Widespread Lung Cancer Disparities Highlighted in ALA Report Widespread Lung Cancer Disparities Highlighted in ALA Report
Racial disparities in lung cancer incidence and mortality across the US are documented in the newly published"State of Lung Cancer 2020 Report" from the American Lung Association.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MRE Predicts Response to TNF-a Inhibitors in Crohn's Disease MRE Predicts Response to TNF-a Inhibitors in Crohn's Disease
This study evaluated the use of magnetic resonance enterography to identify predictors of long-term healing of severe inflammation under treatment with TNF-alpha inhibitors.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

' Internal Competitiveness' of Docs Spurs Improvement'Internal Competitiveness' of Docs Spurs Improvement
An intervention that showed oncologists how they fared compared to'top performers'led to improvements in a small but important task.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

LV Volume May Work as Well as Linear Measures in Pinpointing Aortic Regurgitation Mortality Risk LV Volume May Work as Well as Linear Measures in Pinpointing Aortic Regurgitation Mortality Risk
In asymptomatic patients with chronic aortic regurgitation (AR), left ventricular end-systolic volume index (LVESVi) and volume-derived LV ejection fraction (Vol-LVEF) work as well as LV end-systolic dimension index (LVESDi) and linear LVEF in pinpointing those at greatest risk of death, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mandrola Previews AHA 2020 Mandrola Previews AHA 2020
A trial that aims to answer whether statin myalgia is drug related tops the picks. Studies on CT angiography, AF monitoring, fish oils, and a novel MRA will also feature at the 2020 American Heart Association meeting.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

MRI May Best CT for Assessing Mesothelioma Tumor Volume MRI May Best CT for Assessing Mesothelioma Tumor Volume
MRI offers advantages over CT for assessing primary-tumor volume in patients with mesothelioma, researchers from UK report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Underdiagnosed in Older Men With Fracture Osteoporosis Underdiagnosed in Older Men With Fracture
Even men at high risk for the disease are overlooked for screening as osteoporosis has been thought of as a disease of white women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Community Oncs Manage'Devastating' Pandemic in Navajo Nation Community Oncs Manage'Devastating' Pandemic in Navajo Nation
How a community oncology practice in New Mexico has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Low-Dose Radiotherapy for Lung Inflammation in Severe COVID-19 Low-Dose Radiotherapy for Lung Inflammation in Severe COVID-19
A small trial of low-dose radiotherapy for severe COVID-19 pneumonia has shown promising results, and two larger randomized trial are now underway.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiologists Supported Frontline Workers During Early Pandemic Days Radiologists Supported Frontline Workers During Early Pandemic Days
During the height of the initial COVID-19 surge in New York, radiologists volunteered to help with daily clinical rounds and communicate with families, which could be helpful for similar emergency situations in the future, according to a group of radiology and internal-medicine specialists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Unique Alzheimer's Disease Risk Loci Found in African Americans Unique Alzheimer's Disease Risk Loci Found in African Americans
Researchers have identified several Alzheimer's disease risk loci unique to African Americans, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Off Target: Optimal Post-PCI FFR Often Missed Off Target: Optimal Post-PCI FFR Often Missed
Despite angiographically acceptable PCI results, the majority of patients had a physiologically suboptimal outcome based on postprocedure FFR.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outcomes in HIV/AIDS Patients Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outcomes in HIV/AIDS Patients
What have we learned about the outcomes of HIV/AIDS patients infected with COVID-19?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Lung Ultrasound in Patients With Postoperative Hypoxemia Lung Ultrasound in Patients With Postoperative Hypoxemia
This study investigated whether lung ultrasound is feasible, efficient and accurate in diagnosing different etiologies of postoperative hypoxia after general anaesthesia.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Icotinib Plus Radiotherapy Ups Survival in Elderly With Esophageal Cancer Icotinib Plus Radiotherapy Ups Survival in Elderly With Esophageal Cancer
Icotinib with concurrent radiotherapy (RT) boosts survival and may have other benefits compared to RT alone in elderly patients with unresectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, according to Chinese researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The Horror of Medical School Captured on Film The Horror of Medical School Captured on Film
To draw attention to how medical school administrations often fail to fully address student concerns, Phillip Anjum made a film. His hope is that a horror movie will be harder to ignore than an email.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Leaflet Immobility and Thrombosis in TAVR Leaflet Immobility and Thrombosis in TAVR
How common is subclinical transcatheter heart valve thrombosis following TAVR? What are the potential clinical implications, and how should these patients be managed?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

AVS Is a'Choke Point' for Aldosteronism Assessment in Hypertension AVS Is a'Choke Point' for Aldosteronism Assessment in Hypertension
Some endocrinologists worry the worldwide infrastructure for running adrenal vein sampling isn't close to being in place to deliver on the looming need for patients with primary aldosteronism.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' No-Brainer' Surgical Caps Don't Protect the Brain'No-Brainer' Surgical Caps Don't Protect the Brain
An investigator-initiated study showed that the RADPAD No Brainer does not protect the brain from radiation exposure. They seem to work better when worn under the chin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Pipeline Bare: More Funding Needed to Develop New COVID-19 Drugs Pipeline Bare: More Funding Needed to Develop New COVID-19 Drugs
More funding is needed to develop new therapies to treat COVID-19, officials at global health charity Wellcome said as they warned about the low pipeline of drugs to curb the pandemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Ulnar Artery Reconstruction for Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome Ulnar Artery Reconstruction for Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
Intraoperative SPY imaging was used to identify pathologic segments of the ulnar artery in a case of hypothenar hammer syndrome, resulting in a more adequate surgical procedure.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

An Important Negative Study for Post-op RT in Lung Cancer An Important Negative Study for Post-op RT in Lung Cancer
With Lung ART results not showing benefit for postoperative radiotherapy in stage IIIA lung cancer, Dr Mark Kris says it can't be recommended as standard of care for all patients but may benefit some.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Vascular Invasion, Tumor Deposits More Prognostic Than TNM for Rectal Cancer Vascular Invasion, Tumor Deposits More Prognostic Than TNM for Rectal Cancer
In patients with rectal cancer, MRI assessment of non-nodal tumor nodules and extramural venous invasion are more accurate prognosticators than tumor size and lymph node metastases, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy Might Help Detect, Manage Liver Cancer in the Future Liquid Biopsy Might Help Detect, Manage Liver Cancer in the Future
Liquid biopsy could someday be useful for the early detection and clinical management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiosurgery Appears to Benefit Old & Young With Brain Metastases Radiosurgery Appears to Benefit Old & Young With Brain Metastases
Stereotactic radiosurgery provides similar overall survival in patients older and younger than 75 years who have brain metastases from lung cancer, according to a retrospective study from Japan.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Can Mimic Acute Stoneless Gallbladder Attack COVID-19 Can Mimic Acute Stoneless Gallbladder Attack
Two case reports from Switzerland show that COVID-19 can mimic acalculous acute cholecystitis and is associated with SARS-CoV-2 in the gallbladder wall.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Androgen Deprivation Appears Beneficial in Unfavorable Intermediate-Risk PC Androgen Deprivation Appears Beneficial in Unfavorable Intermediate-Risk PC
Androgen-deprivation therapy may benefit patients with unfavorable intermediate-risk disease when combined with radiation therapy, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

AI Can Pinpoint COVID-19 From Chest X-Rays AI Can Pinpoint COVID-19 From Chest X-Rays
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool used in combination with conventional x-rays could rival CT scanning for accurately identifying COVID-19, at less cost, preliminary data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Outcomes After Solid-Organ Transplantation Prostate Cancer Outcomes After Solid-Organ Transplantation
Might a history of solid organ transplantation influence prostate cancer outcomes? How should cancer be managed in these patients?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Multiomics Approach to Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease A Multiomics Approach to Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease
This review highlights three omics techniques--neuroimaging-based subtypes, metabolomic panels, and polygenic risk scores--and their application as diagnostic tools in Alzheimer disease.Brain (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Odontogenic Ghost Cell Carcinoma Radiological Case: Odontogenic Ghost Cell Carcinoma
What was the origin of this 10-year-old patient's oral pain and swelling that had been worsening for approximately 1 week? Review the imaging studies in this unusual case.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

' This Is a Moment to Demand Big, Sweeping Changes'' This Is a Moment to Demand Big, Sweeping Changes '
So many admissions and other decisions favor those with connections and in turn tend to favor White students, says Edjah Nduom, MD.'I want to change who is in the room making the decisions. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients and Venous Thromboembolism Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients and Venous Thromboembolism
Early reports indicate that a very high proportion of critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 will experience venous thromboembolism, particularly pulmonary embolism.Circulation (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Implanted Pulmonary Artery Pressure Device May Help Guide Heart Failure Therapy Implanted Pulmonary Artery Pressure Device May Help Guide Heart Failure Therapy
Pulmonary artery (PA) pressure-guided therapy for heart failure with the implanted CardioMEMS device was associated with lower PA pressures, a study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Severe Vision Loss Tied to Lower Mammogram Screening Rates Severe Vision Loss Tied to Lower Mammogram Screening Rates
Older women with vision impairment are less likely than those without vision deficits to get recommended screening mammograms, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Corticosteroids Appear to Stop Abnormalities in Kawasaki Disease Corticosteroids Appear to Stop Abnormalities in Kawasaki Disease
Addition of corticosteroids to initial intravenous immunoglobulin treatment appears to reduce the rate of coronary-artery abnormalities in high-risk patients with Kawasaki disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Subclinical Thrombosis of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves Subclinical Thrombosis of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves
While TAVR has been shown to improve quality of life and prolong survival, the clinical significance of subclinical bioprosthetic valve thrombosis, as detected by advanced imaging, remains uncertain.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Liver Disease Common After Fontan Procedure Liver Disease Common After Fontan Procedure
Most patients will develop liver fibrosis after their Fontan procedure, and many will require heart-liver transplants, according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Delaying RTx for Localized Prostate Cancer Won't Worsen Survival Delaying RTx for Localized Prostate Cancer Won't Worsen Survival
Delaying radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer up to 180 days after ADT initiation does not appear to worsen overall survival, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Newly Published Articles Inform on COVID-19 Risk by Diabetes Type Newly Published Articles Inform on COVID-19 Risk by Diabetes Type
Two studies initially reported in May as preprints were the first to investigate risks for COVID-19 death by diabetes type.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Misdiagnosis of Diverticulitis After a Prior Diagnosis of IBS Misdiagnosis of Diverticulitis After a Prior Diagnosis of IBS
This study compared the misdiagnosis of diverticulitis among IBS and non-IBS patients.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Pediatric EDs Using CT Less Often; Ultrasounds, MRIs on the Rise Pediatric EDs Using CT Less Often; Ultrasounds, MRIs on the Rise
Use of advanced imaging in pediatric emergency departments increased from 2009-2018 in the US, despite a drop in CT, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Beyond PSA: New Prostate Cancer Screening Options Beyond PSA: New Prostate Cancer Screening Options
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Regular MRI Screening Suggested for Women With Familial Breast Cancer Risk Regular MRI Screening Suggested for Women With Familial Breast Cancer Risk
Women ages 35-60 with a family history of breast cancer can be cost-effectively screened with MRI å every 18 months, an economic evaluation modeling study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Roadmap for CRC Screening: Use More Stool Tests, Says AGA New Roadmap for CRC Screening: Use More Stool Tests, Says AGA
The American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) has proposed radical changes in the way that colorectal cancer is screened.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Update: Conspiracy Theories, Cutaneous Clues COVID-19 Update: Conspiracy Theories, Cutaneous Clues
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Proposed Medicare Pay Rule Would Expand Telehealth Options Proposed Medicare Pay Rule Would Expand Telehealth Options
Medicare officials on Monday evening unveiled a draft 2021 physician payment rule that also boosts certain pay for some specialties while cutting that of others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Distinguishing Behavioral Variant FTD From Psychiatric Disorder Distinguishing Behavioral Variant FTD From Psychiatric Disorder
Diagnosis of the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia remains challenging. This review presents clinical recommendations for differentiating bvFTD from primary psychiatric disorders.Brain (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Testicular Seminoma During Transgender Woman Hormone Therapy Testicular Seminoma During Transgender Woman Hormone Therapy
Gender-affirming hormone therapy unmasked an unsuspected hCG-secreting testicular seminoma in a transgender woman. How was this case diagnosed?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

How Three Cardiac Procedures Changed in the COVID Era How Three Cardiac Procedures Changed in the COVID Era
Four cardiologists share their experiences and advice on performing common cardiac procedures across three locales in the time of COVID-19: TAVR in Virginia, PCI in New York City, and AF ablation in Kentucky.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news