Could AI help reduce DBT workloads?
January 21, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can help radiologists lessen their workload when reading digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) images by nearly 40%, according to research published January 18 in Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound fetal monitoring takes time for maternity nurses
January 14, 2022 -- Using ultrasound to monitor fetal heart rates can take up a lot of time for labor and delivery nurses, according to research published January 13 in Nursing for Women's Health. Read More
Time of day may increase odds of DBT recalls
January 12, 2022 -- Fatigue endured by less-experienced radiologists later in the day may lead to more recalls in breast imaging when reading digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) images, according to research published January 11 in Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound jostles for bigger role in screening dense breasts
January 7, 2022 -- With a national reporting standard for breast density across the U.S. on the near horizon, ultrasound is poised to play a greater role as an adjunct to mammography in screening, along with other imaging modalities. Read More
Ultrasound best in margin assessment for breast surgery
January 7, 2022 -- Diagnostic ultrasound outperforms other imaging methods when it comes to assessing margins of cancers being excised during breast-conserving surgery, according to research published January 4 in Academic Radiology. Read More
AI helps predict which DCIS patients need to be upstaged
January 6, 2022 -- Machine-learning models could help predict which patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) should be upstaged by using radiomic features from mammograms, according to research published January 4 in Radiology. Read More
Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed?
January 6, 2022 -- When using ultrasound to follow up on suspicious breast masses in patients who just got a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it may be wise to postpone scans to between 12 and 16 weeks to reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to research published December 22 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Adding breast density to Tyrer-Cuzick influences risk assessment
January 4, 2022 -- Younger, premenopausal women's estimated breast cancer risk is influenced by adding mammographic density to the Tyrer-Cuzick risk model, according to research shared at the recent RSNA meeting. Read More
Are women at higher breast cancer risk getting supplemental MRI?
January 3, 2022 -- Women at higher risk for breast cancer who are recommended for supplemental MRI screening may not be getting it, according to a research poster presented at the recent RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Subharmonic ultrasound better with contrast flow in breast masses
January 3, 2022 -- 3D subharmonic ultrasound is better at detecting contrast flow in vascular breast masses than 3D harmonic ultrasound, according to research presented by Flemming Forsberg, PhD, at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Special Feature
Should breast ultrasound scans after COVID vaccines be postponed?

When using ultrasound to follow up on suspicious breast masses in patients who just got a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it may be wise to postpone scans to between 12 and 16 weeks to reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read more

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