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Addition to skeletal survey for child abuse improves rib fracture detection
Apr 24, 2014 - Adding bilateral oblique rib radiographs to the skeletal survey for child abuse results in increased rib fracture detection and increased reader confidence, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology
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Normal central zone, DCE-MRI useful in identifying prostate cancer
Apr 24, 2014 - The normal central zone demonstrates either type one or two enhancement time curves on dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE)-MRI, potentially allowing for differentiation between the central zone and prostate cancer, according to a study published in the May issue of Academic Radiology...
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Mind the fat: MRI quantifies adipose tissue
Apr 24, 2014 - MRI can accurately detail the amount and distribution of adipose tissue, and quantification of this tissue with imaging could be used in the study of metabolic syndrome and diabetes, according to a study published in the May issue of Academic Radiology.
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Algorithm could be safe for suspected upper-extremity deep venous thrombosis
Apr 24, 2014 - Combining a clinical decision score, D-dimer testing, and ultrasonography allows for safe and effective exclusion of upper-extremity deep venous thrombosis, according to a study published on April 1 by the Annals of Internal Medicine
 - Lung Cancer
Volumetric measurements hold prognostic value for lung adenocarcinoma
Apr 24, 2014 - Two volumetric measurements are independent indicators associated with an increased likelihood of recurrence or death in patients with stage I adenocarcinoma, according to a study published online April 6 in Radiology.  
 - Osteoporosis
Finite element analysis could aid patients with fragility fractures
Apr 24, 2014 - Applying finite element analysis to high-spatial resolution 3-T MR images of proximal femur microarchitecture can enable detection of lower elastic modulus in subjects with fragility fractures, according to a study published online April 2 by Radiology.
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Liver volume most common reason for donor exclusion
Apr 24, 2014 - A study of imaging findings in potential liver donors found that anatomic variations are common and many of these variations can exclude a potential donor, according to findings published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.