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 - Radiology patient portal supports consumer education
Radiology patient portal supports consumer education
Oct 31, 2013 - Radiology patient portals are a feasible means to automatically structure and combine radiology reports with corresponding imaging studies, consequently giving patients access to high quality information about their disease or condition, according to a study published in the...
 - Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI benefits HCC
Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI benefits HCC
Oct 31, 2013 - Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) is useful in not only quantifying the perfusion metrics of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver parenchyma, but also assessing perfusion changes after HCC chemoembolization, according to a study published in the October issue of the ...
 - heart puzzle
Mixed results from phase III flurpiridaz PET trial
Oct 31, 2013 - Lantheus Medical Imaging has announced preliminary phase III clinical trial results for F-18 flurpiridaz as a diagnostic PET agent for myocardial perfusion imaging indicating high sensitivity but potentially lagging specificity for the detection of CAD.
 - Neon Heart
Regadenoson on FDA watch for adverse effects
Oct 31, 2013 - The FDA has added regadenoson, an adenosine myocardial perfusion agent used during cardiac stress tests, to its most recent watch list for potentially life-threatening side effects.
 - ACR Appropriateness Criteria for palpable breast masses released
ACR Appropriateness Criteria for palpable breast masses released
Oct 31, 2013 - The ACR Appropriateness Criteria for palpable breast masses, which provides thorough recommendations for particular imaging methods and patient situations, was published in the October issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.