Is MRI a necessary addition to CT for stroke patients?
July 21, 2022 -- Is it necessary for patients with acute ischemic stroke to undergo both CT and MRI exams? Perhaps not, a study published July 21 in JAMA Network Open suggests. Read More
Ukrainian radiology staff killed and injured in missile attack
July 20, 2022 -- The owner of an imaging facility in Vinnytsia, 200 km southwest of Kyiv, has confirmed that a Russian cruise missile attack killed at least 24 civilians and wounded dozens more, including staff members. Read More
Microultrasound on par with MRI in prostate cancer detection
July 20, 2022 -- Microultrasound has detection rates for prostate cancer that are comparable to multiparametric MRI in men who have not yet been biopsied, a Canadian study published July 19 in Radiology found. Read More
ECR: What will breast imaging look like in 2025?
July 14, 2022 -- Anything can happen three years from now, but that's not stopping breast imaging experts from making predictions for modalities within the next few years at the ECR in Vienna. Read More
Video from AHRA 2022: Emanuel Kanal on MRI contrast relaxivity
July 13, 2022 -- PHOENIX - Do you know the relaxivity of your MRI contrast agents? Chances are you don't, but you might want to start learning about the concept, according to Dr. Emanuel Kanal, who gave a presentation on the topic at this week's AHRA 2022 meeting. Read More
Video from AHRA 2022: Lawrence Tanenbaum on AI for MRI
July 12, 2022 -- PHOENIX - The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is already starting to change the practice of radiology -- and its potential is boundless. In a July 11 presentation at AHRA 2022, Dr. Lawrence Tanenbaum of RadNet discusses the potential of AI in MRI. Read More
DWI-MRI predicts whether women's DCIS will upstage after surgery
July 7, 2022 -- Preoperative diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) is effective for predicting whether biopsy-confirmed ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) will be reclassified as invasive cancer after surgery, a study published July 5 in Radiology has found. Read More
PSMA-PET/CT comparable to MRI for detecting prostate cancer
July 6, 2022 -- Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-PET/CT imaging is comparable to MRI for detecting clinically significant prostate cancer. But MRI is still the more accurate modality for detecting the grade of disease, according to research presented on July 3 at the European Association of Urology in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read More
White matter hyperintensity volume linked to Alzheimer's progression
July 1, 2022 -- Brain MRI shows that higher white matter hyperintensity (WMH) volumes indicate the coming onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published June 29 in Alzheimer's Research and Therapy. Read More
Bogged down in the reading room? Managing interruptions is key
June 30, 2022 -- Time lost due to interruptions in the reading room can gut radiologist productivity, according to a U.S. group. They detailed the issue at their hospital in Ohio, and offered their take on how to improve workflows, in a June 27 article in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. Read More