3D image guidance enhances biopsy of peripheral lung nodules
October 7, 2021 -- Bronchoscopy guided by conebeam CT and "augmented" fluoroscopy can yield 90% accuracy in biopsying peripheral lung lesions, according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. Read More
Rural women less likely to get colorectal cancer screening
October 4, 2021 -- Both rural and urban women follow breast cancer screening guidelines at similar rates, but rural women are less likely to get colorectal cancer screening, according to a study published October 4 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
AI aids assessment of skeletal age on radiographs
September 30, 2021 -- Radiologists can assess skeletal age on hand radiographs faster and more accurately with assistance from an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, according to a prospective analysis published online September 28 in Radiology. Read More
MRI exam nearly injures competitor at Tokyo Paralympics
September 28, 2021 -- The chief radiologist at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, Dr. Yukihisa Saida, has described an MRI event at the recent Paralympics Games in Tokyo that highlights the importance of knowing what a patient's prosthetic is made of. Read More
Could monochromatic x-ray be the future of breast imaging?
September 22, 2021 -- A technology called monochromatic x-ray could reduce radiation dose per mammogram by a factor of five to 10 times, according to a research review published September 18 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Dental surgeons offer imaging tips for patients wearing masks
September 22, 2021 -- Is it possible to acquire extraoral images of patients while they are still wearing masks for protection against COVID-19? It's possible, if you take a few steps to counter artifacts that might develop, according to a letter published online September 19 in Academic Radiology. Read More
In chest x-ray AI, two views are better than one
September 21, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model that analyzes both frontal and lateral chest radiographs performs better for classifying adenopathy, according to a September 20 presentation at the Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging. Read More
Strength in numbers: Federated learning boosts AI for COVID-19
September 16, 2021 -- An algorithm trained using federated learning turned in highly accurate performance for predicting clinical outcomes in COVID-19 patients from chest x-rays and clinical data, according to research published online September 15 in Nature Medicine. Read More
Lung abnormalities persist in 91% of COVID-19 patients
September 10, 2021 -- More than 90% of patients who developed COVID-19 showed lung parenchymal abnormalities on chest CT and x-ray three months after recovery in a study published in the September issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Read More
DEXA predicts diabetes in obese menopausal women
September 7, 2021 -- Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) tests are better than traditional clinical obesity measures for predicting diabetes and heart disease in older women, according to an August 31 study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Read More