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MRI Shows Potential to Improve Breast Cancer Risk Prediction

May 12, 2015

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides important information about a woman's future risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology. Researchers said the findings support an expanded role for MRI in more personalized approaches to breast cancer screening and prevention ...
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Gadolinium May Remain in Brain after Contrast MRI

May 5, 2015

New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests that some types of a popular contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams may remain in the brain for years, but that the long-term effects are unknown. ...
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Women Show Persistent Memory Impairment after Concussion

April 28, 2015

Study shows that women may have a more difficult time than men in recovering from concussion ...
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Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield

December 22, 2014

Study shows that a substantial percentage of patients who receive radiologist recommendations for chest CT to evaluate abnormal findings on outpatient chest X-rays have clinically relevant findings ...
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Common Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis and Cartilage Loss

December 3, 2014

A popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ...
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Interventional Radiology Procedure Preserves Uterus in Patients with Placenta Accreta

December 3, 2014

Results of the new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) showed that placement of balloons in the main artery of the mother's pelvis prior to a Caesarean section protects against hemorrhage and is safe for both mother and baby. ...
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