Imaging and Intervention

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

Quick Take: Accuracy of Unenhanced MRI in the Detection of New Brain Lesions in...

Gadolinium-based contrast material is typically used for follow-up imaging of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in order to detect new brain lesions. As magnetic...

Adjunctive ultrasonography for breast cancer screening likely not associated with better outcomes

1. In this large observational cohort study, screening ultrasonography with mammography was not associated with an improvement in cancer detection rates over mammography alone.2....

Coronary CT angiography superior to functional stress testing among diabetic patients

1. In this randomized trial, diabetic patients with stable chest pain randomized to coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) had lower rates of cardiovascular death...

Quick Take: Effects of a Thermal Accelerant Gel on Microwave Ablation Zone Volumes in...

Image-guided thermal ablation is used as a cancer treatment modality; however, local tumor progression continues to be a problem. Thermal accelerant use has been...

Quick Take: Sex and Race Differences in the Association of Incident Ischemic Stroke with...

There are large differences in the incidence of stroke among various ethnic groups, as well as between sexes. These differences also vary significantly with...

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,...
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