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Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., but a lack of education and invasive procedures keep screening numbers down.

Patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) mucoid degeneration at MRI who are also at-risk for osteoarthritis (OA) are associated with progression of joint space loss in the primary weight-bearing area of the knee, according to research published online Feb. 21 in Radiology.

Researchers have developed a new method for segmenting kidney ultrasound (US) images that demonstrated an increased efficiency and accuracy compared to traditional methods.

In babies born with fetal ventriculomegaly, an enlargement of the cerebral ventricles in utero, determining when cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion is required after birth can be difficult.

Studies suggest on-call residents perform well in limiting errors between preliminary and final reports, but mistakes happen. Researchers examined the most common errors radiology residents make when interpreting abdominopelvic (AP) CT while on call in a study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

 

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