Ultrasound Enhances Drug Delivery to Treat Brain Metastases Ultrasound Enhances Drug Delivery to Treat Brain Metastases
Proof-of-concept study shows MR-guided focused ultrasound enhances drug delivery to better treat brain metastases in HER2+ breast cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Little Benefit From Adding Aspiration to Thrombectomy for Stroke Little Benefit From Adding Aspiration to Thrombectomy for Stroke
Reperfusion rate resulting from a technique that combines contact aspiration and stent retrieval yielded no better results than use of stent retrieval alone for stroke patients who underwent thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Many Resting Echocardiograms Done Before Noncardiac Surgery May Be Unnecessary Many Resting Echocardiograms Done Before Noncardiac Surgery May Be Unnecessary
Many of the preoperative resting echocardiograms often performed before noncardiac surgery appear to be unnecessary, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Troponin Levels Tied to Increased CAD Risk, May Guide Imaging Troponin Levels Tied to Increased CAD Risk, May Guide Imaging
Higher troponin levels below the cut-off for MI are associated with significantly more coronary artery disease vs low concentrations, new data suggest. Levels may help guide which patients need CCTA.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Structural Aberrations of the Brain Associated With Migraine Structural Aberrations of the Brain Associated With Migraine
What have recent neuroimaging studies revealed about aberrant brain structure in patients with migraine?Headache (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Clears First CT Technology Advancement in Nearly a Decade FDA Clears First CT Technology Advancement in Nearly a Decade
By measuring individual x-rays, the new imaging device can provide more detailed information about patients.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

MRI Screening Cost-Effective for Women With Dense Breasts MRI Screening Cost-Effective for Women With Dense Breasts
Women at higher risk for breast cancer need the superior diagnostic accuracy of MRI because they are underserved by mammography.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

' Regionalized' Care Tied to Better Survival in Tough Cancer'Regionalized' Care Tied to Better Survival in Tough Cancer
Regionalization of gastric cancer care within a large healthcare system increased care specialization and standardization, and improved patient outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Med Student's Skills Tested Saving Life of Accident Victim Med Student's Skills Tested Saving Life of Accident Victim
A third-year student was on the way to a Las Vegas Raiders game when she came upon gruesome hit-and-run accident and jumped into action with the help of other football fans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Secondary Infections in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Secondary Infections in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
Learn more about the infectious complications that can develop among COVID-19 patients in the ICU.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Find out the best ways to identify and manage popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, a rare condition that typically occurs in athletes.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Density Also Ups Risk of Breast Cancer in Older Women Breast Density Also Ups Risk of Breast Cancer in Older Women
Breast density in women aged 65 years and older may confer an increased risk of invasive breast cancer, much as it does in women aged 40-65 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

4DMedical Lung Imagery Sheds More Light on'Long COVID' Effects 4DMedical Lung Imagery Sheds More Light on'Long COVID' Effects
Doctors in California are using cutting-edge lung scans to better understand the effects of'long COVID'among patients who suffer severe symptoms months after their initial bout of infection.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

PSMA PET Imaging Pinpoints Most Pelvic Nodal Metastases in High-Risk Prostate Cancer PSMA PET Imaging Pinpoints Most Pelvic Nodal Metastases in High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Diagnostic imaging with 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET detects about 80% of pelvic nodal metastases at initial staging of intermediate to high-risk prostate cancer, but a negative scan does not rule out the need for dissection, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Revised Guidelines Did Not Reduce Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Revised Guidelines Did Not Reduce Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility
Despite adjustments to the US Preventive Services Task Force lung cancer screening criteria, disparities in eligibility between racial and ethnic minorities and white patients have not changed, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Monitoring PA Pressure Likely Curbs Heart Failure Hospitalization in Obese Monitoring PA Pressure Likely Curbs Heart Failure Hospitalization in Obese
Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring reduced hospitalizations of obese patients with heart failure, regardless of ejection fraction, in a post-hoc analysis of the CardioMEMS Post Approval Study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AVANTI: Could a'Vaptan' Replace Loop Diuretics in Acute HF? AVANTI: Could a'Vaptan' Replace Loop Diuretics in Acute HF?
Ileana Pi ña and investigator James Udelson discuss the phase 2 AVANTI trial presented at ESC on a novel'vaptan'drug.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Neuroimaging Genomics in Autism and Schizophrenia Neuroimaging Genomics in Autism and Schizophrenia
Find out how neuroimaging genomics could help advance our understanding of the genetic and neuropsychiatric variants associated with these conditions.Brain (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Safety and Efficacy of RF Ablation of Thyroid Nodules Safety and Efficacy of RF Ablation of Thyroid Nodules
Is this procedure a safe and effective treatment option for thyroid nodules?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mandrola Previews ESC 2021 Mandrola Previews ESC 2021
A potential breakthrough in HFpEF, loop monitoring, a novel ablation strategy, and the saddest trial are highlighted by John Mandrola, MD, in his preview of the 2021 European Society of Cardiology sessions.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Clinical Features, Imaging May Curb False-Positive MRI Breast Findings Clinical Features, Imaging May Curb False-Positive MRI Breast Findings
A prediction model that assesses clinical characteristics as well as imaging findings may help reduce the false-positive rate in women with extremely dense breasts who undergo additional breast cancer screening with MRI.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis: A Perhaps Not So Rare Complication Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis: A Perhaps Not So Rare Complication
Dr Christopher DeSimone speaks with expert Dr Sorin Pislaru on how thrombosis contributes to valve failures and reoperations, and what can be done to avoid it.Mayo Clinic (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Nanotech-Based Blood Test Detects Risk of Placental Complications During Pregnancy Nanotech-Based Blood Test Detects Risk of Placental Complications During Pregnancy
A new blood test based on NanoVelcro chip technology can detect placenta accreta as early as the first trimester, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Provider, Patient Preferences for Communicating Results Vary Provider, Patient Preferences for Communicating Results Vary
Though most providers and patients are comfortable with radiologists communicating CT lung screening results, their preferences vary and may require an individualized approach, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

CT Imaging May Help Distinguish COVID-19 From Interstitial Lung Disease CT Imaging May Help Distinguish COVID-19 From Interstitial Lung Disease
Computed tomography (CT) could be used to help distinguish COVID-19 from systemic sclerosis-related interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD), researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Science Labs Getting Towering New Equipment US Science Labs Getting Towering New Equipment
The machines are so tall, scientists climb to reach the top to conduct experiments that experts say will advance health research and drug development.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

New Long-term Melanoma Data'Clearly Favor' IPI/NIVO New Long-term Melanoma Data'Clearly Favor' IPI/NIVO
Dr Jeffrey Weber discusses long-term follow-up data presented at ASCO 2021.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Repeat TAVR Central to Aortic Valve Disease Lifetime Strategy Repeat TAVR Central to Aortic Valve Disease Lifetime Strategy
"When you put in a TAVR in a 65-year-old, they will come back at about age 75, and then what do you do? We are at the dawn of understanding and refining repeat TAVR after the failed first valve."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Out-of-Pocket Costs for MRI Breast Cancer Screening Hitting More Women Out-of-Pocket Costs for MRI Breast Cancer Screening Hitting More Women
Increasing numbers of women who need MRI screening for breast cancer are being hit by high out-of-pocket costs, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Do I Have Bad Breath? A New Sensor Will Check Do I Have Bad Breath? A New Sensor Will Check
Scientists are developing a new device to check breath for hydrogen sulfide, the gas that prompts the unpleasant smell from the mouth.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Dental & Oral Health News Source Type: news

Systematic Review of VAP Diagnostics in Intensive Care Systematic Review of VAP Diagnostics in Intensive Care
A new review highlights the need for standardized diagnostic criteria for ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Percutaneous Laser Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules Percutaneous Laser Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules
What have we learned about the safety and long-term efficacy of ultrasound-guided laser ablation for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Safe, Effective Under Local Anesthesia Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Safe, Effective Under Local Anesthesia
Transperineal prostate biopsy with local anesthesia is safe and achieved similar outcomes to sedation in detecting clinically significant cancer in a small retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Medicare Proposes Direct Payments to PAs, Telehealth Expansion Medicare Proposes Direct Payments to PAs, Telehealth Expansion
The draft physician fee schedule for 2022 also proposes changes for E/M services and seeks to tie performance payments for a diabetes prevention program to achievement of goals such as weight loss.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Latest FDA Pembrolizumab Approval Expands Label to Cutaneous SCCs Latest FDA Pembrolizumab Approval Expands Label to Cutaneous SCCs
The objective response rate with treatment in a cohort of 54 patients with locally advanced disease was 50%.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Chopstick Pieces Stuck in Woman's Nose for a Week Chopstick Pieces Stuck in Woman's Nose for a Week
The woman told doctors she had two plastic-wood chopsticks shoved up her nose during a fight and had eye swelling and a mild nosebleed afterward.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

St. Jude to Pay $27 Million to End DOJ Suit Over Faulty ICDs St. Jude to Pay $27 Million to End DOJ Suit Over Faulty ICDs
The government alleges that St. Jude knowingly sold defective implantable defibrillators to healthcare facilities, which resulted in patient injuries and two deaths.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

ASCO Data Present'Clear Roadmap' to Treat Locally Advanced NSCLC ASCO Data Present'Clear Roadmap' to Treat Locally Advanced NSCLC
' These studies point to the need for multimodality therapy for the patients with locally advanced NSCLC,'says Dr Mark Kris.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Nickel-and-Diming Cancer Patients to Death Nickel-and-Diming Cancer Patients to Death
Some cancer centers are charging patients exorbitant fees just to park their cars for treatment.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy May Have Edge in Curbing Pain of Spinal Metastases Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy May Have Edge in Curbing Pain of Spinal Metastases
Pain from spinal metastases, a frequent manifestation of systemic cancer, appears to be better relieved by stereotactic body radiotherapy than conventional external beam radiotherapy, according to findings from a multinational study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Kathy O'Brien, Critic of Cancer Bell Ringing, Dies at 55 Kathy O'Brien, Critic of Cancer Bell Ringing, Dies at 55
She lived 12 years with metastatic breast cancer and was a unique voice in the American cancer community, with many physician admirers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New Migraine Treatments: Which Is Right for Your Patients? New Migraine Treatments: Which Is Right for Your Patients?
Dr Burch discusses the array of therapeutic options and what to consider when prescribing them.American Headache Society and Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

LV Lateral Wall Function May Be Marker of Need for Resynchronization in LBBB LV Lateral Wall Function May Be Marker of Need for Resynchronization in LBBB
Left ventricular lateral wall function may help determine the optimal timing for cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with left bundle branch block with mild-to-moderate reduction in global LV function, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Contrast-Free Imaging Can Spot Postop Crohn's Recurrence Contrast-Free Imaging Can Spot Postop Crohn's Recurrence
For the diagnosis of postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease at the anastomotic site, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) is on par with contrast-enhanced MRE, report radiologists from France.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Wrist Fracture Outcomes Similar for Casting, Surgery Wrist Fracture Outcomes Similar for Casting, Surgery
"Treat the patient, not the x-ray," says the study author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Shame in Medical Training, and Owning Our Stories Shame in Medical Training, and Owning Our Stories
Does the medical training culture perpetuate a legacy of shame? A reflection by Dr Jennifer Lycette on how this harms our trainees, and how we can overcome it and change the culture.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Blog Source Type: news

In Early Lung Cancer, Immunotherapy Plus Targeted Radiation May Up Response Rate In Early Lung Cancer, Immunotherapy Plus Targeted Radiation May Up Response Rate
Patients with non-small-cell lung cancer may respond more quickly to neoadjuvant durvalumab combined with stereotactic body radiotherapy than to immunotherapy alone, an early industry-funded trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Molecules Are the New Microchip: Walter Isaacson on CRISPR Molecules Are the New Microchip: Walter Isaacson on CRISPR
Talking with Eric Topol and Abraham Verghese, Walter Isaacson describes the stories behind his latest book,'The Codebreaker,'including how he contrived a Zoom meeting between key players who'd drifted apart.Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Ovarian Masses and O-RADS Ovarian Masses and O-RADS
This review describes a stepwise approach to evaluating and characterizing adnexal masses in non-pregnant patients utilizing ultrasound and the O-RADS classification system.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Lumbar Scoliosis and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women Lumbar Scoliosis and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
Does lumbar scoliosis contribute to the development of osteoporosis among older women?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news