AI model can provide boost for breast ultrasound interpretation
June 2, 2023 -- A new study has found that an artificial intelligence algorithm can extract the morphological features from early breast lesions, conduct effective and objective image analysis, and help improve patient outcome. Read More
Sharp rise occurs in referrals of young women to breast clinics
May 30, 2023 -- Increasing numbers of women under 35 are being referred to symptomatic breast clinics, resulting in greater demand for imaging services, despite unchanged and low incidence of breast cancer within this age group, researchers from Dublin have reported. Read More
O-RADS MRI assists in evaluation of adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 17, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a group of authors led by Prof. Isabelle Thomassin-Nagara from Paris. Read More
Elastography, vascularity measures improve TI-RADS performance
May 5, 2023 -- Measures from thyroid nodule vascularity and shear-wave elastography show promise for improving the detection of thyroid cancer, according to findings presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting in Honolulu. Read More
AI proves comparable to rads for assessing BI-RADS 4 breast lesions
May 2, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model using breast ultrasound images is on par with human experts when it comes to assessing BI-RADS 4 lesions, a study published on 22 April in Academic Radiology has found. Read More
Ultrasound noninferior to scintigraphy in surgical thyroid imaging
May 1, 2023 -- Ultrasound may be a viable alternative to scintigraphy for presurgical imaging of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, even without the addition of contrast media, suggest findings published on 13 April in JAMA Otolaryngology. Read More
Traumatic injuries from downhill biking can be life-changing
April 18, 2023 -- Get to know the wide range of traumatic injuries related to the extreme sport of downhill biking that often require a multimodality imaging approach in the emergency setting. That's the advice of Italian researchers who've shared their clinical experiences of this area. Read More
Optimum ultrasound use reduces breech pregnancies by over 70%
April 17, 2023 -- Routine third-trimester ultrasound leads to a 70%-plus reduction of undetected breech pregnancies along with improved neonatal outcomes, U.K. researchers have reported. Read More
Dutch group shows value of endoscopic ultrasound in NSCLC
April 14, 2023 -- Endoscopic ultrasound can avoid the need for confirmatory mediastinoscopy after negative systematic findings in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), researchers from Eindhoven, the Netherlands, have found. Read More
Pearls and pitfalls for breast lesions discovered in young patients
April 11, 2023 -- Leading Spanish experts have shared their experiences of the clinical management of breast lesions in children and adolescents. Their practical advice includes seven simple, easy-to-follow tips. Read More