What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021

What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021 Gastrointestinal Tract Dilatations: Why and How They Happen—A Simplified Imaging Classification. Carbo et al. Dilatation is an enlargement of a tubular structure beyond its normal dimensions. This article and its accompanying slide show describe the mechanisms, causes and imaging patterns associated with several pathophysiologic classifications of gastrointestinal […]

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What’s New In Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021

What’s New In Gastrointestinal Imaging – November 2021 Correlation of gastrointestinal perforation location and amount of free air and ascites on CT imaging – Drakopoulos D, Arcon J, Freitag P, El-Ashmawy M, Lourens S, Beldi G, Obmann VC, Ebner L, Huber AT, Christe A. Abdominal Radiology 2021 46:4536-4547 This article aims to localize a hollow […]

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What’s New In Breast Imaging – November 2021

Reducing False-Positive Screening MRI Rate in Women with Extremely Dense Breasts Using Prediction Models Based on Data from the DENSE Trial   Dekker, B. M., Bakker, M. F., Lange, S. V., Veldhuis, W. B., Diest, P. J., Duvivier, K. M., . . . Koning, H. J. (2021). Reducing False-Positive Screening MRI Rate in Women with […]

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What’s New in Emergency Radiology? – October 2021

Can Patient Triaging with Clinical Scoring Systems Reduce CT Use in Adolescents and Young Adults Suspected of Having Appendicitis? Hyunjoo Song, Seungjae Lee, Ji Hoon Park , Hae Young Kim, Hooney Daniel Min, Jong-June Jeon, Kyoung Ho Lee, for the LOCAT Group. Radiology. 2021; 300:350-358.   Clinical Question: In order to reduce radiation to adolescents […]

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What’s New in Ultrasonography – October 2021

ACORE US Blog – October 2021 Abdominal Imaging Contrast-enhanced Ultrasonography Promotes Differential Diagnosis of Ureteral Neoplasms Bai Y, Lin J, Chen A, et al. British Journal of Radiology. 2021. doi:10.1259/bjr.20210078   Background: Early detection of urothelial carcinoma can be difficult and result in poor prognosis. Contrast-enhanced US (CEUS) can be a helpful tool in distinguishing […]

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What’s New In MSK Imaging – October 2021

Osseous Tumor Reporting and Data System—Multireader Validation Study Chhabra, Avneesh MD, MBA; Gupta, Anurag BSE; Thakur, Uma MD; Pezeshk, Parham MD; Dettori, Nathan MD; Callan, Alexandra MD; Xi, Yin PhD, Weatherall, Paul MD https://journals.lww.com/jcat/Abstract/2021/07000/Osseous_Tumor_Reporting_and_Data.12.aspx?context=LatestArticles Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography Background: To develop and validate an Osseous Tumor Reporting and Data System (OT-RADS) with the hypothesis […]

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What’s New In Breast Imaging – October 2021

ACORE_Breast_October2021 Kim, G. R., Cho, N., Kim, S., Han, W., & Moon, W. K. (2021). Interval Cancers after Negative Supplemental Screening Breast MRI Results in Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer. Radiology, 300(2), 314-323. doi:10.1148/radiol.2021203074 https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/radiol.2021203074  In this study, authors sought to investigate the effectiveness of screening breast MRI in women with a […]

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What’s New in Nuclear Medicine – September 2021

The impact of measuring split kidney function on post-donation kidney function: A retrospective cohort study Kelly C. Harper, Jean-Paul Salameh, Natasha Akhlaq, Matthew D. F. McInnes, Victoria Ivankovic, Mahdi H. Beydoun, Edward G. Clark, Wanzhen Zeng, Brian D. M. Blew, Kevin D. Burns, Manish M. Sood, Ann Bugeja PLOS One. 2021; 16(7): e0253609. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253609 […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – August 2021

Imaging of drug mules Malhotra R, Singh A. Imaging of drug mules. Emerg Radiol. 2021 Aug;28(4):809-814.   This article by a group from Massachusetts General Hospital details imaging findings of drug mules, individuals who internally smuggle illicit substances. The authors state that cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and hashish are the most prevalent drugs transported by drug […]

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What’s New in Liver Imaging – August 2021

LIVER: Ultrasound a) US LI-RADS Visualization Score: Interobserver Variability and Association With Cause of Liver Disease, Sex, and Body Mass Index. Kiri L, Abdolell M, Costa AF, et al. SAGE Publications. Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA; 2021. Available from: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/08465371211012104 Keywords: CEUS, HCC, LI-RADS Clinical question: What are the associations between the US LI-RADS Visualization […]

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