Which x-ray is best for carpal injuries?
June 2, 2023 -- Hand x-rays appear as useful as standard wrist x-rays for diagnosing carpal bone injuries and could reduce costs and radiation exposure to injured patients, according to a study published May 27 in the Journal of Hand Surgery. Read More
Breast, lung cancer incidence to rise due to COVID screening delays
May 30, 2023 -- The incidence of breast, colorectal, and lung cancer will likely rise due to screening delays caused by COVID-19, according to a study published May 25 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Read More
Radiography and medical students benefit from VR training
May 30, 2023 -- Most radiography and medical students appreciate the value of virtual reality (VR) simulation-based training to learn about radiation protection in the interventional radiology suite, according to research published online May 25 in Radiography. Read More
AI estimates lung cancer mortality on x-rays
May 25, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model can identify individuals at risk of death from lung cancer on easily obtainable x-rays, which could improve personalized prevention and treatment strategies, according to a group in Boston. Read More
Radiation exposure among interventionalists is low, but varies widely
May 22, 2023 -- Radiation exposure is generally low among interventional radiologists who perform stroke treatments, yet shows a wide range, underscoring that further work is needed to keep doses as low as possible, a German team has found. Read More
DEXA reveals fat differences in postpartum Black and white women
May 22, 2023 -- Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) exams show that Black women are less likely than white women to lose visceral adipose tissue (VAT) after pregnancy, according to a study published May 11 in Obesity. Read More
World record achieved for x-ray at highest altitude
May 19, 2023 -- Mike Cairnie of portable x-ray developer MinXray has earned a world record for acquiring a portable chest x-ray of a patient last year on Mt. Everest in Nepal. Read More
Fracture cases increase in San Diego due to higher border wall
May 18, 2023 -- Radiology reports show an increase in fracture patients admitted to hospitals in San Diego due to falls from the U.S.-Mexico border wall, according to a study published May 12 in Surgery. Read More
Is AI, human system for follow-up imaging profitable?
May 18, 2023 -- A process for managing follow-up imaging exams that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and human interaction can improve safety while also improving the bottom line, according to research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
Ultralow-dose CT and x-ray match in emergency department study
May 16, 2023 -- Using an ultralow-dose chest CT instead of a chest x-ray appears to make little difference in terms of improving outcomes for patients imaged in emergency settings, according to a study in the May issue of Thorax. Read More