Radiation exposure among interventionalists is low, but varies widely
May 22, 2023 -- Radiation exposure is generally low among interventional radiologists who perform stroke treatments, yet shows a wide range, underscoring that further work is needed to keep doses as low as possible, a German team has found. 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
DEXA reveals fat differences in postpartum Black and white women
May 22, 2023 -- Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) exams show that Black women are less likely than white women to lose visceral adipose tissue (VAT) after pregnancy, according to a study published May 11 in Obesity. Read More
How do radiologists take industry payments -- and what are they for?
May 22, 2023 -- Industry payments to radiologists have been highly concentrated in recent years when it comes to their frequency and value, a study published May 18 in Academic Radiology has reported. 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
World record achieved for x-ray at highest altitude
May 19, 2023 -- Mike Cairnie of portable x-ray developer MinXray has earned a world record for acquiring a portable chest x-ray of a patient last year on Mt. Everest in Nepal. Read More
PET reveals effects of brain stimulation in coma patients
May 19, 2023 -- PET imaging has revealed that trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) increases brain metabolism and may promote recovery in vegetative or minimally conscious patients, according to a study published May 12 in Brain Stimulation. Read More
Focused ultrasound treatment could improve flushing of brain waste
May 19, 2023 -- A focused ultrasound treatment that uses microbubbles to amplify ultrasound's effects on the brain's blood vessels may be able to help mitigate brain diseases, according to research published May 15 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More
Belgian researcher discusses CT's benefits for assessing myosteatosis
May 18, 2023 -- AuntMinnie.com 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
Teleradiology workflow protocols may delay healthcare
May 18, 2023 -- Teleradiology workflow protocols appear to translate into healthcare delays, according to research conducted by a team from West Virginia University in Morgantown. Read More
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