CBCT reveals how 17th century aristocrat sought to preserve her smile
February 7, 2023 -- Archaeologists used imaging to discover how a 17th century aristocratic woman stabilized her loose teeth using gold wires -- a solution that, although innovative at the time, likely made her condition worse, according to a report published on February 6 by Live Science. Read More
AI-based CAD algorithm shows value in 'real-world' setting
February 7, 2023 -- A commercially available artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithm could help radiologists detect lung nodules on chest x-rays in patients undergoing routine health checkups, according to a study published February 7 in Radiology. Read More
AI knee model estimates sex using skeletons from the 1800s
February 7, 2023 -- Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to estimate sex on digital knee x-rays using a skeleton collection belonging to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. Read More
Brain PET patterns emerge in early Alzheimer's patients
February 7, 2023 -- A computer model derived from amyloid PET scans appears to be able to predict how early Alzheimer's disease will progress in patients based on distinct brain patterns, according to a study published February 2 in Translational Psychiatry. Read More
COVID-19-dampened lung cancer screening rates have recovered, sort of
February 7, 2023 -- Rates of low-dose CT (LDCT) screening for lung cancer dropped significantly in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic and haven't yet returned to expected levels, according to a study published February 3 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Quantitative ultrasound data could help predict preterm births
February 7, 2023 -- Combining historical clinical data with quantitative ultrasound data could better identify pregnant women at risk for spontaneous preterm birth, suggest findings published February 3 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Read More
Spectral imaging yields clinical, financial benefits
February 7, 2023 -- Detector-based multienergy spectral imaging and photon-counting CT technology opens up a myriad of possibilities in countless clinical scenarios, according to Prof. Philippe Douek, PhD, chairman of the Imaging Department at Lyon University Hospital in France. Read More
Blood biomarkers may predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients
February 6, 2023 -- Lab tests for plasma tau protein (p-tau217) could be used as a complement to PET imaging for selecting clinical trial participants to test new Alzheimer's disease treatments, according to a study published February 6 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
Interval cancers show more unfavorable characteristics
February 6, 2023 -- Interval cancers show less-favorable molecular features compared to cancers detected on screening mammography, making earlier diagnosis even more important, a study published February 3 in Academic Radiology found. Read More
Nonprofit group highlights success for POCUS training in Haiti
February 6, 2023 -- A training program for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) yielded improved performance for physicians in Haiti, according to research from a nonprofit group published February 1 in the Journal of Radiology Nursing. Read More
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