What’s new in Pediatric Imaging – April 2021

  BODY IMAGING   Assessment of distal ureteral and ureterovesical junction visualization on contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography. Benya E, Prendergast FM, Liu D, et al. Pediatr Radiol Published online 2021; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-021-04979-z. Question(s) Can contrast enhanced voiding urosonography (CEVUS) replace fluoroscopic voiding cystourethrogram in assessing the distal ureters and ureterovesical junction? Design Retrospective study between June 2018 […]

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What’s new in Breast Imaging – April 2021

  Imaging Surveillance of Breast Cancer Survivors with Digital Mammography versus Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Bahl, M., Mercaldo, S., Mccarthy, A. M., & Lehman, C. D. (2021). Radiology, 298(2), 308-316. doi:10.1148/radiol.2020201854 https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2020201854 In this study, the authors sought to compare the performance of two-dimensional digital mammography (DM) versus digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) for imaging surveillance of […]

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What’s new in Ultrasonography – April 2021

Primary Research Role of Sonographic Characteristics of Thyroid Bed Lesions Identified Following Thyroidectomy in the Diagnosis or Exclusion of Recurrent Cancer Frates MC, Parziale MP, Alexander EK, Barletta JA, Benson CB. Radiology. 2021 https://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2021201596 Background: Small lesions are often seen on US in the thyroid bed after thyroidectomy for malignancy. The significance of these lesions […]

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What’s new in Genitourinary Imaging – April 2021

  Original Research   Population-Based Prostate Cancer Screening With Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Ultrasonography The IP1-PROSTAGRAM Study Eldred-Evans D, Burak P, Connor MJ, Day E, Evans M, Fiorentino F, Gammon M, Hosking-Jervis F, Klimowska-Nassar N, McGuire W, Padhani AR, Prevost AT, Price D, Sokhi H, Tam H, Winkler M, Ahmed HU. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Mar […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – April 2021

  CT Phantom Evaluation of 67,392 American College of Radiology Accreditation Examinations: Implications for Opportunistic Screening of Osteoporosis Using CT Robert D. Boutin, MD, Andrew M. Hernandez, PhD, Leon Lenchik, MD, J. Anthony Seibert, PhD, Dustin A. Gress, MS and John M. Boone, PhD American Journal of Roentgenology https://www.ajronline.org/doi/abs/10.2214/AJR.20.22943 Background: The use of CT to screen for osteoporosis is possible because […]

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What’s new in Nuclear Medicine – March 2021

  Interim PET Evaluation in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Using Published Recommendations: Comparison of the Deauville 5-Point Scale and the ΔSUVmax Method. Jan Rekowski, Andreas Hüttmann, Christine Schmitz, Stefan P. Müller, Lars Kurch, Jörg Kotzerke, Christiane Franzius, Matthias Weckesser, Frank M. Bengel, Martin Freesmeyer, Andreas Hertel, Thomas Krohn, Jens Holzinger, Ingo Brink, Uwe Haberkorn, Fonyuy […]

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What’s new in Cardiothoracic Imaging – March 2021

  Performance of Chest Computed Tomography in Differentiating Coronavirus Disease 2019 From Other Viral Infections Using a Standardized Classification  Borges da Silva Teles, Gustavo, Kaiser Ururahy Nunes Fonseca, Eduardo, Yokoo, Patricia, et al. J Thorac Imaging. 2021;36(1):31-36. doi:10.1097/RTI.0000000000000563. Radiologists from the University of Sao Paulo report interesting outcomes from a retrospective study, wherein two thoracic radiologists evaluated […]

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What’s new in Neuroimaging – March 2021

  Recommendations for Neuroradiology Training during Radiology Residency by the American Society of Neuroradiology Section Chiefs Leadership Group Wintermark, J. Anderson, V. Gupta, T.A. Kennedy, L.A. Loevner, R.F. Riascos, C. Robson, G. Saigal and C. Glastonbury American Journal of Neuroradiology February 2021 https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A6968 Recommendations:  It is strongly recommended that radiology trainees have at least 16–24 […]

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What’s new in Liver Imaging – March 2021

  Targetoid appearance on T2-weighted imaging and signs of tumor vascular involvement: diagnostic value for differentiating HCC from other primary liver carcinomas Cannella, R., Fraum, T.J., Ludwig, D.R. et al. Eur Radiol (2021). Available from: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00330-021-07743-x Keywords: Hepatocellular carcinoma, Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, Magnetic resonance imaging. Clinical question: Can targetoid appearance on T2WI and signs of tumor vascular involvement be […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – February 2021

  Advanced MR imaging of bone marrow: quantification of signal alterations on T1-weighted Dixon and T2-weighted Dixon sequences in red marrow, yellow marrow, and pathologic marrow lesions Chayanit Sasiponganan, Kevin Yan, Parham Pezeshk, Yin Xi, Avneesh Chhabra Skeletal Radiology Background Radiologists interpreting MR images of skeletal lesions (or with incidental skeletal lesions) must assess signal […]

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