Imaging and Intervention

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

Non-obstructive lesions with high lipid content may increase risk for future adverse cardiac outcomes

1. Combined use of intracoronary near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and intravascular ultrasound were effective at detecting untreated intracoronary lesions at high risk of major adverse...

Early head-to-pelvis CT imaging for patients experiencing out-of-hospital circulatory arrest is safe and effective...

1. Early head-to-pelvis CT imaging for patients experiencing out-of-hospital circulatory arrest is safe, expedites diagnosis, and can meaningfully impact management. Evidence Level Rating: 2 (Good) Out-of-hospital...

Low-Field, portable MRI a feasible neuroimaging alternative to traditional MRI for ICU patients

1. Low-field, portable MRI appears to be a feasible neuroimaging option for patients hospitalized in ICUs and unable to be transported for traditional MRI. 2....

Chest radiograph neural network predicts lung cancer in smokers

1. A deep-learning network using chest radiographs and basic demographic information was able to predict lung cancer incidence similar to other high performing models 2....

Intracranial atherosclerosis on 7T MRI and cognitive functioning – the SMART-MR study

1. Among patients with vascular disease, high burden of atherosclerotic lesions in the posterior circulation as well as the posterior cerebral artery was associated...

Early changes over time in the Radiographic Assessment of Lung Edema (RALE) Score are...

1. Among patients with ARDS, a reduction in RALE score in the first three days following onset was associated with decreased mortality at 90-days. Evidence...

Migraines during pregnancy and the risk of maternal stroke

1. Women with migraines are at an increased risk of stroke during and after pregnancy compared to those without migraines. Evidence Rating Level: 2...

Carotid endarterectomy vs initial medical therapy in asymptomatic carotid stenosis

1. Absolute risk reduction of stroke in asymptomatic carotid stenosis was significantly lower than it was two decades ago. 2. Advances in stroke prevention suggest...

Radiological findings of COVID-19 pneumonia in Wuhan, China

1. COVID-19 pneumonia findings on chest computed tomography (CT) are present even in asymptomatic patients. 2. The pattern of findings appear to progress from focal...

MRI-targeted biopsies alone may underestimate grade of prostate cancer 

1. In this prospective cohort, MRI-targeted biopsies alone, underestimated the histologic grade of prostate cancer tumors. 2. The combination of MRI targeted biopsy and systematic...

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