X-ray reveals gigantic bladder stones
May 12, 2023 -- The authors of a case they dubbed "the Andes of bladder stones" described finding gigantic phosphate stones on a 60-year-old man's abdominal x-ray in a study published in Urology Case Reports. Read More
ACR releases updated breast cancer screening recommendation
May 5, 2023 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released updated breast cancer screening guidelines that underscore the need for early risk assessment -- especially among Black and Ashkenazi Jewish women. Read More
AI could save radiologists chest x-ray interpretation time
May 4, 2023 -- A commercially available artificial intelligence (AI) program designed to help interpret patient chest x-rays shows promise for shortening overall reading times for radiologists -- although not when it detects abnormalities, according to a study published April 29 in npj Digital Medicine. Read More
Uterine artery embolization underused in symptomatic women
May 4, 2023 -- Patients with symptomatic uterine fibroids are offered minimally invasive embolization as a first-choice option less than 2% of the time, according to a study published April 29 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Read More
Mental illness tied to lower cancer screening attendance
May 4, 2023 -- Severe mental illness is tied to lower attendance to cancer screening for breast, bowel, and cervical cancers, a study published May 3 in the British Journal of Cancer has found. Read More
Portable chest x-ray images validated in TB patients
May 2, 2023 -- Portable chest x-ray images appear comparable to those acquired with standard digital systems in patients with tuberculosis (TB) -- and this could be good news for TB screening efforts, according to a group in India. Read More
AI model detects malpositioned tubes in intubated patients
May 1, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model appears effective for detecting malpositioned endotracheal tubes on patient x-rays, according to a study presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting. Read More
AI model identifies reports recommending additional patient imaging
May 1, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) language model shows promise as a tool for identifying radiology reports in electronic health record systems that contain recommendations for additional imaging, according to a group of Boston researchers. Read More
Pneumonia patterns on chest x-rays may underlie viral infection
April 27, 2023 -- Expanding criteria for diagnosing pediatric pneumonia on chest x-rays to include patterns observed in both lungs could help guide better use of antibiotics in children, according to a study presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting in Hawaii. Read More
AI algorithm saves time when imaging hip dysplasia
April 25, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence algorithm can save clinicians significant time when assessing patients for hip dysplasia, according to a study presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting in Honolulu. Read More