
Several lesion patterns were significantly associated with poor long-term neurocognitive and psychiatric outcomes.
Microcalcifications Detected Equally with Synthetic Mammography Plus DBT or FFDM
The two screening methods have similar sensitivity and specificity in finding microcalcifications.
Study: In-Hospital MRIs Could Be Wasteful
Many of the MRIs were of poor quality and could have been performed elsewhere.
Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/MRI Superior to Multiparametric MRI in Prostate Cancer Detection
Thirty-two men participated in the retrospective study.
Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced CT Detects More Colorectal Liver Metastasis
The contrast-enhanced CT also improves lesion conspicuity over standard care of monophasic portovenous CT.
How Close Is DBT-ABVS Accuracy to MRI for Breast Cancer Screening?
Tomosynthesis plus breast volume scanner could be replacement for breast cancer staging if MRI cannot be performed.
Do Breast Density Reporting Laws Increase Awareness?
Most states require at least some women to receive information about breast density-and that information is leading to more conversations.
Deep Learning–Based Automatic Detection Algorithm Outperforms Physicians
Algorithm also enhanced physicians’ performances when used as a second reader.
How Can General Anesthesia Needs Be Reduced?
Child Centered Care could be a cost-effective way to reduce general anesthesia needs.
Breast MRI Useful Adjunctive Tool for Inconclusive Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Breast radiologists will need an algorithm for addressing the small number of inconclusive findings that remain equivocal.
CT May Be Superior to Framingham Score in Predicting Cardiovascular Event
Moving to a fully automated protocol would allow for more widespread implementation of the assessment.
Ultrasound Claims Increasing Among Emergency Department Providers
Biggest increase in retroperitoneal, soft tissue, and transabdominal GU studies.
CT Pulmonary Angiography for Suspected PE Most Often Ordered by ER Physicians
D-dimer tests and prediction rules should be incorporated into a decision support tool to curb overordering of CTPA for suspected pulmonary embolism.
CT Angiography Following Alteplase May Reduce Avoid Surgeries
Clinical and imaging biomarkers were associated with intracranial thrombus recanalization among patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Insurance Coverage for Prostate MRIs Overly Restrictive
Coverage for prostate MRIs results in challenges for patients and referring physicians seeking to obtain ready access.
Does Diffusion-Weighted MRI After Breast Cancer Affect Prediction Accuracy?
MRI after 12 weeks of therapy predicts complete pathologic response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Machine Outperforms Radiologists for Staging Liver Fibrosis Using CT
Etiology of liver disease and CT technique did not affect staging accuracy.
How Cost-Cutting is Affecting Radiology Departments
Imaging is often one of the first targets of budget cutters, but patient care may suffer as a result.
Real-Time Phase-Contrast Flow MRI Aids in Diagnosing Carotid Stenosis
RT-PC MRI yields velocity distributions across the entire vessel lumen.
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