Study: Weight Loss Associated with Less Progression of Changes in Knee Articular Cartilage

22Aug
2017

Meta-analysis: Acute Kidney Injury After Computed Tomography

21Aug
2017

Acute Kidney Injury After Computed Tomography: A Meta-analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: When kidneys are injured, CT contrast isn’t the culprit – Health Imaging (free)

Related article: Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Intravenous Contrast Media Administration – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

Source: Hospital Medicine Virtual Journal Club

Compared with noncontrast CT, contrast-enhanced CT was not significantly associated with either acute kidney injury, need for renal replacement therapy, or all-cause mortality.

 

New, Revised Guidance Documents Cover 35 Radiology Topics

16Aug
2017

Updated: Practice Parameters and Technical Standards – American College of Radiology (free)

News release: New, Revised Guidance Documents Cover 35 Radiology Topics – American College of Radiology, via NewsWise (free)

The American College of Radiology developed 3 new guidance documents and revised 32 others to advance the science of radiology and improve the quality of service to patients

 

The 10-Year Prognostic Value of Zero and Minimal CAC

15Aug
2017

The 10-Year Prognostic Value of Zero and Minimal CAC – Journal of The American College of Cardiology (no abstract – $ for full text)

Commentary: Calcium in Arteries Influences Heart Attack Risk –  UT Southwestern Medical Center, via NewsWise (free) AND Study: Calcium in arteries influences heart attack risk – UPI (free)

“Half of the participants had no calcium deposits in their arteries or a zero coronary artery calcium, or CAC, score, and had less than a 3 percent chance of a cardiovascular event over a 10-year period despite having other risk factors for heart disease and stroke such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high bad cholesterol levels” (from UPI)

 

The Future of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

15Aug
2017

Gadolinium deposition in the brain: summary of evidence and recommendations

9Aug
2017

Dual-Energy Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Approaches to Scanning, Usage, and Implementation

5Aug
2017

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Cryosurgery of Pancreatic Cancer

3Aug
2017

Magnetic Resonance in Cardiac Amyloidosis

28Jul
2017

Magnetic Resonance in Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis – Journal of The American College of Cardiology (free)

Commentary: Magnetic Resonance in Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology (free)

“This study adds to a rich body of literature supporting the use of CMR in patients with known or suspected amyloidosis” (from Latest in Cardiology)

 

First Neonatal MRI Device Cleared for Marketing

25Jul
2017

Amyloid PET for Mild Cognitive Impairment Diagnosis

25Jul
2017

Amyloid PET a ‘Game Changer’ for MCI Diagnosis – Medscape (free registration required)

Coverage from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017

 

Augmenting diagnostic vision with artificial intelligence

23Jul
2017

Perspectives: Augmenting diagnostic vision with AI – The Lancet (free registration required)

 

Cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: a review of the dangers and difficulties in MR scanning and attempts to improve safety

23Jul
2017

Elevated Brain Amyloid and Subsequent Cognitive Decline Among Cognitively Normal Persons

22Jul
2017

Breast cancer screening: Does tomosynthesis augment mammography?

21Jul
2017

Ablative techniques for the treatment of benign and malignant breast tumours

21Jul
2017

Hysterosalpingography in The Assessment of Congenital Cervical Anomalies

18Jul
2017

Deep Learning in Medical Imaging: General Overview

16Jul
2017

Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

16Jul
2017

Dual-Energy CT: New Horizon in Medical Imaging

16Jul
2017

Detecting human coronary inflammation by imaging perivascular fat

13Jul
2017

Guidelines for the use of imaging in the management of myeloma

7Jul
2017

Imaging and Management of Incidental Renal Lesions

7Jul
2017

Basic radiological assessment of synovial diseases

7Jul
2017

Functional neuroimaging and chorea

7Jul
2017

The Future of Radiology and Artificial Intelligence

4Jul
2017

Viewpoint: The Future of Radiology and Artificial Intelligence – The Medical Futurist (free)

“Radiologists who use AI will replace those who don’t”.

 

Toxins in Brain! Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging of Toxic Leukoencephalopathy

3Jul
2017

Opinion: The practice of radiology needs to change

21Jun
2017

Giles Maskell: The practice of radiology needs to change – The BMJ Opinion (free)

“The practice of radiology is unsafe and needs to change says, Giles Maskell” (RT see Tweet)

 

ACR Thyroid Imaging and Reporting

20Jun
2017

The End of Human Doctors – The Bleeding Edge of Medical AI Research

14Jun
2017

Screening for Thyroid Cancer: USPSTF Recommendation Statement

10May
2017

Screening for Thyroid Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA (free)

Editorial 1: The USPSTF Recommendation on Thyroid Cancer Screening: Don’t “Check Your Neck” (free)

Editorial 2: Cancer Screening, Overdiagnosis, and Regulatory Capture (free)

Editorial 3: How to Look for Thyroid Cancer (free)

Commentaries: No Symptoms, No Thyroid Screening, Says USPSTF – Medscape (free registration required) AND Don’t Screen For Thyroid Cancer, Task Force Says – NPR Health News (free) AND USPSTF Says No to Thyroid Cancer Screening – MedPage Today (free registration required)

The USPSTF recommended against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults with “grade D” recommendation (Grade D = “The USPSTF recommends against the service. There is moderate or high certainty that the service has no net benefit or that the harms outweigh the benefits”).

 

Guidelines for Management of Incidental Pulmonary Nodules Detected on CT Images

6May
2017

Guidelines for Management of Incidental Pulmonary Nodules Detected on CT Images: From the Fleischner Society 2017 – Radiology (free)

Source: Management of Pulmonary Nodules Found Incidentally on Computed Tomography Scans – Journal Watch (free)

Incidental pulmonary nodules discovered outside the context of screening or cancer follow-up are increasingly common in clinical practice. The purpose of these updated recommendations is to reduce the number of unnecessary follow-up examinations while providing practical guidance on follow-up intervals for selected larger nodules.

 

Echocardiography and lung ultrasonography for the assessment and management of acute heart failure

2May
2017

The efficacy of bedside chest ultrasound

24Apr
2017

Here’s why one tech investor thinks some doctors will be ‘obsolete’ in five years

10Apr
2017

Management of cystic renal lesions

5Apr
2017

American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics

4Apr
2017

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics, Covers More Clinical Variants Than Ever Before (free)

Browse Appropriateness Criteria Topics (free)

Source: Newswise

This comprehensive guide from American College of Radiology (ACR) covers 230 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications and has just been updated. It is a very useful resource for doctors in all specialties to guide which exam is most appropriate in each clinical situation.

 

Diagnosis of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

28Mar
2017
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