Category: Imaging Insights

Imaging Insights


Soccer Heading Linked to Measurable Decline in Brain Function 

New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America reveals a link between soccer heading and a decline in brain microstructure and function over a two-year period, especially in those with high levels of heading, raising concerns about potential long-term brain effects.

Imaging Research


Safe Ablation for Stage I-II NSCLC with Interstitial Lung Disease

Percutaneous ablation is deemed a safe and effective treatment for stage I-II non-small cell lung cancer in patients with interstitial lung disease, offering a valuable option when surgical resection, radiation, and systemic therapy are not feasible, as per findings in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Patient Safety


MRI Machine Battery Issue Spurs Evacuation at Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care in Tampa, Fla., evacuated on July 20 due to a rupture in a bank of lithium-ion batteries used to provide backup power for an MRI machine, causing the release of flammable hydrogen gas and necessitating an emergency evacuation of 80 people.