Sports injury website brings radiology's insights to the fans
October 15, 2013 -- Ardent sports fans can easily explain a blitz, play-action fake, suicide squeeze, and icing. What many of them can't do is describe a torn anterior cruciate ligament or plantar fasciitis. The founder of a new website, InsideInjuries.com, hopes to change that -- and in the process help educate the public about radiology.
MRA helps detect risk from unruptured cerebral aneurysms
October 15, 2013 -- MR angiography (MRA) using a 3D time-of-flight sequence could well be the most efficient technique for detecting unruptured cerebral aneurysms and determining if they pose a health risk, according to a study published in the October 15 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Nonrads now performing bulk of US-guided procedures
October 14, 2013 -- Radiologists no longer predominate in the performance of ultrasound-guided procedures, which may have implications for the quality of patient care, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
MBIR halves CT dose in children, outperforming ASIR
October 14, 2013 -- In one of the first studies to evaluate advanced CT iterative reconstruction techniques in children, researchers found that model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR) can halve pediatric CT radiation dose, delivering images of equal or better quality than standard-dose exams and outperforming first-generation IR software, according to a new article in Radiology.
Better training key to unlocking molecular imaging's potential
October 11, 2013 -- Molecular imaging has vast potential to improve healthcare in the coming years by allowing more directed, personalized therapy. But molecular imaging's contribution may be limited until more imaging specialists are trained to interpret scans acquired with the new types of tracers being developed.
Panel recommends new US criteria for judging viable pregnancy
October 10, 2013 -- To lower the risk of incorrectly diagnosing a pregnancy as nonviable, more-stringent criteria for ultrasound scans should be used to determine if a first-trimester pregnancy cannot result in a live-born baby, advised a multispecialty panel in an article published October 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Straight Talk From the PACSman: Lessons learned
October 10, 2013 -- Long-time AuntMinnie.com columnist Michael J. Cannavo is back as a PACS consultant after a two-year stint with a major PACS vendor. He shares his observations and PACS wisdom in a new series called Straight Talk From the PACSman.
JACR: Residents teach as effectively as faculty
October 10, 2013 -- Residents are as effective as radiologists in teaching medical students about radiology, according to a new study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. The findings suggest that medical schools might want to consider including more residents as teachers.
Radiologists spend only a third of their time reading images
October 9, 2013 -- Radiologists spend only 36.4% of their time on image interpretation -- which means they spend the bulk of their workday helping referring physicians and patients by performing tasks beyond reading exams, according to a study published in this month's Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Lancet: Angiography busts theory of venous link to MS
October 8, 2013 -- Countering prior findings that cerebrospinal venous narrowing and multiple sclerosis (MS) go hand in hand, a study incorporating both x-ray venography and ultrasound found that venous narrowing is unrelated to MS. The new results were published online October 9 in Lancet.
JACR: Jobs are out there, but they may not be perfect
October 8, 2013 -- First, the good news: There are available jobs for the 1,200 or so U.S. radiology residents finishing their training. Now the bad news: These jobs may not be the first choice of many residents, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Regional variation in imaging not best gauge for policy-making
October 7, 2013 -- Curbing geographic variation in imaging use and costs has been a major target of policy efforts in recent years. But it's unclear whether focusing on these factors is the best way to rein in Medicare spending, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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