A Long Road to Recovery: Lung Rehab Needed After COVID-19 A Long Road to Recovery: Lung Rehab Needed After COVID-19
Experts discuss the potential for long-term lung and organ damage after severe COVID-19 and emphasize need for rehabilitation to treat weakness and psychological concerns from prolonged ICU stays.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Ultrasound Can Diagnose Many Arm Fractures in Kids Ultrasound Can Diagnose Many Arm Fractures in Kids
While ultrasound can accurately diagnose many upper extremity fractures in children, a new study suggests it may not always catch elbow fractures.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

BI-RADS Category-3 Lesions at Screening Mammography Require Early Follow-Up BI-RADS Category-3 Lesions at Screening Mammography Require Early Follow-Up
Lesions of BI-RADS category 3 (probably benign) identified on screening mammography should be followed up within six months to diagnose most malignancies, new findings suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Tau PET Tracer Distinguishes Between Alzheimer, Non-Alzheimer Disorders Tau PET Tracer Distinguishes Between Alzheimer, Non-Alzheimer Disorders
The tau PET tracer R0948 F 18 ((18F)R0948) accurately differentiates Alzheimer disease from non-Alzheimer neurodegenerative disorders, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Prevention of COVID-19 Should Drive Nonurgent Radiology Practice During the Pandemic Prevention of COVID-19 Should Drive Nonurgent Radiology Practice During the Pandemic
Preventing infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, should be the foremost priority in resuming routine radiology care during the pandemic, according to a statement from the American College of Radiology (ACR).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Chinese Researchers Develop COVID-19 Risk Score to Predict Severe Disease Chinese Researchers Develop COVID-19 Risk Score to Predict Severe Disease
Researchers in China have developed and validated a COVID-19 risk score that may help predict at the time of admission a patient's risk of progressing to severe disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Ultrasound Pulmonary Artery Denervation Promising in PAH Ultrasound Pulmonary Artery Denervation Promising in PAH
Therapeutic intravascular ultrasound pulmonary-artery denervation is safe and reduces pulmonary vascular resistance in certain patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a new trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mammography Cuts Risk for Fatal Breast Cancers: New Data Mammography Cuts Risk for Fatal Breast Cancers: New Data
Regular screening reduced the risk for both fatal and advanced breast cancer, shows a study from Sweden involving half a million women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: Practices Turn To GoFundMe;'COVID Toes,' Rashes COVID-19 Daily: Practices Turn To GoFundMe;'COVID Toes,' Rashes
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brief Course on Lung Ultrasound Helps Obstetricians Identify COVID-19 in Pregnant Patients Brief Course on Lung Ultrasound Helps Obstetricians Identify COVID-19 in Pregnant Patients
A brief program teaching lung ultrasound can enable obstetricians/gynecologists already skilled in ultrasound examination to recognize the main patterns of COVID-19 in pregnant women, according to researchers in Italy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA Tightens Requirements for COVID-19 Antibody Tests FDA Tightens Requirements for COVID-19 Antibody Tests
The updated policy requires commercial antibody test developers to apply for Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA under a tight time frame. The agency aims to combat fraud in the marketplace.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Radionuclide Therapy Tied to Neoplasms in Some With Neuroendocrine Tumors Radionuclide Therapy Tied to Neoplasms in Some With Neuroendocrine Tumors
Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for neuroendocrine tumors may lead to therapy-related myeloid neoplasm in a minority of patients, according to a systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: HCQ Hospital Protocols, ER Physician Death COVID-19 Daily: HCQ Hospital Protocols, ER Physician Death
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: Stroke in Young Adults, Test Safety Issues COVID-19 Daily: Stroke in Young Adults, Test Safety Issues
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Pro Baseball Player Turned Doctor Ready to Fight COVID-19 Pro Baseball Player Turned Doctor Ready to Fight COVID-19
Former professional baseball player Mark Hamilton now has an MD degree to go with his World Series ring. He graduated early because of the COVID-19 pandemic and is ready to help however he is needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Surgeons Often Warp Tumor Boards, Says Study Surgeons Often Warp Tumor Boards, Says Study
Tumor boards gather together surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists as well as other specialists to discuss the best treatment for a given patient. But does each discipline get a fair say?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

In Pursuit of Real Coronavirus Numbers In Pursuit of Real Coronavirus Numbers
Searching for COVID-19 prevalence,"rapid information" produces hope amidst questionable results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Head and Neck Paragangliomas Caused by SDHAF2 Mutation Head and Neck Paragangliomas Caused by SDHAF2 Mutation
What role did genetic testing play in diagnosing this case of head and neck paragangliomas?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Prevention Strategies for Radiologists: Lessons From Singapore COVID-19 Prevention Strategies for Radiologists: Lessons From Singapore
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, demand for chest imaging is increasing, putting frontline radiology staff at increased risk for exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From Experts Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From Experts
Lung cancer experts issued thoughtful recommendations on how to approach lung cancer during the pandemic while still limiting exposure to COVID-19 as patients are in hospital receiving treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mailed Notices of High Breast Cancer Risk Do Not Often Translate Into Behavior Changes Mailed Notices of High Breast Cancer Risk Do Not Often Translate Into Behavior Changes
Most women who are notified by mail that they have a high risk of breast cancer are unlikely to do anything about it, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Fever Clinics Help Manage Patients With COVID-19 in China Fever Clinics Help Manage Patients With COVID-19 in China
The establishment of adult fever clinics for triaging patients facilitated the management of patients with suspected COVID-19 in China, doctors there report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Surgical Approach Tied to Risk in Hip Replacement Surgical Approach Tied to Risk in Hip Replacement
For patients who require a total hip arthroplasty, the anterior approach may be riskier than the posterior or lateral approaches.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Experts Suggest Ways to Prevent, Treat Heart-Device Infections Experts Suggest Ways to Prevent, Treat Heart-Device Infections
A new international consensus document from the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) suggests steps to minimize the risk of cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) infection and manage existing disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

GE Healthcare Ramps Up Ventilator Production Amid Coronavirus Spread GE Healthcare Ramps Up Ventilator Production Amid Coronavirus Spread
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Deep Learning Predicts Stroke-Lesion Changes at 1 Week Deep Learning Predicts Stroke-Lesion Changes at 1 Week
Armed with only baseline MRI findings, a new deep learning algorithm may accurately estimate size and location of acute stroke lesions at 3 to 7 days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

PET and CT Underutilized in Blacks, Hispanics at Lung-Cancer Diagnosis PET and CT Underutilized in Blacks, Hispanics at Lung-Cancer Diagnosis
Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to undergo guideline-recommended PET and CT scans at diagnosis of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

' Like a Coin Flip': Assay Denies Some Cancer Patients New Drug'Like a Coin Flip': Assay Denies Some Cancer Patients New Drug
The test that determines the eligibility of breast cancer patients to receive atezolizumab is like flipping a coin in terms of accuracy, says a critic. The manufacturer, Roche, says it is effective.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Air Pollution Linked to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Air Pollution Linked to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Exposure to air pollution and Alzheimer's disease and related dementia -- is there an association? A new study provides additional evidence to support the potential link.Brain (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiac Blood Flow May Be More Efficient in Women Cardiac Blood Flow May Be More Efficient in Women
Cardiac flow dynamics may be different in men and women, according to a new study in healthy volunteers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Endoscopy Safe Early After Heart Attack Endoscopy Safe Early After Heart Attack
Patients hospitalized after a heart attack can safely undergo endoscopy, a large retrospective study reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

RT Plus Checkpoint Blockade Active in Head and Neck Cancer RT Plus Checkpoint Blockade Active in Head and Neck Cancer
The combination of radiotherapy plus immunotherapy leads to good disease control in locally advanced head and neck cancer while minimally increasing toxicity, said researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Completing Multimodal Therapy Curbs Postop Complications in Advanced Gastric Cancer Completing Multimodal Therapy Curbs Postop Complications in Advanced Gastric Cancer
In patients with advanced gastric cancer, completing multimodal therapy (MMT) may boost survival by reducing major postoperative complications (POCs), a registry study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Abbreviated Breast MRI May Outperform Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for Detecting Cancer in Dense Breasts Abbreviated Breast MRI May Outperform Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for Detecting Cancer in Dense Breasts
Compared with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), abbreviated breast MRI is associated with a significantly higher rate of detection of invasive breast cancer among women with dense breasts undergoing screening, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

No Evidence of Intrauterine Vertical Transmission of 2019 Coronavirus Disease No Evidence of Intrauterine Vertical Transmission of 2019 Coronavirus Disease
There has been no evidence of intrauterine transmission of 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection from mother to fetus, according to a retrospective review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Persistent Mitral Regurgitation After TAVR Bodes Ill in Some Persistent Mitral Regurgitation After TAVR Bodes Ill in Some
Patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis (LFLG-AS) who don't show improvement in mitral regurgitation following transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) face an increased risk of mortality, according to a substudy of a multicenter registry.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mammograms Not Helpful in Women 75 and Older, Study Finds Mammograms Not Helpful in Women 75 and Older, Study Finds
Women 75 and older do not benefit from regular screening mammograms, researchers reported on Monday, offering some of the first evidence on whether screening makes sense in these women.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Hint of Benefit From Cilostazol in Preventing Carotid Restenosis Hint of Benefit From Cilostazol in Preventing Carotid Restenosis
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Device for Intracranial Aneurysm Approved in Europe New Device for Intracranial Aneurysm Approved in Europe
Cerus Endovascular has announced that it has received European CE Mark approval for its lead product, the Contour Neurovascular System, for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

U.S. Emergency Departments Over-Test for Suspected PE U.S. Emergency Departments Over-Test for Suspected PE
Overuse of computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) to rule out pulmonary embolism (PE) in U.S. emergency departments is costly and puts patients at risk for multiple adverse outcomes, a cross-sectional analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Presence of Blood Clot Tied to Accelerated AAA Progression Presence of Blood Clot Tied to Accelerated AAA Progression
The maximal diameter of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and the presence of an intraluminal thrombus (ILT) are both independent predictors of faster aneurysm growth, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CT Signature Predicts Survival, Chemotherapy Benefit in Gastric Cancer CT Signature Predicts Survival, Chemotherapy Benefit in Gastric Cancer
A deep-learning signature based on preoperative CT images predicts survival and the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with gastric cancer, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Wide Variation in Ultrasound Thresholds for Carotid Stenosis Wide Variation in Ultrasound Thresholds for Carotid Stenosis
Ultrasound diagnostic thresholds for carotid stenosis vary widely across vascular testing centers in the U.S., researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

High-Res CT Has Key Role Detecting Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis High-Res CT Has Key Role Detecting Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis
The first evidence-based consensus statements for systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD) recommend use of high-resolution computed tomography (CT) for screening and diagnosis, and offer guidance on when to initiate or escalate emerging treatment options.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Current Perspectives on Recurrent Pituitary Adenoma Current Perspectives on Recurrent Pituitary Adenoma
Find out more about the available treatment options for recurring pituitary tumors, and learn when revision surgery should be considered.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Consensus on Management of EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer Consensus on Management of EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer
Consensus-based recommendations from the Society for Translational Medicine addresses the management of EGFR-mutated lung cancer.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

E-Cig- or Vaping-Associated Lung Injury Presents With Diverse Radiological Findings E-Cig- or Vaping-Associated Lung Injury Presents With Diverse Radiological Findings
E-cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury (EVALI) most commonly presents radiologically with an organizing pneumonia pattern, but a variety of findings has been reported.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

WHO Lauds Chinese Response to Coronavirus, Says World'At Important Juncture'WHO Lauds Chinese Response to Coronavirus, Says World'At Important Juncture '
The World Health Organization (WHO) praised China on Wednesday for its efforts to tackle the new coronavirus outbreak and expressed optimism that the transmission could be halted.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Sitagliptin Decreases Visceral Fat and Blood Glucose in PCOS Sitagliptin Decreases Visceral Fat and Blood Glucose in PCOS
What benefits might the DPP-4 inhibitor sitagliptin offer to women with PCOS?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Conscious Sedation Efficient, Safe for TAVI, With Similar Outcomes to General Anesthesia Conscious Sedation Efficient, Safe for TAVI, With Similar Outcomes to General Anesthesia
Minimalist transcatheter aortic valve implantation (M-TAVI) with conscious sedation is more efficient than TAVI with general anesthesia (GA-TAVI) and is associated with similar safety and quality of life outcomes, an observational study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news