Ambulance with mobile CT cuts stroke treatment times April 23, 2014 -- An ambulance equipped with a mobile CT scanner and thrombolysis equipment reduced treatment times for stroke patients without a corresponding increase in adverse events, according to a study published by German researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Residents value overnight attendings, but crave independence April 23, 2014 -- Radiology residents are of two minds when it comes to night call, according to the results of a new survey in Academic Radiology. They want the peace of mind that comes with knowing an attending radiologist is on duty to help with tough cases, but they also hunger for the freedom to make a "hot call" on tough cases without help.
Shimadzu lands FDA nod for digital R/F system April 23, 2014 -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Sonialvision G4 universal digital radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) system.
JAMA IM: Mammo false positives don't create long-term anxiety April 22, 2014 -- Mammography false positives are considered to be one of the harms of regular breast cancer screening. But receiving false-positive results doesn't seem to affect women's long-term anxiety -- and, in fact, may boost their intention to continue screening, according to a new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine.
BMI tied to soft plaque at CCTA in diabetes patients April 22, 2014 -- A new study of diabetes patients shows a direct relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the soft coronary artery plaques found on coronary CT angiography (CCTA) that portend a high risk for coronary events, according to research published online in Radiology.