Transvaginal ultrasound may not be needed to check IUD position
October 6, 2022 -- Transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) may not be needed for positional follow-ups after six weeks following correct insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD) in women, Dutch research published October 4 in AJOG Global Reports suggests. Read More
PET shows brain metabolic patterns in children with cerebral palsy
October 6, 2022 -- F-18 FDG-PET for the first time has revealed early morphological brain abnormalities that weren't detected by MRI in children with cerebral palsy, according to a group of nuclear medicine researchers in Shiyan, China. Read More
AI for medical imaging must be monitored for bias
October 6, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) for medical imaging is susceptible to bias based on racial or socioeconomic factors and must be monitored for this, according to a commentary published October 5 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
PET/CT radiomics model detects primary prostate cancer
October 6, 2022 -- A PET/CT radiomics model based on imaging with a gallium-68 (Ga-68) PSMA-11 radiotracer could help clinicians diagnose primary prostate cancer, according to a study by Chinese researchers published September 30 in EJNMMI Research. Read More
Study notes fall in mammography volume during COVID-19
October 5, 2022 -- Mammography volume fell and a higher proportion of women presented with palpable masses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a Canadian breast center, according to a study published October 3 in the American Journal of Surgery. Read More
Just how much reader variability is there in abdominal CT?
October 5, 2022 -- How much variability is there in the performance of radiologists when detecting liver metastases on abdominal CT scans? Perhaps not as much as one might expect, a group of researchers has found. Read More
DBT + synthesized mammo detects cancers in dense breast tissue
October 5, 2022 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) plus synthesized mammography can detect more invasive breast cancers in dense breasts than digital mammography alone, a German study of nearly 100,000 women published in Radiology found. Read More
Researchers call for diversity in Alzheimer's disease studies
October 4, 2022 -- Asian, Black, and Hispanic people participating in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease have lower odds than white people for positive amyloid PET scans -- despite experiencing higher rates of the disease, according to a study published October 3 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
DXR reveals lung hyperinflation in patients with COPD
October 4, 2022 -- Dynamic x-ray (DXR) imaging can be used to visualize hyperinflation of the lungs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published September 29 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Photon-counting CT tops news stories in September 2022
October 4, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT continues to make headlines in radiology, and September 2022 was no exception. An article about the technology was the most-viewed story of the month on AuntMinnie.com, based on member views. Read More
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