What’s new in Ultrasonography – September 2020

  Abdominal Imaging   Primary Research Comparison of imaging findings between acute focal bacterial nephritis (acute lobar nephronia) and acute pyelonephritis: a preliminary evaluation of the sufficiency of ultrasound for the diagnosis of acute focal bacterial nephritis Hosokawa T, Tanami Y, Sato Y, Oguma E. Emerg Radiol. 2020;27(4):405-412. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-020-01771-8 Background: Treatment duration for acute focal […]

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What’s new in Liver Imaging – September 2020

In this blog, we provide a synopsis of the latest in Liver Imaging published during the month of August 2020 in addition to an editorial comment by our guest editor for this month, Venkateswar R. Surabhi, MD, Professor of Radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.   Hepatocellular Carcinoma Application of […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – September 2020

The Growth Rate of Subsolid Lung Adenocarcinoma Nodules at Chest CT Constance de Margerie-Mellon, Long H Ngo, Ritu R Gill, Antonio C Monteiro Filho, Benedikt H Heidinger, Allison Onken, Mayra A Medina, Paul A VanderLaan, Alexander A Bankier https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/radiol.2020192322 Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Vienna seek to validate the exponential growth model for partially solid nodules (PSN’s) and ground glass […]

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What’s new in Breast Imaging – September 2020

  Nonmass Enhancement Breast Lesions: Diagnostic Performance of Kinetic Assessment on Ultrafast and Standard Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI in Comparison With Morphologic Evaluation Mori, N., Sheth, D., & Abe, H. (2020). American Journal of Roentgenology, 215(2), 511-518. Link: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32452698/ In this study, authors sought to determine if kinetic parameters from ultrafast and standard dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI […]

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What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – September 2020

  ABDOMINAL IMAGING   Evaluating changes in diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for appendicitis: does practice make perfect? Austin-Page LR, Pham PK, and Elkhunovich M. Evaluating changes in diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for appendicitis: does practice make perfect? Article in Press. J Emerg Med 2020; 1–10 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2020.06.001. Question(s) What are the changes in diagnostic accuracy of […]

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What’s new in Genitourinary Imaging – September 2020

  Novel T2 Mapping for Evaluating Cervical Cancer Features by Providing Quantitative T2 Maps and Synthetic Morphologic Images: A Preliminary Study Li S, Liu J, Zhang F, et al. Novel T2 Mapping for Evaluating Cervical Cancer Features by Providing Quantitative T2 Maps and Synthetic Morphologic Images: A Preliminary Study [published online ahead of print, 2020 […]

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What’s new in Gastrointestinal Imaging – September 2020

  Diagnostic Utility of CT and Fluoroscopic Esophagography for Suspected Esophageal Perforation in the Emergency Department Wei CJ, Levenson RB, Lee KS. Diagnostic Utility of CT and Fluoroscopic Esophagography for Suspected Esophageal Perforation in the Emergency Department [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 9]. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020;1-8. https://doi.org/10.2214/ajr.19.22166 This retrospective study evaluates […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – September 2020

Incidence and Predictors of Subsequent Surgery After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A 6-Year Follow-up Study MOON Knee Group Investigation performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA American Journal of Sports Medicine Background Causes of repeat surgery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction vary, however risk factors for these surgical procedures are not well […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – August 2020

Diagnostic Performance of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detecting Meniscal Ramp Lesions in Patients With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Koo B, Lee SH, Yun SJ, Song JG. Diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance imaging for detecting meniscal ramp lesions in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tears: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – August 2020

Thoracic   Using Quantitative Computed Tomographic Imaging to Understand Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease. State of the Art and Future Directions. Castillo-Saldana, D., et al. (2020). “Using Quantitative Computed Tomographic Imaging to Understand Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease: State of the Art and Future Directions.” J Thorac […]

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