Not All Nephrologists Measure Kidney Size in 'Adult' Polycystic Kidney Disease
(MedPage Today) -- LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Not all nephrology providers measure kidney size in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), a survey indicated. Among 201 respondents, 80% said they assess kidney size in all... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - May 18, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

For PCI, Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance Bests Angiography Guidance
(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- The use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute coronary syndromes resulted in better outcomes compared with angiography-guided therapy, a randomized... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - April 9, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Impella Pump Improves Survival in STEMI-Related Cardiogenic Shock
(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- Routine use of the Impella CP microaxial flow pump significantly improved survival in patients with infarct-related cardiogenic shock, the randomized DanGer Shock trial showed. In more than 350 patients receiving... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - April 9, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Microwave Ablation a Safer Option for Multifocal Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma?
(MedPage Today) -- The use of microwave ablation to treat ultrasound-detected, multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) was associated with the same outcomes but fewer complications compared with surgical resection, according to results from... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - April 2, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vismodegib-RT Regimen Achieves High Rate of Disease Control in Head and Neck BCC
(MedPage Today) -- More than 90% of patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the head and neck achieved locoregional control (LRC) with vismodegib (Erivedge) and radiation therapy (RT), a small clinical trial showed. LRC at... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - March 1, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI Has an Environmental Impact, Too
(MedPage Today) -- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare has a substantial environmental footprint but it could still have net carbon benefits, particularly in radiology, researchers reported. Data storage and computational efforts... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - February 28, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Intravascular Imaging-Guided PCI Reaches a Turning Point With Survival, MI Benefits
(MedPage Today) -- For the first time, intravascular imaging-guided coronary stenting was associated with better survival and reduced myocardial infarction (MI) in a meta-analysis powered to detect these benefits against angiography, researchers... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - February 22, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rotator Cuff Tears: Take Surgeons' Word That MRI Is Needed
(MedPage Today) -- SAN FRANCISCO -- Insurance companies' policies to refuse authorization of MRI scans to diagnose rotator cuff tears until patients have first tried physical therapy have probably raised overall healthcare costs as well as burdened... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - February 16, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

When Clock's Ticking on Vision Loss, New Protocol Speeds Eye Stroke Diagnoses
(MedPage Today) -- A remote consult protocol using point-of-care automated optical coherence tomography (OCT) for the rapid treatment of retinal artery occlusions proved successful in a small group of patients, according to a retrospective case... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - February 14, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI Diagnoses Deadly Disease; Radiology's New AI Guidance; WHO Tackles LMMs
(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to MedAI Roundup, highlighting the latest news and research in healthcare-related artificial intelligence each month. Researchers at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., have developed an artificial intelligence... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - January 25, 2024 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

TULSA Effective in Controlling Prostate Cancer Long-Term
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- Results from a long-term follow-up of the pivotal TACT trial showed that MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) was effective and durable in men with localized prostate cancer. The median prostate... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - December 5, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stronger Quads May Lower Risk for Knee Replacement Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- CHICAGO -- Larger quadriceps relative to hamstrings may lower the risk of needing total knee replacement surgery, according to findings from the NIH's Osteoarthritis Initiative. In fact, an evaluation of thigh muscle volume... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 29, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID Tied to Changes in Brain Microstructure
(MedPage Today) -- CHICAGO -- People who had SARS-CoV-2 infection showed brain changes on diffusion microstructure imaging (DMI), cross-sectional data suggested. Widespread microstructural alterations were seen in people with long COVID neurologic... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 28, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Uh-Oh, Is a Robot Coming for Your Radiographic Analysis Job?
(MedPage Today) -- SAN DIEGO -- Joint space narrowing (JSN) and erosions in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were measured and graded about as well by computerized x-ray analysis as by a human rheumatologist, a researcher reported here. With the live... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 15, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

X-Rays Questioned for Diagnosing Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Routine hand and foot radiographs in more than 700 patients being evaluated for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) made almost no difference in diagnosing the condition nor in predicting its course, Dutch researchers said. Fewer than... (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 9, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news