Computed tomography angiography can warn of the likelihood for major adverse cardiovascular events in patients suspected of having coronary artery disease in the absence of medically modifiable risk factors, research shows.
Magnetic resonance imaging allows accurate measurement of the extent and severity of hepatic steatosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, demonstrate the results of two studies published in
Just over half of patients with advanced-stage esophageal cancer who are unsuitable for standard curative treatment survive for a year after receiving a combination of external beam radiotherapy and high-dose rate brachytherapy, report researchers.
Research shows that children presenting with abdominal injury at an emergency department who lack seven key factors are extremely unlikely to have an injury requiring acute intervention and therefore do not require computed tomography scanning.
Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging can detect microstructural changes in the spinal cords of patients with multiple sclerosis that correlate with observed differences in clinical disability, according to a cross-sectional study in Neurology.
Serial compression ultrasonography with iliac vein visualization can reliably exclude deep vein thrombosis in symptomatic pregnant women, according to results from an 8-year prospective cohort study published in the