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Radiomics help detect which lung nodules are invasive

When facing a lung nodule, it is always difficult to predict if it will turn into an aggressive tumor or remain indolent. Radiomics may help you! Article: The predictive value of CT-based radiomics in differentiating indolent from invasive lung adenocarcinoma in...

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A new tool for the characterization of spine fractures

This simple acquisition, evaluating the amount of fat, is another quick and easy method that helps solve the conundrum of spinal fractures: benign or malignant? Article: Proton density fat fraction (PDFF) MR imaging for differentiation of acute benign and neoplastic...

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Copper-containing contraceptives are MR-friendly

This paper confirms that women with such contraceptives can safely enter MR, and that the image quality is not altered. With CT, some artefacts may appear. Article: Risk assessment of copper-containing contraceptives: the impact for women with implanted intrauterine...

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Bone marrow: the return of (Dual Energy) CT

This meta-analysis shows how dual energy can detect bone marrow edema with excellent sensitivity and specificity. Article: Diagnostic performance of dual-energy CT for the detection of bone marrow oedema: a systematic review and meta-analysis Authors: Chong Hyun Suh,...

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Do you know the scab-like sign?

In patients with pulmonary aspergillosis, there is a high risk of haemorrhage. When this happens in the cavitary lesion, its wall shows lobulated thickening corresponding to fibrino-purulent material or to blood crust, therefore indicating a higher risk for...

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Tricky internal hernias: ten signs to improve your performance

The diagnosis of internal hernias is a nightmare. However, these authors make your task more simple based on ten different signs. You will not miss any in the future! Article: Diagnosing internal herniation after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: usefulness of...

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