Editor’s Choice

Each week, the Editor-in-Chief selects one particularly noteworthy new article. These articles are made open access and featured in this archive.


October 3, 2022

Ferumoxytol-Enhanced MRI in Children and Young Adults: State of the Art
Lisa C. Adams MD, Praveen Jayapal MD, Shakthi Kumaran Ramasamy MD, Wipawee Morakote MD, Kristen Yeom MD, PhD, Lucia Baratto MD, Heike E. Daldrup-Link MD, PhD
Off-label use of the iron oxide nanoparticle ferumoxytol as an MRI contrast agent represents an alternative to GBCAs for several clinical applications in children.


 

September 26, 2022

MRI Findings in Third-Trimester Opioid-Exposed Fetuses With Focus on Brain Measurements: A Prospective Multicenter Case-Control Study
Usha D. Nagaraj MD, Beth M. Kline-Fath MD, Bin Zhang PhD, Jennifer J. Vannest PhD, Xiawei Ou PhD, Weili Lin PhD, Ashley Acheson PhD, Karen Gewen PhD, P. Ellen Grant MD, Stephanie L. Merhar MD MS
The findings provide insight into the impact of prenatal opioid exposure on fetal brain development.


 

September 19, 2022

Detectability of Small Low-Attenuation Lesions With Deep Learning CT Image Reconstruction: A 24-Reader Phantom Study
Giuseppe V. Toia MD MS, David Zamora MS, Michael Singleton PhD, Arthur Liu BS, Edward Tan BS, Shuai Leng PhD, William P. Shuman MD, Kalpana M. Kanal PhD, Achille Mileto MD
Compared to FBP or IR methods at routine radiation levels, certain DLIR algorithm weightings yielded non-inferior low-contrast detectability with radiation reductions up to 90% as measured by 24 human readers, and up to 70% as assessed by a task-based observer mode.


 

September 12, 2022

Nomogram Using CT Radiomics Features for Differentiation of Pneumonia-Type Invasive Mucinous Adenocarcinoma and Pneumonia: Multicenter Development and External Validation Study
Xinxin Yu, PhD, Shuai Zhang PhD, Jingxu Xu MSc, Yong Huang PhD, Hao Luo, MSc, Chencui Huang MSc, Pei Nie PhD, Yan Deng PhD, Ning Mao PhD, Ran Zhang, MSc, Lin Gao MMed, Sha Li MMed, Bing Kang PhD, Ximing Wang PhD
The nomogram combining clinical variables and CT-based radiomics features outperformed the clinical model and two cardiothoracic radiologists in differentiating pneumonia-type invasive mucinous adenocarcinoma from pneumonia.


 

September 5, 2022

Utility of Normalized Body Composition Areas, Derived From Outpatient Abdominal CT Using a Fully Automated Deep Learning Method, for Predicting Subsequent Cardiovascular Events
Kirti Magudia MD PhD, Christopher P. Bridge D Phil, Camden P. Bay PhD, Subrina Farah MS, Ana Babic PhD, Florian J. Fintelmann MD, Lauren K. Brais MPH, Katherine P. Andriole MD PhD, Brian M. Wolpin MD MPH, Michael H. Rosenthal MD PhD
Fully automated and normalized body composition analysis of abdominal CT has promise to augment traditional cardiovascular risk prediction models.


 

August 29, 2022

Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Reactivity and Vessel-Wall Imaging in Patients With Prior COVID-19: A Prospective Case-Control MRI Study
Andrew L. Callen MD, Jody Tanabe MD, Ashesh A. Thaker MD, Rebecca Pollard MD, Brian Sauer MD PhD, William Jones MD, Jack Pattee PhD, Brandon Steach, Vincent Timpone MD
SARS-CoV2 infection is associated with chronic cerebrovascular reactivity impairment. The mechanistic basis is unknown from this study.


 

August 21, 2022

Best Practices: Indications and Procedural Controversies of Adrenal Vein Sampling for Primary Aldosteronism
Keith B Quencer MD, Abhilasha Singh MD, Anu Sharma MD
In this article, we provide background on primary hyperaldosteronism and performance of adrenal vein sampling (AVS) and then summarize the evidence supporting best practices for areas of controversy regarding how and when to perform AVS.


 

August 15, 2022

Machine-Learning Models for Prediction of Posttreatment Recurrence in Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Pretreatment Clinical and MRI Features: A Proof-of-Concept Study
Simon Iseke MS, Tal Zeevi MSc, Ahmet S Kucukkaya MS, Rajiv Raju MD, Moritz Gross MS, Stefan P Haider MS, Alexandra Petukhova-Greenstein MS, Tom N Kuhn MS, MingDe Lin PhD, Michal Nowak MD, Kirsten Cooper MD, Elizabeth Thomas MD, Marc-André Weber MD, David C Madoff MD, Lawrence Staib PhD, Ramesh Batra MD, Julius Chapiro MD PhD
Machine learning-based models applied to currently underutilized imaging features may help design more reliable criteria for organ allocation and liver transplant eligibility.


 

August 8, 2022

Pathologic Outcomes in Single Versus Multiple Areas of Architectural Distortion on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Lilian C Wang MD, Michelle Philip MD, Sonya Bhole MD, Sandra Rao MD, Dipti Gupta MD, David Schacht MD, Sarah M Friedewald MD, Rebekah Anders MD
These findings may help guide management of architectural distortion (AD) visualized by DBT, including multiple AD. For patients with multiple AD, biopsy of all areas may be warranted given variation in pathologic diagnoses.


 

August 1, 2022

Hepatic Adenoma Subtypes on Hepatobiliary Phase of Gadoxetic Acid-Enhanced MRI: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Tae-Hyung Kim MD, Sungmin Woo MD PhD, Sanam Ebrahimzadeh PhD, Matthew D. F. Mclnnes MD PhD, Scott R. Gerst MD, Richard K. Do MD PhD
Radiologists should recognize the low specificity of hepatobiliary phase iso- or hyperintensity on gadoxetic acid-enhanced MRI for differentiating focal nodular hyperplasia from certain hepatocellular adenoma subtypes.


 

July 25, 2022

Features of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension on MRI With MR Elastography: Prospective Comparison with Control Individuals and Assessment of Postintervention Changes
Patrice M. Cogswell MD PhD, Matthew C. Murphy PhD, Ajay A. Madhavan MD, M. Tariq Bhatti MD, Jeremy K. Cutsforth-Gregory MD, Matthew L. Senjem MS, John Huston III MD, John J. Chen MD PhD
Pituitary height and MR elastography-derived brain stiffness pattern score are established and novel indicators, respectively, of elevated ICP that change after interventions to lower ICP.


 

July 18, 2022

O-RADS Ultrasound Version 1: A Scenario-Based Review of Implementation Challenges
Mary Louise Gargan MBBCH, Mary C. Frates MD, Carol B. Benson MD, Yang Guo MD
Governing concepts in O-RADS US indicate situations where O-RADS US should not be used or when management may deviate from the system’s standard approach. This article describes clinical scenarios that illustrate these diagnostic challenges where O-RADS US does not apply or may be difficult to apply.


 

July 11, 2022

Detection of Incidental Pulmonary Embolism on Conventional Contrast-Enhanced Chest CT: Comparison of an Artificial Intelligence Algorithm and Clinical Reports
Kiran Batra MD, Yin Xi PhD, Khaled M Al-Hreish BS, Fernando Kay MD PhD, Travis Browning MD, Chris Baker MBA, Ronald M. Peshock MD
A commercial AI tool had NPV of 99.8% and PPV of 86.7% for detection of incidental PE on conventional contrast-enhanced chest CT examinations. Of 40 incidental PEs present in the study sample, 7 were detected only by the clinical reports, and 4 were detected only by AI.


 

July 5, 2022

Incidental Adrenal Nodules in Patients Without Known Malignancy: Prevalence of Malignancy and Utility of Washout CT for Characterization─A Multi-institutional Study
Michael T. Corwin, MD, Mohamed Badawy, MD, Elaine M. Caoili, MD, Benjamin W. Carney, MD, Ceylan Colak, MD, Khaled M. Elsayes, MD, Rosalind Gerson, MD, Sergio P. Klimkowski, MD, Rachel Mcphedran, MD, Amit Pandya, MD, Matthew E. Pouw, MD, Nicola Schieda, MD, Julie H. Song, MD, Erick M. Remer, MD
Washout CT has limited utility in the evaluation of incidental homogeneous adrenal nodulesthat measure >10 HU on unenhanced CT in patients without known malignancy.


 

June 27, 2022

Interventional Therapies for Osteoarthritis: An Update
Nicholas M. Beckmann MD, Emma E. Villamaria BSA
Growing evidence supports intra-articular injection of biologics (e.g. platelet-rich plasma or bone marrow aspirate concentrate) and prolotherapy as effective minimally invasive pharmacologic osteoarthritis treatment, with few systemic adverse reactions.


 

June 20, 2022

Impact of Artificial Intelligence Assistance on Chest CT Interpretation Times: A Prospective Randomized Study
Basel Yacoub MD, Akos Varga-Szemes MD PhD, U. Joseph Schoepf MD, Ismail M. Kabakus MD PhD, Dhiraj Baruah MD, Jeremy R. Burt MD, Gilberto J. Aquino MD, Allison K. Sullivan BS, Jim O’ Doherty PhD, Philipp Hoelzer PhD, Jonathan Sperl PhD, Tilman Emrich MD
Cardiothoracic radiologists exhibited a 22.1% reduction in chest CT interpretations times when having access to results from an automated AI support platform during real-world clinical practice.


 

June 13, 2022

Comparison of Outcomes for One-View Asymmetries Recalled From Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Versus Full-Field Digital Mammography Screening
Anna J. Gong BA, Derek L. Nguyen MD, Emerson E. lee AB, Lisa A. Mullen MD, Kelly S. Myers MD, Eniola Oluyemi MD, Emily B. Ambinder MD
DBT screening mammography reduces unnecessary recalls without altering PPV for asymmetry-associated malignancies.


 

June 6, 2022

CT-Derived Body Composition Assessment as a Prognostic Tool in Oncologic Patients: From Opportunistic Research to Artificial Intelligence-Based Clinical Implementation
David D.B. Bates MD, Perry J. Pickhardt MD
CT-based body composition measures of skeletal muscle, abdominal fat, and bone mineral density provide useful opportunistic information on frailty and cancer cachexia.


 

May 30, 2022

Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Procedures: A Review
Sara Dastmalchian MD, Hamed Aryafar MD, Sidhartha Tavi MBBS
Intravascular ultrasound guidance for TIPS procedures facilitates obtaining PV access through direct real-time visualization of the HV and PV puncture sites and other relevant anatomic structures.


 

May 23, 2022

Liver Transplant for Non-Hepatocellular Malignancies: A Review for Radiologists
Sean H. Kim BS, Benjamin Navot MD, Preethi Guniganti MD, Alexander Gavlin MD, Elizabeth M. Hecht MD, Andrea S. Kierans MD
This review provides an overview of transplant allocation and selection criteria in patients with non-HCC malignancy, with an emphasis on imaging features and the role of the radiologist.


 

May 16, 2022

Practice Management Strategies for Imaging Facilities Facing an Acute Iodinated Contrast Media
Joseph Cavallo MD MBA, Jay Pahade MD
This Clinical Perspective reviews iodinated contrast media conservation techniques that we have deployed, or are considering deploying, depending on the severity and length of the supply shortage.


 

May 9, 2022

Head-to-Head Comparison of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT and 99mTc-MDP Bone Scintigraphy for the Detection of Bone Metastases in Patients With Prostate Cancer: A Meta-Analysis
Gege Zhao MD, Bin Ji MD
According to current evidence, 99mTc-MDP BS is highly unlikely to be additive to 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT in identifying bone metastases in patients with prostate cancer.


 

May 2, 2022

Contrast‐ Enhanced Ultrasound Using Perfluorobutane: Impact of Proposed Modified LI-RADS Criteria on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Detection
Lingling Li MD, Wei Zheng MD, Jianwei Wang, Jing Han MD, Zhixing Guo MD, Yixin Hu MD, Xiaoxian Li MD, Jiznhua Zhou MD PhD
The findings support the use of a combined blood-pool and Kupffer-cell agent, with attention to Kupffer-phase findings, to improve HCC detection by contrast-enhanced ultrasound.


 

April 25, 2022

Multimodal Presurgical Evaluation of Medically Refractory Focal Epilepsy in Adults: An Update for Radiologists
Ceylan Z. Cankurtaran, Jessica Templer, Sarah K. Bandt, Ryan Avery, Tarek Hijaz, Erin McComb, Banjamin P. Liu, Stephan Schuele, Alexander Nemeth, Alexander Korutz
Utilization of multimodal advanced neuroimaging in conjunction with noninvasive and invasive electrophysiological methods during presurgical workup contributes to improved surgical outcomes


 

April 18, 2022

Coronary CTA With AI-QCT Interpretation: Comparison With Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Detection of Obstructive Stenosis Using Invasive Angiography as Reference Standard
Isabella Lipkin BA,Anha Telluri BA, Yumin Kim BA, Alfateh Sidahmed MD, Joseph M. Krepp MD, Brian G. Choi MD, Rebecca Jonas MD27; Hugo Marques, Hyuk-Jae Chang, MD PhD, Jung Hyun Choi, MD PhD, Joon-Hyung Doh, MD, Ae-Young Her, MD, Bon-Kwon Koo, MD PhD, Chang-Wook Nam, MD PhD, Hyung-Bok Park, MD, Sang-Hoon Shin, MD, Jason Cole, MD, Alessia Gimelli, MD, Muhammad Akram Khan, MD, Bin Lu, MD, Yang Gao, MD, Faisal Nabi, MD, Ryo Nakazato, MD, U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, Roel S. Driessen, MD, Michiel J. Bom, MD, James J. Jang, MD, Michael Ridner, MD, Chris Rowan, MD, Erick Avelar, MD, Philippe Généreux, MD, Paul Knaapen, MD, PhD, Guus A. de Waard, MD, Gianluca Pontone, MD, PhD, Daniele Andreini, MD, PhD, Mouaz H. Al-Mallah MD, Tami R. Crabtree MS, James P. Earls MD, Andrew D. Choi, MD and James K. Min, MD
A diagnostic algorithm incorporating coronary CTA with artificial intelligence-quantitative CT interpretation could allow substantial reductions in downstream invasive testing and costs.


 

April 11, 2022

Effect of Prostate MRI Interpretation Experience on PPV Using PI-RADS Version 2: A 6-Year Assessment Among Eight Fellowship-Trained Radiologist
Bassel R. Salka BSE, Prasad R. Shankar MD, Jonathan P. Troost PhD, Shokoufeh Khalatbari MS, MAtthew S. Davenport MD
If implementing a minimum training threshold for fellowship-trained abdominal radiologists, 50 prostate MRI examinations may be sufficient in the context of a quality assurance program with feedback.


 

April 4, 2022

Utility of Patient-Reported Risk Factors for Identifying Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease Prior to Outpatient CT: Comparison With Recent ACR/NKF Consensus Criteria
Nooshin Abbasi MD, Daniel I. Glazer MD, Sanjay Saini MD, Amita Sharma MBBS, Ramin Khorasani MD MPH
Application of ACR/NKF criteria would substantially reduce eGFR testing, though miss patients with renal dysfunction. The statement should consider omitting kidney surgery as trigger for eGFR testing and treating diabetes mellitus as a required trigger.


 

March 28, 2022

Update on Image-Guided Thermal Lung Ablation: Society Guidelines, Therapeutic Alternatives, and Postablation Imaging Findings
Mark C Murphy MBBCh BAO, Maria M Wrobel, Dane A Fisher MD, Alexis M Cahalane MBBch BAO, Florian J Fintelmann MD
This article reviews the role of image-guided thermal ablation in the care continuum of patients with thoracic neoplasms and discusses strategies to identify the optimal local therapy considering patient and tumor characteristics.


 

March 21, 2022

Meniscal Root Tears: An Update Focused on Preoperative and Postoperative MRI
Júlio Brandão Guimarães MD, PhD, Renan Nogueira Chemin MD, Flavia Ferreira Araujo MD, Thomas M. Link MD, PhD, Flávio Duarte Silva MD, Alexandre Bitar, MD, Marcelo Astolfi Caetano Nico, MD, Alípio Gomes Ormond Filho, MD
Radiologists should be familiar with direct and indirect signs of meniscal root tears on MRI, as well as with MRI-based classification of root tears.


 

March 14, 2022

Algorithmic Multimodality Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal CSF Leak and Venous Fistula in Patients With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension
Andrew L. Callen MD, Vincent M. Timpone MD, Adam Schwertner MD, David Zander MD, Fabio Grassia MD, Peter Lennarson MD, Joshua Seinfeld MD, Kevin O. Lillehei MD, Marius Birlea MD, Ashesh A. Thaker MD
This review provides an algorithmic framework for radiologists to approach the workup and treatment of patients with suspected spontaneous intracranial hypotension.


 

March 7, 2022

Neuropathy Score Reporting and Data System: A Reporting Guideline for MRI of Peripheral Neuropathy With a Multicenter Validation
Avneesh Chhabra MD, Swati D. Deshmukh MD, Amelie M. Lutz MD, Jan Fritz MD, Gustav Andreisek MD, Darryl B. Sneag MD, Ty Subhawong MD, Adam D. Singer MD, Philip K. Wong MD, Uma Thakur MD, Tarun Pandey MD, Majid Chalian MD, Bayan Mogharrabi BS, Mina Guirguis BS, Yin Xi PhD, Shivani Ahlawat MD
A new reporting and data system for standardized evaluation and reporting of peripheral nerve pathologies has been created and validated in a multicenter study.


 

February 28, 2022

Variant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Subtypes According to the 2019 WHO Classification: An Imaging-Focused Review
Liang Meng Low MD MSc, Hsien Min Low MBBS, Jin-Young Choi MD, Hyung-Jin Rhee MD, Chin Fong Won MBBS, Cher Heng Tan MBBS
Familiarity with the variant subtypes of hepatocellular carcinoma and their imaging features may allow the radiologist to suggest their presence, though histologic analysis remains needed to establish the diagnosis.


 

February 21, 2022

Interobserver Agreement for CT and MRI Findings of Chronic Pancreatitis in Children: A Multicenter Ancillary Study Under the INSPPIRE Consortium
Andrew T. Trout, MD, Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD, Sudha A. Anupindi, MD, Megan B. Marine, MD, Michael Murati, MD, Andrew S. Phelps, MD, Mitchell A. Rees, MD, Judy H. Squires, MD, Kate. M. Ellery, DO, Cheryl E. Gariepy, MD, Asim Maqbool, MD, Brian A. McFerron, MD, Emily R. Perito, MD, Sarah J. Schwarzenberg, MD, Bin Zhang, PhD, Dana K. Anderson, MD, Mark E. Lowe, MD, PhD, Aliye Uc, MD
Interobserver agreement for findings of chronic pancreatitis in children was generally fair to moderate, highlighting challenges in interpretation and need for standardized and/or objective criteria.


 

February 14, 2022

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) a Pipe Dream? Why Legal Issues Present Significant Hurdles to AI Autonomy
Jonathan L. Mezrich, MD, JD, LLM, MBA
While technological hurdles to autonomous AI in radiology may ultimately be overcome, formidable legal hurdles also may influence AI’s impact on the specialty.


 

February 7, 2022

Management of Architectural Distortion on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis With Nonmalignant Pathology at Biopsy
Juan Villa Camacho MD, Manisha Bahl MD MPH
Imaging surveillance rather than surgery can be considered for architectural distortion yielding radial scar without atypia and other concordant benign pathologies without atypia at biopsy.


 

January 31, 2022

Lung-RADS Category 3 and 4 Nodules on Lung Cancer Screening in Clinical Practice
Dexter P. Mendoza MD, Milena Petranovic MD, Avik Som MD PhD, Markus Y Wu MD, Esther Y. Park MD, Eric W. Zhang MD, John M. Archer MD, Shaunagh McDermott MBBCh, Melin Khandekar MD PhD, Michael Lanuti MD, Justin F Gainor MD, Inga T. Lennes MD MPH MBA, Jo-Anne O. Shepard MD, Subba R. Digumarthy MD
Lung-RADS may yield different results when applied in clinical practice rather than in research settings. Continued revision is warranted to optimize the system’s utility.


 

January 24, 2022

Lymphatic Anomalies in Children: Update on Imaging Diagnosis, Genetics and Treatment
Elizabeth Snyder, M.D., Asha Sarma, M.D., Alexandra J. Borst, M.D., Aylin Tekes, M.D.
Radiologists play a critical role in the diagnosis, evaluation, and multidisciplinary management of patients with lymphatic anomalies, and knowledge of associated imaging findings is essential.


 

January 17, 2022

Whole-Spine MRI in Children with Suspected Abusive Head Trauma
Boaz Karmazyn, M.D., Thomas A Reher, M.D., Nucharin Supakul M.D., Drew A. Streicher M.D., Neud Kiros B.S., Nicklaus Diggins B.S., S. Gregory Jennings M.D., George J. Eckert B.S., Roberta A. Hibbard M.D., Rupa Radhakrishnan, M.D.
When performing spine MRI in children with suspected abusive head trauma, whole-spine MRI rather than cervical spine MRI may be warranted, to avoid missing isolated thoracolumbar injuries.


 

January 10, 2022

Automated Brain Volumetry in Patients With Memory Impairment: Comparison of Conventional and Ultrafast 3D T1-weighted MRI Sequences Using Two Software Packages
Young Jin Jeo, MD, Hye Jin Baek, MD, PhD, Stefan Skare, PhD, Ho-Joon Lee, MD, Dong-Hyun Kim, PhD, Junho Kim, Seokho Yoon, MD
The ultrafast T1W sequence facilitates brain volumetry in patients with motion, though the current conventional T1W sequence remains preferred when of sufficient quality


 

January 3, 2022

Multiinstitutional Evaluation of the Liver Surface Nodularity Score on CT for Staging Liver Fibrosis and Predicting Liver-Related Events in Patients with Hepatitis C
Asser Abou Elkassem, MD, Brian C. Allen, MD, Seth T. Lirette, PhD, Kelly L. Cox, DO, Erick M. Remer, MD, Perry J. Pickhardt, MD, Meghan G. Lubner, MD, Claude B. Sirlin, MD, Timothy Dondlinger, BS, MBA, Michael Schmainda, BSME, MBA, Robert B. Jacobus, BSME, MBA, MiF, Paige E. Severino, BSME, Andrew D. Smith, MD, PhD
This multiinstitutional study externally validates the liver surface nodularity score as a predictor of advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with chronic liver diseae from hepatitis C virus.


 

December 27, 2021

Parathyroid 4D CT in Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Exploration of Size Measurements for Identifying Multigland Disease and Guiding Biochemically Successful Parathyroidectomy
Paul M. Bunch, MD, Aakshit Goyal, MD, Christian D. Valenzuela, MD, Reese W. Randle, MD
Use of 4D CT to predict the parathyroid glands requiring removal to achieve biochemically successful parathyroidectomy would facilitate individualized operative planning in patients with PHPT.


 

December 20, 2021

MRI Screening of BRCA Mutation Carriers: Comparison of Standard Protocol and Abbreviated Protocols With and Without T2-Weighted
Isaac Daimel Naranjo, MD, Julie Sogani, MD, Carolina Saccarelli, MD, Joao V. horvat, MD, Varadan Sevilimedu, MBBS, DrPH, Mary C. Hughes, MD, Roberto Lo Gullo, MD, Maxine S. Jochelson, MD, Jeffrey Reiner, MD, Kayja Pinker, MD, PhD
The findings support implementation of abbreviated MRI with T2W imaging for breast cancer screening in patients with BRCA mutations.


 

December 13, 2021

LR-M Observations on Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Additional Features in Comparison with Current LI-RADS Criteria
Meng-Fei Xian, MD, Yang Huang, PhD, MD, Wen-Xuan Xie, PhD, MD, Kang-Ming Pan, MD, Dan Zeng, MD, Hui Huang, MD, Ming-De Li, MD, Xiao-Yan Xie, PhD, MD, Ming Kuang, PhD, MD, Ming-De Lu, PhD, MD, Li-Da Chen, PhD, MD, Wei Wang, PhD, MD
Chaotic vessels and peripheral circular arteries are complementary contrast-enhanced ultrasound features that detect HCC among LR-M observations with high specificity, potentially avoiding the need for biopsy.


 

December 6, 2021

Epicardial Adipose Tissue Attenuation and Fat Attenuation Index: Phantom Study and In-Vivo Measurements With Photon-Counting CT
Victor Mergen, MD, Emanuel Ried, MD, Thomas Allmendinger, PhD, Thomas Sartoretti, BMed, Kai Higashigaito, MD, Robert Manka, MD, Andre Euler, MD, Hatem Alkadhi, MD, MPH, Matthias Eberhard, MD
This study represents an important step in establishing the translational potential of paramagnetic rim lesions at 1.5 T as a marker of chronic CNS inflammation in multiple sclerosis.The findings may help standardize evaluation of pericoronary inflammation by photon-counting detector CT as a measure of patients’ cardiac risk.


 

November 29, 2021

Paramagnetic Rim Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis: Comparison of Visualization at 1.5-T and 3-T MRI
Christopher C. Hemond, Daniel S. Reich, Sathish K. Dundumadappa
This study represents an important step in establishing the translational potential of paramagnetic rim lesions at 1.5 T as a marker of chronic CNS inflammation in multiple sclerosis.


 

November 22, 2021

Hepatic Steatosis: CT-based Prevalence in Adults in China and the United States and Associations with Age, Sex, and Body Mass Index
Zhe Guo MD, Glen M. Blake, PhD, Peter M. Graffy, BA, Veit Sandfort, MD, Ronald M. Summers, MD, PhD, KAi Li, MD, Shaoqi Xu, MD, Yizhong Chen, MD, Jun Zhou, MD, Jiman Shao, MD, Yonghong Jiang, MD, Haibo Qu, MD, Baoqing Li, MD, Xiaoguang Cheng, MD, Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
Calibrated CT measurements could be useful for population-level screening for hepatic steatosis, particularly given the weak association of liver fat content and BMI.


 

November 15, 2021

Combination of Iterative Metal Artifact Reduction and Virtual Monoenergetic Reconstruction Using Split-Filter Dual-Energy CT in Patients With Dental Artifact on Head and Neck CT
Alexander Marcel Alfred Schmidt, Jan-Peter Grunz, Bernhard Petritsch, Philipp Gruschwitz, Jonas Knarr, Henner Huflage, Thorsten Alexander Bley, Aleksander KosmalaD
Virtual monoenergetic reconstruction and iMAR techniques, using split-filter dual-energy CT, may be combined for clinical head and neck imaging to reduce artifact from dental hardware and improve image quality.


 

November 9, 2021

Deep Learning Algorithms for Interpretation of Upper Extremity Radiographs: Laterality and Technologist Initial Labels as Confounding Factors
Paul H. Yi, MD, Patrick Malone, MD, PhD, Cheng Ting Lin, MD, Ross W. Filice, MD
Potential radiographic confounding features should be considered when curating data for radiology CNN development.


 

November 2, 2021

Interpretations of Examinations Outside of Radiologists' Fellowship Training: Assessment of Discrepancy Rates Among 5.9 Million Examinations from a National Teleradiology Databank
Suzanne Chong, MD, MS, Tarek Hanna, MD, Christine Lamoureux, MD, MS, Tianwen Ma, MS, Scott Weber, MA, Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD, Eric Friedberg, MD, Robert S. Pyatt Jr., MD, Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, Timothy D. Johnson, PhD
The findings support multispecialty radiologist practice in acute community settings. Efforts to match examination and interpreting radiologist subspecialty may not reduce diagnostic discrepancies.


 

October 25, 2021

Cost-Effectiveness of Follow-up Ultrasound for Incidental Thyroid Nodules on CT
Mark M. Hammer, MD, Chung Yin Kong, PhD
Follow-up ultrasound for thyroid nodules incidentally detected on CT is likely not cost-effective in older patients. Follow-up for most thyroid nodules in younger patients may be cost-effective.


 

October 18, 2021

Progression Rates of LR-2 and LR-3 Observations on MRI to Higher LI-RADS Categories in Patients at High Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Retrospective
Damithri Ranathunga, MBBS, Heba Osman, MD, Nayaar Islam, BHSc, Matthew DF McInnes, MD, PhD, Javeria Munir, MD, Christian B. van der Pol, MD, Mohamed Elfaal, MB Bch, MSc, Cynthia Walsh, MD
Based on progression to LR-4 or LR-5, LR-2 and LR-3 observations showed lower progression rates than reported in studies incorporating pathology in determining progression.


 

October 11, 2021

Synthetic Extracellular Volume Fraction Derived Using Virtual Unenhanced Attenuation of Blood on Dual-Energy Contrast-Enhanced Cardiac CT in Nonischemic
Na Young Kim, MD, Dong Jin Im, MD, Jong-Chan Youn, MD, PhD, Yoo Jin Hong, MD, PhD, Byoung Wook Choi, MD, PhD, Seok-Min Kang, MD, PhD, Hye-Jeong Lee, MD, PhD
Synthetic hematocrit calculating using the virtual unenhanced attenuation of blood may provide myocardial extracellular volume measurements from contrast-enhanced dual-energy CT without blood sampling or separate unenhanced CT acquisition.


 

October 4, 2021

Image Quality and Diagnostic Performance of Accelerated Shoulder MRI With Deep Learning-Based Reconstruction
Jisook Yi, Seok Hahn, Ho-Joon Lee, Yedaun Lee, Yun-Jung Lim, Jin-Young Bang, Hyunwoong Kim, Joonsung Lee
Accelerated sequences with deep learning reconstruction provide a 67% reduction in scan time with preserved image quality and diagnostic performance compared with standard sequences for shoulder MRI


 

September 27, 2021

Consensus Definitions and Interpretation Templates for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Defecatory Pelvic Floor Disorders: Proceedings of the Consensus Meeting of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the Society of Abdominal Radiology, the International Continence Society, the American Urogynecologic Society, the International Urogynecological Association, and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
Brooke H. Gurland, MD, Gaurav Khatri, MD, Roopa Ram, MD, Tracy L. Hull, MD, Ervin Kocjancic, MD, Lieschen H. Quiroz, MD, Rania F. El Sayed, MD, Kedar R. Jambhekar, MD, Victoria Chernyak, MD, MS, Raj Mohan Paspulati, MD, Vipul R. Sheth, MD, PhD, Ari M. Steiner, MD, Amita Kamath, MD, S. Abbas Shobeiri, MD, MBA, Milena M. Weinstein, MD, Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH, on behalf of the Members of the Expert Workgroup on Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pelvic Floor Disorders
The recommendations included in this article represent the work of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium Working Group on Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pelvic Floor Disorders. The objective was to generate inclusive, rather than prescriptive, guidance for all practitioners, irrespective of discipline, involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients with pelvic floor disorders.


 

September 20, 2021

Physician Burnout in Radiology: Perspectives From the Field
Cheri Canon, MD, Jeffrey Forris Beecham Chick, MD, MPH, Ivan Dequesada, MD, Richard B. Gunderman, MD, PhD, Noelle Hoven, MD, Ashley Elizabeth Prosper, MD
Radiologists from a diversity of backgrounds, practice settings, and career stages were asked for their perspectives on burnout.


 

September 13, 2021

Prediction of Early Treatment Response in Multiple Myeloma Using MY-RADS Total Burden Score, ADC, and Fat Fraction From Whole-Body MRI: Impact of Anemia on Predictive Performance
Huazheng Dong, Wenyang Huang, Xiaodong Ji, Lixiang Huang, Dehui Zou, Mu Hao, Shuhui Deng, Zhiwei Shen, Xiudi Lu, Jian Wang, Zhiyi Song, Xuening Zhang, Huadan Xue, Shuang Xia
Findings from whole-body MRI, incorporating MY-RADS, may be used to guide early treatment decisions in the subset of patients with multiple myeloma who do not have anemia.


 

September 6, 2021

Sporadic Primary Pheochromocytoma: A Prospective Intra-Individual Comparison of Six Imaging Tests (CT, MRI, and PET/CT Using 68Ga-DOTATATE, FDG, 18F-FDOPA, and 18F-FDA)
Abhishek Jha, Mayank Patel, Jorge A. Carrasquillo, Alexander Ling, Corina Millo, Babak Saboury, Clara C. Chen, Paul Wakim, Melissa K. Gonzales, Leah Meuter, Marianne Knue, Sara Talvacchio, Peter Hescovitch, Jaydira Del Rivero, Alice P. Chen, Naris Nilubol, David Taïeb, Frank I. Lin, Ali Cahid Civelek, Karel Pacak
Findings from this small intra-individual comparative study support 18F-FDOPA PET/CT as a preferred first line imaging modality in evaluation of sporadic PHEO.


 

August 30, 2021

Learning Curve for CT-Guided Percutaneous Transthoracic Core Needle Biopsy: Retrospective Evaluation Among 17 Thoracic Imaging Fellows at a Tertiary Referral Hospital
Rohee Park, MD, Sang Min Lee, MD, Seonok Kim, MSc, Sohee Park, MD, Jooae Choe, MD, Kyung-Hyun Do, MD, Joon Beom Seo, MD
For CT-guided percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy, at least 37 and 52 procedures are required to achieve acceptable diagnostic accuracy and false negative rate, respectively. Not all operators achieved acceptable complication rates.


 

August 23, 2021

Contrast-Enhanced T1-Weighted Head and Neck MRI: Prospective Intraindividual Image Quality Comparison of Spiral GRE, Cartesian GRE, and Cartesian TSE Sequences
Elisabeth Sartoretti, Sabine Sartoretti-Schefer, MD, Luuk van Smoorenburg, BSc, Christoph A. Binkert, MD, Árpád Schwenk, MD, Andreas Gutzeit, MD, Manoj Mannill, MD, Msc, Michael Wyss, Bsc, Thomas Sartoretti, BMed
3D spiral GRE sequence may help overcome certain challenges of conventional Cartesian sequences for head and neck MRI.


 

August 16, 2021

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Staging: Differences Between Radiologic and Pathologic Systems and Relevance to Patient Selection and Outcomes in Liver Transplantation
Guilherme Moura Cunha, MD, Mojgan Hosseini, MD, Alessandro Furlan, MD, Kathryn J. Fowler, MD
Higher congruency between pathology and radiology staging systems for hepatocellular carcinoma may further advance the understanding of radiopathologic phenotypes of disease and their prognostic value.


 

August 9, 2021

Mammographic Surveillance After Breast Conserving Therapy: Impact of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Artificial Intelligence-Based Computer-Aided Detection
Jung Hyun Yoon, MD, PhD, Eun-Kyung Kim, MD, PhD, Ga Ram Kim, MD, PhD, Kyunghwa Han, PhD, Hee Jung Moon, MD, PhD
AI-CAD is a useful adjunct for reducing false-positive findings when performing surveillance mammography after breast conserving therapy.


 

August 2, 2021

Atypical Metastases in the Abdomen and Pelvis From Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer: 11C-Choline PET/CT Imaging With Multimodality
Anurima Patra, MD, Hala Khasawneh, MBBS, Garima Suman, MD, Mark A. Nathan, MD, Annie T. Packard, MD, Geoffrey B. Johnson, MD, PhD, Ajit H. Goenka, MD
Knowledge of atypical metastases’ pathophysiology, imaging features, and relevant pitfalls is necessary given their implications for treatment, prognosis, clinical trial eligibility, and patient counseling.


 

July 26, 2021

DUAL-ENERGY CT-DERIVED ELECTRON DENSITY FOR DIAGNOSING METASTATIC MEDIASTINAL LYMPH NODES IN NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER: COMPARISON WITH CONVENTIONAL CT AND FDG PET/CT FINDINGS
Hiroaki Nagano, MD, Koji Takumi, MD, PhD, Masatoyo Nakajo, MD, PhD, Yoshihiko Fukukura, MD, PhD, Yuichi Kumagae, MD, PhD, Megumi Jinguji, MD, PhD, Astushi Tani, MD, PhD, Takashi Yoshiura, MD, PhD
Electron density derived from dual-energy CT may help diagnose metastatic lymph nodes in non-small cell lung cancer given decreased electron density in metastatic nodes.


 

July 19, 2021

Feasibility and Safety of Neonatal Brain Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: A Prospective Study Using MRI as Reference Standard
Judy H. Squires, MD, Nancy H. Beluk, Vince K. Lee, Toby D. Yanowitz, MD, Serter Gumus, MD, Subramaniam Subramaniam, MD, Ashok Panigrahy, MD
This prospective study in 26 neonates demonstrated that brain contrast-enhanced ultrasound, performed portably in the NICU, is feasible, safe, and more rapid than MRI, with almost perfect inter-reader agreement.


 

July 12, 2021

MRI EVALUATION OF PATIENTS BEFORE AND AFTER INTERVENTIONS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA: AN UPDATE
Teresa Diaz, MD, Benjamin Benson, MD, Alexander Clinkenbeard, MD, Jeremiah Long, MD, Akira Kawashina, MD, PhD, Motoyo Yano, MD,
Radiologists should be familiar with the appearance of the prostate on MRI after these interventions (holmium laser enucleation, photoselecdtive vaporization, water vapor thermal therapy, and permanent metallic device implantation) as well as with postprocedural complications encountered on imaging.


 

July 5, 2021

CAR T-CELL THERAPY: AN UPDATE FOR RADIOLOGISTS
Justin G. Yoon, BS, Daniel Smith, MD, Sree H. Tirumani, MD, Paolo F. Caimi, MD, Nikhil Ramaiya, MD
Radiologists should understand the clinical and imaging findings of CAR T-cell related toxicities, including cytokine release syndrome (CRS) and immune effector cell-associated neurotoxicity syndrome (ICANS).


 

June 28, 2021

CSF-VENOUS FISTULAS: ANATOMY AND DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
Peter G. Kranz, MD, Linda Gray, MD, Michael D. Malinzak, MD, PhD, Jessica L. Houk, MD, Dong Kun Kim, MD, Timothy J. Amrhein, MD
Specialized imaging tests have been developed to help detect CSF-venous fistulas; selecting an appropriate modality requires an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each.


 

June 21, 2021

CT ABNORMALITIES OF THE PANCREAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SUBSEQUENT DIAGNOSIS OF CLINICAL STAGE I PANCREATIC DUCTAL ADENOCARCINOMA
Fumihito Toshima, MD, PhD, Ryosuke Watanabe, MD, Dai Inoue, MD, PhD, Norihide Yoneda, MD, PhD, Tatsuya Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Naoki Sasahira, MD, PhD, Takashi Sasaki, MD, PhD, Masato Matsuyama, MD, PhD, Kaori Minehiro, MD, Ukihide Tateishi, MD, PhD, Toshifumi Gabata, MD, PhD
Focal pancreatic abnormalities predicting subsequent PDAC development, including atrophy, faint enhancement, and MPD change, could allow an earlier diagnosis, thereby improving management and prognosis.


 

June 14, 2021

STRUCTURAL HEART 4D FLOW MRI FOR HEMODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT: HOW WE DO IT
Kathleen Jacobs, MD, Lewis Hahn, MD, Michael Horowitz, MD, PhD, Seth Kligerman, MD, Shreyas Vasanawala, MD, PhD, Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
4D Flow MRI is a highly valuable technique for comprehensive clinical evaluation of structural heart defects, though requires radiologist awareness of various pearls and pitfall.




June 7, 2021

FEVER: THE FLEXED ELBOW VALGUS EXTERNAL ROTATION VIEW FOR MRI EVALUATION OF THE ULNAR COLLATERAL LIGAMENT IN THROWING ATHLETES— A PILOT STUDY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PITCHERS
Pamela J Lund, Gary Waslewski, Ken Crenshaw, Mari Schenk, Graham Munday, Thomas Knoblauch, Alan Rodriguez, Travis Snyder
FEVER view achieves valgus stress as indicated by joint space widening and improves diagnostic confidence, potentially improving MRI evaluation of the ulnar collateral ligament in throwing athletes.




May 31, 2021

DEVELOPMENT OF BRAIN METASTASES IN PATIENTS WITH NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER AND NO BRAIN METASTASES AT INITIAL STAGING EVALUATION: CUMULATIVE INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTOR ANALYSIS
Minjae Kim, MD, Chong Hyun Suh, MD, PhD, Sang Min Lee, MD, PhD, Ji Eun Park, MD, PhD, Ho Cheol Kim, MD, Seon-Ok Kim, MSc, Ayal A. Aizer, MD, Ted K. Yanagihara, MD, PhD, Harrison X. Bai, MD, Jeffrey P. Guenette, MD, Raymond Y. Huang, MD, Ho Sung Kim, MD, PhD
Surveillance brain MRI at 12 months after initial evaluation in the identified high risk patient groups may allow earlier targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.




May 24, 2021

ROLE OF ULTRASOUND AND MRI IN DIAGNOSIS OF SEVERE PLACENTA ACCRETA SPECTRUM DISORDER: AN INTRAINDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT WITH EMPHASIS ON PLACENTAL BULGE
Shanigarn Thiravit, MD, Kimberly Ma, MD, Inessa Goldman, MD, Pharuhas Chanprapaph, MD, Priyanka Jha, MBBS, Daniel S. Hippe, MS, Manjiri Dighe, MD
Placental bulge sign on either prenatal US or MRI may help diagnose severe placenta accreta spectrum warranting hysterectomy rather than conservative management.




May 17, 2021

ANALYSIS OF 612 BENIGN PAPILLOMAS DIAGNOSED AT CORE BIOPSY: RATE OF UPGRADE TO MALIGNANCY, FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH UPGRADE, AND A PROPOSAL FOR SELECTIVE SURGICAL EXCISION
Su-Ju Lee, MD, Rifat A. Wahab, DO, Lawrence D. Sobel, MD, Bin Zhang, PhD, Ann L. Brown, MD, Kyle Lewis, MD, Charmi Vijapura, MD, Mary C. Mahoney, MD
The proposed criteria for selective surgery of benign papillomas on core biopsy would reduce surgeries without delaying diagnosis of malignancy.




May 10, 2021

SUBLOBAR RESECTION IN STAGE IA NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER: ROLE OF PREOPERATIVE CT FEATURES IN PREDICTING PATHOLOGIC LYMPHOVASCULAR INVASION AND POSTOPERATIVE RECURRENCE
Jooae Choi, Mi Young Kim, Jae Kwang Yun, Geun Dong Lee, Yong-Hee Kim, Sehoon Choi, Dong Kwan Kim
The identified CT features may help identify which patients with stage IA non-small cell lung cancer are optimal candidates for sublobar resection rather than more extensive surgery.




May 3, 2021

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED OMENTAL BIOPSY: DIAGNOSTIC YIELD AND ASSOCIATION WITH CT FEATURES BASED ON A SINGLE-INSTITUTION 18-YEAR SERIES
Alberto A. Perez, BE, Meghan G. Lubner, MD, Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
US-guided biopsy of suspected omental disease identified on CT provides a safe and effective means for tissue diagnosis and warrants consideration as first line biopsy approach.




April 26, 2021

CONTRAST-ENHANCED ULTRASOUND IN CHILDREN: IMPLEMENTATION AND KEY DIAGNOSTIC
Judy H. Squires, MD, M. Beth McCarville, MD
This review explores the implementation of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in children, describing basic principles of ultrasound contrast agents and CEUS technique and summarizing current and potential diagnostic applications based on pediatric-specific supporting evidence.




April 19, 2021

MRI VISUALIZATION OF POLYETHYLENE POST FRACTURES IN POSTERIOR STABILIZED TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY
Meghan Sahr, MD, Hollis Potter, MD, Yoshimi Endo, MD
We show that MRI can noninvasively detect post fractures, facilitated by an optimized protocol including a metal-artifact reduction technique such as multspectral imaging.




April 12, 2021

PREOPERATIVE CT FINDINGS FOR PREDICTING ACUTE EXACERBATION OF INTERSTITIAL PNEUMONIA AFTER LUNG CANCER SURGERY: A MULTICENTER CASE-CONTROL STUDY
Yoshiyuki Ozawa, MD, PhD, Yuta Shubamoto, MD, PhD, Marehiko Hiroshima, MD, Motoo Nakagawa, MD, PhD, Asami Ono, MD, PhD, Ryota Hanaoka, MD, PhD, Asako Yamamoto, MD, PhD, Junya Tominaga, MD, PhD, Hiroshi Kawada, MD, PhD, Mitsuhiro Koyama, MD, PhD, Koji Takumi, MD, PhD, Maho Tsubakimoto, MD, PhD, Ryoko Egashira, MD, PhD, Fumiyasu Tsushima, MD, PhD, Yasuka Kikuchi, MD, PhD, Yuchiro Izumi, MD, PhD, Takasuke Ushio, MD, Masatoshi Kimura, MD, Shintaro Ichikawa, MD, PhD, Noriko Kitamura, MD, PhD, Shoichiro Matsushita, PhD, Kenzo Okauchi, MD, PhD, Toshihiro O'uchi, MD, PhD, Hiroyuki Ishikawa, MD, PhD, Manasori Kitase, MD, PhD
Ground glass opacity, consolidation, and pulmonary trunk enlargement on preoperative CT predict acute exacerbation in patients with interstitial pneumonia undergoing lung cancer surgery.




April 5, 2021

TWO MILLISIEVERT VERSUS CONVENTIONAL-DOSE CT FOR RIGHT COLONIC DIVERTICULITIS AS AN ALTERNATE DIAGNOSIS OF APPENDICITIS: SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF LARGE PRAGMATIC RANDOMIZED TRIAL
Hae Young Kim, MD, PhD, Seungjae Lee, MS, Dong Hwan Kim, MD, Yousun Ko, PhD, Ji Hoon Park, MD, PhD, Ara Ko, MD, Seok Min Jeong, MD, Sung Bin Park, MD, PhD, Kyoung Ho Lee, MD, PhD, for the LOCAT group
By mitigating concern of missed diagnosis of right colonic diverticulitis, the results further support the use of low-dose CT in patients with suspected appendicitis.




March 29, 2021

ADDING DELAYED PHASE IMAGES TO DUAL-PHASE CONTRAST-ENHANCED CT INCREASES SENSITIVITY FOR SMALL PANCREATIC DUCTAL ADENOCARCINOMA
Yoshihiko Fukukura, MD, PhD, Yuichi Kumagae, MD, PhD, Yosuke Fujisaki, MD, Ryoji Yamagishi, MD, Shinya Nakamura, MD, Junki Kamizono, MD, Masanori Nakajo, MD, PhD, Kiyohisa Kamimura, MD, PhD, Hiroaki Nagano, MD, Koji Takumi, MD, PhD, and Takashi Yoshiura, MD, PhD
Addition of delayed phase to pancreatic and portal venous phase CT increases sensitivity for small PDAC without loss of specificity, partly related to delayed phase hyperattenuation of some small PDACs showing pancreatic phase isoattenuation.




March 22, 2021

CONTRAST-ENHANCED MAMMOGRAPHY FOR NEWLY DIAGNOSED BREAST CANCER IN WOMEN WITH BREAST AUGMENTATION: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS
Molly Carnahan, MD, Barbara Pockaj, MD, Victor Pizzitola, MD, Marina Giurescu, MD, Roxanne Lorans, MD, William Eversman, MD, Richard Sharpe, MD, Patricia Cronin, MD, Bhavika K. Patel, MD
This preliminary study shows concordance between contrast-enhanced mammography and MRI in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer and breast augmentation.




March 15, 2021

LATERAL MENISCUS POSTERIOR ROOT INJURY: MRI FINDINGS IN CHILDREN WITH ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT TEAR
Jie C. Nguyen, MD, MS, Soroush Baghdadi, MD, J. Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD, Alyssa Sze, BA, Andressa Guariento, MD, Theodore J. Ganley, MD, Ann M. Johnson, MD
Among MRI findings evaluated for preoperative diagnosis of lateral meniscus posterior root tear, tear involving any segment of the root proper had strongest performance; associated findings had high specificity but low sensitivity.




March 8, 2021

PPV AND DETECTION RATE OF MT-SDNA, FIT, AND CT COLONOGRAPHY FOR ADVANCED NEOPLASIA: A HIERARCHICAL BAYESIAN META-ANALYSIS OF THE NONINVASIVE COLORECTAL SCREENING
Perry J. Pickhardt, MD, Loredana Correale, PhD, Cesare Hassan, MD
Among noninvasive colorectal screening tests, CT colonography with ≥10 mm threshold most effectively targets advanced neoplasia, preserving detection while also decreasing unnecessary colonoscopies compared with mt-sDNA and FIT.




March 1, 2021

IN-BORE VERSUS FUSION MRI-TARGETED PROSTATE BIOPSY OF PI-RADS CATEGORY 4 OR 5 LESIONS: A RETROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS USING PROPENSITY SCORE WEIGHTING
Morgan Prince, MD, Bryan R. Foster, MD, Andy Kaempf, MS, Jen-Jane Liu, MD, Christopher L. Amling, MD, Sudhir Isharwal, MD, Yiyi Chen, PhD, Fergus V. Coakley, MD
In-bore MRI-targeted biopsy may be preferred to fusion biopsy should performing only targeted biopsy of suspicious lesions, without concurrent systematic biopsy, be considered clinically appropriate.




February 22, 2021

YTTRIUM-90 HEPATIC RADIOEMBOLIZATION FOR ADVANCED CHEMOREFRACTORY METASTATIC COLORECTAL CANCER: SURVIVAL OUTCOMES BASED ON RIGHT-VERSUS LEFT-SIDED PRIMARY TUMOR LOCATION
Vincent Wu, MD, Matthew D. Li, MD, J. Scott Goodwin, MD, Eric P. Wehrenberg-Klee, MD, Omar Zurkiya, MD, PhD, Sanjeeva P. Kalva, MBBS, Suvranu Ganguli, MD
Right-sided primary tumor was independently associated with decreased survival in patients with chemorefractory metastatic colorectal cancer after Y90 radioembolization, despite similar RECIST tumor response, hepatic progression free survival, and extrahepatic disease progression compared to those with left-sided primary tumors.




February 15, 2021

DISPLACED FLAP TEARS OF THE TRIANGULAR FIBROCARTILAGE COMPLEX: FREQUENCY, FLAP LOCATION, AND THE “COMMA” SIGN ON WRIST MRI
Robert D. Boutin, MD, Russell C. Fritz, MD
Displaced flaps should be considered when MRI shows a triangular fibrocartilage complex tear and an adjacent comma sign.




February 8, 2021

LIVER FAT QUANTIFICATION BY ULTRASOUND IN CHILDREN: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
Aurélie D’Hondt, MD, Erika Rubesova, MD, Hua Xie, PhD, Vijay Shamdasani PhD, Richard A. Barth, MD
Quantitative ultrasound parameters may guide NAFLD diagnosis and management in children.




February 1, 2021

MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATED PANCREATITIS: AN UPDATE FOR INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGISTS
Amir Ata Rahnemai-Azar, MD, Christopher Sutter, MD, Umar Hayat, MD, Brook R. Glessing, MD, John Ammori, MD, Sidhartha Tavri, MBBS
Management of complicated pancreatitis is most effective in a multidisciplinary team manner. Interventional radiologists are integral in management of these patients and should be familiar with indications, complications, and techniques of procedures performed by gastroenterologists and surgeons.




January 25, 2021

IMPACT OF PATIENT-REPORTED SYMPTOM INFORMATION ON AGREEMENT IN THE MRI DIAGNOSIS OF PRESUMPTIVE LUMBAR SPINE PAIN GENERATOR
Rene Balza, MD, Sarah F. Mercaldo, PhD, Connie Y. Chang, MD, Ambrose J. Huang, MD, Jad S. Husseini, MD, Arvin B. Kheterpal, MD, F. Joseph Simeone, MD, William E. Palmer
Using patient-reported symptom information from a questionnaire, radiologists interpreting lumbar spine MRI converged on diagnoses of presumptive pain generators and distinguished these from incidental abnormalities.




January 18, 2021

CLINICAL IMPLEMENTATION OF DUAL-ENERGY CT FOR GASTROINTESTINAL IMAGING
Achille Mileto, MD, Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, MD, Desiree E. Morgan, MD, Benjamin M. Yeh, MD, Daniele Marin, MD, Avinash R. Kambadakone, MD
This article provides an overview of practical aspects of the DECT technology and acquisition protocols, reviews existing clinical applications, discusses current challenges, and describes future directions, with a focus on gastrointestinal imaging.




January 11, 2021

MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES OF SUSPECTED INFECTIOUS AND INFLAMMATORY LUNG ABNORMALITIES IDENTIFIED ON LUNG CANCER SCREENING CT
Dexter P. Mendoza, MD, Wariya Chintanapakdee, MD, Eric W. Zhang, MD, Matthew D. Gilman, MD, Inga T. Lennes, MD, MPH, MBA, Angela J. Frank, MD, MPH, Jo-Anne O. Shepard, MD, Subba R. Digumarthy, MD
Adopting a conservative management algorithm for suspected infectious or inflammatory lung abnormalities identified on LCS can reduce unnecessary imaging without increasing risk for missing malignancy.




January 4, 2021

FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY: KEY CT FINDINGS FOR PREOPERATIVE PLANNING AND POSTOPERATIVE EVALUATION
Andrew L. Callen, MD, Ryan K. Badiee, Andrew Phelps, MD, Valeria Potigailo, MD, Eric Wang, MD, Solomon Lee, MD, Jason Talbott, MD, PhD, Christine Glastonbury, MBBS, Jason H. Pomerantz, MD, Jared Narvid, MD
We describe readily identifiable CT features with a key role in FFS planning. Familiarity with these findings will facilitate improved communication between radiologists and surgeons, thereby contributing to the care of transgender women.




December 28, 2020

DIAGNOSTIC YIELD OF INCREMENTAL BIOPSY CORES AND SECOND LESION SAMPLING FOR INGANTRY MRI-GUIDED PROSTATE BIOPSY
Nicole Seyfried, BS, Amr Mahran, MD, Ananya Panda, MD, Verena C. Obmann, MD, Christina A Buzzy, PhD, Yun Jiang, PhD, Katherine L. Wright, PhD, Dean A. Nakomoto, MD, Indravadan J. Patel, MD, Britt Conroy, MD, PhD, JD, Lee Ponsky, MD, Vikas Gulani, MD, PhD
Obtaining only three cores from the primary lesion during in-gantry MRGB may be sufficient for high diagnostic yield while reducing patient discomfort and procedure times.




December 21, 2020

BEST PRACTICES: CT-GUIDED PERCUTANEOUS SAMPLING OF VERTEBRAL DISCITIS-OSTEOMYELITIS AND TECHNICAL FACTORS MAXIMIZING BIOPSY YIELD
Jad S. Husseini, MD, Sina Habibollahi, MD, Sandra B. Nelson, MD, Daniel I. Rosenthal, MD, Connie Y. Chang, MD
CT-guided percutaneous sampling of vertebral discitis-osteomyelitis, despite a relatively low microbiologic yield, may be safely performed for detection of causative microorganisms.




December 14, 2020

FINDINGS ON CHEST CT PERFORMED IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IN PATIENTS ON IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR THERAPY: SINGLE-INSTITUTION 8-YEAR EXPERIENCE IN 136 PATIENTS
Daniel A. Smith, MD, Ethan Radzinsky, Sree Harasha Tirumani, MD, Ezgi Guler, MD, Andrew Petraszko, MD, Elias Kikano, MD, Christopher J. Hoimes, DO, Nikhil H. Ramaiya, MD
Most chest CT examinations in the ED in patients on ICI therapy exhibited worsening lung tumor burden, which was associated with worse survival. New consolidation and ICI-associated pneumonitis (most commonly radiation recall pneumonitis) were also commonly detected in the ED setting.




December 7, 2020

BORDERLINE RESECTABLE AND LOCALLY ADVANCED PANCREAS CANCER: FDG PET/MRI AND CT TUMOR METRICS FOR ASSESSMENT OF NEOADJUVANT THERAPY PATHOLOGIC RESPONSE AND PREDICTION OF SURVIVAL
Ananya Panda, MD, Ishan Garg, MBBS, Mark J. Truty, MD, Timothy M. Kline, PhD, Matthew P. Johnson, MS, Eric C. Ehman, MD, Garima Suman, MD, Deema A. Anaam, MBBS, Bradley J. Kemp, PhD, Geoffrey B. Johnson, MD, PhD, Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson, MD, Sudhakar K. Venkatesh, MD, Jeff L. Fidler, MD, Ajit, H. Goenka, MD
PET/MRI and CT metrics can help guide post-NAT pancreatic cancer treatment decisions. In comparison, serum CA 19-9 was not associated with pathologic response or survival.




November 30, 2020

IMAGING CHANGES AND CLINICAL COMPLICATIONS AFTER DRUG-ELUTING BEADS VERSUS CONVENTIONAL TRANSARTERIAL CHEMOEMBOLIZATION FOR UNRESECTABLE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: MULTICENTER STUDY
Lei Zhang, MD, Jun-Hui Sun, MD PhD, Jian-Song Ji, MD, PhD, Bin-Yan Zhong, MD, PhD, Guan-Hui Zhou, MD, Jing-Jing Song, MD, Zhong-Heng Hou, MD, Peng Huang, MD, Shen Zhang, MD, Zhi Li, Xiao-Li Zhu, MD, PhD, Cai-Fang Ni, MD, PhD
Compared to cTACE, DEB-TACE for treatment-naïve HCC is associated with a higher frequency of hepatobiliary injury, although similar short-term local control.




November 23, 2020

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS ASSOCIATED WITH PATIENT-REPORTED DETERRENTS TO ADJUNCT BREAST CANCER SCREENING AMONG PATIENTS WITH DENSE BREASTS
Matthew M. Miller, Kathy Repich, James T. Patrie, Roger T. Anderson, Jennifer A. Harvey
Among 508 women with dense breasts, lower confidence in sensitivity of mammography in dense breasts was associated with lower concern about examination time and additional imaging resulting from adjunct screening, and with higher preference for more sensitive hypothetical screening examinations. Examination cost was the most common adjunct screening deterrent (66.9%).


 



November 16, 2020

TOMOSYNTHESIS-GUIDED VACUUM-ASSISTED BREAST BIOPSY OF ARCHITECTURAL DISTORTION WITHOUT A SONOGRAPHIC CORRELATE: A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW
Emily B. Ambinder, MD, Amy Plotkin, MD, David Euhus, MD, Lisa A. Mullen, MD, Eniola Oluyemi, MD, Philip Di Carlo, MD, Mary Philip, MD, Babita Panigrahi, MD, Ashley Cimino-Matthews, MD, Keely S. Myers, MD
Up to half of architectural distortions without a sonographic correlate represent malignancy or a high-risk lesion, justifying a recommendation for biopsy, using TVAB when available.




November 9, 2020

EFFECT OF AT LEAST TEN SERIAL GADOBUTROL ADMINISTRATIONS ON BRAIN SIGNAL INTENSITY RATIOS ON T1-WEIGHTED MRI IN CHILDREN: A MATCHED CASE-CONTROL STUDY
Kerem Ozturk, MD, David Nascene, MD
In a matched case-control analysis, 10 or more serial gadobutrol administrations was not associated with increased signal intensity on T1-weighted imaging in the dentate nucleus or globus pallidus using visual and quantitative analyses.




November 2, 2020

ULTRASOUND-GUIDED PERCUTANEOUS NEEDLE BIOPSY FOR SMALL PLEURAL LESIONS: DIAGNOSTIC YIELD AND IMPACT OF CT AND ULTRASOUND CHARACTERISTICS
Jongmin Park, MD, Byunggeon Park, MD, Jae-Kwang Lim, MD, Kyung Min Shin, MD, Jaehee Lee, MD, PhD, Chang Ho Kim, MD, PhD, Hyewon Seo, MD, Yong Hoon Lee, MD, Jun Heo, MD, PHD, Young Woo Do, MD
US-guided percutaneous pleural needle biopsy may be warranted as an initial or repeat diagnostic test if the pleura is nodular or thicker than 4.5 mm on CT.




October 26, 2020

UTILITY OF 18F-FLUCICLOVINE PET/MRI FOR STAGING NEWLY DIAGNOSED HIGH-RISK PROSTATE CANCER AND EVALUATING RESPONSE TO INITIAL ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY: A PROSPECTIVE SINGLE-ARM PILOT STUDY
Samuel J. Galgano, MD, Andrew McDonald, MD, Soroush Rais-Bahrami, MD, Kristin K. Porter, MD, PhD, Gagandeep Choudhary, MD, Constantine Burgan, MD, Pradeep Bhambhvani, MD, Jeffrey Nix, MD, Desiree E. Morgan, MD, Yufeng Li, PhD, John V. Thomas, MD, Jonathan McConathy, MD, PhD
Fluorine-18-labeled fluciclovine PET/MRI demonstrates potential utility in initial staging of high-risk prostate cancer and in evaluating response to ADT. 




October 19, 2020

USE OF ENTERIC CONTRAST FOR ABDOMINOPELVIC CT IN PENETRATING TRAUMATIC INJURY IN ADULTS: COMPARISON OF DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Mostafa Alabousi, MD, Nanxi Zha, Michael N. Patlas, MD
This systematic review and meta-analysis assessed the utility of enteric contrast for CT in the detection of penetrating traumatic abdominopelvic injuries in 1,287 adults and found no additional diagnostic benefit of enteric contrast compared with use of IV contrast alone.




October 12, 2020

THERMAL ABLATION VERSUS STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY FOLLOWING TRANSARTERIAL CHEMOEMBOLIZATION FOR INOPERABLE HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: A PROPENSITY SCORE WEIGHTED
Nima Nabavizadeh, MD, Younes Jahangiri, MD, Ramtin Rahmani, BA, Yuki Tomozawa, MD, PhD, Yindee Geeratikun, MD, Yiyi Chen, PhD, Arthur Hung, MD, Catherine Degnin, PhD, Khashayar Farsad, MD, PhD
TACE with percutaneous thermal ablation may be superior to TACE with stereotactic body radiotherapy for inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma.




October 5, 2020

MALIGNANT OUTCOMES OF ARCHITECTURAL DISTORTION ON TOMOSYNTHESIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Sadia Choudhery, MD, Matthew Johnson, MS, Nicholas B. Larson, PhD, Tara Anderson, MD
Pooled PPV for malignancy of architectural distortion without a known cause on DBT is high at 34.6%. Since most malignant distortions have an US finding, US should be performed to look for a correlate, but the absence of a correlate does not obviate the need for a biopsy.




September 28, 2020

THE PAIN CRISIS: INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY’S ROLE IN PAIN MANAGEMENT
Austin Fletcher, MD, Kelli J. Moore, MD, James D. Stensby, MD, Anna Hulbert, MD, Arash M. Saemi, MD, Ryan M. Davis, MD, Ambarish Bhat, MD
This article reviews a wide range of minimally invasive procedures, including vertebral augmentation, sacroplasty, thermal ablation of osseous metastasis, nerve blocks, and gonadal vein embolization, that interventional radiologists are now using successfully to treat chronic pain.




September 21, 2020

PREDICTIVE VALUE OF CARDIAC CT ANGIOGRAPHY, CARDIAC MRI, AND TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR CARDIOEMBOLIC STROKE RECURRENCE
Georg Apfaltrer, MD, Francesco Lavra, Carlo N. De Cecco, Akos Varga-Szemes MD, PhD, Marly van Assen BS, Domenico Mastrodicasa, MD, Marco Scarabello, MD, Marwen H. Eid, MD, L. Parkwood Griffith, MD, John W. Nance, MD, Sheldon E. Litwin, MD, Luca Saba, MD, U. Joseph Schoepf, MD
Given their high negative predictive value, cardiac MRI and cardiac CT angiography are potential alternatives when echocardiography provides equivocal findings for cardioembolic stroke recurrence.




September 14, 2020

DIFFUSION-WEIGHTED MRI IN THE ASSESSMENT OF SACROILIITIS: IMPROVED IMAGE QUALITY AND DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMANCE WITH READOUT-SEGMENTED ECHO-PLANAR IMAGING COMPARED WITH CONVENTIONAL SINGLE-SHOT ECHO-PLANAR IMAGING
Hua Zhang, MD, Hongjie Huang, MD, Yuyang Zhang, MD, Zhandai Tu, MD, Zebin Xiao, MD, Jummin Chen, MD, PhD, Dairong Cao, MD
Readout-segmented EPI (rs-EPI) significantly improves the image quality and diagnostic confidence for DWI of the sacroiliac joints compared with single-shot-EPI (ss-EPI). ADC values from rs-EPI better differentiated among disease activity states in patients with axial spondyloarthritis than did ADC values from ss-EPI.




September 7, 2020

BEST PRACTICES FOR POST-TREATMENT SURVEILLANCE IMAGING IN HEAD AND NECK CANCER: APPLICATION OF THE NECK IMAGING REPORTING AND DATA SYSTEM (NI-RADS)
Sara B. Strauss, MD, Ashley H. Aiken, MD, Josua E. Lantos, MD, C. Douglas Phillips, MD
NI-RADS is a practical solution to the inconsistency in surveillance practices, both in terms of modality choice and surveillance schedule, as well as imaging description in post-treatment HNSCC.




August 31, 2020

TEMPORAL PATTERN OF RADIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS OF COSTOCHONDRAL JUNCTION RIB FRACTURES ON SERIAL SKELETAL SURVEYS IN SUSPECTED INFANT ABUSE
Andy Tsai, MD PhD, Jeannette Perez-Rossello, MD, Susan A. Connolly, MD, Kosuke Kawai, ScD, Paul K. Kleinman, MD
Costochondral junction fractures in suspected infant abuse show primary injury patterns on initial skeletal survey in 59% (most commonly bucket-handle pattern) and on 2-week follow-up in 6%; secondary healing patterns on initial survey in 89% (most commonly growth disturbance) and on 2-week follow-up in 80%.




August 24, 2020

DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF QUANTITATIVE MULTI-CONTRAST 5-MINUTE KNEE MRI USING PROSPECTIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMAGE QUALITY ENHANCEMENT
Akshay S. Chaudhari, PhD, Murray J. Grissom, MD, Zhongman Fang, PhD, Bragi Sveinsson, PhD, Jin Hyung Lee, PhD, Garry E. Gold, MD, Brian A. Hargreaves, PhD, Kathryn J. Stevens, MD
A 5-minute quantitative double-echo steady-state (qDESS) sequence prospectively enhanced with deep learning had high agreement with conventional knee MRI findings and comparable accuracy as conventional knee MRI with respect to surgical findings. Automatic qDESS T2 relaxation time maps improve sensitivity for subtle cartilage lesions compared to conventional knee MRI.




August 17, 2020

MIXED-METHODS STUDY TO PREDICT UPSTAGING OF DCIS TO INVASIVE DISEASE ON MAMMOGRAPHY
Lars J. Grimm, MD, Benjamin Neely, MS, Rui Hou, MS, Vignesh Selvakumaran, BSE, Jay A. Baker, MD, Sora C. Yoon, MD, Sujata V. Ghate, MD, Ruth Walsh, MD, Tyler P. Litton, MD, Amrita Devalapalli, MD, Connie Kim, MD, Mary Scott Soo, MD, Terry Hyslop, PhD, E. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, Joseph Y. Lo, PhD
A mixed-methods two stage observer study demonstrated that radiologists can improve their ability to predict upstaging of DCIS to invasive disease. The performance of radiologists is currently superior to that achieved by deep learning and computer vision algorithms.




August 10, 2020

VESICLE IMAGING AND DATA REPORTING SYSTEM (VI-RADS): MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL MULTI-READER DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY AND INTER-OBSERVER AGREEMENT STUDY
Yoshiko Ueno, MD, PhD, Tsutomo Tamada, MD, PhD, Mitsuru Takeuchi, MD, PhD, Keitaro Sofue, MD, PhD, Satoru Takahashi, MD, PhD, Yuki Kamishimi, MD, PhD, Yasuyo Urase, MD, Ayumu Kido, MD, PhD, Nobuyuki Hinata, MD, PhD, Kenichi Harada, MD, PhD, Masato Fujisawa, MD, PhD, Yoshiyuki Miyaji, MD, PhD, Takamichi Murakami, MD, PhD
Among seven radiologists with different levels of experience in bladder MRI interpretation, the Vesical Imaging-Reporting and Data System (VI-RADS) demonstrated moderate to substantial interobserver agreement (κ-value: 0.55-0.80) and a pooled AUC of 0.87 (range: 0.82-0.91) for diagnosing muscle-invasive bladder.




August 3, 2020

REAL WORLD LUNG CANCER CT SCREENING PERFORMANCE, SMOKING BEHAVIOR, AND ADHERENCE TO RECOMMENDATIONS: LUNG-RADS CATEGORY AND SMOKING STATUS PREDICT ADHERENCE
Eduardo Jose Mortani Barbosa, MD, Rochelle Yang, BA, Michelle Hershman, MD
Patient adherence to lung cancer screening recommendations is low (43.0%). However, adherence is higher in patients with an increased suspicion for lung cancer (i.e., a higher Lung-RADS category) and in former smokers.




July 27, 2020

DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT FOR INITIAL DETECTION IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED PROSTATE CANCER: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Swayamjeet Satapathy, MBBS, Harmandeep Sing, MD, Rajender Kumar, MD, Bhagwant Rai Mittal, MD
68Ga-PSMA-PET/CT had high diagnostic accuracy for initial detection in patients with suspected prostate cancer and has potential application as a ‘rule-out’ test in this setting.




July 20, 2020

ADVANCED MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND TECHNIQUES: WHAT ARE THE APPLICATIONS?
Marnix van Holsbeeck, MD, Steven Soliman, DO, Filip Van Kerkhove, MD, Joseph Craig, MD
This review covers technical advances in musculoskeletal ultrasound from the viewpoint of the user. The authors take a critical look at the recent literature to highlight progress and unsolved questions.




July 13, 2020

PREDICTORS OF ANESTHETIC EXPOSURE IN PEDIATRIC MRI
Fedel Machado-Rivas, MD, Ellen Leitman, MD, PhD, Camilo Jaimes, MD, John Conklin, MD, Paul A. Caruso, MD, Chang A. Liu, MD, Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD
A direct relationship between pediatric MRI scan time and dose of anesthetic exposure can be modeled using imaging and clinical variables.




July 6, 2020

PERCUTANEOUS MICROWAVE ABLATION OF STAGE T1A RENAL CELL CARCINOMA: INTERMEDIATE RESULTS ON SAFETY, TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY, AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF 119 TUMORS
Jianhai Guo, MD, Ronald S. Arellano, MD
CT-guided percutaneous microwave ablation is associated with high rates of technical success, excellent local progression-free survival and overall survival, and low complication rate for stage T1a renal cell carcinoma.




July 1, 2020

DIAGNOSTIC PERFORMANCE OF AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY THYROID IMAGING REPORT AND DATA SYSTEM: A SYSTEMIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Wei Li, MS, Yueming Wang, MS, Jing Wen, MS, Lanlan Zhang, MS, Yuan Sun, MS
When compared with ATA guidelines and Korean TI-RADS, ACR TIRADS could avoid a large number of unnecessary biopsies, with acceptable decline in sensitivity..




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