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Utilizing ultrasound technology during removal of cancerous kidney segments has been shown to increase the chance of detecting findings not seen during preoperative imaging, according to a study published online this month in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

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Calls to a reading room within one hour of a resident generating a preliminary report increased the odds of a significant error by 12 percent, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Academic Radiology.

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A review of the appropriateness of outpatient abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI exams conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City found that most exams with relevant American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria were appropriate and were more likely to lead to a significant result.

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Adding a delayed CT angiography acquisition to an imaging biomarker in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage increased the ability to predict hematoma expansion and a poor outcome, according to results published online Oct. 9 in Stroke.

 - MRI pitcher shoulder

A new study has revealed that young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at risk for acromial apophysiolysis, a newly identified overuse injury characterized by incomplete fusion and tenderness at the acromion, which forms the bone at the top of the shoulder.