MRI, histopathologic features boost glioma survival prediction accuracy
July 27, 2021 -- Combining MRI and digital histopathologic imaging features boosts the accuracy of predictions for overall glioma survival compared to using either of these features alone, according to research published July 23 in Radiology: Imaging Cancer. Read More
FCH-PET shines in guiding parathyroid surgery
July 27, 2021 -- An investigational new PET radiotracer guided more curative surgeries than standard imaging methods for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, according to research published online July 21 in Surgery. Read More
IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system
July 27, 2021 -- Good news for x-ray equipment manufacturers: Most hospitals in the U.S. plan to buy an x-ray system in the next three years, according to a new report from IMV. In 80% of these purchases, the new x-ray system will replace another existing unit. Read More
CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing
July 27, 2021 -- Commercial insurance companies are already beginning to expand their payment policies toward CT lung cancer screening, even though a recent proposal by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has not yet been adopted. Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains. Read More
New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
July 26, 2021 -- A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brain activity involved in the formation of plaque in people with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published July 15 in Molecular Psychiatry. Read More
3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
July 26, 2021 -- A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measure fatty liver on cardiac CT exams, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Read More
MRI finds brain structure changes in elite rugby players
July 26, 2021 -- Advanced MRI sequences have revealed that a significant proportion of active elite rugby players experience changes in brain white matter from their participation in the sport, according to research published online July 22 in Brain Communications. Read More
Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction
July 26, 2021 -- Imaging has helped diagnose and reconstruct an 11-year-old girl's lower jaw, which had eroded due to a growing benign tumor. The case report was published on July 9 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. Read More
PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer
July 23, 2021 -- PET/CT imaging may help predict outcomes in patients on immunotherapy for head and neck cancer, according to a research letter published July 23 in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery. Read More
4 ways to create safe screening spaces for transgender patients
July 23, 2021 -- Data on breast cancer risk for the transgender community may be limited in the U.S. But radiologists can do their part in creating a welcoming environment to encourage transgender people to attend screening exams, according to a July 21 presentation hosted by the Society of Breast Imaging. Read More
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