Impact of patient-reported symptom information on lumbar spine MRI Interpretation

According to an open-access article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), in lumbar spine MRI, presumptive pain generators diagnosed using symptom information from brief electronic questionnaires showed almost perfect agreement with pain generators diagnosed using symptom information from direct patient interviews. “Using patient-reported symptom information from a questionnaire, radiologists interpreting lumbar spine MRI converged […]

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Rich European countries have higher atrial fibrillation death rates than least wealthy

The wealthiest countries in Europe have higher death rates from atrial fibrillation than the least wealthy and these death rates are increasing more rapidly than incidence rates, according to the first analysis of its kind published in the European Heart Journal today. The study also found that women who developed the condition were more likely […]

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