Diagnostic & Screening

A regional hospital network with eight CT scanners assessed cumulative radiation doses over the course of 2020, a year that saw imaging utilization plummet.

Community-based rads showed "excellent" accuracy using MR imaging to spot appendix issues, researchers reported in Emergency Radiology.

Physicians ordered 30 total follow-ups, resulting in no added costs for 76% of Medicare Wellness patients.

The findings are part of the NIH-funded Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury study, designed to understand the impact of head injuries and potential treatments.

Relying solely on transvaginal ultrasound in this population is often not enough to guide biopsy decision making, University of Washington Medicine oncologists wrote.

Nanopeptisomes bind to the surface of clots and point directly to where blockages are forming.

The pilot notched a 100% success rate and may ultimately help patients and doctors decide between medication and surgery.

University at Buffalo experts will build upon photoacoustic tomography techniques and help doctors more quickly assess the results of leg surgeries.

Multiparametric US uncovered signs of organ damage in post-COVID individuals and proved more accurate than MRI and CT for some indications, experts reported in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.

The Rutgers Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research houses a state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner that will help investigate Alzheimer's disease, addiction, and other conditions.

The 13-page white paper touches on everything from specific findings and reporting terms, to balancing a patients' risk and benefits.

This advanced MRI technique is currently only used for research purposes and experts believe the inconsistencies they've uncovered are one reason why.

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