MDCT: Stroke treatment question answered in CT of insula June 19, 2013 -- WASHINGTON, DC - To treat or not to treat? Boston researchers are increasingly confident that they can predict treatment outcomes in patients with ischemic stroke of the middle cerebral artery by measuring infarct size in the insula at CT, according to a presentation at the International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT.
MDCT: iPad triggers rapid changes in radiology June 19, 2013 -- For a relatively young technology, Apple's iPad has already wrought huge changes in radiology, affecting education, image viewing, and interactions with referring physicians, Dr. Elliot Fishman told attendees on Tuesday at the International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT in Washington, DC.
U.S. medical costs show lowest growth since 1972 June 19, 2013 -- U.S. medical costs grew 2.2% in the 12 months ending in May 2013, the slowest annual growth rate for healthcare since 1972, according to statistics released from the U.S. Department of Labor.
MedCurrent inks agreement with NDSC June 19, 2013 -- Healthcare practice management firm MedCurrent has signed an agreement with the National Decision Support Company (NDSC) to provide customers with access to appropriateness criteria.
Study: Rads doing more central venous procedures June 19, 2013 -- The American College of Radiology Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute has released a new study that found that radiologists are getting more involved in central venous interventional procedures.
MRI shows similarities between concussion, Alzheimer's June 19, 2013 -- MRI showed that the distribution of white-matter brain abnormalities in some patients after mild traumatic brain injury closely resembled conditions found in early Alzheimer's dementia, in a study published online June 18 in Radiology.
MDCT: Informatics can help evaluate CT image quality June 18, 2013 -- Radiology has made great progress in the science of improving CT image quality and controlling radiation dose, according to Dr. Eliot Siegel. Imaging informatics can help put this science into clinical practice, he said on Monday at the International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT in Washington, DC.
MRI links abdominal aortic plaque with cardiovascular events June 18, 2013 -- MRI measurements of the amount of plaque in the abdominal aorta and the thickness of its wall are associated with future cardiovascular events, such as a heart attack or stroke, according to a study published online June 18 in Radiology.