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Individualizing risk estimates increase mammography use
September 10, 2021 -- Providing individualized breast cancer risk estimates increased mammography use by almost 15% among women of racial and ethnic minority groups who are at high risk, according to a study published September 10 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Immediately reading mammograms helps with workflow, disparities
September 10, 2021 -- Immediately reading screening mammograms during the COVID-19 pandemic reduced healthcare disparities while speeding up workflow, according to research published September 8 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
CT helps identify CSF leak caused by COVID-19 nasal swab
September 9, 2021 -- CT scans helped identify a leak of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that occurred in a man who sustained an injury to the base of his skull following a COVID-19 test with a nasal swab, according to a September 9 case study in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery. Read More
Electronic protocols save time in breast localization procedures
September 9, 2021 -- Switching to an electronic protocol process can improve start times for breast localization procedures by almost 10 minutes, according to research published September 7 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
AI can help overburdened radiologists, spur hospital innovation
September 9, 2021 -- In today's environment, radiologists are often being asked to do more with less and to do it faster. TeraRecon President Dan McSweeney describes how AI can offer a much-needed helping hand while also spurring innovation in hospitals. Read More
Study calls for more women in top journal roles
September 8, 2021 -- Gender bias needs to be uprooted to open top roles to women at U.S. and international medical journals, according to a study published September 8 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Mobile stroke units with onboard CT deliver best early care
September 8, 2021 -- Acute stroke patients eligible for treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) have better long-term outcomes when they receive treatment via a mobile stroke ambulance with an on-board CT scanner, according to a September 8 study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
PET tracer assesses response to new prostate cancer treatment
September 8, 2021 -- PET imaging can identify whether or not patients respond to an investigational treatment for prostate cancer, according to a pilot study published in the September issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
Use of MRI-directed ultrasound called into question
September 8, 2021 -- MRI-directed ultrasound has low success in detecting nonmass enhancement in women undergoing breast imaging, according to research published September 7 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
Can AI enable personalized breast cancer screening?
September 7, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for screening mammography may be able to facilitate personalized breast cancer screening protocols for women, according to research published online September 7 in Radiology. Read More
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