Diagnostic Imaging EuropeJune/July 2005
Special SECTION: Radiology Informatics
DEPARTMENTSFrom The Editor
Report: Head and Neck
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What a New Mammography Study Reveals About BMI, Race, Ethnicity and Advanced Breast Cancer Risk
In a new study examining population attributable risk proportions (PARPs) based on data from over three million screening mammography exams, researchers found that postmenopausal Black women had the highest BMI-related PARP and premenopausal Asian and Pacific Islander women had the highest breast density-related PARP for advanced breast cancer.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 3
In the third episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss the challenges of expanded breast cancer screening amid a backdrop of radiologist shortages and ever-increasing volume on radiology worklists.
Study: Contrast-Enhanced Mammography Changes Surgical Plan in 22.5 Percent of Breast Cancer Cases
Contrast-enhanced mammography detected additional lesions in 43 percent of patients and led to additional biopsies in 18.2 percent of patients, over half of whom had malignant lesions, according to a study of over 500 women presented at the recent Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 2
In the second episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss recent studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that suggested moving to more of a risk-adapted model for mammography screening.
Siemens Healthineers Launches New AI-Powered Ultrasound System
Providing 25 features to facilitate optimal workflow and user effectiveness, the portable Acuson Maple ultrasound can reportedly be utilized in a variety of clinical settings.
New Ultrasound System Facilitates Catheter and IV Placement
Offering a variety of integrated visualization tools, the SiteRite 9 Ultrasound System reportedly enables the insertion of vascular access devices regardless of user experience level.
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