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'3D amplified' MRI technique shows how the brain moves
May 6, 2021 -- A new MRI technique called 3D amplified MRI (3D aMRI) can visualize brain motion in real-time, offering a noninvasive way to assess and track brain disorders, according to two studies published May 5 in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Brain Multiphysics. Read More
'Mundane' AI poised to transform radiology
May 6, 2021 -- Deep learning may be the most publicized form of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology, but a mundane form of AI may soon be more prominent, according to a presentation on May 5 at AuntMinnie.com's Spring 2021 Virtual Conference: Advances in AI. Read More
Carbon-11 PET tracer appears safe for colon cancer detection
May 6, 2021 -- PET imaging with a carbon-11 glutamine radiotracer appears to be a safe and effective method for detecting metastatic colorectal cancer, according to a first-in-human study of the radiotracer published April 30 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read More
MIDRC offers support for COVID-19 AI
May 5, 2021 -- A project called the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) is offering key support for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, according to a presentation delivered May 5 at the AuntMinnie.com Spring 2021 Virtual Conference. Read More
Can AI reduce mammography, DBT workload for radiologists?
May 5, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could sharply decrease radiologist workload for screening mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) exams without hurting sensitivity, according to research published online May 5 in Radiology. Read More
Lung ultrasound can determine care needs for COVID patients
May 5, 2021 -- Bedside lung ultrasound can determine whether or not COVID-19 patients need admission to intensive care units, according to research from Brazil published May 3 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Read More
Burnout looms larger for third-year residents
May 5, 2021 -- Radiology residents experience heightened depersonalization throughout most of their training, yet they may face their toughest battle against burnout in their third year, according to research in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound scanning technique may not change clinical outcomes
May 4, 2021 -- Although ultrasound is said to be an operator-dependent modality, researchers found that any differences in technique between radiologists and sonographers in scanning children presenting with suspected acute appendicitis did not translate into changes in clinical outcomes, according to research published April 29 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Radiology groups can prepare now to implement the No Surprises Act
May 4, 2021 -- The No Surprises Act will become effective January 1, 2022. This is the first federal regulation protecting patients from receiving unexpected bills, and Rebecca Farrington of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains what it means for radiology practices. Read More
Mammography underutilized in Jamaica
May 4, 2021 -- Breast cancer screening mammography is underutilized in Jamaica, with breast cancer often diagnosed at an earlier age and more advanced stage than in the U.S., according to research published April 23 in BMC Women's Health. Read More