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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AI Detects Polyps Better Than Colonoscopists AI Detects Polyps Better Than Colonoscopists
A machine-learning model helps expert reviewers identify more polyps than they would without the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI), new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - June 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Intensive Surveillance After CRC Surgery Does Not Improve Outcomes Intensive Surveillance After CRC Surgery Does Not Improve Outcomes
Outcomes after colorectal-cancer surgery are no better with more- versus less-intensive surveillance, according to two new studies in the May 22/29 issue of JAMA.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

FFR-Guided PCI Reduces Cardiac Death, MI in Stable Lesions FFR-Guided PCI Reduces Cardiac Death, MI in Stable Lesions
Analysis of pooled data from three clinical trials showed reduction in a composite of myocardial infarction and cardiac death in patients randomly assigned to FFR-guided PCI vs optimal medical therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

RF Ablation Significantly Reduces Thyroid Nodules in Biggest Study RF Ablation Significantly Reduces Thyroid Nodules in Biggest Study
The largest study to date, involving more than 250 patients in Austria, shows significant reductions in benign thyroid nodule volume and symptoms when treated with radiofrequency ablation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Brown-sequard Syndrome Resulting From Stab Wound to the Neck Brown-sequard Syndrome Resulting From Stab Wound to the Neck
Learn the clinical presentation of Brown-Sequard Syndrome, its possible causes, and management in this case of a woman with a stab injury to the neck.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

No Evidence Placentophagy Harms Neonates No Evidence Placentophagy Harms Neonates
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Case for Early Screening Mammography The Case for Early Screening Mammography
' Pennywise and pound foolish'screening guidelines put women under 50 at increased risk for delayed breast cancer diagnosis, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

PSMA PET Often Changes Management of Men With Prostate Cancer PSMA PET Often Changes Management of Men With Prostate Cancer
Prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography (PSMA PET) appears to have a significant impact on the management of men with prostate cancer, researchers from South Korea report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Computers, Doctors Equally Effective in Measuring Breast Density Computers, Doctors Equally Effective in Measuring Breast Density
Automated and clinical assessments of breast density similarly predict risk for both screen-detected and interval cancer, although the computerized method is more reproducible, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prior Silent MI Linked to Tripling of Risk in Acute MI Patients Prior Silent MI Linked to Tripling of Risk in Acute MI Patients
Silent MIs predicted major adverse events and death in patients presenting with their first clinical acute MI, independent of common clinical, angiographic, and functional variables.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The Thrower's Shoulder The Thrower's Shoulder
A better understanding of the adaptive changes in the thrower's shoulder will assist clinicians in making diagnostic and treatment decisions.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Cerebral Microbleeds Do Not Influence Response to BP Reduction in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Cerebral Microbleeds Do Not Influence Response to BP Reduction in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Low Muscle Mass Tied to Death Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Low Muscle Mass Tied to Death Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Sarcopenia is a prevalent but unrecognized risk factor for mortality in nonmetastatic, early-stage breast cancer and predicts survival risk in those with less advanced disease, suggest new data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Several Effective Options for Treating Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preemies Several Effective Options for Treating Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preemies
High doses of oral ibuprofen are most effective for closure of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm infants, but treatment may not be necessary, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Appendicitis Calculator Quantifies Risk in Children With Acute Abdominal Pain Appendicitis Calculator Quantifies Risk in Children With Acute Abdominal Pain
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

German Doctor Warns Physicians: Never Again Partake in Atrocities German Doctor Warns Physicians: Never Again Partake in Atrocities
When she was a child in Germany, Dr. Franziska Eckert ’ s family minimized the role her grandparents played in World War II. Then her own investigation uncovered the likely truth – her grandfather was a mass murderer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

' Unethical': Cancer Bills Inflated 5 to 15 Times Higher'Unethical': Cancer Bills Inflated 5 to 15 Times Higher
Some medical centers providing cancer care are charging 5 to 15 times more than the Medicare allowable amount; this looks like price gouging and is unethical, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiomics Model Distinguishes Malignant, Benign Lesions on Mammography Radiomics Model Distinguishes Malignant, Benign Lesions on Mammography
A radiomics model using kurtosis MRI reliably distinguishes between malignant and benign lesions identified as suspicious on mammography.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD
Gastrointestinal ultrasound (GIUS) accurately and noninvasively assesses disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Neuroimaging in Dementia Neuroimaging in Dementia
This article provides an overview of classic as well as new, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques that can assist with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and other dementia syndromes.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Why Do Physicians Overtreat Elderly Breast Cancer Patients? Why Do Physicians Overtreat Elderly Breast Cancer Patients?
Drs Kathy Miller and Reshma Jagsi on the reasons behind practitioners'reluctance to omit radiation therapy in older patients.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Use of SNPs Boosts Accuracy of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Use of SNPs Boosts Accuracy of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Novel Radiopharmaceutical Approved for GEP-NETs Novel Radiopharmaceutical Approved for GEP-NETs
A novel radiopharmaceutical, lutetium Lu 177 dotatate (Lutathera), has been approved by the FDA for use in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer
In a randomized trial comparing the two modalities, proton therapy was not superior in reducing the rate of serious lung toxicityMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor
Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) can stably suppress essential tremor (ET) long-term, according to 2-year follow-up data from a multinational study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis
Adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) should undergo colorectal cancer (CRC) screening with colonoscopy beginning at age 40 and be rescreened every five years, advise consensus recommendations from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

SRS for Brain Mets: Use Is Up, but Restricted SRS for Brain Mets: Use Is Up, but Restricted
Use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to treat brain metastases has increased significantly in recent years. But some patients are more likely to receive it than others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

RT Without Chemo for Dysphagia in Advanced Esophageal Cancer RT Without Chemo for Dysphagia in Advanced Esophageal Cancer
Palliative radiotherapy is slightly less effective but much less toxic than palliative chemoradiotherapy for dysphagia in patients with advanced esophageal cancer, according to results from a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Unusual Presentations of Functional Parathyroid Cysts Unusual Presentations of Functional Parathyroid Cysts
This case series illustrates diagnostic challenges related to functional parathyroid cysts, which can easily be mistaken for a thyroidal mass and may not appear on parathyroid scintigraphy.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Could Cone-beam CT Demonstrate the Lateral Accessory Canals? Could Cone-beam CT Demonstrate the Lateral Accessory Canals?
Cone-beam computed tomography is being increasingly used to assess root canal morphology. Is it able to assess the full canal system, including tiny lateral and accessory canals?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Active Surveillance Confirmed as Best for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Active Surveillance Confirmed as Best for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Japanese experts recommend active surveillance as a first-line strategy for low-risk papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid, based on a review of their many years of experience using this strategy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Predicting CSF Diversion for Fetal Ventriculomegaly With MRI Predicting CSF Diversion for Fetal Ventriculomegaly With MRI
A machine learning model based on fetal MRI parameters accurately predicts the need for postnatal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion in fetal ventriculomegaly.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC
This study evaluated the diagnostic performance of CT, MRI and contrast-enhanced ultrasound, alone and in combination.Liver International (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

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