Diagnosing, Treating Glioblastomas by Sex Could Improve Outcomes Diagnosing, Treating Glioblastomas by Sex Could Improve Outcomes
Sex-specific molecular subtyping of patients with glioblastoma (GBM) could help tailor treatments and improve survival, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Case: Thyroid SCC With Lymph Nodal and Pulmonary Metastases Case: Thyroid SCC With Lymph Nodal and Pulmonary Metastases
What did CT scan of the neck reveal about this patient's progressive neck swelling, dysphagia, neck pain, and mild breathing difficulty?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eric Topol's Top Advances in 2018 That Are Shaping Medicine Eric Topol's Top Advances in 2018 That Are Shaping Medicine
Which advances in 2018 have the most potential to transform medicine? Dr Eric Topol shares his insights.Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Prognostic Value of CT Score After Extracorporeal CPR Prognostic Value of CT Score After Extracorporeal CPR
Might a modified CT score help predict neurological outcomes among extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation survivors?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Adjacent Disc Degeneration After Total Disc Replacement Adjacent Disc Degeneration After Total Disc Replacement
A new study compares the incidence of adjacent disc degeneration among patients who received lumbar total disc replacement compared with those treated nonoperatively.Spine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Surgical Management of Infants With Drug-resistant Epilepsy Surgical Management of Infants With Drug-resistant Epilepsy
This paper explores the challenges and multidisciplinary considerations for the preoperative evaluation and surgical management of infants and toddlers with drug-resistant epilepsy.Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Routine Radiographs After Lower Extremity Fracture Fixation Routine Radiographs After Lower Extremity Fracture Fixation
Radiographs are routinely obtained after surgical fixation of lower extremity fractures, but how clinically useful are they?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Radiology Malpractice Claims Review Drives Suggestions for Improvement Radiology Malpractice Claims Review Drives Suggestions for Improvement
A report from the Cooperative of American Physicians makes recommendations to prevent diagnostic errors in radiology, but one expert is skeptical of the whole report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors--Part 1 A Doctor's Rules for Other Doctors--Part 1
A new book, written by an experienced physicians to all physicians, especially younger colleagues, makes a great holiday gift suggestion.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Population Thyroid-Cancer Screening After Nuclear Accidents Not Advisable: Researchers Population Thyroid-Cancer Screening After Nuclear Accidents Not Advisable: Researchers
Thyroid tumors detected by ultrasound screening in Japanese children after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident are similar to those of low-risk, sporadic thyroid tumors seen in adults and therefore are likely not related to radiation exposure, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Stereotactic Radiosurgery May Not Raise Risk of Intracranial Malignancy Stereotactic Radiosurgery May Not Raise Risk of Intracranial Malignancy
Patients who undergo stereotactic radiosurgery for benign indications do not appear to be at increased risk of malignant transformation, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

What Do You Think About Retirement? What Do You Think About Retirement?
Is it healthier to retire or keep working? The answer may surprise you.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Many Incidental Findings Spotted on MRIs, Few Turn Out to Be Cancer Many Incidental Findings Spotted on MRIs, Few Turn Out to Be Cancer
Many people who undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for a variety of common health problems may get an unexpected cancer scare that turns out to be a false alarm, a research review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

One in Five Cancer Tumors Grow Before Shrinking: Nivolumab One in Five Cancer Tumors Grow Before Shrinking: Nivolumab
Immunotherapy can cause tumors to grow before they decrease in size, so patience is needed for the treatment to work, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Screening Mammograms Recommended for Women 75 and Over Screening Mammograms Recommended for Women 75 and Over
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

New Frontiers in Radiology Powered by Innovative Imaging New Frontiers in Radiology Powered by Innovative Imaging
At the upcoming Radiological Society of North America meeting, abstracts touching on some aspect of machine learning have skyrocketed this year, conference organizers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Unique Brain Pattern May Predict Schizophrenia Conversion Unique Brain Pattern May Predict Schizophrenia Conversion
A recently discovered pattern of brain activity may predict the onset of schizophrenia long before the first appearance of symptoms, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Increasing Tumor Stage Predicts Local Regrowth of Rectal Cancer During Watch-and-Wait Management Increasing Tumor Stage Predicts Local Regrowth of Rectal Cancer During Watch-and-Wait Management
Increasing tumor stage is associated with greater risk of rectal-cancer local regrowth in patients with a clinical complete response following chemoradiotherapy who are managed by watch-and-wait, according to a new meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Race May Impact Help-Seeking by Women Facing Barriers to Breast Cancer Care Race May Impact Help-Seeking by Women Facing Barriers to Breast Cancer Care
African American women with abnormal mammograms may be less likely than those from other ethnic and racial groups to recognize the barriers to follow-up care that can delay a breast cancer diagnosis or to seek help overcoming them, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medicare Plans to Phase in Changes for Office-Visit Payments Medicare Plans to Phase in Changes for Office-Visit Payments
CMS delays the start of a controversial E&M payment change but remains committed to collapsing what's now a five-level coding system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Cardiopulmonary US for Diagnosing ARDS in Elderly Patients Cardiopulmonary US for Diagnosing ARDS in Elderly Patients
Could cardiopulmonary ultrasound help improve the accuracy of ARDS diagnosis in elderly patients?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin
The misdiagnosis of follicular thyroid lesions as benign can have devastating consequences. How are these difficult cases best diagnosed?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Guidelines Highlight Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer New Guidelines Highlight Hypofractionation for Prostate Cancer
New guidelines on radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer unreservedly recommend moderate hypofractionation and, to a lesser extent, ultrahypofractionation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura Radiological Case: Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura
What did contrast-enhanced CT scan reveal about the origin of this patient's chronic shortness of breath and wheezing?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Same-Day Discharge After Elective PCI Could Save Millions Same-Day Discharge After Elective PCI Could Save Millions
Same-day discharge after elective PCI is safe, cost-saving, and underused in many hospitals across the United States, researchers conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Breast-Density Awareness Greater in States With Reporting Laws Breast-Density Awareness Greater in States With Reporting Laws
Women in states with breast-density-reporting laws have greater awareness of density-associated risks and more conversations with their providers regarding supplemental screening, a new U.S. survey shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Second Follow-Up Echocardiogram Not Always Needed in Kawasaki Disease Second Follow-Up Echocardiogram Not Always Needed in Kawasaki Disease
A six-week follow-up echocardiography may not be necessary in patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) who have normal findings on baseline and two-week echocardiography, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Adding a Chest X-Ray to the WHO Four-Symptom Screening Rule May Help Detect TB in HIV Patients Adding a Chest X-Ray to the WHO Four-Symptom Screening Rule May Help Detect TB in HIV Patients
Adding a chest x-ray to the World Health Organization (WHO) four-symptom screening rule for tuberculosis (TB) may help detect more cases in people living with HIV while decreasing specificity, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Shorter Cardiac-Magnetic-Resonance Protocol Cuts Costs, Time Shorter Cardiac-Magnetic-Resonance Protocol Cuts Costs, Time
Non-invasive cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) with contrast can be performed in 18 minutes for $150 in a developing-world setting using existing infrastructure, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

With Second Opinions, Two Things Invariably Upset Oncologists With Second Opinions, Two Things Invariably Upset Oncologists
In interviews, oncologists reported that two scenarios consistently triggered feelings of insecurity or offense, and both were generated by patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

A Novel, Effective Way to Treat Stage IV Breast Cancer A Novel, Effective Way to Treat Stage IV Breast Cancer
A unique combination of therapies leads to an apparent cure for a woman's metastatic breast cancer. Will this be replicated?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Reimaging Pediatric Epidural Hematoma Rarely Changes Management Reimaging Pediatric Epidural Hematoma Rarely Changes Management
In children with traumatic epidural hematoma (EDH), limiting repeat head CT to those with abnormal neurologic symptoms or mass effect on initial exam could reduce unnecessary imaging by more than half, curbing ionizing radiation exposure and healthcare costs, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New ESC/EACTS Guideline on Myocardial Revascularization New ESC/EACTS Guideline on Myocardial Revascularization
Patients should be involved in deciding which technique to use for myocardial revascularization, say the latest European guidelines, which emphasize the importance of objective decision-making.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Adherence to guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is improving but remains suboptimal among ambulatory-care physicians, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Shared Decision'Virtually Absent' in Lung Cancer Screen Chat Shared Decision'Virtually Absent' in Lung Cancer Screen Chat
A preliminary study shows clinicians spent less than 60 seconds discussing potential harms with high-risk patients, with no shared decision-making.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture
Learn more about managing femoral neck fractures in children -- and how to optimize outcomes while minimizing complications.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Extraosseous Multiple Myeloma Radiological Case: Extraosseous Multiple Myeloma
Review the common imaging findings for extraosseous myeloma in this case of a woman who presented with unexplained weight loss, chills, night sweats, fatigue, and pain at the base of her tongue.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prediction of Tissue Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke Prediction of Tissue Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Using a deep neural network, the authors present a predictive model capable of identifying and combining MRI imaging features to accurately predict final lesion volume in acute ischemic stroke.Stroke (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Decline in Appendicitis Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools? Decline in Appendicitis Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that reviews the global trends of appendicitis. As appendectomies decline, questions remain.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Decline in Appendectomy Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools? Decline in Appendectomy Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that reviews the global trends of appendicitis. As appendectomies decline, questions remain.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients
In Asian patients, symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) after gastrectomy is extremely rare, and pharmacological prophylactic measures may prompt bleeding complications, Korean researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Patients With Down Syndrome May Have Keratoconus-Like Corneas Patients With Down Syndrome May Have Keratoconus-Like Corneas
Over 70% of people with Down syndrome (DS) - many more than previously thought - may have corneas similar in morphology to the corneas of people with keratoconus, a new study reports.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Study Confirms Pro-Calcific Effects of Statins on Coronary Plaques in Low-Risk Patients Study Confirms Pro-Calcific Effects of Statins on Coronary Plaques in Low-Risk Patients
In patients without a history of coronary artery disease, statin use is associated with a slower progression of overall coronary atherosclerosis volume, a reduction of high-risk plaque features and accelerated plaque calcification, according to a new report from PARADIGM, a prospective multinational observational registry.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Benefit of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm May Not Outweigh Harms Benefit of Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm May Not Outweigh Harms
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Noninvasive Imaging Could Help Diagnose Rejection in Lung Recipients Noninvasive Imaging Could Help Diagnose Rejection in Lung Recipients
Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) could help identify acute cellular rejection (ACR) in lung allografts, a preliminary study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Novel MRI Reveals Early Impact of Hypertension on Dementia Risk Novel MRI Reveals Early Impact of Hypertension on Dementia Risk
Advanced imaging technology may help clinicians identify patients at risk for developing dementia via early detection of hypertension-driven changes in the brain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Teleradiology Supports Medical Relief Efforts in Besieged Areas of Syria Teleradiology Supports Medical Relief Efforts in Besieged Areas of Syria
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Fellow-Eye Changes May Bode Ill in Unilateral AMD Fellow-Eye Changes May Bode Ill in Unilateral AMD
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Amyloid PET Improves Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia Amyloid PET Improves Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Hip Bone Deterioration May Differ Significantly Between Men and Women Hip Bone Deterioration May Differ Significantly Between Men and Women
Various image analysis techniques show sex-specific patterns of bone deterioration at the hip, suggesting that men and women should be assessed differently for hip fracture risk, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news