Q&A: Joseph J. Cappello on the 15-year fight for a federal breast density reporting law

Joseph J. Cappello and Nancy M. Cappello, PhD. Image courtesy of Are You Dense, Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. 

Joseph J. Cappello, executive director of Are You Dense and Are You Dense Advocacy, spoke to Radiology Business about how it felt to finally see federal breast density notification requirements signed into law.

fMRI reveals nerve stimulation could ease emotional, physical pain in PTSD patients

The FDA has approved nerve stimulation for treatment of episodic and chronic cluster headaches and acute migraines. The findings, detailed in a study published online Feb. 13 in PLOS ONE, could help personalize treatment for PTSD, which according to the National Institute of Mental Health impacts roughly 3.6 percent of U.S. adults per year. 

Fujifilm Announces Sole Source Contract with Gastrologix for Entire Endoscopy Product Portfolio

Wayne, N.J., February 19, 2019 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. , a leading provider of endoscopic imaging solutions, today announced a three-year, sole-source relationship with Gastrologix, the nation’s only group purchasing organization (GPO) working solely with independent gastroenterology (GI) physicians. 

What’s the best MR angiography strategy to screen for aneurysm in patients with hereditary kidney disease?

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is among the most common hereditary diseases and is associated with complications such as intracranial aneurysm. A lack of screening guidelines prompted a group of researchers to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of various MR angiography strategies.