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Oncology & Cancer

AI-assisted mammography must move into a critical new phase of prospective clinical evaluation

To impact and improve patient care, the study of artificial intelligence (AI) tools to support screening mammography must now shift from simulated research trials to robust clinical evaluations, according to Constance Lehman, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Radiology reveals alarming rise in intimate partner violence during COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and stay-at-home orders have been enacted throughout the world to stop disease transmission and keep people safe. But for those who experience intimate partner violence (IPV), ...

Radiology & Imaging

Unread second-opinion radiology reports waste health care resources

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), clinicians do not read a considerable proportion of second-opinion radiology reports—"a situation that can be regarded as an appreciable but potentially reversible ...

Cardiology

New CT scanning method may improve heart massage

Rapid first aid during cardiac arrest makes the difference between life and death. But what happens to the heart and the internal organs when people come running and begin to give well-meaning but heavy-handed heart massage ...

Radiology & Imaging

Study suggests snap diagnoses may be more accurate

A pilot study conducted by a team of LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine faculty has found that Snapchat is an effective tool to teach residents emergency radiology. The results are published online in Emergency Radiology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists suggest device to make breast MRI more effective

Magnetic resonance imaging is becoming increasingly popular as a method of diagnosing diseases. Standard scanners are multifunctional, making it possible to cut down on the costs of specialized equipment. On the other hand, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study pinpoints women who benefit less from 3-D mammograms

A new comparison of two breast-screening technologies has found that, for most women, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT, also called 3-D mammography) is superior to digital mammography for cancer detection and for reducing ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lung ultrasound shows duration, severity of coronavirus disease

According to an open-access article published in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), lung ultrasound (US) was highly sensitive for detecting abnormalities in patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with B-lines, ...

Radiology & Imaging

New CT scan method lowers radiation exposure

A CT scan technique that splits a full X-ray beam into thin beamlets can deliver the same quality of image at a much reduced radiation dose, according to a new UCL study.

Ophthalmology

Researchers capture cell-level details of curved cornea

Researchers have, for the first time, acquired optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of the curved layers of a person's cornea with cell-level detail and a large viewing area. The new OCT instrument enables improved monitoring ...

Oncology & Cancer

A novel tissue imaging system accelerates cancer diagnosis

Cancer diagnosis requires a lengthy process of multiple analyses of tissue biopsies, impeding the quick and early detection of cancers. In a new study, researchers from Osaka University developed a novel imaging system that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Inpatient imaging volumes down during COVID-19 pandemic

(HealthDay)—During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a decrease in inpatient imaging volumes, according to a study published online June 18 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.