New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has linked e-cigarette use to a cluster of respiratory illness cases identified on CT scans. The results add to the growing concern that vaping may cause lung damage, an idea manufacturers of vaping products have downplayed.
Trenton T. Kellock, MD, with Royal Inland Hospital’s Department of Medical Imaging in British Columbia, Canada, and colleagues performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies including more than 1,200 patients.
Radiologists are performing a larger share of paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures in Medicare patients compared to nonradiologists, according to an analysis published Aug. 14 in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
More women are exposed to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) in their first trimester compared to the later weeks of pregnancy, according to an Aug. 20 study published in Radiology. But some experts warn this information should not lead to drastic conclusions.
There’s a strong case to be made for mammography to become a “dual test” for both breast cancer screening and cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, according to a new review published in the European Journal of Radiology.
A neural network model can scour electronic medical record (EMR) data and determine if a patient has imaging-specific pulmonary embolism (PE)—a potential remedy for unnecessary CT imaging, reported authors of a multicenter study published in JAMA Network Open.