DDR show promise for imaging of rotator cuff tears
February 3, 2023 -- Dynamic digital radiography (DDR) could be a valuable tool for imaging shoulder pathology in patients with rotator cuff tears and other injuries, according to researchers at Emory University in Atlanta. Read More
Radiation exposure among radiology staff lower than recommended limits
February 1, 2023 -- Occupational exposure to radiation among radiologists and radiologic technologists is about 90% below annual dosage limits, according to a report published January 31 in Radiation Physics and Chemistry. Read More
AI improves digital x-ray detection of lung nodules
January 31, 2023 -- A group in Korea has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that could help radiologists detect pulmonary nodules on digital chest x-rays, according to a study published January 31 in JAMA Open Network. Read More
AI method shows promise for detecting active tuberculosis on x-ray
January 26, 2023 -- Researchers in India have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) model for detecting active tuberculosis on chest x-rays, and they suggest that the approach offers significant potential for real-world applications in locations with limited resources. Read More
Bone x-ray scans predict fracture risk in psoriatic arthritis patients
January 26, 2023 -- Bone mineral density x-ray exams should be performed regularly in patients with psoriatic arthritis as they face a higher risk of falls and fractures, a team of Hungarian researchers has found. Read More
Many women uncertain of breast density's role in cancer risk
January 23, 2023 -- Despite widespread use of breast density notifications, many women are uncertain about or overstate the role of breast density in cancer risk, according to survey results published January 23 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Digital chest x-ray technique improves detection of lung lesions
January 20, 2023 -- Adding bone-suppression functions to digital chest x-ray exams can assist doctors with the detection of subtle pulmonary lesions, according to a research group in Japan. Read More
AI could help emergency physicians triage patients with chest pain
January 18, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model could help emergency department doctors triage patients with symptoms of acute chest pain syndrome, according to a study published online January 17 in Radiology. Read More
Fluoroscopy confirms accuracy of knee injections
January 17, 2023 -- Fluoroscopy images of knee injections to reduce pain in osteoarthritis patients have revealed for the first time how the injectate spreads within the knee in a study published online January 14 in Interventional Pain Medicine. Read More
X-ray reveals live grenade in Ukrainian soldier
January 10, 2023 -- Doctors in Ukraine have removed a potentially explosive grenade from inside a soldier after detecting the device on a chest x-ray, according to military officials. Read More