Diagnostic Imaging

Healthcare institutions are encountering a growing number of gadolinium deposition disease cases. One expert recently discussed why radiologists should use current data to shed light on the topic and minimize their liability risk.

A significant portion of people who undergo a CT scan or x-ray after an electric scooter accident had injuries, according to a study presented at the 2019 RSNA annual meeting.

Bypassing the blood-brain barrier has long been a challenge for clinicians, but focused ultrasound can open specific pathways and help deliver targeted treatments to those suffering from the disease.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers harnessed machine learning to create conditional atlases that can help clinicians diagnose a wider subset of patients. 

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy is immediately effective and requires a shorter hospital stay compared to traditional methods such as deep brain stimulation.

Arteriovenous malformations in the brain are best obliterated with surgery following preoperative embolization. However, radiosurgery is a considerably less costly option that may suffice in some cases.

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a musculoskeletal disorder that causes aching and stiffness in the upper arms, neck, lower back and thighs and can be difficult for clinicians to confidently pinpoint since its symptoms occur in many other rheumatic diseases.

Patients who are enrolled in Ireland’s public health system are waiting, on average, 120 days more for a brain MRI compared to those who can afford private coverage, the Irish Times reports.

Not only can the metamaterial boost signal-to-noise ratio 10-fold, but It can reduce scan times, potentially making the modality more widely available for patients at lower costs.

The CDC has tallied more than 2,000 cases of the illness across the U.S. so far, including 39 deaths.

Nearly one in five inductions of labor lead to a required emergency C-section, but current methods to predict such events are largely subjective with low predictive accuracy.

A new report published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging offers guidance for radiologists to help identify vaping product use-associated lung injury, analyzing recent cases and best practices.