One study found rads who performed fewer than 100 percutaneous transthoracic procedures had more than double the risk of false negatives.
The documents detail appropriate patient selection for image-guided percutaneous ablation along with post-treatment care and follow-up protocols, among other topics.
Bypassing conventional CT for scans readily available in surgical rooms may help doctors quickly assess large vessel occlusion strokes prior to mechanical thrombectomy.
A federal jury recently determined C.R. Bard's filter led to serious complications after fracturing inside a patient, awarding more than $386,000 in damages.
Doctors without neurointerventional certification increase the number of providers offering endovascular therapy by more than 20%, a new surveys shows.
Focusing on workflow changes rather than staffing levels may be critical to curbing burnout and ensuring providers achieve better work-life balance.
In two independent, prospective studies, the laser-guided tool was 96%-99% effective with a major adverse event rate of 0.7%-2%.
Shifting these outpatient interventional procedures from hospital-based rooms toward clinic-based settings also helped reduce wait and exam times, experts reported in JACR.
Inferior vena cava filters are designed as a temporary solution for patients at acute risk of pulmonary embolism, yet many stay in place far longer than required.
Urologists still maintain a majority of nephro-ureteral catheter and ureteral stent placements, researchers reported in JACR.
While IR experts still complete a majority of initial renal access exams, urologists are narrowing the gap.
Shortening observation times after transthoracic biopsies and eliminating follow-up chest X-rays are both appropriate for many low-risk patients.
"Be the squeaky wheel. This issue was taken care of because physicians stood up,” Rad Partners' Richard Heller, MD, told RSNA attendees Monday.
The platform runs on Azure, a cloud computing service operated by Microsoft, which recently announced plans to acquire Nuance for $20B.
Radiology experts analyzed fetal MRIs from 33 women who contracted the virus while bearing a child, sharing their results Tuesday at RSNA.