Diagnostic Imaging

The updated LR-5 criteria for Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) version 2018 can improve sensitivity for diagnosing small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) compared to LI-RADS 2017.

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.

A deep neural network platform can help radiologists detect abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) on CT images, and is especially helpful in clinically challenging cases, according to research presented at the SIIM annual conference.

A higher level of background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) measured during breast MRI is associated with the presence of breast cancer in women at high risk of breast cancer but not in women with average risk, according to a new study.

Supplemental training can improve radiologists’ performance in reading screening mammograms, according to a recent study.

A recent study validating the 2017 version of the ultrasound Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (US LI-RADS) for detecting hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) identified a few limitations in its scoring.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) was originally created to improve patient management and avoid unnecessary fine needle aspiration biopsy in patients with thyroid nodules. However, its clinical use is still questioned.

Cardiac MRI can detect cocaine’s impact on the cardiovascular system and help differentiate between a wide range of heart diseases, according to a new literature review study published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.

Researchers created and validated a machine learning model using features taken from baseline, laboratory, electrocardiography (ECG), echocardiography and cardiovascular resonance (CMR) imaging data.

Fractional flow reserve derived from CT (FFR-CT) is a superior predictor of long-term outcomes of heart disease compared to traditional coronary CT angiography (CCTA), according to a new study published in Radiology.

Combining MRI and ultrasound (US) detected up to 33% more cancers than standard biopsy methods alone, according to new research published in JAMA Surgery.

“Search for an aneurysm is one of the most labor-intensive and critical tasks radiologists undertake,” said co-senior author Kristen Yeom, MD, associate professor of radiology at Stanford University.