On the front line: Radiologists confront new challenges in Ukraine
November 23, 2022 -- Radiologist Dr. Andrii Makarenkov receives up to 10 frontline casualties every day. We interviewed him and other Ukrainians about the type of injuries they encounter and how their working lives have changed since the Russian invasion. Read More
20-year study results confirm lung cancer screening's effectiveness
November 22, 2022 -- Results from a 20-year study show that annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening improves patient survival rates, according to research to be presented at the upcoming RSNA meeting. Read More
Is head CT effective for assessing acute altered mental states?
November 21, 2022 -- Is head CT effective for assessing acute atraumatic altered mental states such as delirium or psychosis? It doesn't seem so, according to research published November 18 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Not all patients get necessary CT for suspected acute aortic syndrome
November 18, 2022 -- Do all patients with suspected acute aortic syndrome get CT aortography for diagnosis of the condition? Perhaps not, according to a team of New Zealand researchers. Read More
Modified CEUS method does well in categorizing liver lesions
November 17, 2022 -- Applying modified contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) criteria using perfluorobutane is effective in diagnosing liver cancer in high-risk patients, according to study published November 16 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Quality improvements lead to rebounding cancer screening numbers
November 16, 2022 -- Implementing quality improvement interventions as part of a national collaborative led to rebound volumes in cancer screening, according to findings published November 16 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
IMV: Dual-energy spectral imaging drives CT purchasing interest
November 16, 2022 -- Dual-energy spectral imaging CT systems are driving plans to purchase new CT scanners, according to a new report from IMV Medical Information Division. CT departments are also focusing on improving patient satisfaction. Read More
CT findings show marijuana's effects on lungs
November 16, 2022 -- Airway inflammation and emphysema are more common in marijuana smokers than in nonsmokers and tobacco-only smokers, a Canadian study of CT scans over 15 years found. The results were published November 15 in Radiology. Read More
Investigation reveals how stressed radiologist missed cancer
November 14, 2022 -- Full details have emerged in a report issued on November 7 about how an overworked radiologist missed a cancerous lesion and how the healthcare provider in New Zealand failed to respond adequately to concerns about workload pressures. Read More
CEUS bests CT in early gastric cancer staging
November 10, 2022 -- Oral contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is effective for detecting early gastric cancer and can assist enhanced CT in preoperative gastric cancer staging, according to a study published November 9 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Read More