Magnetic Eyelashes: A New Source of MRI Artifacts

With U.S. sales of false eyelashes having increased 31% since 2017 and magnetic eyelashes trending as the top beauty-related Google search of 2018, Einat Slonimsky and Alexander Mamourian at Penn State Health utilized a phantom to show that magnetic eyelashes worn during MRI can cause substantial artifact and that detachment of the eyelashes from the phantom can occur.

Aspirin and Embolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Aspirin therapy is associated with both improved liver function test results and survival after transarterial embolization (TAE) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to a retrospective review of 304 patients led by F. Edward Boas at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.