CT shows efficacy of recanalization in stroke patients
October 17, 2022 -- A CT-based assessment tool shows that recanalization is an effective way to preserve functional outcomes long term in stroke patients -- even at later time windows after the event, a team of German researchers has found. Read More
More than a third of pancreatic cancers may be missed on CT, MRI
October 13, 2022 -- Radiologists may be missing more than a third of pancreatic cancers on CT and MRI -- a finding that raises concern about whether patients are getting timely surgical treatment, according to a team of U.K. researchers. Read More
'Not a 1 and done test': Follow-up lags for CT lung cancer screening
October 12, 2022 -- Among people who underwent CT lung cancer screening in a new research study, only 22% came back for annual follow-up exams, according to a paper published on October 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More
CT stroke assessment helps determine best treatment
October 11, 2022 -- A CT-based measure for stroke assessment can help clinicians evaluate the scope of damage and determine whether the patient will benefit from endovascular treatment, according to a study published October 10 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
Patient costs for imaging skyrocket over last 20 years
October 10, 2022 -- Out-of-pocket costs incurred by patients receiving imaging studies nearly doubled between 2000 and 2019, according to research published online October 6 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Breast cancer screening could boost lung cancer screening uptake
October 7, 2022 -- Identifying women eligible for CT lung cancer screening when they present for breast cancer screening could increase lung cancer detection rates and therefore improve patient outcomes, Stanford researchers have found. Read More
AI can improve fracture detection on whole-body trauma CT
October 7, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can help to avoid missed fractures on whole-body trauma CT exams performed on emergency department patients, according to research published October 3 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Expansion of CT lung screening would help women, Black people
October 7, 2022 -- Further expansion of current low-dose CT lung cancer screening recommendations would increase the number of women and Black individuals who would benefit, according to a study published October 5 in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Read More
Just how much reader variability is there in abdominal CT?
October 5, 2022 -- How much variability is there in the performance of radiologists when detecting liver metastases on abdominal CT scans? Perhaps not as much as one might expect, a group of researchers has found. Read More
Photon-counting CT tops news stories in September 2022
October 4, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT continues to make headlines in radiology, and September 2022 was no exception. An article about the technology was the most-viewed story of the month on AuntMinnie.com, based on member views. Read More