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There were sharp declines last year in testing to diagnose breast, colorectal and prostate cancers, experts reported in JAMA Oncology

Double reading, optimizing image quality, and improving positioning are all ways to potentially address these misses, experts wrote in Academic Radiology

Professional Portable X-Ray operates in seven markets, with the Denver-based acquirer initially targeting the Phoenix area for its imaging offering. 

Adverse reactions only occur in 1 of every 10,000 doses, the International Contrast Ultrasound Society estimated. 

The administration is urging clinicians to ask patients about polyethylene glycol allergies and keep resuscitation personnel on hand during exams, according to a recently issued alert. 

The number of such survivors has swelled in recent years amid improvements in diagnosis and treatment, experts wrote in JACR

Lawmakers recently introduced the Amputation Reduction and Compassion Act in the House, with bipartisan backing and support from the Society of Interventional Radiology

Scientists suggested restricting the time and frequency of some fluoroscopy-guided treatments to help minimize local damage, such as skin cancer in the fingers. 

The American College of Radiology alerted members about this issue Friday, steering them to an update recommending CT or MRI as part of the initial workup for patients with rare blood clotting. 

This novel technique allows one technologist to remain outside of the patient room, limiting PPE costs while keep staffers safe, expert reported. 

The NIH-backed study is the largest of its kind, incorporating scans from more than 10,000 children, experts wrote in Nature Communications.

Up to one-third of adult women treated for isolated ulnar fractures may be victims of such abuse, Boston researchers wrote in JACR

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The college praised the recent reimbursement decision but noted many of its recommendations have yet to be incorporated into the national coverage determination draft document.

Early experiments showed the saponin/TLR adjuvant activates many different parts of the immune system to strengthen its response against invading pathogens.

The advanced algorithm could make a significant impact on shared decision-making. 

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