Clinicians use the device to image blood flow dynamics during retinal exams, helping them spot age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusions.

About 80% of physicians requested an extra set of eyes from an outside facility either “always” or “most of the time,” and more than 90% said such consultations improved care.

One of the radiologist's former patients said she wants her medical records so that another doctor can assess them, but the office is closed and she “can’t get in touch with anyone," according to a published report. 

The technique—known as 3D cartilage surface mapping—detects subtle changes in a person’s knee joint that cannot be picked up via conventional x-ray or MRI.

If everyone would have logged in and downloaded their exams over the two-year study period, both users and the institutions could have saved a good chunk of change, according to new research.

Lead researcher Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD, also said that completing a baseline MRI before these patients leave the hospital is “imperative" to their future treatment.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology recommendations cover indications and best practices for using external beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy in the postoperative and definitive settings.

Half of all imaging experts involved in the study reported symptoms such as irritated eyes, ocular fatigue, and headaches, among many other discomforts.

Among more than 6,500 older adults, those with smaller pathways relative to lung size had the poorest lung function and were eight times more likely to develop the disease, researchers reported in JAMA.

The St. Louis-based firm submitted a stand-alone Drug Master File with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with an Active Substance Master File with the European Medicines Agency, for its germanium-68 agent.

Patients who underwent chest radiography as part of their annual health visit were more likely to go to an additional outpatient pulmonology visit or receive an abdominal or thoracic CT scan.

Engaging in such thought patterns over a long period of time could raise an individual's chance of developing the brain disease, according to a new study.