Imaging and Intervention

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

MitraClip does not significantly improve outcomes in secondary mitral regurgitation: the MITRA-FR trial

1. Among patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and severe secondary mitral regurgitation on medical therapy, percutaneous mitral valve repair did...

Quick Take:Effect of Cerebellar Stimulation on Gait and Balance Recovery in Patients With Hemiparetic...

Impairments in gait and balance are not uncommon after stroke, and are associated with poorer functional recovery. The contralesional cerebellum is strongly implicated in...

Quick Take: Deep learning for chest radiograph diagnosis: A retrospective comparison of the CheXNeXt...

Deep learning approaches have been proposed as a way to facilitate the interpretation of chest radiographs in low resource settings. In this study, investigators...

Quick Take: Effect of Pregabalin on Radiotherapy-Related Neuropathic Pain in Patients With Head and...

The management of acute, radiotherapy-related nociceptive and neuropathic pain in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck cancers remains an ongoing challenge. Pregabalin, an...

Quick Take: Performance of a Multigene Genomic Classifier in Thyroid Nodules With Indeterminate Cytology:...

In the evaluation of thyroid nodules, fine needle aspirate (FNA) cytology can classify most thyroid nodules as benign or malignant; a minority of results,...

Quick Take: Use of radiography in patients diagnosed as having acute bronchiolitis in US...

Bronchiolitis occurs with the viral infection of the lower respiratory tract, carrying with it a significant health burden among young children. According to the...

PET imaging of tau may help distinguish Alzheimer Disease from other neurodegenerative disorders

1. In this cross-sectional study, the tau marker flortaucipir accurately distinguished Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) dementia from other non-AD neurodegenerative disorders about 90% of the...

Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due...

1. Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography (CTA) experienced lower 5-year rate...

Despite guidelines, use of CT for head trauma in children remains unchanged

1. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) published clinical prediction rules in 2009 to identify children with head trauma for whom computed...

Transcranial direct current stimulation linked to improved object naming post-stroke

1. In this randomized trial of patients with aphasia, use of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (A-tDCS) demonstrated improved object naming compared to sham...

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