Hodgkin's Lymphoma of the Breast Hodgkin's Lymphoma of the Breast
This unusual case details the diagnosis and management of Hodgkin's lymphoma which presented in a male patient as gynecomastia and breast tenderness.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Why don't patients show up for imaging exams?
Why don't patients show up for scheduled imaging exams? A study published May...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patients want more imaging info -- and before their exams One-third of MRI exam time is wasted Radiology billing must adapt to patient consumerism Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role MRI training improves performance, patient satisfaction Improving the patient experience benefits everyone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Math Can Potentially Reduce Unnecessary Breast Biopsies
The perceived risk of missing a breast cancer diagnosis with imaging studies often leads to unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new report published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. The authors showed how statistical methods can be used to downgrade the risk classification of breast masses to reduce the need for unnecessary biopsies. Clinicians from San Antonio, TX-based Seno Medical and medical center collaborators from the University of Texas (MD Anderson and U of Texas Health Sciences Center) co-authored the report. The authors studied a statistical calculation known as the negative ...
Source: MDDI - May 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Imaging Source Type: news

Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
Reductions in ordering of chest radiographs, respiratory viral testing, bronchodilators (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Cerus Endovascular Promotes Stephen Griffin, PhD, to President
Company On-Track to Achieve Key Clinical and Regulatory Milestones FREMONT, Calif. and OXFORD, England, May 11, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Cerus Endovascular Ltd., a privately-held, commercial-stage medical device company engaged... Devices, Interventional, Radiology, Neurology, Personnel Cerus Endovascular, Contour Neurovascular System, intracranial aneurysm (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PET may help spot protein clumps in heart disease
Using preclinical PET and other techniques, researchers appear to have found...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Florbetapir shows promise in preclinical Alzheimer's study High amyloid levels on PET may indicate early Alzheimer's PET plays key role in preventive Alzheimer's study PET links midlife vascular risk factors to more amyloid Lilly touts latest study on florbetapir's efficacy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are nonradiologists cherry-picking imaging studies?
It's no secret that nonradiologists have been performing more imaging, such...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Does US performed by ED docs generate further imaging? Study casts fresh doubt on chest x-ray proficiency Docs with scanners order more low-value imaging Who should read point-of-care ED ultrasound exams? Follow-up imaging is less when rads read ED ultrasounds (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ViewRay posts Q1 revenue increase
Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay reported a boost in first-quarter...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay wins Fla. MRIdian Linac installation ViewRay sells milestone linacs to Rad Technology ViewRay lands Japanese regulatory approval for MRI linac ViewRay secures $59M in financing ViewRay announces changes to board of directors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

USPSTF opens review of CT lung screening guidance
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reopened for review its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Stricter CT lung screening criteria deal mixed results CMS says yes to CT lung cancer screening for seniors CT lung screening meeting: A travesty of public health policy Medicare panel raises doubts about CT lung cancer screening USPSTF recommends CT lung cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Laurel Bridge to launch new worklist at SIIM
Laurel Bridge Software plans to introduce new standalone enterprise modality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Laurel Bridge releases enterprise imaging upgrade Laurel Bridge upgrades enterprise software Intelerad partners with Laurel Bridge Laurel Bridge teams up with Strategic Radiology Laurel Bridge touts enterprise imaging upgrades (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Change of MPPR from 25% to 5% benefits CT the most
Areas of radiology that rely on CT stand to benefit the most from adjustments...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ARRS: Screening mammography is effective in younger women ARRS: Feedback system helps improve resident reporting ARRS: DTI-MRI shows brain damage from cocaine use ARRS: Added radiation exposure from DBT is within limits MPPR rollbacks could restore up to $64M to radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Teaching trust boasts £76m surplus after asset sales and STF bonus
A teaching trust in central London has been awarded bonus payments of £35m after the sale of two assets, including its stake in a radiology joint venture, helped boost its reported surplus. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

JACR: Diagnostic radiologists serve the most patients
Radiologists serve the most Medicare beneficiaries per year compared with physicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual consults help radiologists interact with patients Video from RSNA 2017: What can radiologists do to be more patient-centered? Why radiologists find it hard to face patients Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role No fairy godmothers: Radiologists must raise visibility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Change of MPPR to 5% benefits CT the most
Areas of radiology that rely on CT stand to benefit the most from adjustments...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ARRS: Screening mammography is effective in younger women ARRS: Feedback system helps improve resident reporting ARRS: DTI-MRI shows brain damage from cocaine use ARRS: Added radiation exposure from DBT is within limits MPPR rollbacks could restore up to $64M to radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Radiology 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

Ultrasound 'helmet' supports brain imaging
Researchers from Vanderbilt University are developing an ultrasound helmet...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Will ultrasound and AI become the tricorder of the future? Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Artificial intelligence may help bridge experience gap for liver CEUS Socionext, SOINN report ultrasound AI developments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiology extenders improve workflow, job satisfaction
The use of a "radiology extender" -- a technologist who prereads basic x-ray...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Technologists improve image quality from urgent care centers Rad assistant bill introduced in U.S. House Don't wake the giant: Radiology supervision and RAs RA licensure bill advances in Utah Sonographers: Highly experienced, vastly underappreciated (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How will AI impact image interpretation process?
Will artificial intelligence (AI) lead radiologists to begin overcalling potential...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can prescreen chest CT studies for pneumothorax Radiologists need to adopt AI early to secure future Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Can deep-learning CAD outperform mammographers? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New framework facilitates radiology AI algorithms
How can artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms best be developed and implemented...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts 4 reasons why AI won't replace radiologists Device group picks ACR use case on AI for demo project ACR launches website for Data Science Institute ACR launches Data Science Institute to drive AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Researchers link brain tumor treatment to GBCA deposition
Could the treatment of brain tumors with radiation therapy contribute to the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Evidence mounts: Use macrocyclic GBCAs in pediatric MRI Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast No signal intensity for pediatric patients with macrocyclic GBCA Switch to macrocyclic GBCAs reduces brain signals Study finds gadolinium hot spots, but no clinical effects (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Radiology 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

Researchers link brain tumors to GBCA deposition
Could the presence of brain tumors contribute to the amount of gadolinium deposition...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Evidence mounts: Use macrocyclic GBCAs in pediatric MRI Pediatric radiology abandons linear gadolinium contrast No signal intensity for pediatric patients with macrocyclic GBCA Switch to macrocyclic GBCAs reduces brain signals Study finds gadolinium hot spots, but no clinical effects (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Follow-up MRI not needed after musculoskeletal US
Ultrasound performs just as well as MRI for musculoskeletal (MSK) indications,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Musculoskeletal speakers reveal trade secrets on sports injuries Radiologists are losing control of musculoskeletal US AIUM: Is MRI really needed after MSK ultrasound? Shoulder ultrasound often changes patient management AIUM: Collaboration drives musculoskeletal ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence and the indispensable human in diagnostics
AI is now essential for automation in radiology and pathology, but it provides a means to support the human, not replace, writes Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra UK& Ireland Related items fromOnMedica NHS 'could have prevented' WannaCry ransomware attack Lords slam government ’s delivery of Life Sciences Strategy Alarming delays in implementing WannaCry lessons, say MPs The rise of robotics and AI in surgery NHS to revamp new technology training (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - May 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Poor Prognosis for Interval Breast Cancer After Negative Mammo
Odds of poor prognosis after mammography with negative results higher for younger women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics has signed an agreement for exclusive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Blue Earth, PETNet expand Axumin distribution Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian acquires Taiwanese distributor
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems has acquired Cooperative CL...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian posts Q2 revenue increase Varian releases Halcyon updates Varian releases new version of Velocity Brainlab, Varian team up on product integrations Varian bid for Sirtex clears regulatory hurdle (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI can prescreen chest CT studies for pneumothorax
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can be highly sensitive for detecting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays AI can help distinguish lung nodules on CT scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What can radiology learn from tort reform in Tenn.?
Do recent efforts at tort reform in Tennessee offer any lessons for the rest...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Malpractice claim rate against U.S. physicians drops State tort reform reduces orders for x-rays Malpractice nondisclosure terms can vary Ortho surgeons spend $2B per year on 'defensive medicine' NEJM: Radiology suits are uncommon, payouts below average (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiation-induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast Radiation-induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Was this patient's angiosarcoma due to her previous chest-wall radiation?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Emotional Intelligence Predictors in Radiation Therapists ID ’ d
Predictors include young age, being female, high levels of employment and education (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

ACR presents white paper on incidental pituitary findings
The American College of Radiology (ACR) Committee on Incidental Findings has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Using ACR's TI-RADS reduces biopsies ACR opens registration for RLI 2018 ACR opposes Ky. black lung law ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening ACR releases latest Appropriateness Criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pittsburgh radiologist pleads guilty in opioid case
A radiologist who formerly worked at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Pittsburgh radiologist charged in opioid case (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Screening Mammos Linked to Less Aggressive Tx If Diagnosed
Women aged 40 to 49 years with no mammogram have increased odds of positive nodes, larger tumors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Two Day Spinal Imaging Course
This two day course of clinically based lectures and interactive case-based discussion addressing all areas of Spinal Imaging (including Trauma) serves as a focus to facilitate problem solving in the spine, utilising the various imaging modalities and their application in a number of pathological scenarios.  A series of lectures delivered by a Faculty including Musculoskeletal Radiologists, Spinal Surgeons and Specialists in Spinal Injury, followed by interactive case-based sessions with dedicated film reading and discussion. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - May 4, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured CME Courses Events Source Type: news

Radiologists need to adopt AI early to secure future
Much of what radiologists do today will be automated in the future, and it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Min tapped as new editor in chief of JCCT Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SIR touts interventional radiology on Capitol Hill
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), along with Rep. Mia Love (R-UT),...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR studies show breadth of interventional radiology JVIR presents awards for best papers at SIR 2018 SIR appoints new president, names new council members SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation SIR inducts 34 new fellows at annual meeting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Earlier Mammograms May Mean Less Need for Aggressive Treatments
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, 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

AI Becoming Prevalent in Identifying Stroke, Head Trauma
Another company is throwing its hat into the ring to use artificial intelligence to help identify bleeds, fractures and other critical abnormalities in head CT scans. San Mateo, CA-based Qure.ai released the results of a clinical validation study confirming its algorithm’s near-radiologist performance on 21, 000 patients and has made a dataset of almost 500 AI-analyzed head CT scans available for download. The results have been published in a research paper on Cornell University's online distribution system for research, arXiv.org. The paper is titled “Development and Validation of Deep Learning Algorithms for ...
Source: MDDI - May 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Prognosis May Be Worse If Diagnosis Follows ‘ Negative ’ Mammogram
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, News, Source Type: news

Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors
Radiologists landed in the No. 10 position on a list produced by Business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K What states are best for practicing medicine? New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound Median salary for radiologists tops $500K Radiologists rank 6th on Medscape salary survey (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

5 keys to radiologist recruiting and hiring
Let's face it, no one likes recruiting. It is time-consuming, expensive, and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Why radiologists change jobs -- and what to do about it Why is the job market for radiologists improving? Help wanted: Openings increase in radiology job market Radiologists should ease into their golden years (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACC Offers Guidance on Minimizing Radiation from CV Imaging
(MedPage Today) -- Risks, strategies outlined in ACC expert consensus document (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - May 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA names Kahn to head AI publication
The RSNA has named Dr. Charles Kahn Jr. as editor of the new online journal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA taps editor for Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging RSNA to publish 3 new online journals FDA, RSNA plan joint 3D printing workshop RSNA to host Fast 5 session at annual meeting RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nodal Response to Pre - Op Tx Tied to Survival in Esophageal Cancer
Survival benefit of nodal response maintained among patients with nodal, but not primary response (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

DocPanel partners with USC radiology
Teleradiology services provider DocPanel is teaming with the University of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DocPanel hopes users will swipe right for second opinions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research
The development of artificial intelligence (AI) has been slowed by the need...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA works on new regulatory framework for AI Avoid AI silos with a vendor-neutral analytics platform Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Are you ready for a radiologist shortage? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Radiology 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

VA enables veterans to view images, reports online
Military veterans can now access their radiology images and reports online,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: VA lags behind in use of point-of-care ultrasound VA taps Shrestha to lead interoperability initiative VA, CMS team up to tackle healthcare fraud Radiologist accuses Ill. VA of shoddy work VA offers upbeat report after CT dose review (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news