EVT, neuroimaging lead to higher stroke care costs
November 9, 2022 -- Stroke treatment costs increased 4.9% between 2012 and 2019, driven by endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) and, to a lesser extent, neuroimaging, according to research published November 7 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Fujifilm unveils new Scenaria View CT scanner at RSNA
November 8, 2022 -- Fujifilm Healthcare Americas plans to launch its Scenaria View Focus Edition CT scanner --which now includes a cardiac motion correction feature -- for the first time in the U.S. at the upcoming RSNA meeting in Chicago. Read More
Lung cancer screening follow-up remains low for Black people, men, smokers
November 4, 2022 -- Overall adherence to lung cancer screening follow-up after a positive low-dose CT exam is less than 50% -- and the odds are even lower among Black people, men, and current smokers, a study published November 3 in JAMA Network Open has found. Read More
Which is better for diagnosing kidney stones, CT or ultrasound?
November 2, 2022 -- CT is the dominant imaging tool in the emergency department for diagnosing and evaluating kidney stones, but it may not be the best, according to a research letter published October 31 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Read More
Doubling research on women and lung cancer could lead to economic gain
November 1, 2022 -- Doubling funding for research focused on women with lung cancer could have significant economic and health impacts for families and the U.S., a technical report released November 1 by Women's Health Access Matters (WHAM) suggests. Read More
CTCA can assist in determining type of heart attack
October 31, 2022 -- Quantifying a person's heart plaque using CT coronary angiography (CTCA) may help in determining the type of heart attack the patient is experiencing, according to research published October 27 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
Can machine learning plus CBCT predict blood leaks in stroke patients?
October 31, 2022 -- Can machine learning used with conebeam CT (CBCT) help clinicians predict whether patients who have experienced stroke will have peripheral bleeding after they've undergone thrombectomy? Perhaps, according to a team of Italian researchers. Read More
AI model predicts survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients
October 27, 2022 -- A deep-learning model trained to measure total lung capacity on x-rays could help clinicians manage patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to a study published October 25 in Radiology. Read More
CT shines light on 17th century mummified Austrian baby
October 26, 2022 -- German researchers using CT have examined a 17th century mummy of a 1-year-old boy found in the crypt of an Austrian aristocratic family, according to a report published October 26 in Frontiers in Medicine. Read More
Are insurers overpaying for imaging services?
October 18, 2022 -- Healthcare insurance firms may be paying too much for imaging services -- with maximum negotiated prices for some exams almost four times as high as minimum ones, a study published October 18 in Radiology suggests. Read More