New sciatica treatment promising in patients with disk herniation
March 28, 2023 -- CT-guided pulsed radiofrequency combined with steroid injection appears promising for relieving pain in patients with lumbar disk herniation, according to a study published March 28 in Radiology. Read More
Study explores risk factors for poor outcomes after EVT
March 21, 2023 -- Researchers in the U.K. have mined a large national stroke registry and identified risk factors for patients that may be involved in poor outcomes after endovascular thrombectomy (EVT). Read More
Initial results for SOLUS trial presented at ECR
March 4, 2023 -- Results from a trial showing a multimodal tomographic system could improve breast cancer diagnosis were presented March 2 at ECR 2023. Read More
AI challenge yields strong results for DBT
February 23, 2023 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can deliver strong performance for detecting tumors on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams, according to results from an AI challenge published February 23 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
CCTA-derived radiomics model detects plaque linked to cardiac events
February 15, 2023 -- Researchers have developed a radiomics model using coronary CT angiography (CCTA) features that can identify plaques linked to increased risk for future adverse cardiac outcomes. Read More
PCCT's performance comparable to MRI for assessing hepatic steatosis
February 14, 2023 -- Noncontrast photon-counting CT (PCCT) performs just as well as MRI when it comes to assessing hepatic steatosis, according to a study published February 8 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Nomogram predicts venous thromboembolism in glioma patients
February 13, 2023 -- The team, led by Chuanhao Zhang from Capital Medical University in Beijing, found that their nomogram, a model that turns data into visual graphs for predictive purposes, showed high accuracy and agreement metrics when it came to prediction and actual outcomes. Their results were published February 9 in Thrombosis Research. Read More
Radiomics, AI model help characterize breast lesions on MRI
February 10, 2023 -- A machine-learning algorithm that analyzes radiomics features on dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI images shows potential for differentiating between benign and malignant breast lesions, according to research published February 7 in Radiography. Read More
Can MRI radiomics help predict rectal cancer treatment response?
February 8, 2023 -- An MRI radiomics-based nomogram can outperform radiologists in predicting complete pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer, a Chinese study published February 2 in Academic Radiology found. Read More
Nomogram assesses lymph node status better in early breast cancer
February 8, 2023 -- A nomogram based on radiomics and other ultrasound features of automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) images can more accurately access axillary lymph node status, according to a report published February 5 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Read More