Top 10 stories of ARRS 2013
Article Thumbnail ImageApril 26, 2013 -- AuntMinnie.com was pleased to provide coverage of the 2013 American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) conference in Washington, DC. Below are the top 10 stories from ARRS 2013 as measured by member traffic.

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    1. ARRS: Study examines why women avoid radiology
      April 17, 2013 -- WASHINGTON, DC - Why don't more female medical students choose careers as radiologists? A Canadian survey has found a number of reasons for the reluctance of women to pick medical imaging as a specialty, according to a study presented Tuesday at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting.

    2. ARRS: Low-dose CT may produce measurement discrepancies
      April 18, 2013 -- WASHINGTON, DC - The use of low-dose CT protocols could produce disturbing discrepancies in measurements of lung nodule and lymph node volumes compared with high-dose scans, according to according a study presented Wednesday at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting.

    3. ARRS: MRI tops US in appendicitis detection in pregnant women
      April 22, 2013 -- WASHINGTON, DC - MRI should be the first imaging test, rather than ultrasound, for pregnant women suspected of having appendicitis, according to a study presented at last week's American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting.

    4. ARRS: Take care in setting up peer-review programs
      April 16, 2013 -- WASHINGTON, DC - Most radiologists polled in a recent survey agree that peer review is an important component of any quality assurance initiative. But most would rather see peer review conducted anonymously, according to a study presented Monday at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) annual meeting.

    5. ARRS: Breast tomo increases cancer detection by 11%?
      April 19, 2013 -- The addition of digital breast tomosynthesis to a screening mammogram increased the rate of breast cancer detection by 11%, according to one of several studies on 3D mammography presented this week at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Washington, DC.

    6. ARRS: Breast US spots missed cancers in dense breasts
      April 18, 2013 -- Performing screening breast ultrasound after mammography on women with greater than 50% breast density can detect an additional 3.4 cancers or high-risk lesions per 1,000 women screened, according to a large study presented this week at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Washington, DC.

    7. ARRS: Adding patient photos to x-ray images cuts ID errors
      April 18, 2013 -- Incorporating digital photos of patient faces with their x-ray images can decrease patient identification errors by fivefold, according to research presented this week at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Washington, DC.

    8. ARRS: Dual-energy CT spots ACL tears in the ER
      April 19, 2013 -- Dual-energy CT accurately identifies anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in the emergency setting, clearing a path to faster diagnosis of this common knee injury, investigators reported at this week's American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Washington, DC.

    9. ARRS: CT plus serum data predict survival in melanoma patients
      April 17, 2013 -- CT findings combined with baseline serum lactate dehydrogenase levels can predict survival in melanoma patients being treated with antiangiogenic therapy, according to a study presented on Wednesday at the 2013 American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in Washington, DC.

    10. ARRS: MRI chemical analysis identifies renal cell tumors
      April 19, 2013 -- Adding chemical-shift analysis techniques to MRI exams can help differentiate conventional clear renal cell carcinoma from other types of cancer, according to a study presented Friday at the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) meeting in Washington, DC.


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