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Multi-parametric CT offers earlier detection for common liver disease

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:37h | UTC

Multi-Parametric CT Offers Earlier Detection for Common Liver Disease – Clinical Imaging

Original study: Utility of Multiparametric CT for Identification of High-Risk NAFLD – American Journal of Roentgenology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


Preliminary study suggests there may be a role for prostate cancer screening with magnetic resonance imaging

16 Feb, 2021 | 01:50h | UTC

Population-Based Prostate Cancer Screening With Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Ultrasonography: The IP1-PROSTAGRAM Study – JAMA Oncology

Commentaries: Short MRI Protocol Could Be Alternative for Prostate Cancer Follow-Up – Diagnostic Imaging AND Short MRI exam shows promise for prostate cancer screening follow-up – AuntMinnie (free registration required)


Commentary on Twitter


RCT: MRI-targeted biopsy safely reduces the need for biopsy in more than one-third of men at risk for prostate cancer

5 Feb, 2021 | 01:27h | UTC

Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging–Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Transrectal Ultrasonography Biopsy for Biopsy-Naive Men at Risk for Prostate Cancer: A Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology

Commentary: Clinical trial: Using MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis equals or beats current standard – Ontario Institute for Cancer Research AND Another Win for MRI and Targeted Prostate Biopsy – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related: MRI-Targeted, Systematic, and Combined Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – New England Journal of Medicine (study and commentaries) Negative Predictive Value of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System Era: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – European Urology AND Meta-Analysis: MRI plus Targeted Biopsy vs. Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer (studies and commentaries)


Cohort study: Tomographic radiation in patients who underwent appendectomy linked to increased risk of hematologic malignant neoplasms

22 Jan, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic Computed Tomographic Radiation in Patients Who Underwent Appendectomy – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Optimizing the Gold Standard—Low-Dose Computed Tomography Modalities as a Part of Clinical Practice in Acute Appendicitis Imaging – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic CT Radiation


Role of imaging in visceral vascular emergencies

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:14h | UTC

Role of imaging in visceral vascular emergencies – Insights into Imaging


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