CCTA radiomics data improve diagnosis of in-stent coronary restenosis
June 2, 2023 -- Coronary CT angiography (CCTA)-based radiomics features of pericoronary adipose tissue shows promise for identifying coronary artery in-stent restenosis, according to a study published May 31 in Academic Radiology. Read More
High-risk CTPE findings for PE may not translate to hospitalization
May 31, 2023 -- High-risk CT pulmonary embolism (CTPE) findings on emergency department assessment for acute pulmonary embolism (PE) don't appear to predict short-term outcomes, according to a study published May 31 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Breast, lung cancer incidence to rise due to COVID screening delays
May 30, 2023 -- The incidence of breast, colorectal, and lung cancer will likely rise due to screening delays caused by COVID-19, according to a study published May 25 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Read More
Advanced imaging shows promise for addressing radiology staff shortages
May 30, 2023 -- In a column for, Mark Miller discusses how advanced imaging equipment can mitigate radiology staff shortages. Read More
Negative results from LCS translate to lack of screening follow-up
May 26, 2023 -- Patients with consecutive negative lung cancer screening results on low-dose CT (LDCT) are more likely not to comply with annual screening protocols, according to a study published May 25 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
CT CAC data bests genetic factors for heart disease risk assessment
May 24, 2023 -- Coronary artery calcium (CAC) score data on CT imaging are more effective at predicting a middle-aged person's heart disease risk than genetic factors, according to a study published May 23 in JAMA. Read More
PCCT effective for imaging pediatric heart defects
May 24, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) offers better cardiovascular imaging quality at a similar radiation dose compared with dual-source CT (DSCT) in infants with suspected heart defects, a study published May 23 in Radiology has found. Read More
Belgian researcher discusses CT's benefits for assessing myosteatosis
May 18, 2023 -- spoke with Dr. Maxime Nachit, PhD, of the University of Louvain in Brussels about how CT imaging helps assess asymptomatic patients' muscle fat accumulation -- a condition that can increase risk of adverse cardiovascular events. Read More
Is AI, human system for follow-up imaging profitable?
May 18, 2023 -- A process for managing follow-up imaging exams that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and human interaction can improve safety while also improving the bottom line, according to research published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More
CT body composition assessment links muscle fat and mortality risk
May 17, 2023 -- CT body composition assessment shows that asymptomatic adults with a high accumulation of muscle fat -- a condition called myosteatosis -- are at increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, according to a study published on May 16 in Radiology. Read More