Adding a Chest X-Ray to the WHO Four-Symptom Screening Rule May Help Detect TB in HIV Patients Adding a Chest X-Ray to the WHO Four-Symptom Screening Rule May Help Detect TB in HIV Patients
Adding a chest x-ray to the World Health Organization (WHO) four-symptom screening rule for tuberculosis (TB) may help detect more cases in people living with HIV while decreasing specificity, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Shorter Cardiac-Magnetic-Resonance Protocol Cuts Costs, Time Shorter Cardiac-Magnetic-Resonance Protocol Cuts Costs, Time
Non-invasive cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) with contrast can be performed in 18 minutes for $150 in a developing-world setting using existing infrastructure, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

With Second Opinions, Two Things Invariably Upset Oncologists With Second Opinions, Two Things Invariably Upset Oncologists
In interviews, oncologists reported that two scenarios consistently triggered feelings of insecurity or offense, and both were generated by patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

A Novel, Effective Way to Treat Stage IV Breast Cancer A Novel, Effective Way to Treat Stage IV Breast Cancer
A unique combination of therapies leads to an apparent cure for a woman's metastatic breast cancer. Will this be replicated?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Reimaging Pediatric Epidural Hematoma Rarely Changes Management Reimaging Pediatric Epidural Hematoma Rarely Changes Management
In children with traumatic epidural hematoma (EDH), limiting repeat head CT to those with abnormal neurologic symptoms or mass effect on initial exam could reduce unnecessary imaging by more than half, curbing ionizing radiation exposure and healthcare costs, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New ESC/EACTS Guideline on Myocardial Revascularization New ESC/EACTS Guideline on Myocardial Revascularization
Patients should be involved in deciding which technique to use for myocardial revascularization, say the latest European guidelines, which emphasize the importance of objective decision-making.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Adherence to guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is improving but remains suboptimal among ambulatory-care physicians, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Shared Decision'Virtually Absent' in Lung Cancer Screen Chat Shared Decision'Virtually Absent' in Lung Cancer Screen Chat
A preliminary study shows clinicians spent less than 60 seconds discussing potential harms with high-risk patients, with no shared decision-making.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture Management of Pediatric Femoral Neck Fracture
Learn more about managing femoral neck fractures in children -- and how to optimize outcomes while minimizing complications.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Extraosseous Multiple Myeloma Radiological Case: Extraosseous Multiple Myeloma
Review the common imaging findings for extraosseous myeloma in this case of a woman who presented with unexplained weight loss, chills, night sweats, fatigue, and pain at the base of her tongue.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prediction of Tissue Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke Prediction of Tissue Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Using a deep neural network, the authors present a predictive model capable of identifying and combining MRI imaging features to accurately predict final lesion volume in acute ischemic stroke.Stroke (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Decline in Appendicitis Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools? Decline in Appendicitis Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that reviews the global trends of appendicitis. As appendectomies decline, questions remain.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Decline in Appendectomy Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools? Decline in Appendectomy Incidence: Due to Diagnostic Tools?
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study that reviews the global trends of appendicitis. As appendectomies decline, questions remain.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients VTE Prophylaxis After Gastrectomy May Boost Bleeding in Asian Patients
In Asian patients, symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) after gastrectomy is extremely rare, and pharmacological prophylactic measures may prompt bleeding complications, Korean researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

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