Radiology and Imaging
Juan P. Brito, MD, Mayo Clinic

Hi-tech Imaging Pushing Up Thyroid Cancer Rates

Increased detection of low-risk cancers through the use of high-tech imaging is driving up thyroid cancer rates, according to a Mayo Clinic study... Read more

Osophageal cancer, CT scan with contrast, coronal image, credit Wikimedia Commons

Oncologic Imaging in the Spotlight – Autumn Meetings

Radiologists with an interest in cancer have a choice of three congresses in the next few weeks, allowing attendees to scan the horizon for what’s... Read more

Kennith Layton, MD, Baylor University Medical Center

Interventional Radiology: Osteoporosis Pain Treatment

Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty appear to be equally effective in substantially reducing pain and disability in osteoporosis patients with vertebral... Read more

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Imaging Gets Appy - Taking the Worry Away

One in seven patients has cancelled a hospital appointment because they are scared, according to a survey commissioned by Siemens. When it comes... Read more

(micrograph) intramucosal oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Oesophageal Cancer: PET Does Not Improve Treatment

Positron emission tomography (PET) is increasingly being used to assess the effectiveness of chemo- or radiotherapy in patients with cancer of... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more

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The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more

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Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian breast...

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