Imaging technology has made clinical trials in rheumatology shorter and more sensitive, but more research is needed on how best to use ultrasound and MRI in practice.
Tomosynthesis is better than radiography and almost as good as MRI in detecting bone erosion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
A specific type of ultrasound called speckle-tracking echocardiography may detect heart disease complications from rheumatoid arthritis.
MRI measurements of inflammatory precursors to rheumatoid arthritis are central to the early application of a promising anti-arthritis therapy, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.
The national march toward regulating radiology extenders continues with Utah becoming the 29th state to regulate, license, or recognize radiologist assistants (RA) as part of the team.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and progressive inflammatory disease of the joints.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and progressive inflammatory disease of the joints. It affects approximately 1% of the general population, with incidence being three times higher in women than men.