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Combining DBT with ultrasound could decrease recall rates
April 23, 2021 -- Women with dense breast tissue who received supplemental whole-breast ultrasound with their digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening exams had a lower rate of abnormal interpretations in a study presented at the 2021 American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
AI classifies breast cancer subtypes on standard ultrasound exams
April 23, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can identify triple-negative and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer subtypes on standard grayscale ultrasound exams, according to research at the virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
Breast cancer screening beyond mammography needs better coverage
April 23, 2021 -- Women may not be getting the breast screening they need, due to a lack of insurance coverage for modalities beyond mammography. Jonathan Kay and Andrea Wolf of the Brem Foundation offer a perspective. Read More
Chest x-ray particularly useful in older patients with COVID-19
April 22, 2021 -- Chest x-rays are effective for the early detection of COVID-19, especially in older patients, according to a study presented at the 2021 virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More
Radiology isn't immune to gaslighting -- here's how to cope
April 22, 2021 -- Radiology departments aren't immune to instances of abuse, and gaslighting -- or emotional manipulation of another person -- can be one of them, according to a poster presented at the virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
COVID-19 pandemic hasn't depressed radiology salaries
April 22, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic didn't seem to make a big dent in salaries for radiology professionals in 2020, at least according to the latest figures from SalaryScan, AuntMinnie.com's annual survey of benefits and compensation in radiology. Read More
AI proves effective for triaging abnormal brain MRI results
April 22, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm shows promise for helping clinicians triage abnormal brain MRI results, according to a study published April 21 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
Steps you can take to prevent workplace violence
April 21, 2021 -- Healthcare workers are facing an increased risk of violence on the job. Radiologists on call in emergency departments may feel particularly vulnerable, according to a presentation at the 2021 virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More
COVID-19 'long haulers' could have long-term effect on radiology
April 21, 2021 -- More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it's becoming clear that some patients experience chronic, long-term symptoms from the disease, and these "long haulers" could have a big effect on radiology, according to a poster at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
What's keeping radiologists from adopting AI?
April 21, 2021 -- What's keeping radiologists from embracing artificial intelligence (AI) more quickly? It could be wariness about the technology and a lack of reimbursement, according to a new study by the American College of Radiology Data Science Institute. Read More