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Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) improves cardiac structure and function to a greater extent than CPAP in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), according to findings from the Spanish Sleep Network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Overweight Women Might Need More Frequent Mammograms Overweight Women Might Need More Frequent Mammograms
Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms to screen for breast cancer, according to a Swedish study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure
Whole pelvic radiation therapy (WPRT) and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) reduce the risk of biochemical failure in men who receive post-prostatectomy salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients
Aortic valve replacement (AVR) improves survival in patients with severe aortic regurgitation and severely reduced left-ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), according to a database review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes
HIV-positive individuals have lower neuropsychological test scores and smaller brain volumes than HIV-negative people, but the disadvantages do not worsen in patients who receive combination antiretroviral therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer
Selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 resin microspheres does not prolong survival compared to sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma not eligible for curative treatment, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released
The ECRI Institute's top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2018 runs the gamut from cybersecurity to missed alarms and equipment malfunctions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Should Some Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients Skip Adjuvant Chemo, Radiation With TORS? Should Some Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients Skip Adjuvant Chemo, Radiation With TORS?
For patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) receiving transoral robotic surgery (TORS), adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy (CRT) should be avoided if possible, according to a long-term functional and quality-of-life (QOL) outcomes study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Primary Care Program Cost-effectively Reaches Underserved With HCV Infection Primary Care Program Cost-effectively Reaches Underserved With HCV Infection
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How Does Vildagliptin Affect the Heart in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction? How Does Vildagliptin Affect the Heart in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction?
The oral anti-hyperglycemic agent vildagliptin, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, does not appear to worsen ventricular systolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), according to results from a 52-week randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Not All Streptococcal Bacteremia Cases Merit Echocardiography Not All Streptococcal Bacteremia Cases Merit Echocardiography
A simple score can help to determine which patients with non-beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteremia require echocardiography to rule out infective endocarditis, researchers from Sweden report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brain Calcification on CT Fades by Age 1 in Children With Zika Brain Calcification on CT Fades by Age 1 in Children With Zika
Cerebral calcification should not be a key requirement for late diagnosis of congenital Zika syndrome, and patients who do not have calcifications may still have Zika, according to a 1-year follow-up study of children with the syndrome.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Eat More Fiber, Not Less, During Pelvic Radiotherapy? Eat More Fiber, Not Less, During Pelvic Radiotherapy?
Contrary to current thinking, increased fiber intake during radical pelvic radiotherapy had clear benefits on radiation-induced GI toxicity in a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy May Benefit Most Patients With Achalasia: Experts Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy May Benefit Most Patients With Achalasia: Experts
Most patients with achalasia, particularly those with type III, can benefit from treatment with per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), according to an expert review and commentary from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Brazil's President Treated for Small Coronary Blockage Brazil's President Treated for Small Coronary Blockage
Brazilian President Michel Temer is being treated for a slight blockage of a coronary artery, his office said on Wednesday, denying a press report that he would undergo an angiogram procedure later this month.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Are ICDs Broadly Effective for Brugada Syndrome? Are ICDs Broadly Effective for Brugada Syndrome?
Implanted cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are effective in patients with Brugada syndrome, but there is a significant risk of device-related complications, researchers from Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT
Size and radiological features should determine how to manage liver lesions detected incidentally on CT scan, says the American College of Radiology (ACR) Incidental Findings Committee in an updated algorithm.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings
Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse FindingsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

MRI Biomarkers in Some Patients With Sleep Disorder May Portend Parkinsonism MRI Biomarkers in Some Patients With Sleep Disorder May Portend Parkinsonism
In patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), MRI-detectable subclinical changes in the substantia nigra may signal future parkinsonism, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Incidentally Found Pancreatic Cysts Common, Usually Benign Incidentally Found Pancreatic Cysts Common, Usually Benign
Nearly half of people who undergo magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography (MRCP) have incidentally discovered pancreatic cysts with a diameter of 2 mm or greater, according to results from the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fewer Publicly Insured Patients With ‘ Legacy ’ Cardiac Devices Get MRI Testing Fewer Publicly Insured Patients With ‘ Legacy ’ Cardiac Devices Get MRI Testing
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Using MRI to Predict Response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Schizophrenia Using MRI to Predict Response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Schizophrenia
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Regular Evaluation Improves Survival in Asymptomatic Severe AS Regular Evaluation Improves Survival in Asymptomatic Severe AS
Patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis followed according to guideline recommendations were more likely to undergo early valve replacement and had improved survival and reduced hospitalization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stereotactic Radiosurgery an Option for Some Cushing ’ s Disease Patients Stereotactic Radiosurgery an Option for Some Cushing ’ s Disease Patients
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Left Atrial Enlargement Tied to OSA in Older Swedish Men Left Atrial Enlargement Tied to OSA in Older Swedish Men
Left atrial enlargement was independently associated with the prevalence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a group of 71-year-old Swedish men, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities
Children who get a CT scan in non-pediatric-hospital (NPH) emergency room receive twice as much radiation as their peers who have the same imaging test at a pediatric trauma center (PTC), new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Extent of Remnant Liver Ischemia May Predict Survival After Colorectal Liver Metastases Extent of Remnant Liver Ischemia May Predict Survival After Colorectal Liver Metastases
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Effect of PAVMs on the Mechanical Properties of the Lungs Effect of PAVMs on the Mechanical Properties of the Lungs
Gain a better understanding of how pulmonary arteriovenous malformations might impact lung mechanical properties.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

More Older Men Get Prostate Radiation When Docs Own Equipment More Older Men Get Prostate Radiation When Docs Own Equipment
Elderly men with prostate cancer are more likely to be treated with radiation when their doctors own radiation machines - even patients who may be too old to benefit from the treatment, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Accuracy of Four Intraoral Scanners in Oral Implantology Accuracy of Four Intraoral Scanners in Oral Implantology
This study compared the trueness and precision of digitally acquired 3D models of dental implants created by four latest-generation intraoral scanners. Were there significant differences?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Fewer Adverse Events With Alcohol-free Pancreatic Cyst Ablation Fewer Adverse Events With Alcohol-free Pancreatic Cyst Ablation
Alcohol-free pancreatic cyst ablation yields similar complete-ablation rates with fewer adverse events, compared to ablation using alcohol, researchers report in a single-center randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Conversion Factors for Radiation Doses for Cardiac CT New Conversion Factors for Radiation Doses for Cardiac CT
New cardiac k-factors more accurately estimate effective doses of radiation for cardiac CT scans. Older conversion factors significantly underestimated the doses.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Factors Affecting 4D-CT Accuracy for Hyperparathyroidism Elucidated Factors Affecting 4D-CT Accuracy for Hyperparathyroidism Elucidated
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

PET-assessed Tumor Response Does Not Predict Gastric Adenocarcinoma Outcomes PET-assessed Tumor Response Does Not Predict Gastric Adenocarcinoma Outcomes
Post-treatment/preoperative tumor response, as measured on positron emission tomography (PET), does not predict outcomes in patients with gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma, according to a database review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Europe Backs Nuclear Medicine for Cancer That Killed Steve Jobs Europe Backs Nuclear Medicine for Cancer That Killed Steve Jobs
A nuclear medicine targeting gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) won a green light from EU regulators on Friday, boosting prospects for its developer Advanced Accelerator Applications.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Stereotactic Radiosurgery After Complete Resection of Brain Mets Improves Outcomes Stereotactic Radiosurgery After Complete Resection of Brain Mets Improves Outcomes
Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) reduces local recurrences with fewer adverse effects on cognitive function, according to results from two phase 3 trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Imaging Tracks Changes in Gastric Microcirculation During Surgery Imaging Tracks Changes in Gastric Microcirculation During Surgery
Laser speckle contrast imaging (LSCI) during esophagectomy shows that changes in gastric microcirculation have more to do with surgery than thoracic epidural anesthesia (EA) or use of vasopressors, according to Danish researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Ultra-low Fluoroscopy Usage Effective in Urolithiasis Management Ultra-low Fluoroscopy Usage Effective in Urolithiasis Management
Exposure to ionizing radiation can be significantly reduced in retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) with no negative effect on outcome, German researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Endoscopic Ultrasound Accurately Detects Bile Duct Stones Endoscopic Ultrasound Accurately Detects Bile Duct Stones
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is somewhat more accurate than magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) for diagnosing choledocholithiasis, researchers from Canada report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

3D-printed Specimen Boxes Aid Explanted-liver Sectioning 3D-printed Specimen Boxes Aid Explanted-liver Sectioning
Following resection, 3D-printed specimen boxes based on preoperative cross-sectional imaging of the liver are helping improve tumor mapping, according to Ohio-based researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

MRI Plus Mammography Improves Screening After Breast Conservation MRI Plus Mammography Improves Screening After Breast Conservation
Adding MRI or ultrasonography to mammography improves detection of new breast cancers in younger women who have had breast conservation therapy (BCT) for breast cancer, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Less-frequent Flap Checks by Residents Not Tied to Worse Outcomes Less-frequent Flap Checks by Residents Not Tied to Worse Outcomes
Less-frequent resident monitoring of head and neck free flaps does not appear to compromise flap safety or success, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Giant Hypothalamic Hamartoma Radiological Case: Giant Hypothalamic Hamartoma
What did brain MRI reveal about the cause of this 9-year-old girl's short stature?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Migraine Not Associated With Large Vessel Atherosclerosis in Stroke Migraine Not Associated With Large Vessel Atherosclerosis in Stroke
Migraine is not associated with large vessel cerebrovascular atherosclerosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke, according to results from the Dutch Acute Stroke Study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Statins Reduce Risk of Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury Statins Reduce Risk of Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury
For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary procedures, statin administration is the only strategy consistently associated with a reduction in the risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CIAKI), according to a network meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Don't Hesitate to Watch Prostate Cancer in Young Men Don't Hesitate to Watch Prostate Cancer in Young Men
Prostate cancer is a disease of aging, but plenty of younger men are diagnosed with low-risk disease. A new study shows they can be managed with surveillance, but that may not come easy to physicians.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

High Risk of Clinical Events With Moderate Aortic Stenosis Plus LVSD High Risk of Clinical Events With Moderate Aortic Stenosis Plus LVSD
The combination of moderate aortic stenosis and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) is associated with a high risk of heart failure hospitalization and death, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: News Source Type: news

Prevalence of VTE in Syncope Patients Low; Routine Testing Unwarranted Prevalence of VTE in Syncope Patients Low; Routine Testing Unwarranted
Less than 2% of patients hospitalized with syncope have venous thromboembolism (VTE), hint results of a new study from Canada.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Patients Satisfed With HDR Brachytherapy Prostate Cancer Patients Satisfed With HDR Brachytherapy
A single outpatient treatment with high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for prostate cancer was associated with low toxicity and high quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news