Radiology

Is Psychoradiology Finally Coming Into Its Own?

A new journal hopes to expand research in the burgeoning field of psychoradiology, although critics remain skeptical.


Radiology Trends and Takeaways: Innovations in the Wake of a Pandemic

For the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the COVID-19 pandemic has served as a catalyst to enhance the practice of radiology.


Radiology’s New Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is allowing radiologists and surgeons to plan procedures using image-derived holograms. Widespread intraoperative use may not be far behind.


What’s Upcoming in Radiology

Advancing technology allows for more safe and innovative imaging techniques.


New Imaging Technique May Enhance Screening for Stroke and Cardiovascular Risk

Volumetric multispectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) could foster accurate characterization of the makeup of arterial plaque in real time, according to scientists.


Study Reaffirms Screening Mammography’s Centrality in Reducing Breast Cancer Deaths

New research pushes back against suggestions that screening mammography may no longer be a primary factor in decreased breast cancer mortality.


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3D Mammography Reading: A Fast Learning Curve

Radiologists transitioned from reading 2D mammograms to reading 3D mammograms rapidly and with enhanced accuracy, according to a study in Radiology.

Clinicians making the transition to 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis, needed...


A Fuller Picture: The Transformative Potential of Total-body PET

PET — one of the most important tools in clinicians’ armamentarium for cancer diagnosis, staging and therapy evaluation — has a significant limitation: It can scan only a portion of the body at a time. That may change soon, with wide implications for research and clinical practice.


Study Highlights Need for Radiology Preparedness during Mass Casualty Incidents

Involvement of radiologists in mapping out medical facilities’ mass casualty incident (MCI) plans is key to handling those occurrences, as demonstrated by a 2015 tragedy in Seattle that left 51 victims in need of emergency care.


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Direct Communication Linked to Higher Screening Rate

When women who are at high risk for breast cancer and have undergone mammography get a letter describing options for further imaging with contrast-enhanced MRI of the breast, they are more apt to return for follow-up screening,...