More than a third of U.S. veterans decline CT lung cancer screening
August 17, 2022 -- More than a third of U.S. veterans decline low-dose CT lung cancer screening, and shared decision-making conversations between veterans and their physicians may be a contributing factor, according to research published August 16 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Breast radiologists interested in using AI, but with a catch
August 17, 2022 -- Radiologists are interested in using artificial intelligence (AI) when it comes to detecting and diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, but only if it meets certain preferences, suggests a study published August 13 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Precompetition MRI could keep Olympic athletes in play
August 17, 2022 -- Early MRI in Olympic athletes -- before they even arrive at the competition site -- can identify bone stress injuries and thus help clinicians better treat elite athletes during competition, an August 10 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders study has found. Read More
MET-PET detects early patient response to CIRT
August 17, 2022 -- PET/CT imaging with carbon-11 methionine (MET) appears promising for detecting early patient response to neoadjuvant carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT), according to a study published August 11 in Scientific Reports. Read More
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