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Frequent Screening Mammos Detect Cancer Before Lymph Node Involvement
CHICAGO — Screening mammograms done every year have a higher chance of detecting breast cancer before it spreads to the lymph nodes than do less frequent exams.
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Reduces False Positives
CHICAGO — More breast cancer detection, fewer false positives with digital tomosynthesis.
CT Angiography Shows Heart Disease Similar in Men and Women
CHICAGO — Coronary CT angiography reveals similarities between coronary disease and cardiovascular risk among both men and women.
Radiology Compensation Survey: How Do You Stack Up?
How does your salary and work hours compare? How happy are you with your career choice? Find out what radiologists, administrators, technologists, PACS/IT managers, students and residents think in our 2013 Radiology Compensation Survey.
Stress MRI Cuts Adverse Events Acute Chest Pain Patients
Cardiac MRI can cut adverse events among patients with possible ACS, shortens hospital stays, and better identifies patients requiring invasive procedures.
MRI Detects Brain Injuries Caused by Heading Soccer Balls
Diffusion tensor imaging demonstrates changes in the brain of soccer players who head the ball frequently during games and practice.
CT-Related Cancer Risk Among Children Can Be Lowered
Children’s risk from radiation exposure from CT scans drops significantly when dose from the highest-dose exams is lowered and unnecessary exams eliminated.
MRI Shows Heart Damage in Some Children After Chemo
MR images detect heart damage in childhood cancer survivors who were treated with anthracycline-based regimens.
Virtual Colonoscopy Screening Can Be Later for Women
Experts may consider new guidelines for virtual colonoscopy, or CT colonography, screening after study shows women can be screened later than men.
How CIIPS Can Add Value to Radiology
Certified imaging informatics professionals have gained ground in radiology and are a major topic at SIIM. Paul Nagy, PhD, explains how they can transform radiology practice.