Quality

Training interventional radiologists how to perform endovascular thrombectomies is an effective way to improve patient care, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

A new noninvasive treatment can be used to treat the chronic condition commonly known as “tennis elbow,” according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting.

7T MRI scans of patients with focal epilepsy can provide valuable information missed by 3T scans, according to new research published in PLOS ONE.

Supplementing screening mammography with whole-breast ultrasound may not be worth the trouble, according to new findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Increased background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) levels at breast MRI are associated with a greater risk of developing breast cancer within a year, according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Implementing digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) leads to lower breast biopsy rates without having a negative impact on cancer detection, according to new findings published in Radiology.

An abbreviated brain MRI protocol can help reduce the need to sedate young children suffering from headaches, according to a new study published by the American Journal of Roentgenology.

A new noninvasive imaging technique can identify small abnormalities in the airways of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Second-opinion breast MRI reviews by subspecialized radiologists can improve patient management and increase cancer detection, according to findings published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

18F-FDG PET/CT imaging can help providers monitor the effectiveness of immunotherapy with ipililmumab in metastatic melanoma patients, according to new findings published in the Journal of the Nuclear Medicine.

Establishing an advanced quality training program for radiology residents can benefit trainees while also leading to improvements in patient care, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

A training program being used in Australia and New Zealand has been shown to help radiologists and radiology trainees interpret mammograms, according to a new study published in Academic Radiology.