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Switching from CAD to AI improves performance of screening DBT
May 19, 2022 -- Radiologists saw an improvement after switching from computer-aided detection (CAD) to artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening exams, according to a talk at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium. Read More
Trying to stop burnout? Redesign work processes, not physicians
May 19, 2022 -- Efforts to prevent physician burnout should focus more on redesigning work processes rather than redesigning physicians, according to Dr. Jay Parikh in a May 18 at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium in Savannah, GA. Read More
How well does AI triage normal screening breast MRI exams?
May 19, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could triage 20% of screening breast MRI exams as normal without missing any cancers, say researchers from New York City. If used in clinical practice, AI could make breast MRI screening more efficient. Read More
PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis
May 19, 2022 -- PET/MRI has identified which compartments of the knee may be the best targets for new treatments for early osteoarthritis, according to a study published May 16 in Clinical Radiology. Read More
Brigham and Women's gets FDA warning letter on PET tracers
May 18, 2022 -- Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has responded to a recent warning letter it received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding "significant violations" at its facility for producing PET radiotracers. Read More
MRI radiomics heralds a paradigm shift in brain imaging
May 18, 2022 -- MRI radiomics could have a tremendous impact on the lives of patients with brain tumors, with advances bringing the concept of virtual biopsies closer to practice, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
Breast screening shows benefits for women in their 40s
May 18, 2022 -- A study from Canada indicates that women in their 40s who received mammography screening had lower rates of advanced disease and breast cancer mortality compared with women whose cancer was detected when symptomatic, according to a presentation at the Society of Breast Imaging meeting. Read More
COVID-19 posed myriad challenges to breast imagers
May 17, 2022 -- Breast imagers have and continue to face challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. Debra Ikeda in a May 17 at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium in Savannah, GA. Read More
Follow-up delays are common in people at high risk of lung cancer
May 17, 2022 -- Almost half of patients -- 47% -- flagged as being at high risk of lung cancer after CT lung screening experience delays in follow-up care, according to research presented May 17 at the American Thoracic Society meeting in San Francisco. Read More
Breast density plus benign breast disease equals higher cancer risk
May 17, 2022 -- Women who have both benign breast disease and markedly dense breast tissue have more than a twofold higher risk of breast cancer, say researchers from South Korea in a study of over 3.9 million women published May 17 in Radiology. Read More
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