Diagnostic Imaging EuropeMay 2005
Special SECTION: Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
DEPARTMENTSFrom The Editor
The Big Picture
FDA Clears Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Platform for Non-Invasive Assessment of Brain Chemistry
BrainSpec Core reportedly offers enhanced sensitivity for low-grade gliomas and may facilitate the diagnosis of conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy.
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.
Questioning the Burgeoning Boilerplate in Radiology
Excess verbiage, at the behest of non-clinical interlopers, continues to pervade radiology reports.
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.
Study: Black Patients Less Likely Than Others to Receive MRI Assessment of Cognitive Impairment
In a four-year study of over 1,600 patients who had outpatient head CTs, head CT angiography and/or brain MRI to assess cognitive impairment, researchers found that Black patients were over 9 percent less likely than White patients and over 16 percent less likely than Hispanic patients to receive brain MRI.
FDA Clears Adjunctive Lung Ventilation Software for CT
With algorithms utilized in aerospace technology, the CT LVAS software reportedly provides enhanced assessment of regional airflow and lung ventilation.
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