Studies outline gadolinium's effect on Earth's water systems
March 21, 2023 -- Two studies are sounding the alarm regarding the negative effects on the Earth's water systems of gadolinium-based contrast agents used for MRI exams. Read More
Study explores risk factors for poor outcomes after EVT
March 21, 2023 -- Researchers in the U.K. have mined a large national stroke registry and identified risk factors for patients that may be involved in poor outcomes after endovascular thrombectomy (EVT). Read More
IMV: PET prostate scan volumes saw robust growth in 2022
March 21, 2023 -- PET prostate scan volumes grew 46% year-over-year, showing an increase of 3 percentage points to produce 9% of the overall procedure mix by study type, according to the newly published IMV 2023 PET Market Summary Report. Read More
PET/CT reveals how COVID-19 manifests in critically ill patients
March 20, 2023 -- In a pictorial essay, Dutch researchers are highlighting findings from whole-body F-18 FDG-PET/CT imaging that show how COVID-19 manifests in critically ill patients hospitalized for the disease. Read More
CTCA an effective first-line option for assessing acute chest pain
March 20, 2023 -- CT coronary angiography (CTCA) is an effective way to assess patients experiencing acute chest pain -- and to determine whether the person needs further, more invasive diagnostic imaging, according to a study published March 13 in Heart. Read More
Breast MRI finds lymphadenopathy post-COVID booster dose
March 20, 2023 -- Breast MRI can detect axillary lymphadenopathy in a substantial number of patients who have received the COVID-19 vaccine booster, according to research published online March 16 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Radiology fills all available positions on resident Match Day 2023
March 17, 2023 -- All available diagnostic and interventional radiology residency positions filled on March 17, Match Day 2023, according to the National Resident Matching Program. Read More
Is AI ready for managing patients with hip fractures?
March 17, 2023 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can perform comparably to radiologists when diagnosing hip fractures, yet it will need more work before it can help predict outcomes after fracture surgery, according to a review published March 17 in JAMA Open Network. Read More
Deep learning for LDCT can prompt biennial lung screening
March 17, 2023 -- Deep-learning algorithms could be used to determine whether an individual could safely undergo low-dose CT (LDCT) lung cancer screening at biennial intervals rather than annually, suggest findings published March 16 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Korean radiologists report successful experience with chest x-ray AI
March 17, 2023 -- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) software in daily clinical practice for detecting lung lesions on chest x-rays has been an overall positive experience, according to researchers from a large hospital in South Korea. Read More