Out-of-pocket costs may block women from breast MRI
July 30, 2021 -- The threat of out-of-pocket costs from breast MRI may negatively affect women at greater risk of breast cancer, blocking their access to needed care, according to a study published July 28 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read More
'Redundant imaging' for TIA workup increases in the ED
July 29, 2021 -- The increased compliance of emergency departments (EDs) with specific imaging guidance for diagnosing transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) has also increased "redundant" imaging, according to a new study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Radiology swings into action at Tokyo Olympics
July 29, 2021 -- Medical imaging is already playing a valuable clinical role in the Tokyo Olympics, and both MRI and ultrasound look set to be essential diagnostic tools right up to the closing ceremony on August 8. Read More
MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes
July 28, 2021 -- MRI reveals brain changes in adults with herpes simplex encephalitis that are associated with poorer neurological outcomes at 90 days after admission to the intensive care unit, according to a study published July 27 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
MRI, histopathologic features boost glioma survival prediction accuracy
July 27, 2021 -- Combining MRI and digital histopathologic imaging features boosts the accuracy of predictions for overall glioma survival compared to using either of these features alone, according to research published July 23 in Radiology: Imaging Cancer. Read More
MRI finds brain structure changes in elite rugby players
July 26, 2021 -- Advanced MRI sequences have revealed that a significant proportion of active elite rugby players experience changes in brain white matter from their participation in the sport, according to research published online July 22 in Brain Communications. Read More
Researchers tout algorithm in classifying breast tissues
July 19, 2021 -- An algorithm developed by researchers in India showed promise in differentiating between benign and malignant breast tumors, according to a study published June 12 in Expert Systems with Applications. Read More
AI detects axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI
July 16, 2021 -- Deep-learning algorithms can detect axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI exams of breast cancer patients with a high level of accuracy, according to research published online July 13 in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
MRI for prostate cancer screening reduces unnecessary biopsies
July 12, 2021 -- Swedish researchers have found that using MRI for prostate cancer screening finds clinically significant cancer and reduces unnecessary biopsies, according to a study published July 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
MRI tracks soft-tissue complications after hip replacement
July 12, 2021 -- MRI effectively tracks soft-tissue complications in patients who have undergone hip resurfacing arthroplasty or total hip replacement, according to research published July 7 in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Read More