Imaging and Intervention

Reports of high-impact imaging and Intervention studies by medical professionals

Patients with psoriasis associated with increased systemic arterial and subcutaneous adipose inflammation

1. In a retrospective cohort study of 12 patients with psoriasis, 8F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) demonstrated significantly increased arterial inflammation...

Contrast-enhanced computed tomography associated with high sensitivity to renal stone detection

1. In a retrospective review of 72 patients with renal stones that underwent unenhanced computed tomography (CT) followed by contrast-enhance CT in the portal...

Lower threshold for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair linked to reduced mortality

1. Repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) was performed at significantly lower mean diameters in the United States than England from 2005 through...

Frequency of pulmonary embolism amongst patients admitted for first-time syncope

1. Pulmonary embolism was found in 17.3% of patients admitted for first episodes of syncope. 2. For admitted patients with no alternative explanation for syncope,...

Similar prostate cancer mortality with surgery, radiation, and active surveillance: The ProtecT trial

1. The rate of prostate-cancer-specific mortality was nonsignificantly different for active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, and external beam radiation therapy over a median follow-up period...

New imaging technology can visualize cancer cells in patients [PreClinical]

1. A new imaging technique called differential structured illumination microendoscopy (DSIMe) was developed as a portable system that takes images of cells during surgical...

Time to treatment with endovascular thrombectomy and outcomes from ischemic stroke

1. Compared to patients treated with medical therapy alone, patients with an ischemic stroke undergoing endovascular thrombectomy combined with medical therapy had lower rates...

Endovascular therapy may be effective in large vessel occlusion of M2 segment

1. Endovascular therapy after acute ischemic stroke of large vessel occlusion of M2 segment of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) was associated with better...

Prolonged DAPT following PCI linked to fewer ischemic events in patients with PAD

1. Subgroup analysis of the PRODIGY trial demonstrated that there were lower rates of ischemic events in patients with baseline peripheral artery disease (PAD)...

MRI focused ultrasound thalamotomy reduces essential tremor symptoms

1. Patients undergoing MRI focused ultrasound thalamotomy had their essential tremor symptoms significantly reduced by 3-months post-procedure and maintained at 12-month follow-up. 2. Major adverse...
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