Check out 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:
An inhaled contrast agent used with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Xenoview™ (xenon Xe 129 hyperpolarized) reportedly provides regional mapping of lung ventilation without patient exposure to ionizing radiation. READ MORE
Emerging research suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may help downgrade nearly 10 percent of suspected BI-RADS 3 lesions from ultrasound imaging. READ MORE
A new comparative study found the use of prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positron emission tomography (PET/CT) led to treatment changes in nearly 20 percent of patients with high-risk prostate cancer. READ MORE
In a recent interview from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) conference, Mary Yamashita, M.D. discussed a variety of findings from a survey of over 8,000 women about breast density awareness, challenges with current breast density notiification after mammography exams, and the ongoing need to educate patients as well as referring providers on breast density awareness. WATCH NOW
In a new prospective study, an emerging deep learning model, which incorporates parametric mapping with quantitative ultrasound to estimate liver fat fraction, demonstrated a 90 percent sensitivity rate and a 91 percent specificity rate for diagnosing hepatic steatosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). READ MORE