Breast imaging-based risk model identifies high-risk women
March 24, 2023 -- Researchers are highlighting an imaging-based risk model that could identify women who may benefit from supplemental breast screening, according to a study published March 17 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Read More
AIUM to highlight ultrasound's future, industry at its annual meeting
March 24, 2023 -- Rebranding comes with excitement and a chance to take steps toward the future of industry. That's what the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) aims for in its annual meeting March 25 to 29 in Orlando. Read More
Survey finds moral distress is prevalent among radiologists
March 24, 2023 -- Nearly half of radiologists in a national survey indicated they had either left or had considering leaving their job due to moral distress, according to research published March 22 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
6 ways to foster a 'no blame' safety reporting culture in radiology
March 24, 2023 -- Mistakes happen in radiology -- just as in all professions. And while some safety incidents have significant consequences, others have no significance at all -- in fact, the majority of incidents are often dealt with locally and rather quickly. Read More
Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing in the Breast Imaging Setting: A Call to Action
March 23, 2023 -- Cancer risk assessment is a routine and important aspect of care across specialty practice settings, including primary care, women's health, surgery, oncology, or radiology/imaging. Hereditary (genetic) cancer risk assessment is a necessary component of the overall evaluation of cancer risk. Read More
Does obesity affect quality of sleep?
March 23, 2023 -- A study using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scans to image obese patients suggests that increases in visceral body fat may be associated with an individual's quality of sleep, particularly duration, according to U.K. researchers. Read More
New radiation shield eliminates need for lead aprons
March 23, 2023 -- A new radiation exposure shield designed to provide total-body protection could allow some radiologists to ditch burdensome lead aprons, according to a study published March 21 in the Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Read More
Can benign breast findings be delayed for callback during pandemic?
March 23, 2023 -- Delayed callbacks may be a reasonable option for likely benign breast findings on mammography when immediate callback is not an option -- such as during a pandemic, a study published March 21 in Clinical Imaging suggests. Read More
Can machine learning reduce breast MRI contrast dose?
March 23, 2023 -- Machine learning could make way for reducing the contrast dose needed for breast MRI, according to a study published March 21 in Radiology. Read More
Radiology reports key to supporting referring physicians' patient care
March 23, 2023 -- The radiology report is a key element of the service that radiology groups provide to referring physicians. In fact, many see the report as a radiology group's single most important deliverable to customers -- and it may need to change in years to come. Read More