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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
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
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
PET tracers reveal long-term consequences of brain injuries
April 21, 2021 -- PET/MRI scans with novel radiotracers indicate that young athletes may suffer from long-term neurodegeneration after experiencing multiple sports-related brain injuries, according to a recent study by a group of Swedish researchers. Read More
CCTA shows coronary plaque burden higher in people with HIV
April 20, 2021 -- Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) scans show that individuals who are positive for HIV who are not known to have heart disease have more than three times the burden of noncalcified coronary plaque than people without the virus, according to a study published April 20 in Radiology. Read More
AI could help improve cancer detection on breast ultrasound
April 20, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can detect and diagnose cancer on breast ultrasound with accuracy comparable to radiologists, according to research presented Monday at the 2021 virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More