What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – Januray 2023

The development of a minimum dataset for MRI reporting of anorectal fistula: a multi-disciplinary, expert consensus process – European Radiology Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the gold standard for characterization of anal fistula (AF). Treatment of AF relies on accurate assessment of fistula anatomy, making imaging key to preoperative management. This study aims to improve […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – Januray 2023

The value of MSCT in evaluating the passability of bezoar by conservative treatment for bezoars-induced small bowel obstruction. Gao, W. Hua, Y. Meng, H. et al. Abdominal Radiology (2023) 48:236-243 Bezoar is an uncommonly encountered cause of small bowel obstruction. The most well known unique risk factor for bezoar formation is ingestion of hair, usually […]

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What’s New in Emergency Radiology? – November 2022

True-Positive Rate of RSNA Typical Chest CT Findings for COVID-19 Pneumonia in an Increasingly Vaccinated Population Polyakov, N. J., Som, A., Mercaldo, N. D., Di Capua, J., Little, B. P., & Flores, E. J. (2022). True-Positive Rate of RSNA Typical Chest CT Findings for COVID-19 Pneumonia in an Increasingly Vaccinated Population. Radiology, 220680. Advance online publication. […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – November 2022

MRI-Based Characterization of Intestinal Motility in Children and Young Adults with Newly Diagnosed Ileal Crohn Disease treated by biologic therapy: A controlled prospective study. Dillman JR, Tkach JA, et al. American Journal of Roentgenology. 219, October 2022   Crohn’s disease can lead to alterations in a patients bowel motility. These changes have previously been primarily […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – November 2022

Crohn’s disease active inflammation assessment with iodine density from dual-energy CT enterography: comparison with endoscopy and conventional interpretation – Abdominal Radiology Endoscopic healing is a widely accepted treatment target for Crohn’s disease (CD). Despite this, ileocolonoscopy cannot evaluate disease proximal to the terminal ileum (TI) and can miss submucosal inflammation in up to 57% of […]

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What’s New in MSK Imaging? – November 2022

  Anatomic Factors Associated with the Development of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rerupture in Men: A Case-Control Study Abdulhamit Misir, MD, Erdal Uzun, MD, Gokhan Sayer, MD, Betul Guney, MD, and Ahmet Guney, MD American Journal of Sports Medicine https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36074046/ Background:  Although several factors are associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rerupture, the effect of anatomic factors associated with ACL rupture on ACL rerupture development has not been […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging?

Computed tomography enterography predicts surgical-free survival in symptomatic stricturing Crohn’s disease. Duan M, Guan B, et al. Abdominal Radiology (2022) 47:3414-3423.   Stricturing in Crohn’s disease (CD) is a complication that affects more than 50% of CD patients in their lifetime. Strictures in CD are initially due to inflammation, but some strictures can develop histologic […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – September 2022

Interobserver variation in the interpretation of magnetic resonance enterography in Crohn’s disease – British Journal of Radiology   Magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) is highly accurate for diagnosing the presence and activity/severity of Crohn’s disease. Many of the imaging findings in Crohn’s disease, particularly early on, may be subtle, which leads to interobserver variation in image […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – July 2022

Extramural venous invasion (EMVI) revisited: a detailed analysis of various characteristics of EMVI and their role as a predictive imaging biomarker in the neoadjuvant treatment response in rectal cancer. Altinmakas E, Dogan H, et al. Abdominal Radiology. (2022) 47:1975-1987. A recently described parameter for assessing prognosis in rectal cancer is extramural venous invasion or EMVI. […]

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What’s New in MSK Imaging? – July 2022

Evolving Role of Dual-Energy CT in the Clinical Workup of Gout: A Retrospective Study Francis I. Baffour, MD, Andrea Ferrero, PhD, Gregory A. Aird, MD, Garret M. Powell, MD, Mark C. Adkins, MD, Delamo I. Bekele, MBBS, Matthew P. Johnson, MS, Joel G. Fletcher, MD and Katrina N. Glazebrook, MBChB   American Journal of Roentgenology   https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.21.27139?mobileUi=0   Background:  Dual-energy CT (DECT) allows noninvasive […]

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