SABCS: DBT costs less than mammography December 11, 2017 -- Over the long term, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) costs less than digital mammography, even when diagnosis-related costs are considered, according to new research presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Discuss
SABCS: Biannual breast MRI best for young women at high risk December 11, 2017 -- For young women with a high genetic risk of breast cancer, twice-yearly MRI exams are more effective for detecting early disease than an annual mammogram, according to new research presented at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) meeting. Discuss
At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans December 8, 2017 -- Community practices are not following guidelines for breast cancer screening with MRI in women at increased risk of the disease, according to a new study published online December 7 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Discuss
Japan requires changes in GBCA labeling information December 8, 2017 -- Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is following suit with regulatory agencies in the U.S. and Europe in asking four makers of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for MRI scans to revise warning text on their product labeling information. Discuss
Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence? December 8, 2017 -- Sometimes seeing is believing. An imaging artificial intelligence algorithm that can show why it made its diagnosis can go a long way toward building radiologist confidence in its findings, according to a scientific presentation at the recent RSNA 2017 meeting in Chicago.
Esaote to be acquired by Chinese consortium December 7, 2017 -- Italian ultrasound vendor Esaote has entered into an agreement to be acquired by a group of Chinese investors. The deal is expected to advance Esaote's expansion plans and bolsters its presence in the Chinese medical equipment market. Discuss
3 ways to cut variability in CT radiation dose December 7, 2017 -- A Pennsylvania hospital network was able to reduce variation in CT radiation dose by taking three key steps, according to research presented at RSNA 2017 and published online December 1 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Discuss