Prolonged Lung Cancer Screening Boosts Mortality Benefit Prolonged Lung Cancer Screening Boosts Mortality Benefit
New data show that CT screening of individuals beyond 5 years can significantly increase survival benefits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Simplified MRI Index Assesses Crohn's Disease Activity and Severity Simplified MRI Index Assesses Crohn's Disease Activity and Severity
A simplified four-item MRI-based index of activity (MARIAs) quickly assesses Crohn's disease (CD) activity and response to therapy, researchers from Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Lower Risk of New Primary Cancer After Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy of Localized Prostate Cancer Lower Risk of New Primary Cancer After Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy of Localized Prostate Cancer
The risk of subsequent primary cancer is lower after carbon-ion radiotherapy than after photon radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Analyze This Image: Diastolic Signal -- Systolic Diagnosis? Analyze This Image: Diastolic Signal -- Systolic Diagnosis?
Can you decipher the diagnosis from a single Doppler image?theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

CT, MRI Don't Change Therapy in Children With Hearing Loss CT, MRI Don't Change Therapy in Children With Hearing Loss
Imaging studies in children with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss (USNHL) generally don't yield clinically useful information, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

PET Using Prostate-Specific Ligand Accurately Localizes Recurrent Prostate Cancer PET Using Prostate-Specific Ligand Accurately Localizes Recurrent Prostate Cancer
PET using a gallium-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen (68Ga-PSMA-11) as ligand accurately localizes recurrent prostate cancer, according to a new prospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Algorithm Automatically Detects Major Thoracic Diseases on Chest X-Rays Algorithm Automatically Detects Major Thoracic Diseases on Chest X-Rays
A new deep-learning-based automated-detection (DLAD) algorithm accurately classifies major thoracic diseases on chest x-rays, researchers from South Korea report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Advanced Imaging May Reveal Onset of Cognitive Impairment Advanced Imaging May Reveal Onset of Cognitive Impairment
Using advanced MRI technology that shows nuances in neurotransmitter levels, researchers detected differences in brain regions associated with cognitive function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Cranial Irradiation Doesn't Boost Survival in Locally Advanced Lung Cancer Cranial Irradiation Doesn't Boost Survival in Locally Advanced Lung Cancer
Prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) doesn't appear to increase overall survival (OS) in patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (LA-NSCLC), long-term data from a phase 3 trial suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Screening Modality, Ethnicity, BMI Affect Breast-density Assessment Screening Modality, Ethnicity, BMI Affect Breast-density Assessment
Breast-density assessment can vary significantly by screening modality, ethnicity and BMI, according to a comparison of digital mammography (DM) and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 27, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Neuroimaging Advances in Pediatric Stroke Neuroimaging Advances in Pediatric Stroke
In pediatric stroke, advanced neuroimaging may be utilized to characterize tissue viability and recovery potential.Stroke (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

INFINITY: SBP Goal in High-Functioning Elderly Clear as WMH INFINITY: SBP Goal in High-Functioning Elderly Clear as WMH
The principal investigator discusses the effects of intensive vs standard systolic blood pressure on mobility, cognition, and cardiovascular outcomes in high-functioning elderly patients.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Brain Surgery for Metastasis Tied to Distinctive Tumor Spread Brain Surgery for Metastasis Tied to Distinctive Tumor Spread
In the absence of whole-brain radiation, neurosurgical resection in patients with brain metastases may boost pachymeningeal seeding, a new study hints.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Getting to the Core of the Apple Heart Study Getting to the Core of the Apple Heart Study
The co-principal investigator of a study that assessed the ability of an Apple Watch app to detect atrial fibrillation discusses the findings with John Mandrola, MD.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

AF Cryoablation Foregoes Vein Mapping With Good Outcomes AF Cryoablation Foregoes Vein Mapping With Good Outcomes
Balloon cryoablation for AF without pulmonary vein mapping had outcomes similar to conventional cryoablation and was better than medical management in terms of hospital episodes, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

' Fast' MRI Speeds Prostate Imaging, But Only in Expert Hands'Fast' MRI Speeds Prostate Imaging, But Only in Expert Hands
The fast technique was comparable with slower, more complex MRI techniques in cases of suspected prostate cancers, but expert image readers are essential to the process at present.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Survival Low in Some After Recurrence of Cutaneous Squamous-Cell Carcinoma Survival Low in Some After Recurrence of Cutaneous Squamous-Cell Carcinoma
Patients with cutaneous squamous-cell cancer of the head and neck who have disease recurrence after definitive treatment with surgery and postoperative radiotherapy have poor survival, according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Devastating Consequences of Missed Pediatric Stroke: Laney's Story Devastating Consequences of Missed Pediatric Stroke: Laney's Story
Laney was a 4-year-old girl who died after a much delayed diagnosis of stroke, and her parents hope her story might save another child's life.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Eye Exam Detects Signs of Alzheimer's Disease Eye Exam Detects Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Using an ultrasensitive scanning technique, researchers can detect signs of Alzheimer's disease in the tiny blood vessels at the back of the eye, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Cerebral Revascularization After Carotid Occlusion Surgery Cerebral Revascularization After Carotid Occlusion Surgery
Which patients benefit most from cerebral revascularization for symptomatic nonmoyamoya vasculopathy?Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Radiofrequency Ablation of a Metacarpal Osteoid Osteoma Radiofrequency Ablation of a Metacarpal Osteoid Osteoma
Radiofrequency ablation treatment of a metacarpal osteoid osteoma is described in this case report.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Tomosynthesis May Best Digital Mammography for Detection, Prognosis Breast Tomosynthesis May Best Digital Mammography for Detection, Prognosis
Three-D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is associated with a better ability to correctly identify breast cancer in women ages 40-74 than 2D digital mammography (DM), researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Broken PROMISE: CTA for Suspected CAD in Patients With Diabetes Broken PROMISE: CTA for Suspected CAD in Patients With Diabetes
A flawed post hoc analysis was critiqued on social media, but why didn't peer review catch the weaknesses, asks John Mandrola, MD.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Tops for Inoperable Early Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Tops for Inoperable Early Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Compared with standard radiotherapy, stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) provides better local control and improved survival in patients with inoperable peripherally located stage 1 non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to results of the CHISEL study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

A New Biological Definition of Alzheimer Disease A New Biological Definition of Alzheimer Disease
Defining Alzheimer disease: Dr Alan Jacobs discusses a new biological definition and its implications.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Outcomes Better With Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Outcomes Better With Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement
Arthroscopic hip surgery results in better outcomes than physiotherapy and activity modification in patients with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), according to a new clinical trial, but researchers still urge caution.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis
Lung ultrasound may be a safer and more cost-effective alternative to chest x-ray for detecting pneumonia in children with bronchiolitis.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mitral Valve Myxoma Presenting With Transient Ischemic Attack Mitral Valve Myxoma Presenting With Transient Ischemic Attack
This patient presented to an emergency department with symptoms of a transient ischemic attack. How was the unusual cause diagnosed and managed?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

How Drama Activates Brains of Holistic vs. Analytical Thinkers How Drama Activates Brains of Holistic vs. Analytical Thinkers
This fMRI study analyzed and compared the brain activity of self-described analytical vs. holistic thinkers from the same culture while they watched a movie depicting a social moral dilemma.Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Half a Million Breast Cancer Deaths Avoided in Last 30 Years Half a Million Breast Cancer Deaths Avoided in Last 30 Years
During the past 30 years a combination of screening and improved treatments have reduced the mortality rate from breast cancer, but it is unclear which had the larger impact.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

With Self-Compression, Women Suffer Less and Mammogram Quality Not at All With Self-Compression, Women Suffer Less and Mammogram Quality Not at All
There are many reasons women dislike mammograms, chief among them the awkward and often painful process of having their breasts squashed by a technician into a machine that flattens them for the images.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Antenatal Betamethasone Does Not Impair Neurocognitive Function in Fetal Growth Restriction Antenatal Betamethasone Does Not Impair Neurocognitive Function in Fetal Growth Restriction
Repeated antenatal doses of betamethasone does not impair neurocognitive function in elementary-school-aged children born with fetal growth restriction, according to a secondary analysis from the ACTORDS clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Targeted and Immune Therapeutics for Basal Cell Cancer Targeted and Immune Therapeutics for Basal Cell Cancer
Review the use of hedgehog pathway inhibitors and other novel treatment options for metastatic basal cell carcinoma.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reducing NAFLD-Screening Time: Alternatives to Ultrasound Reducing NAFLD-Screening Time: Alternatives to Ultrasound
This study compared eight different scoring methods to determine likelihood of NAFLD, with the aim of excluding patients at low risk prior to ordering an ultrasound scan.Liver International (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

CT Before TMVR May Identify Risk for Outflow Obstruction CT Before TMVR May Identify Risk for Outflow Obstruction
Computed tomography (CT) in advance of transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) may help identify patients at risk for left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

NAFLD in Adolescent Boys Improves With Low Sugar Diet NAFLD in Adolescent Boys Improves With Low Sugar Diet
Adolescent boys on a"low free sugar" diet show significant improvements in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to results from an 8-week randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 24, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchiolitis Persists Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchiolitis Persists
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for children with acute bronchiolitis persists in U.S. emergency departments (EDs), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Chemotherapy for Relapsing-Remitting MS? Chemotherapy for Relapsing-Remitting MS?
Perry Wilson dissects a new JAMA study that is seemingly about nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation vs disease-modifying therapy for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

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