A novel blood inflammatory indicator for predicting deterioration risk of mild traumatic brain injury - Ge X, Zhu L, Li M, Li W, Chen F, Li Y, Zhang J, Lei P.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has a relatively higher incidence in aging people due to walking problems. Cranial computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging provide the standard diagnostic tool to identify intracranial complications in patients... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Five things you need to know today, and corporate activism meets abortion
Good morning, Boston. Here are the five most important things you need to know to start your workday. CT scan shortage on the horizon A global shortage of IV contrast fluid used in CT scans has hit Massachusetts, forcing hospitals to establish strategies to combat the latest medical supply chain issues, reports Cassie McGrath. Labs labs labs labs labs. And green space. WS Development wants to m ake some changes to its plans for Seaport Square, adding significantly more lab-and-office space,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

A celebration with unforeseen consequences: celebratory gunfire causing injury - Lacy AJ, Latuska KM, High K, Russ S.
A 41-year-old otherwise healthy women presented to the emergency department via emergency services after collapsing after feeling a "slap" on her head while celebrating a national holiday. Physical exam and computed tomography scan showed the presence of a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mass. hospitals brace for shortage of fluid used in CT scans
Mass General Brigham, the state's largest hospital system, was notified that the shortage could decrease supply by 75%. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 10, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cassie McGrath Source Type: news

PET/CT reveals heart artery inflammation in COVID-19 patients
PET/CT imaging shows that inflammation of the aorta is increased in the earl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET reveals visual brain pattern of long COVID Tc-99m SPECT/CT imaging detects COVID-19 SNMMI warns of omicron's impact on PET/CT scans PET assesses brain function in COVID-19 patients Cardiac PET predicts outcomes in aortic stenosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Emphysema on CT Linked to Increased Risk for Lung Cancer
TUESDAY, May 3, 2022 -- Visually and quantitatively assessed emphysema on computed tomography (CT) is associated with increased risk for lung cancer, according to a review published online May 3 in Radiology. Xiaofei Yang, M.D., from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Neuroimaging Use in Ischemic Stroke Examined for Medicare Patients
MONDAY, May 2, 2022 -- From 2012 to 2019, there were considerable increases in utilization of computed tomography (CT) angiography (CTA) and CT perfusion (CTP) among ischemic stroke patients, according to a study published online April 25 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI Tool May Help Predict Risk for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
MONDAY, May 2, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence tool can analyze computed tomography (CT) scans of the abdomen to predict risk for developing pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), according to a study published online April 28 in Cancer... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) performance in paediatric conflict injury - Sargent W, Bull AMJ, Gibb I.
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy of Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) in a paediatric population with a substantial proportion of penetrating abdominal injuries. MATERIALS AND METHODS: FAST and computed tomography (CT) abdomen findin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Complex pathophysiology of abusive head trauma with poor neurological outcome in infants - Park YS.
Abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants, especially acute subdural hematoma, has an extremely poor outcome. The most decisive and important finding is the appearance of a widespread low-density area on head computed tomography. This phenomenon was traditional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Dual-energy computed tomography in high-pressure injection injuries caused by grease: an experimental study - Zheng L, Li Q, Li J.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Non-human animal experiment Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does CT CAC scoring improve heart disease risk assessment?
Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores derived from cardiac CT scans may offe...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CAC scores predict cardiac risk in patients with high cholesterol Higher coronary artery calcium scores increase COVID-19 mortality risk How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected CT CAC testing? CT CAC helps determine which patients benefit from statin therapy Better chest CT CAC reporting avoids unnecessary exams (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A novel simplified workflow for guided endodontic surgery in mandibular molars with a thick buccal bone plate: a Case report
Conclusion The current 3D-printed guides may be planned and printed through a novel simplified workflow with a CBCT scan only, which allows its application in apical surgery for precise apex and surgical site location. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 23, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Midtherapy PET/CT predicts response in patients with esophageal cancer
Performing PET/CT scans while patients are undergoing radiotherapy prior t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dual-tracer PET/CT shows promise in cancer imaging PET predicts chemotherapy response in cancer patients Consider the esophagus when it comes to breast cancer radiotherapy CT radiomics predicts esophageal cancer outcomes PET directs esophageal cancer treatment for better outcomes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Magnetic resonance imaging for preoperative diagnosis in third molar surgery: a systematic review
Published:09 April 2022Oral Radiology (2022) AbstractIn recent years, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has made great strides through various technical improvements and new sequences, which have made it one of the most promising and leading imaging techniques in the head and neck region. As modern imaging techniques in dentistry aim to reduce radiation exposure, this systematic review evaluated the possibilities, advantages, and disadvantages of advanced imaging diagnostics using dental MRI and its evidence for clinical indications and limitations relevant to mandibular third molar (MTM) surgery. Two rev...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 22, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news