Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are central to MRI exams, providing critical information unavailable with other modalities. However, some patients experience acute adverse reactions, and investigators of a recent study published in Radiology set out to get a clearer picture of these events.
CMS revealed details for their newly proposed alternative payment model for radiation oncology on July 10. The American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) believes the model, with adjustments, "will incentivize higher quality, more convenient radiation treatments for patients and support their journey toward a cure."
A novel PET radiotracer can help identify changes in the brain’s grey matter that may be indicative of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a pilot study published in the July issue of Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation.
Breast cancer screening using digital breast tomosynthesis has risen rapidly in the United States, but that isn’t the case in all regions or across all institutions, according to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
Can a virtual world instill the same level of knowledge in radiology students as a traditional face-to-face classroom approach? Researchers of a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology think so.
The algorithm improved the specificity of thyroid biopsy recommendations, beating seven of nine radiologists. With more research, the algorithm could help in the decision-making process for assessing thyroid nodules.
Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography (CESM) can be a helpful method to screen for postoperative breast cancer when paired with traditional mammography, according to research published July 6 in Clinical Radiology.
A new ultrasound method called passive cavitation imaging (PCI) can create an image estimating the amount of a drug that has crossed the blood-brain barrier (BBB), according to new research conducted at Washington University in St. Louis.
Long wait times for diagnostic imaging is hurting both patients and the country as a whole, argued Michael Barry, president of the Canadian Association of Radiologists, in a recent opinion piece published by the Journal Pioneer.