Radiology Journal Articles

Managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI, Part 2: white paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on vascular findings

This white paper describes vascular incidental findings found on CT and MRI of the abdomen and pelvis. Recommendations for management are included. This represents the second of 4 such papers from the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II, which used a consensus method based on repeated reviews and revisions and a collective review and interpretatio ...

Managing incidental findings on abdominal and pelvic CT and MRI, part 1: white paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on adnexal findings

This white paper describes adnexal (ovarian and paraovarian) incidental findings found on CT and MRI in nonpregnant postmenarchal patients in whom no adnexal disorder is clinically known or suspected. This represents the first of 4 such papers from the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II, which used a consensus method based on repeated reviews and ...

Business of radiology: financial fundamentals for radiologists

The purposes of this article are to provide a primer on financial statements and to review several financial concepts that are at the foundation of the business of medicine. For radiologists to effectively contribute to the leadership and management of their practices, it is imperative that they understand the business aspects of radiology. Radiolo ...

Nuclear medicine in the acute clinical setting: indications, imaging findings, and potential pitfalls

Nuclear medicine imaging provides valuable functional information that complements information obtained with anatomic imaging techniques in the evaluation of patients with specific acute clinical manifestations. Nuclear medicine studies are most often used in conjunction with other imaging modalities and as a problem-solving tool. Under certain cir ...

Managing Incidental Findings on Abdominal and Pelvic CT and MRI, Part 4: White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on Gallbladder and Biliary Findings

This white paper describes gallbladder and biliary incidental findings found on CT and MRI. Recommendations for management are included. This represents the fourth of 4 such papers from the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II, which used a consensus method based on repeated reviews and revisions and a collective review and interpretation of releva ...

Addendum of newer anticoagulants to the SIR consensus guideline

Appropriate periprocedural management of the hematologic parameters in a patient undergoing percutaneous image-guided intervention is highly complex, considering the wide range of procedures and patient demographics. This is further complicated by both the use of short-term and long-term anticoagulants and the increasing use of antiplatelet age ...

An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement: Update of the International Multidisciplinary Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias

Background: In 2002 the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs) defined seven specific entities, and provided standardized terminology anddiagnosticcriteria. In addition, the historical “gold standard” of histologic diagnosis was replaced by a multidisciplinary ...

2013 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
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Managing Incidental Findings on Abdominal and Pelvic CT and MRI, Part 3: White Paper of the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II on Splenic and Nodal Findings

This white paper describes splenic and nodal incidental findings found on CT and MRI. Recommendations for management are included. This represents the third of 4 such papers from the ACR Incidental Findings Committee II, which used a consensus method based on repeated reviews and revisions and a collective review and interpretation of relevant lite ...

Diagnostic Criteria for Nonviable Pregnancy Early in the First Trimester

Over the past two to three decades, pelvic ultrasonography and measurement of the serum concentration of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) have become mainstays in the diagnosis and management of early-pregnancy problems. These tests, which allow earlier detection of pregnancy and more accurate diagnosis of its complications than were previously p ...

Emerging Concepts for Myocardial Late Gadolinium Enhancement MRI

Late gadolinium enhancement is a useful tool for scar detection, based on differences in the volume of distribution of gadolinium, an extracellular agent. The presence of fibrosis in the myocardium amenable to be detected with late gadolinium enhancement MRI is found not only in ischemic cardiomyopathy, in which it offers information regarding vi ...

2013 Current Cardiology Reviews
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