Whitney J. Palmer has been with Diagnostic Imaging since 2011, serving as the Senior Editor since November 2019. She has 20 years experience in healthcare and academic medicine reporting.
Philips Releases New, Shorter Cardiac MRI Protocol
Created in a partnership, the ultra-fast MRI technique captures images in a single breath-hold -- the project's clinical leader offers insights.
Adding AI to CCTA Reduces Reading Time
Using a deep learning tool slices reading time by nearly 75 percent and makes disease identification easier.
Cardiac MRI Picks Up Myocarditis in Patients Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19
Incidence is rare and should not discourage vaccine use, but providers should be aware of the possibility.
ACR Launches AI e-Learning Hub
American College of Radiology introduces website that offers guidance and resources for the use of artificial intelligence.
Patient/Provider Feedback – Are They Happy with Reports?
Study shows patient responses can identify errors and lead to better quality improvement efforts.
Radiologists Differ on Follow-Up Guidance of Incidental Cysts
Wide variation in follow-up recommendations for pancreatic cysts could affect supplemental imaging.
Beyond the Basics: Steps to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity
Keeping your patient’s data safe requires more advanced tactics.
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: June 21 to June 25, 2021
Take a quick look at Diagnostic Imaging's Top 5 stories of the week.
Diagnostic Imaging's Radiology Product Showcase: Quarter 2 2021
The latest products released on the market for Quarter 2 2021.
Is It Time to Re-Shape Breast Cancer Screening?
Digital breast tomosynthesis offers benefits over mammography, but it is enough to change screening?
6-to-12 Month Ultrasound Screening Intervals Improve HCC Outcomes
Undergoing more frequent abdominal screening can improve life expectancy and quality of life for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Calling All Proposals: RSNA Seeking COVID-19 Images for Database
Funding will be given to sites that can contribute to the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC).
What’s Behind Screening Mammography Interpretation?
Several factors – other than length of clinical experience – weigh into a provider’s interpretive accuracy.
AI-Predicted Age Differences Point to Early Cognitive Decline
A deep learning algorithm used with brain MRI could help providers identify patients in the early stages of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s.
The Reading Room: Potential fMRI Alternative -- fPACT
Drs. Charles Liu and Jonathan Russin discuss the benefits and potential of fPACT, the alternative to functional MRI.
Don’t Rely on X-rays to Determine Forearm Fracture Treatment
A more personalized approach rooted in the patient’s needs is a better course of action.
Fujifilm Releases Multi-Use Radiography/Fluoroscopy System
Low-dose, high-resolution system can capture a variety of images for both large and small facilities.
PET/CT Effective Measures NSCLC Biomarker, Predicts Therapy Response
Using PET/CT images to assess the level of a non-small cell lung cancer biomarker can help patients avoid invasive biopsy.
Lower Gadobutrol Dose Effective for Contrast-Enhanced Brain MRI
Findings could lead to changes in treatment decisions.
0.55T MRI Effective in Lung Imaging
Low-field strength MRI can successfully visualize common lung problems.
5 Knee Injury Misses on MRI
These injuries are easy misses for radiologists unfamiliar with the problems – here’s what you should look for.
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan: June 12 to 17, 2021
Lower Heart Rate Improves CCTA Image Quality, Dose Exposure
Identification of optimal heart rate supports use of beta blockers when possible.
Radiotracer Identifies Metastatic Prostate Cancer Regardless of Anatomic Region
Recently approved PMSA-targeted radiotracer can pinpoint biochemical recurrent prostate cancer in men with unhelpful standard imaging.
Gadolinium-Based Contrast Retention Rates Higher Than Thought
Retention rates are higher, but clinical impact could be low.
PET Imaging Shows Increased Dementia Risk with Lipophilic Statins
Patients with mild cognitive impairment who take lipophilic statins have a more than doubled risk of progressing to dementia.
Novel PET Tracer Capable of Predicting Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture
Tested so far in animal models, this tracer could further the development of treatments for this life-threatening disease for which there are currently no therapies.
MRI Reveals Impact of Repetitive Head Impacts in Young Players
Imaging shows even mild head impacts can have long-term neurological effects.
PET Imaging Reveals Efficacy of Novel Cancer Treatment
New therapy uses light from decaying radiopharmaceuticals to attack cancer cells from inside the body.
Diagnostic Imaging's A Look Ahead: June 14 to June 18, 2021
Here's what to expect this week on Diagnostic Imaging.
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