Breast MRI leads to more follow-up, healthcare costs
April 13, 2022 -- Using breast MRI for breast cancer screening leads to additional follow-up tests and healthcare costs compared with mammography, according to a study published April 13 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
'Flashcard' method may help students interpret chest x-rays
April 12, 2022 -- A simple method using flashcards to train undergraduate medical students can help them identify important chest abnormalities in chest x-rays, according to a study published April 3 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
AI comparable to clinicians for diagnosing fractures
April 4, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and clinicians are virtually equal when diagnosing fractures on x-rays and CT scans, and AI may be a useful aid for clinicians in busy emergency departments, according to a study published March 29 in Radiology. Read More
COVID-19 took toll on minority women's mammography screening uptake
April 4, 2022 -- The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on mammography screening volumes among women of color, slashing exam uptake by more than 50% between 2019 and 2020, according to research published March 30 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Novel AI approach stands out detecting COVID-19 on chest x-rays
March 31, 2022 -- COVID-19 can be detected and classified on chest x-rays by an artificial intelligence (AI) model with a high level of accuracy, outperforming other proposed algorithms, according to a March 27 study published in Radiography. Read More
Breast density reporting needs to be standardized
March 28, 2022 -- Reporting of breast tissue density needs to be standardized in the U.S. so that women are apprised of their density category even if they don't have dense tissue, according to a March 24 study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
DEXA predicts mortality in heart failure patients
March 23, 2022 -- Measuring arm muscle mass on dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans can help predict mortality in older hospitalized patients with heart failure, according to a study published March 17 in Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Read More
MRI can identify complications from total knee surgery
March 23, 2022 -- MRI shows higher sensitivity than x-ray when it comes to identifying complications from replacement of the patellar component of the knee, according to a study published March 22 in Radiology. Read More
AI can accurately characterize breast density
March 18, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can accurately characterize breast density on mammography, according to a study published March 16 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
AI tool performs well diagnosing knee osteoarthritis
March 18, 2022 -- A commercially available artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm performed as well as radiologists in diagnosing the severity of knee osteoarthritis on x-rays, and it could be useful in real-world clinical settings, according to a study published March 12 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More