Care Delivery

Shielding patients' eyes during CT examinations can lead to artifacts in the images, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Correct positioning is necessary if providers wish to keep such artifacts to a minimum.  

The reading level of dense breast notifications (DBNs) remains too high, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Horton General Hospital in Banbury, England, has installed new and improved x-ray equipment to help provide better patient care. The addition is part of a £3.2 million (approximately $4.4 million) upgrade to the hospital.

The time to surgery (TTS) after a breast cancer diagnosis is longer for black women in the U.S. Military Health System (MHS) than white women, according to research published in JAMA Surgery

Urologist Ankur Parikh, MD, removed a patient's healthy kidney after reading the CT scan of another patient with the same name by mistake.

OSF Centers for Health in Peoria, Illinois, offers a wide-bore MRI that is four inches larger than a conventional scanner and includes a “Caring Suite” that makes it popular among patients.

The East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust may demolish the former location of a bed store near Colchester Hospital in the U.K. to develop new imaging facilities. 

Shanghai, China-based United Imaging Healthcare announced Tuesday, Jan. 22, that its uEXPLORER total-body scanner has received FDA clearance.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, has opened a new interventional radiology program, according to a new report from Weymouth News.

Technologist Apollo Exconde has an idea that he thinks can help claustrophobic patients overcome their fear of MRI scans—and it involves some familiar toys.

Noncontrast head CT (NCCN) for patients with severe headaches provides little value when no other obvious "red flags" are present, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Sports-related concussions (SRCs) in adolescent patients are associated with more significant impairments in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than fractures, according to findings published in the Journal of Neurosurgery.