Arab Health: Elite sports imaging requires wide range of skills
January 28, 2022 -- In the high-stakes world of professional and elite amateur sports, medical imaging has a vital role to play, according to a presentation on January 24 at the Total Radiology Conference at Arab Health 2022 in Dubai. Read More
Low recall rates for women with vaccine-related adenopathy possible
January 28, 2022 -- Researchers found that 1% of women vaccinated against COVID-19 who underwent screening mammography were recalled for ipsilateral adenopathy in a single-center study published January 26 in Academic Radiology. Read More
3D printing may enable better planning for cervical disk implants
January 28, 2022 -- Using a CT scan of a spine, researchers have created a 3D-printed spine replica that could enable improved surgeries for cervical disk implants in patients with degenerative disk disease, according to research published recently in Sensors. Read More
French doctor faces legal action over sale of Bataclan survivor's x-ray
January 28, 2022 -- A senior orthopedic surgeon faces legal action and a possible disciplinary charge after attempting to sell an x-ray of a concert-goer who was shot during the 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan music venue in Paris, according to media reports. Read More
Arab Health: Radiology has role to play in precision oncology
January 27, 2022 -- Radiology can play a major role in developing the field of precision oncology in coming years by advancing integrative diagnostics, according to a January 25 presentation by Dr. Hedvig Hricak, PhD, at Arab Health 2022 in Dubai. Read More
Where patients live has big effect on breast cancer treatment
January 27, 2022 -- Location, location, location. It's true in real estate, and it may be true in healthcare as well, at least according to the authors of a January 27 study in JAMA Oncology, who found that where patients live is perhaps the biggest determinant of the quality of breast cancer treatment they receive. Read More
Coding changes that will impact radiology practices in 2022
January 27, 2022 -- There are 249 new codes in the current procedural terminology (CPT) system that are now in effect for 2022, plus 93 revised codes and 63 deleted codes. Erin Stephens of Healthcare Administrative Partners helps explain what the new codes mean. Read More
Water leak at Dutch reactor imperils supplies of medical isotopes
January 26, 2022 -- A shutdown at a nuclear reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, will impact global supplies of molybdenum-99 and lutetium-177 for medical use in coming weeks, warned Europe's nuclear medicine agency. Read More
Arab Health: Improving efficiency key to radiology's future
January 26, 2022 -- Radiology needs to become more efficient to adapt to the shift in the U.S. to value-based care, according to a presentation January 24 by Dr. Giles Boland on the future of medical imaging at Arab Health 2022 in Dubai. Read More
Shape modeling from ultrasound predicts hip dysplasia in infants
January 26, 2022 -- Ultrasound images used for statistical shape modeling can help predict hip dysplasia in infants and whether abduction treatment devices are needed, according to Dutch research published January 25 in Radiology. Read More
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