Imaging and Intervention

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

Clinical decision tool may discriminate need for ICU in children with traumatic brain injury...

1. Based on this secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study, certain clinical features, including lower GCS score, and head CT findings, including midline...

Ultrasound-guided microwave ablation may be effective in severe secondary hyperparathyroidism

1. In a prospective cohort study of 51 patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and severe secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation (MWA)...

Prophylactic LMWH not associated with prevention of VTE after arthroscopy or casting: The POT-KAST...

1. Prophylactic low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) for 8 days post knee arthroscopy demonstrated no change in the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) or major bleeding...

Adding antiandrogen therapy to radiation improves overall survival in recurrent prostate cancer

1. The addition of biclutamide (antiandrogen) to radiation therapy for recurrent prostate cancer improved overall survival compared to radiation alone. 2. Radiation therapy and biclutamide...

Lessons from real-world implementation of lung cancer screening

1. In this clinical demonstration project of implementing lung cancer screening for smokers in selected Veterans Health Administration hospitals, there were challenges in project...

External compression computed tomography may increase diagnostic accuracy in appendicitis

  1. In a prospective trial of 168 patients with suspected acute appendicitis (AA), patients that underwent external compression (EC) computed tomography (CT) demonstrated higher...

Antibody-based imaging can monitor prostate cancer progression [PreClinical]

1. In a mouse model of prostate cancer (PCa), a radiolabeled antibody (89Zr-11B6) targeting the androgen receptor (AR) pathway noninvasively detected AR-active primary and...

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...
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