Diagnostic & Screening

Brigham and Women's rads analyzed thousands of abdominal exam reports with follow-up pancreatic lesion guidance, sharing their findings in JACR.

It's the first study to compare brain scans both before and after participants were diagnosed with the novel virus.

Researchers analyzed interpretation metrics for more than 1,200 rads practicing across the U.S. for their findings, published in Radiology.

The American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging noted women of color are 72% more likely to be diagnosed with the disease before they turn 50 compared to non-Hispanic white women.

Intravenous contrast may not be necessary for follow-up exams in certain patients with this form of cancer, a new analysis suggests.

Personalized medicine is key to ensuring those with distal radial fractures receive the best care possible, Michigan Medicine experts explained in JAMA Network Open.

General Electric's $18 billion healthcare arm anticipates physicians will require more doses of its Vizamyl F18-PET agent, used to diagnose beta-amyloid plaques in the brain. 

The Israeli startup hopes to receive clearance for its novel multi-source Nanox.ARC 3D digital tomosynthesis modality.

California docs compared functional photoacoustic CT scans to images generated via 7T fMRI, sharing their findings in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

Abdominal aortic aneurysms typically remain asymptomatic until they burst, making earlier detection and treatment high priorities for physicians.

The algorithm accurately gathers clinical information from colonoscopy screening and pathology documents.

Although the combination of specific brain MRI results and SARS-CoV-2 in the spinal fluid are rare, the findings can help as society moves into the post-pandemic era.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is allegedly using "strong arm tactics," forcing physicians to swallow cuts as high as 30%, emboldened by the controversial federal policy. 

More complicated exams could require additional physician time and effort, Emory University experts detailed in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology

The partnership includes the private equity-backed imaging group filling this key medical role at the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics. 

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