Renee Lee


Doctors with Financial Interest in Self-Referring MRI Scans Yield More Negative Results

November 30, 2011

CHICAGO - Nonradiologists with a financial interest in imaging equipment tend to self-refer imaging to patients who are more likely to turn up negative results, according to a study presented Wednesday at RSNA.

Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease Differ For Men Versus Women

November 30, 2011

CHICAGO - The review of coronary angiography results have showed significant differences between men and women in risk factors for coronary artery disease as well as major adverse cardiac events, according to a study presented Wednesday at RSNA.

Video Game Violence Alters Brain Function in Young Men

November 30, 2011

CHICAGO - Ninety-seven percent of U.S. teens play games either on the computer, Web or console. Of adolescent boys, 50 percent admit to playing video games rated Mature. These statistics are perhaps far more startling after a study presented Wednesday at RSNA that showed violent video games alter brain function in young men.

Ultrasound elastography accurately spots skin cancer

December 03, 2009

In an ironic twist for radiology, effective imaging of skin cancers has just been accomplished by none other than the imaging modality in closest contact with the skin: ultrasound.

Mammography may lead to increase in breast cancer for high-risk women

December 02, 2009

Radiation from mammography screenings may increase the chances of developing breast cancer for women at high risk, according to findings presented Tuesday at the 2009 RSNA meeting.

MRI provides accurate detection of life-threatening ob/gyn condition

December 02, 2009

Findings of a study by California researchers suggest MR imaging could be a highly accurate tool in the detection of placenta accreta, the leading cause of death in women directly before or after childbirth