Cancer mortality continues to decline, but challenges remain
September 23, 2022 -- Cancer mortality continues to decline in the U.S., one of the many findings in a new report issued by the American Association for Cancer Research. Despite the decline, many challenges remain in the fight against cancer. Read More
CT contrast crisis prompts call for more use of MRI and ultrasound
September 23, 2022 -- When it comes to head and neck imaging, MRI and ultrasound offer sound alternatives to CT with iodinated contrast, and use of the modalities could mitigate crises such as contrast shortages, according to a commentary published September 20 in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Read More
AI spots large vessel occlusions, predicts patient outcome
September 23, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) was able to detect large vessel occlusions (LVO) on CT angiography (CTA) and predict treatment outcomes in research published September 15 in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. Read More
The PACSman Pontificates: Webinars, bobbleheads, and AI
September 23, 2022 -- What do webinars, bobbleheads, and artificial intelligence have in common? The PACSman --Michael J. Cannavo -- offers some thoughts. Read More
4D ultrasound shows fetuses reacting to taste, smell
September 22, 2022 -- Four-dimensional ultrasound scans show evidence that fetuses at 32 to 36 weeks react positively or negatively to smell and taste, according to a study from the U.K. published September 21 in Psychological Science. Read More
5 ways dual-energy CT improves emergency room neuroimaging
September 22, 2022 -- Dual-energy CT is an effective tool for improving neuroimaging in the emergency room -- and making use of it can translate into a variety of benefits for patients, according to a recent presentation. Read More
Can decision aids prevent lawsuits in interventional radiology?
September 22, 2022 -- Providing patient decision aids (PDAs) could reduce lawsuits in interventional radiology resulting from inadequate informed consent conversations, according to a study published September 21 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Hispanic women more likely to have annual breast cancer screening
September 21, 2022 -- Hispanic women are more likely to have annual breast cancer screening despite having lower overall risk of developing cancer and guidelines suggesting biennial screening, a study published September 20 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has found. Read More
Ga-68 DOTATATE PET detects recurrent thyroid cancer
September 21, 2022 -- PET imaging with gallium-68 (Ga-68) DOTATATE appears effective for diagnosing recurrent thyroid cancer in patients following surgery, according to a study published September 17 in Annals of Endocrinology. Read More
Low-field MRI can track persistent COVID-19 lung damage in children
September 21, 2022 -- Low-field MRI offers a radiation-free alternative to CT for tracking persistent lung damage in children who have recovered from COVID-19 or have long-haul disease, German researchers have found. Their results were published September 19 in Radiology. Read More
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