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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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – May 2022

Richard Fagan – ACORE May Colonoscopy versus catheter angiography for lower gastrointestinal bleeding after localization on CT angiography. Tse JR, Felker ER, etal. J Am Coll Radiol. 2022;19:513-520   This study compared outcomes of catheter angiography (CA) versus colonoscopy after successful CT angiographic (CTA) localization of lower GI bleed. The primary outcomes that the authors […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging? – May 2022

ACORE GI- Dane Eskildsen Low-dose Abdominal CT for evaluating suspected appendicitis in adolescents and young adults: review of evidence – Korean Journal of Radiology Concerns about carcinogenic risk have prompted attempts to reduce CT radiation dose for diagnosis of appendicitis. One option to mitigate this risk is low-dose appendiceal CT (LDCT), although adoption has been […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – March 2022

Gastrointestinal Imaging ACORE Is the Mixed-Use of Magnetic Resonance Enterography and Computed Tomography Enterography Adequate for Routine Periodic Follow-Up of Bowel Inflammation in Patients with Crohn’s Disease? – J Ha et al. Korean Jor of Radiology Both CT enterography (CTE) and MR enterography (MRE) are considered appropriate for therapeutic monitoring of Chron’s disease (CD), specifically […]

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What’s New in Gastrointestinal Imaging – March 2022

Gastrointestinal Imaging ACORE Correlation and prognostic value of CT-detected extramural venous invasion and pathological lymph-vascular invasion in colon cancer. Guan, Z., Zhang, XY., Li, XT. et al. Abdom Radiol 47, 1232–1243 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-022-03414-7   For patients with colon cancer, radical surgical resection is the primary treatment method for local disease control. Patients with high risk […]

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What’s New in MSK Imaging? – March 2022

Cotyloid Fossa Coverage Percentages May Be Associated With Alpha Angle, Labral Tear, and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Femoroacetabular Impingement Yoichi Murata, Lauren Pierpoint,  Madeleine DeClercq,  Carly Lockard, Maitland Martin, Naomasa Fukase, Rui Soares, Patrick Quinn, Charles P Ho, Soshi Uchida, Marc J Philippon.   American Journal of Sports Medicine   https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34813404/   Background: Within the […]

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What’s New in Emergency Radiology? – March 2022

Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasound in Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis   Moghadam, M.N., Salarzaei, M. & Shahraki, Z. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in diagnosing acute appendicitis in pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Emerg Radiol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-022-02021-9   Clinical Question: What is the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound for the diagnosis […]

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