3D models enable custom treatment of complex acetabular fractures
February 18, 2021 -- Virtual 3D models created from CT data can be utilized for surgical planning and providing patient-specific treatments for complex acetabular fractures, according to research published online February 18 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Intelerad expands cardiovascular market presence with Lumedx buy
February 18, 2021 -- In a move aimed at expanding its presence in the cardiovascular market, enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has purchased healthcare analytics and cardiovascular information systems firm Lumedx. Read More
Imaging highlights COVID-19's MSK manifestations
February 18, 2021 -- Researchers are using multimodality imaging to better understand COVID-19's more unusual and long-lasting musculoskeletal effects, from rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune myositis to redness or swelling of the feet, according to a new review. Read More
AI aids in risk assessment on x-rays after total hip arthroplasty
February 18, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can assess dislocation risk and measure acetabular component angles on radiographs after total hip arthroplasty, according to a pair of studies published online February 16 in the Journal of Arthroplasty. Read More
Study flags cancer risks from dental x-rays
February 18, 2021 -- Exposure to radiation from dental x-rays caused an estimated 967 cancers in the U.S. in 2019, according to a recent study. Of these cancers, the vast majority could have been prevented, the researchers found. Read More
Are radiology staff less susceptible to COVID-19 burnout?
February 17, 2021 -- Radiology personnel may be weathering COVID-19-induced stress and anxiety better than their colleagues in other parts of the hospital, according to a February 16 study in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Read More
Flortaucipir-PET scans show near-term dementia risk
February 17, 2021 -- Imaging specialists who visually interpreted flortaucipir-PET images were able to determine a person's risk of progressing to Alzheimer's and mild cognitive impairment within the next 18 months in a recent study. Read More
PET scans show early link between heart disease, brain function
February 16, 2021 -- PET scans demonstrate that middle-aged individuals with early signs of cardiovascular disease also have reduced brain metabolism, according to researchers from Spain. The findings indicate that the early stages of Alzheimer's disease could begin years before dementia occurs. Read More
MRI illuminates COVID-19's negative impact on the eyes
February 16, 2021 -- MRI shows that COVID-19 can have a negative impact on the eyes of people with severe forms of the disease, according to a study published February 16 in Radiology. Read More
CCTA radiomics yields insights into nature of coronary artery disease
February 16, 2021 -- Radiomics analysis of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) exams found that cardiovascular risk factors such as cocaine use and HIV affect development of atherosclerosis in different ways, according to a February 16 study in Radiology. Read More