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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What’s New in Breast Imaging – August 2021

Ultrafast Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Using Compressed Sensing: Associations of Early Kinetic Parameters With Prognostic Factors of Breast Cancer Kim, J. J., Kim, J. Y., Hwangbo, L., Suh, H. B., Son, Y., Nickel, M. D., & Grimm, R. (2021). Ultrafast Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI Using Compressed Sensing: Associations of Early Kinetic Parameters With Prognostic Factors of Breast […]

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What’s New in Neuroimaging – July 2021

Retinoblastoma: What the Neuroradiologist Needs to Know V.M. Silvera, J.B. Guerin, W. Brinjikji, and L.A. Dalvin American Journal of Neuroradiology; January 2021 This review article discusses the clinical presentation of retinoblastoma, ophthalmic imaging modalities, neuroradiology imaging features, and current treatment options with special emphasis on what the neuroradiologist should know. The neuroradiologist is involved in […]

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What’s New in Nuclear Medicine – July 2021

Association of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine with Ipsilateral Axillary Lymph Node Reactivity on Imaging Mehmet Emin Adin, Edvin Isufi, Michal Kulon, and Darko Pucar. JAMA Oncology. Published online June 10, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.1794 Background: There are multiple reports of COVID-19 vaccines resulting in ipsilateral axillary lymph node uptake on PET/CT imaging, which has led to unnecessary biopsies […]

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What’s New in Cardiothoracic Imaging – July 2021

  Application of N Descriptors Proposed by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer in Clinical Staging Hwayoung Song, Sung Hyun Yoon, Junghoon Kim, Jihang Kim, Kyoung Won Lee, Woojoo Lee, Seungjae Lee, Kwhanmien Kim, Choon-Taek Lee, Jin-Haeng Chung, Kyung Hee Lee. Radiology; 300:1–9, May 2021 Researchers from Seongam Citizen Medical Center in […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – May 2021

  Prevalence of Abnormal Coronary Findings on Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Among Young Adults Presenting With Chest Pain  Jeremy R. Burt, MD, Matthew Cody O’Dell, MD, Basel Yacoub, MD, Jordan Chamberlin, BS, Jeffrey Waltz, MD, Charlotte Wallace, MD, Madison Kocher, MD, Michael Sacerdote, MD, Antonio Gonzalez, MD, Nicholas Feranec, MD, Manuel Hernandez, MD, Ali Agha, […]

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What’s new in Gastrointestinal Imaging – June 2021

  Intraperitoneal Barium From Gastrointestinal Perforations: Reassessment of the Prognosis and Long-Term Effects  Ghahremani GG, Gore RM.   AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 May 6:1-7.  This article from AJR discusses a complication of intraperitoneal barium leak during radiologic evaluations of the gastrointestinal tract. This retrospective study from UCSD looked at 18 patients over a 30 […]

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What’s new in Genitourinary Imaging – June 2021

  Original Research    Pharmacokinetic modeling of dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE)-MRI in PI-RADS category 3 peripheral zone lesions: preliminary study evaluating DCE-MRI as an imaging biomarker for detection of clinically significant prostate cancers  Abreu-Gomez J, Lim C, Cron GO, Krishna S, Sadoughi N, Schieda N.   Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 Apr 5. doi: 10.1007/s00261-021-03035-6. Epub ahead […]

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