Starting biennial breast screening at age 40 saves Black lives
October 19, 2021 -- Starting biennial screening mammography at age 40 could cut cancer deaths in Black women by 57%, according to a model study of 100 million women published October 18 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More
Oxygen cylinder kills South Korean man in MRI accident
October 19, 2021 -- A 60-year-old man at a South Korean hospital was killed in an MRI accident when an oxygen cylinder was carried into the scanning suite during his exam, according to news outlet KBS News. Read More
Ultrasound finds swollen glands on patients after COVID-19 vaccine
October 19, 2021 -- Unilateral axillary adenopathy after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination can be visualized with ultrasound scanning, according to Spanish research published October 16 in European Radiology. Read More
CT radiomics helps predict spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
October 19, 2021 -- CT radiomics and a machine-learning model can predict hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a presentation at the recent Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging. Read More
Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients
October 18, 2021 -- Body composition analysis on CT lung cancer screening exams can identify patients at risk of death or hospitalization in the coming years, according to a presentation at the virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More
SPECT scans identify high-risk heart failure patients
October 18, 2021 -- SPECT scans of patients hospitalized for heart failure can help predict their risk of further life-threatening events after they are discharged, according to a study published October 13 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Read More
Radiologists can spur change in addressing healthcare disparities
October 15, 2021 -- Radiologists are in a unique position to spur change in addressing healthcare disparities at the individual, institutional, and national levels, according to research published October 14 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
Image search engine boosts chest CT diagnostic accuracy
October 15, 2021 -- Using a content-based image retrieval search engine with a deep-learning algorithm boosts reader performance for diagnosing interstitial lung disease on CT exams, according to a study published October 12 in Radiology. Read More
PET/MRI bests MRI alone for detecting recurrent prostate cancer
October 15, 2021 -- PET/MRI is superior to MRI alone for detecting disease in patients with recurrent prostate cancer, according to a study by researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, published October 11 in Translational Oncology. Read More
fMRI sheds light on how trauma affects the brain
October 14, 2021 -- Functional MRI (fMRI) shows variations in how peoples' brains respond to traumatic events -- and that these variations may predict negative long-term mental health outcomes, according to a study published October 14 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Read More