PCCT cuts CCTA contrast by 25%, without impacting image quality
January 30, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) reduces the amount of contrast needed for coronary CT angiography (CCTA) by 25% -- without impacting image quality, according to a study published January 26 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
FAPI-PET detects rare tumor in COVID-19 patient
January 30, 2023 -- German doctors have reported finding a rare tenosynovial giant cell tumor in a COVID-19 patient's thigh using gallium-68 fibroblast activation protein inhibitor (FAPI) PET imaging, according to a case published January 26 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Breast imaging reader characteristics impact performance
January 30, 2023 -- No single characteristic seems to be linked to the performance of breast imagers reading screening mammography exams, but some trends impact reading efficacy, a report published January 26 in Clinical Breast Cancer has found. Read More
SST2 PET shows promise for patients with large-vessel vasculitis
January 30, 2023 -- PET imaging with somatostatin receptor 2 (SST2) radiotracers shows major promise for diagnosis and therapeutic monitoring in patients with large-vessel vasculitis, according to a group in the U.K. Read More
Is ChapGPT a double-edged sword?
January 27, 2023 -- The ChatGPT chatbot may have both good and bad consequences in radiology, with potential for improving the interpretability of computer-aided detection software but also for fabrication of scientific work, doctors in New York City suggest. Read More
Wearable ultrasound patch collects cardiac images
January 27, 2023 -- Researchers have developed a wearable patch and a deep-learning method that can assess the heart via ultrasound. They highlighted the device and its performance in a report published January 25 in Nature. Read More
First-year residents are positive about virtual interview process
January 27, 2023 -- Most radiology residents see the virtual residency interview and matching processes in a neutral or positive light, according to survey results published January 21 in Academic Radiology. Read More
MRI is useful for assessing postmenopausal bone health
January 27, 2023 -- MRI-identified bone markers -- such as porosity, morphologic structure, mineralization, and density -- are useful for assessing bone health in postmenopausal women, a study published January 24 in Radiology has found. Read More
Menstrual cycle influences BPE degree on contrast mammography
January 27, 2023 -- Certain clinical factors such as a woman's menstrual cycle are linked to the degree of early background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) on contrast-enhanced mammography, a study published January 25 in the American Journal of Roentgenology has found. Read More
PET/CT radiomics could help select patients for immunotherapy
January 26, 2023 -- A PET/CT-based radiomics model appears promising for preselecting patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who may benefit from immunotherapy, according to a study published online January 22 in EJNMMI Research. Read More
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