Catch up on the top radiology content of the past week.
Diagnostic Imaging's Weekly Scan is your chance to catch up on the latest radiology content, from new research and device news to the latest case quizzes and conference reports. Review the slideshow below to see this week's top content:
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New research from the American Cancer Society comparing pre-pandemic cancer screening prevalence to the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States showed a 1.1 million decrease in breast cancer screenings, a 4.4 million decrease in cervical cancer screenings and a 600,000 decrease in prostate cancer screenings. READ MORE
The new software for the Swoop® Portable MR Imaging system reportedly enhances the signal-to-noise ratio for diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) sequences by 42 percent in comparison to the previous software. READ MORE
Prostate artery embolization led to a 32 percent reduction of the prostate gland and a 42 percent decrease in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values one year after the procedure, according to new research to be presented at the upcoming Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Phoenix. READ MORE
Recently published research revealed that coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) exams performed with dual-source CT were completed 22 minutes faster and had a nearly 28 percent higher frequency of good or excellent image quality in comparison to CCTA exams performed with single-source CT devices. READ MORE
In a cum laude awarded presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), researchers discussed misconceptions and pertinent principles for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of patients with rectal cancer, ranging from the diagnosis of mucinous tumors to the impact of mesorectal fascia status for rectal cancer recurrence. READ MORE