Article of the Week

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


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..