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Patient navigation for cancer screening: A mixed bag
Patient navigation services can be a helpful way to support cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MR: Is it accessible to women who need it? NCoBC: 3 ways nurse navigators can reduce your malpractice risk NCoBC: Mammography techs play crucial role in women's health NCBC signs deal to train health navigators Patient navigation speeds breast cancer diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA taps editor for Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging
RSNA's board of directors has appointed Dr. Suhny Abbara as editor of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA to publish 3 new online journals FDA, RSNA plan joint 3D printing workshop RSNA to host Fast 5 session at annual meeting RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants Former RSNA President Dr. Richard Baron dies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SuperSonic launches Mach 30 ultrasound scanner
Ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine has launched a new ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Verasonics sues SuperSonic Imagine SuperSonic to feature Aixplorer Ultimate at ECR FDA clears SuperSonic's Aixplorer for liver disease SuperSonic unveils Aixplorer Ultimate SuperSonic features Aixplorer updates at ECR 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HAP secures NJ contract renewal
Healthcare Administrative Partners (HAP) has secured a contract renewal with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HAP signs Triad Radiology Assoc. HAP to tout analytics success at IHI National Forum HAP signs NJ imaging center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR adds IMS toolkit to its educational offerings
The American College of Radiology (ACR) has added International Medical Solutions'...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Using ACR's TI-RADS reduces biopsies ACR opens registration for RLI 2018 ACR opposes Ky. black lung law FDA authorizes ACR to accredit DBT devices ACR releases latest Appropriateness Criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMS proposes overhaul of meaningful use program
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a number...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO urges CMS to shorten MIPS reporting period CMS updates MRI coverage for cardiac device patients Groups ask CMS to reconsider NaF-PET coverage SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs CMS delay of decision support creates opportunities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI expands eligibility of stroke patients for tPA therapy
Determining the best course of therapy for stroke patients depends largely...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI 2028: What to expect in the next decade of MRI? Dataset of MR stroke images could advance treatment FDA expands use window for stroke treatment device Study finds gadolinium leaks into eyes of stroke patients Perfusion imaging expands window for stroke treatment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MICI Q2: Slow and steady for radiology managers
Radiology administrators and business managers continue to show cautious optimism...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q1: Payor pressure weighs on radiology managers MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admins' outlook MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3DHeals: Emerging technologies complement 3D printing
How might emerging technologies work together as they expand their role in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Live from 3DHeals 2018: 3D printing and radiology Flexible 3D-printed heart replicates size, texture SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation Measurements of AR holograms match gold standard Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI helps distinguish fibroids from uterine cancer
T2-weighted MR images are effective for distinguishing between uterine fibroids...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fewer women are getting hysterectomies SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment option Study: UFE can help restore fertility SIR: UFE use still lags hysterectomy for fibroids Under scrutiny: Pregnancy after uterine fibroid embolization (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Using ACR's TI-RADS reduces biopsies
Using the American College of Radiology (ACR) Thyroid Imaging Reporting and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Quantitative analysis may help classify thyroid nodules AI can obviate biopsies of indolent thyroid nodules ACR publishes TI-RADS thyroid nodule classification model How should small papillary thyroid cancers be treated? TI-RADS guidelines shine for managing thyroid nodules (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ARRS: DTI-MRI shows brain damage from cocaine use
WASHINGTON, DC - MRI scans with a diffusion-tensor imaging protocol (DTI-MRI)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DTI-MRI finds abnormal brain connections in autistic kids DTI-MRI ties lack of fitness to cognitive decline Court rules that DTI-MRI scans are not 'junk science' DTI-MRI poses new cause for schizophrenia DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mednax buys Texas radiology group
National medical group Mednax has purchased Women's Radiology Assoc., a private...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mednax buys Tenn. radiology practice Mednax acquires Texas-based radiology firm Mednax buys Jefferson Radiology Mednax enters Fla. partnership Mednax buys Tenn. radiology group (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Carestream unveils new Clinical Collaboration Platform
Carestream Health has begun delivering an upgraded version of its Clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carestream takes DRX-Revolution Nano orders in U.S. Carestream brings CR to support Mount Everest base camp Carestream installs DR system in Fla. Carestream lands DR order in Mass. Carestream delivers on Ky. ultrasound order (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CBCT-guided radiotherapy shows promise for HCC
A novel radiotherapy technique using conebeam CT (CBCT) shows promise as a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Adding blood test to US improves liver cancer diagnosis Contrast US clears up indeterminate HCC cases on MRI US surveillance of HCC subject to image quality issues HCC screening boosts survival rate in cirrhosis patients Dual-tracer PET/CT helps pick patients for liver transplant (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI asks Aetna to reconsider PET tracer policy
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has asked Aetna...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI offers patient video on DaT SPECT exams SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems SNMMI posts criteria for somatostatin receptor PET (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Shimadzu launches near-infrared imaging system
Shimadzu has released a new near-infrared fluorescence imaging system known...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shimadzu prepares product launches for ECR 2018 Shimadzu names Cassudakis as x-ray director Shimadzu launches MX7 mobile DR upgrade Shimadzu installs DR system in Wash. Shimadzu notches Fla. installation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MITA expands scope of standards document
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said it is expanding the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA hails device tax suspension MITA taps cybersecurity, imaging informatics director MITA urges repeal of medical device tax MITA hails bill to suspend medical device tax MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ARRS: Added radiation exposure from DBT is within limits
WASHINGTON, DC - While digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) increases radiation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT improves breast cancer screening in young women FDA authorizes ACR to accredit DBT devices DBT know-how boosts FFDM recall, cancer detection rates Deep learning may produce sharp reductions in DBT dose DBT screening shows greatest benefit for younger women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Orangeworm' hacker group targets healthcare with virus
A new hacker group called Orangeworm has developed a computer virus that specifically...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cyberattacks pose security risk to CT, MRI scanners Ransomware takes spot on ECRI's healthcare hazards list Is your MRI scanner the weak link in your security plan? SIIM: Are imaging vendors prepared for cybersecurity? Imaging companies react to WannaCry threat in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Long-term deals and AI drive Q1 sales growth at Philips
More long-term managed service deals, along with increased activity in the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips to collaborate with Sun Nuclear Philips, Digital China Health partner on teleradiology Philips issues security advisory for PACS software Philips signs with IIT on teleultrasound Philips brings Illumeo AI software to New Zealand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO urges CMS to shorten MIPS reporting period
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), along with 40 other medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How important is the MIPS cost category to radiology? Don't delay planning for Medicare decision-support rules What radiologists should know about 2018 MIPS changes MedPAC votes to recommend elimination of MIPS MedPAC floats voluntary MIPS idea (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA OK's Viz.ai's CT software
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared artificial intelligence...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Viz.ai's stroke detection software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

False-positive screening results don't deter patients
Patients who previously had a false-positive breast or prostate cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Geography, lack of specialization hinder imaging access Is Google News good for mammography? Mammography guidelines don't change screening intervals ACOs boost use of screening mammography False positives don't deter women from mammography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Metal-free tomosynthesis spots success of hip implants
Chinese researchers found that digital tomosynthesis with a metal artifact...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CAD of chest tomosynthesis works best for new readers Digital tomo refines postoperative imaging of hand fractures Digital tomosynthesis works well for spinal tuberculosis DR tomosynthesis gives wrist radiography a hand DR tomo holds promise for fungal pneumonia surveillance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How serious is the risk of breast cancer overdiagnosis?
Overdiagnosis of breast cancer -- that is, the detection of cancer on screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Does double reading improve breast cancer screening? Is screening breast MRI being used in the wrong women? Is the mammography debate an example of 'fake science'? Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' Do older women benefit from screening mammography? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Live from 3DHeals 2018: 3D printing and radiology
SAN FRANCISCO - What are some of the hottest uses for 3D printing in radiology?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3DHeals 2018 to foster collaboration in medical 3D printing SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation 3D printing enters brave new world 3DHeals: 3D printing start-ups demand skill, persistence Top 10 healthcare 3D printing events of 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is Twitter a good source of mammography information?
Studies show that the benefits of screening mammography outweigh its radiation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand Web tools help determine radiation risk from CT in pregnancy JACR publishes special social media issue How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet? Are radiologists underutilizing social media? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE Healthcare growth, profit in Q1 drive GE recovery
The strong performance of GE Healthcare in the first quarter of 2018 helped...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Veritas buys GE's value-based care division for $1B New Logiq E10 ultrasound scanner paces GE ECR launches GE launches new AI-powered ultrasound unit at ECR GE partners with Ga. healthcare network on patient care GE continues partnership with Endra (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Miners propose state-run black lung program in W.Va.
A union representing coal miners in West Virginia is proposing the establishment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR opposes Ky. black lung law Ky. takes black lung x-ray reads away from radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Avoid AI silos with a vendor-neutral analytics platform
The advent of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) is threatening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTT Data partners with DataFirst on AI NTT Data secures NY contract NTT Data rolls out new insurance software NTT Data, Pieces Technologies to collaborate NTT Data debuts analytics platform, partners with MD.ai (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta launches new DR device
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched a new digital radiography (DR)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta inks distribution deal with HydroCision Konica Minolta signs Green Bay Radiology Konica Minolta debuts Exa Cardio at ACC Konica Minolta to debut enterprise analytics software Konica Minolta debuts new AeroDR reporting software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Imaging use shows little growth in Mass. over 5 years
Diagnostic imaging use showed negligible growth between 2009 and 2013 among...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS introduces new bundled payment model U.S. healthcare spending slowed in 2016 Docs with scanners order more low-value imaging CMS: U.S. health spending to near 20% of GDP by 2025 U.S. healthcare spending grew at higher rate in 2015 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Maltohexaose-based PET agent detects cardiac infections
A new PET tracer shows promise for detecting early-stage infections in people...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET links sleep and beta-amyloid accumulation PET tracer may predict depression treatment success Novel PET agent could advance neurological imaging Groups ask CMS to reconsider NaF-PET coverage ACC: PET/CT calcium scans could foretell cardiac events (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery
Researchers have developed an augmented reality technique to visualize 3D virtual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR: Holography platform boosts reader confidence for aneurysms Surgeons at Texas hospital use AR in sinus surgery Augmented reality may help guide facet joint injections Measurements of AR holograms match gold standard Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ABUS reads are short enough for busy clinical practices
Busy radiologists can rest assured that automated breast ultrasound (ABUS)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How can unnecessary ABUS recalls be avoided? ARRS: Don't underestimate breast US in cancer arsenal ABUS: An effective option for dense breast screening Can automated breast ultrasound handle screening? ABUS market expected to grow at 'healthy' rate (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Staff was on phone before fatal MRI scan in India
At least one hospital staff member was using the phone and failed to warn an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report to blame 'overburdened' staff for fatal MRI scan Mumbai MRI scanner still offline after fatal accident Radiologist arrested in deadly Indian MRI incident Report: Metal detector at Indian MRI room 'not functional' Probe into MRI-related death focuses on safety training (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are we measuring physician quality the right way?
Less than 40% of quality metrics used to assess physician performance are valid,...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K
The average annual salary for radiologists in 2018 is $401,000, up 1% from...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What states are best for practicing medicine? New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound Median salary for radiologists tops $500K Radiologists rank 6th on Medscape salary survey CNN: 'Radiologist' among best jobs in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian releases Halcyon updates
Varian Medical Systems has released updates to its Halcyon radiation therapy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian releases new version of Velocity Brainlab, Varian team up on product integrations Varian bid for Sirtex clears regulatory hurdle Varian touts proton therapy educational milestone Varian acquires decision-support firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips to collaborate with Sun Nuclear
Royal Philips announced that it is partnering with Sun Nuclear to integrate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Digital China Health partner on teleradiology Philips signs with IIT on teleultrasound Philips gets FDA nod for dual x-ray-fluoroscopy machine Sun Nuclear to highlight QA software at ASTRO Mobius Medical, Sun Nuclear settle suit over QA software Sun, Mobius tussle over QA software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears Icometrix's dementia diagnosis software
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Icometrix announces launch of TBI commission FDA clears Icometrix's image quantification software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 61: Throckmorton points the way
The accuracy of the Throckmorton sign as an aid for detecting pelvic pathology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 60: The exorcism #MyRadGirlfriend No. 59: The perils of patient contact #MyRadGirlfriend No. 58: Bedside manner #MyRadGirlfriend No. 57: The direct anterior approach #MyRadGirlfriend No. 56: The magic words (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Will ultrasound and AI become the tricorder of the future?
Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon bring many benefits to point-of-care...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology POCUS helps handle out-of-hospital cardiac arrest AIUM: VA lags behind in use of point-of-care ultrasound AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US? Point-of-care ultrasound helps find fluid (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guerbet revenue takes a hit in Q1
Unfavorable currency rates in parts of Europe adversely affected revenue for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Guerbet presents contrast management software at ECR Guerbet highlights revenue growth for Q4, 2017 Guerbet launches contrast management software Guerbet posts revenue growth for Q3 Guerbet issues statement on FDA gadolinium vote (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI offers patient video on DaT SPECT exams
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has posted a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI urges CMS to classify radiotracers as drugs SNMMI, ASNC offer guidelines for myocardial perfusion imaging with PET SNMMI to watch for job-related health problems SNMMI posts criteria for somatostatin receptor PET SNM issues new guidelines for DaT SPECT imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NVIDIA partners with Canon on deep learning for imaging
Graphics processing unit developer NVIDIA is partnering with Canon Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NVIDIA aims to bring imaging AI to the people with Clara FDA OKs Canon's Aquilion Precision CT scanner NVIDIA launches Clara GPU virtualization project at GTC 2018 Subtle Medical wins NVIDIA Inception Award Canon wins FDA clearance for Aplio i600 scanner Canon scores FDA OK for US liver assessment tools (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NYT piece posits menopause-Alzheimer's link
An April 18 opinion piece in the New York Times proposes that there...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET study links menopausal status to Alzheimer's FDG-PET links physical activity to healthy brains High amyloid levels on PET may indicate early Alzheimer's PET plays key role in preventive Alzheimer's study PET links midlife vascular risk factors to more amyloid (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Does double reading improve breast cancer screening?
Conclusions?    1) My conclusion is that this proves that double reading adds nothing important to screening - particularly if women are getting yearly mammograms. This should be the stake in the heart of the double reading vampire. Given the criticism of mammography - that it doesn't save many, or any lives, this extra tenth of a percent of diagnosis is even more questionable. Nah, not just questionable, I'd say it is so low that there are probably, within error bars, no lives saved.    Do they say this. No: "Detecting these extra cancers may be associated with detecting important patho...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

fcMRI scans could help identify brain disorders
Using functional connectivity MRI (fcMRI) scans to show how various brain networks...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI finds obesity trigger in obese kids MRI shows bicycling may help patients with Parkinson's (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news