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German researchers have developed a streamlined approach to histological examination using nano-scale computed tomography, according to a report published in the current issue of PNAS.

As the United States works to solve its ongoing opioid epidemic, medical specialties are beginning to examine their own behaviors to see who is, and is not, prescribing opioids. For example, a team of researchers used public Medicare data to study the number of opioids prescribed in 2015 by more than 2,000 radiologists from practices predominantly focused on interventional radiology.

Additional MR imaging performed during chemoradiation therapy could be an early predictor of a rectal cancer patient’s pathological response to treatment, according to research out of San Raffaele Hospital in Milan.

One of the largest open-source data sets of brain MRIs from stroke patients is now available for public download via Scientific Data, a team of University of Southern California scientists reported this week.

A nuclear imaging technique could detect recurrences of prostate cancer before routine testing, allowing clinicians and patients the chance to tackle metastasis before it becomes life-threatening, according to research out of the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Recent Headlines

Real-time electronic dashboard technology improves workflow

A real-time electronic dashboard, meant to provide a visual display of updated information regarding scheduled and in-progress exams, improves clinical workflow in pediatric radiology, according to a new study published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

Q&A: Donna A. Eckstein on why radiologists should adopt healthier workplace habits

Physicians often spend so much time taking care of their patients that they forget to concentrate on their own health and well-being. And considering the sedentary nature of a radiologist’s typical work day—often sitting down to read cases at their computer for hours at a time—this can be even more problematic in radiology than other specialties.

Blended learning proves beneficial for radiology education

A combination of face-to-face and e-learning education, or blended learning, produces better results than programs with a single method, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

CTC improves surgical management plans for patients with colorectal cancer

Preoperative CT colonography (CTC) findings can improve the surgical management plan for patients with occlusive colorectal cancer (CRC) and incomplete colonoscopy (IC), according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

3 effective recruitment strategies for lung cancer screening programs

Clinical low-dose CT (LDCT) screening programs throughout the nation have struggled in recent years to significantly increase screening utilization. What can be done to finally reverse this trend?

Radiologists welcome direct interactions with patients

A majority of radiologists welcome more direct contact with patients and rarely consider patient interaction detrimental to workflow, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Do technologists influence breast cancer screening utilization?

As healthcare providers throughout the world fight to improve breast screening utilization, researchers in Australia looked into the impact individual technologists, or radiographers, can have on getting patients to return in the future.

Radiology residency programs must improve websites or risk losing quality prospects

Radiology residency programs could potentially lose quality prospective residents because their websites don’t contain enough information, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Direct communication key to quality patient-centered care, physician satisfaction

Many radiologists want to communicate more directly with patients but feel constrained by time and their workload, according to a new study published in Radiology.

Patients prefer annual mammography over biennial

Women prefer to receive mammogram screenings annually rather than biennially, because they believe it causes less anxiety, according to a study presented at RSNA 2017.

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