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AI Detects More Breast Cancers...

“Population-based screening with mammography reduces breast cancer mortality, but it places a substantial workload on radiologists who must read a large number of mammograms, the majority of which don’t warrant a recall of the patient,” Dr. Lauritzen said. “The reading workload is further compounded when screening programs employ double reading to improve cancer detection and decrease false-positive recalls.”

OrthoInfo.org Offers Osteoporosis Awareness and...

This May, OrthoInfo.org, the authoritative and trusted source on bone and joint health, is joining organizations across the country to raise awareness about prevention strategies that can help reduce one's risk of developing osteoporosis.

AI Detects More Breast Cancers with Fewer False Positives

“Population-based screening with mammography reduces breast cancer mortality, but it places a substantial workload on radiologists who must read a large number of mammograms, the majority of which don’t warrant a recall of the patient,” Dr. Lauritzen said. “The reading workload is further compounded when screening programs employ double reading to improve cancer detection and decrease false-positive recalls.”

AI Detects More Breast Cancers with Fewer False Positives

“Population-based screening with mammography reduces breast cancer mortality, but it places a substantial workload on radiologists who must read a large number of mammograms, the majority of which don’t warrant a recall of the patient,” Dr. Lauritzen said. “The reading workload is further compounded when screening programs employ double reading to improve cancer detection and decrease false-positive recalls.”

OrthoInfo.org Offers Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Resources for Patients

This May, OrthoInfo.org, the authoritative and trusted source on bone and joint health, is joining organizations across the country to raise awareness about prevention strategies that can help reduce one's risk of developing osteoporosis.

AAOS IDEA Grant Program Opens: Call for Proposals that Fuel the Future of Orthopaedics

"The programs selected for an AAOS IDEA Grant will help to cultivate meaningful and measurable opportunities across orthopaedics, acting as a springboard for change within our profession," said AAOS Diversity Advisory Board Chair Holly Tyler-Paris Pilson, MD, FAAOS, FAOA. "This is not about checking a box; this call for proposals opens a door for funding directly to the local and regional orthopaedic programs and organizations who are training the current and next generation."

Minimally Invasive Procedure May Spare Patients from Thyroid Surgery

In a 10-center study, microwave ablation offered progression-free survival rates and fewer complications than surgery in the treatment of a form of thyroid cancer known as papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), according to research published today in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Society of Interventional Radiology Names Robert J Lewandowski, MD, FSIR, President for 2024–2025

Robert J. Lewandowski said, “Throughout the last 50 years, SIR has enabled the specialty to grow in an evolving healthcare landscape, providing IRs with the education, resources, and support required for members to thrive. As we look forward, SIR remains committed to fostering healthcare innovations that improve patients’ lives worldwide.”

ACC Clinical Trials Research Program REACH(es) New Heights

The ACC has selected 50 learners for its 2024 – 2025 Clinical Trials Research program, of whom 28 structural heart cardiologists and surgeons will participate in the CTR’s new Project REACH. This incoming cohort of learners will participate in a year-long curriculum designed to advance their skills and careers in clinical trials research and ensure that all individuals have the opportunity to contribute as part of the clinical trials research workforce.

RSNA ‘Radiology Advances’ Open-Access Journal Goes Live

Radiology Advances joins RSNA’s suite of peer-reviewed journals that includes the Society’s flagship journal, Radiology, education journal, RadioGraphics, and subspecialty journals, Radiology: Artificial Intelligence, Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging and Radiology: Imaging Cancer.

Data Shows Significant Prevalence of Sleep Apnea Among Cardio-Oncology Patients

Sleep apnea is a disorder of altered breathing while asleep with two types, obstructive (OSA) or central (CSA). Both can be treated to alleviate symptoms and improve cardiovascular outcomes. This study pertains to obstructive sleep apnea.

CT Scan is Most Effective to Assess People with Chest Pain

Recent randomized clinical trials have demonstrated a benefit to using CT Scan first in evaluation of these patients, and a new study being presented at the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Summit lends credence to this strategy, finding that CT was associated with a higher likelihood of revascularization compared to other imaging modalities or no testing.

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