Alzheimer's researchers find high PET tracer uptake in women's skulls
August 16, 2022 -- PET radiotracer uptake in women's skulls may cloud imaging results showing signs of early Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published August 11 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Referring physicians consider radiation risk when ordering CT
August 16, 2022 -- Most referring physicians take radiation risk into account when they order CT exams for their patients, according to a study published August 10 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Many women under 50 aren't getting their yearly mammograms
August 16, 2022 -- Nearly half of women between the ages of 40 and 49 don't receive their recommended annual mammograms, a gap that radiologists could help to fill by educating patients and providers, according to research published August 12 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Fixed DR, fluoroscopy markets rebound in 2021
August 16, 2022 -- The fixed digital radiography (DR) rooms and fluoroscopy x-ray markets have rebounded from the difficulties experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new analysis from Signify Research. Read More
Deep-learning reconstruction, subtraction spots in-stent restenosis
August 15, 2022 -- Using deep learning-based reconstruction along with a subtraction technique can better identify in-stent restenosis on coronary CT angiography, according to research published August 10 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Post-COVID, use MRI to evaluate athletes for myocardial strain
August 15, 2022 -- MRI shows that some athletes who have had COVID-19 manifest worse heart circumferential strain compared with their healthy counterparts, a study published August 11 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging has found. Read More
How will the MPFS proposed rule valuation changes impact radiology?
August 15, 2022 -- How will all the various changes in how Medicare and Medicaid calculate payment rates for medical services affect radiology? It's a complex question to answer, but Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners takes a crack at it in a new column. Read More
AI can predict patient demographics from chest x-rays
August 12, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can identify a patient's demographic information with a high level of accuracy on chest x-rays, according to research published August 11 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
MRI, CT help with planning breast cancer treatment
August 12, 2022 -- Cross-sectional supplemental imaging with MRI and CT can improve sensitivity when detecting tumors in axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients, a German study published August 10 in the Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology found. Read More
'A diagnostic revolutionary' -- the legacy of Godfrey Hounsfield
August 12, 2022 -- CT has become a vital form of medical imaging that is ubiquitous throughout the world, offering powerful insights into the human body. Most of the credit for the development of CT goes to Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, the U.K. scientist who developed the first CT scanner in 1971. Read More