Online exercise increases students' confidence in neuroimaging
May 25, 2023 -- An interactive neuroimaging exercise can be a fun way for first-year medical students to better understand brain structures and learn anatomical terms about the brain, suggest findings published May 18 in the Annals of Anatomy. Read More
DWI-MRI helps select suitable patients for ovarian cancer surgery
May 22, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) helps in selecting ovarian cancer patients fit for primary debulking surgery, according to research published May 17 in Gynecologic Oncology. Read More
CEM on par with breast MRI in lobular breast cancer staging
May 19, 2023 -- Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be an alternative to breast MRI for preoperative staging of invasive lobular carcinoma, suggests findings published May 13 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
O-RADS MRI effective for assessing adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 16, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a commentary published May 13 in European Radiology. Read More
Abbreviated MRI protocols effective for emergency applications
May 15, 2023 -- Abbreviated MRI protocols are effective for the diagnosis of emergent conditions, according to a review published May 11 in RadioGraphics. Read More
Antithrombotic therapy safe to continue during breast biopsy
May 11, 2023 -- Women can safely continue antithrombotic therapy during breast core-needle biopsy, according to research published May 10 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
SBI: The presence of LCIS indicates increased breast cancer risk
May 9, 2023 -- Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) is both a cancer precursor indicator and a marker for increased breast cancer risk, according to findings presented May 4 at the Society of Breast Imaging annual meeting in National Harbor. Read More
SBI: Supplemental screening key to finding interval breast cancers
May 8, 2023 -- Most interval cancers are detected via supplemental screening, and most women diagnosed with interval disease have high lifetime risk scores, according to research presented on May 6 at the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) annual meeting in National Harbor, MD. Read More
ACR releases updated breast cancer screening recommendation
May 5, 2023 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released updated breast cancer screening guidelines that underscore the need for early risk assessment -- especially among Black and Ashkenazi Jewish women. Read More
Researchers use fMRI to create a 'noninvasive language decoder'
May 3, 2023 -- Using functional MRI (fMRI), a research team from the University of Texas at Austin has developed what it calls a "noninvasive language decoder" that could potentially offer a window into the mind of a patient who's incapable of speaking. Read More