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Study notes fall in mammography volume during COVID-19
October 5, 2022 -- Mammography volume fell and a higher proportion of women presented with palpable masses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a Canadian breast center, according to a study published October 3 in the American Journal of Surgery. Read More
Just how much reader variability is there in abdominal CT?
October 5, 2022 -- How much variability is there in the performance of radiologists when detecting liver metastases on abdominal CT scans? Perhaps not as much as one might expect, a group of researchers has found. Read More
DBT + synthesized mammo detects cancers in dense breast tissue
October 5, 2022 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) plus synthesized mammography can detect more invasive breast cancers in dense breasts than digital mammography alone, a German study of nearly 100,000 women published in Radiology found. Read More
Researchers call for diversity in Alzheimer's disease studies
October 4, 2022 -- Asian, Black, and Hispanic people participating in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease have lower odds than white people for positive amyloid PET scans -- despite experiencing higher rates of the disease, according to a study published October 3 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
DXR reveals lung hyperinflation in patients with COPD
October 4, 2022 -- Dynamic x-ray (DXR) imaging can be used to visualize hyperinflation of the lungs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published September 29 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Photon-counting CT tops news stories in September 2022
October 4, 2022 -- Photon-counting CT continues to make headlines in radiology, and September 2022 was no exception. An article about the technology was the most-viewed story of the month on AuntMinnie.com, based on member views. Read More
New MRI contrast agent tops product news in September
October 4, 2022 -- The arrival of a new MRI contrast agent that's designed to enable radiology facilities to perform scans with less gadolinium was the top product news article on AuntMinnie.com in September 2022. Read More
Google Cloud unveils Medical Imaging Suite platform
October 4, 2022 -- Google Cloud has launched Medical Imaging Suite, a platform designed to facilitate interoperability between medical imaging facilities and foster the development of artificial intelligence algorithms. Read More
Primary care docs vexed by managing abnormal cancer screens
October 3, 2022 -- Primary care practitioners (PCPs) are frustrated and dissatisfied with the process of following up on abnormal findings on cancer screening exams, including mammography studies, a study published September 30 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More
Breast cancer death rates may be declining, but not for Black women
October 3, 2022 -- Breast cancer death rates decreased by 43% between 1989 and 2020 -- but not for everyone, particularly Black women, according to a report released by the American Cancer Society (ACS) on October 3 and published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. Read More
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