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Radiology and Imaging
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New Classification System for Brain Tumours

Doctors at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen’s Department of Neurosurgery have developed a procedure for analysing radiological imaging scans which... Read more

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PET/CT Method Can Help Detect ‘Hardening’ of the Arteries

University of Cambridge researchers have developed an imaging technique — combining positron emission tomography (PET) and CT — that uses sodium... Read more

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Substance Abuse Reduces Brain Volume in Women

A brain imaging study published in the journal Radiology reveals that stimulant drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume in women. Researchers... Read more

PAMmography

PAMmography Shows Early Promise

Scientists at the research Institute MIRA at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have developed PAMmograph, a new technique to detect... Read more

smoking increases risk of lung cancer

New CT Programme for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Intermountain Medical Center's (Utah, USA) new lung cancer screening programme that uses CT technology provides long-time smokers and past smokers... Read more

Dr. Keith Paulsen (rear), professor of radiology and surgery at Dartmouth

MRI/NIRST Method Improves Specificity in Breast Cancer Imaging

A new breast exam that uses MRI and Near Infrared Spectral Tomography (NIRST) is feasible and more accurate than MRI alone, according to researchers... Read more

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Breast Cancer Routinely Overdiagnosed in Norway

Norway's Breast Cancer Screening Programme has come under closer scrutiny following new research showing that the screening results in overdiagnosis... Read more

Grace Parraga, PhD

Imaging Could Improve Treatment of COPD Patients

An imaging study in Canada has found that MRI and CT could help explain the symptoms and exercise capabilities of people with mild-to-moderate... Read more

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Screening Mammography: More Small Cancers Suggest Overdiagnosis

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that screening mammography was associated with increased diagnosis of small cancers, but... Read more

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Hybrid Scanner Uses Multiple Imaging Techniques

Scientists are developing a new molecular, preclinical hybrid imaging system that combines positron emission tomography (PET) and MRI, and can... Read more

Neural correlates of motor sequence learning

Imaging Study Shows Spinal Cord Learns on Its Own

A groundbreaking imaging study published in PLOS Biology shows that the spinal cord engages in its own learning of motor tasks independent of... Read more

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Studies Linking Cancer to Medical Imaging Radiation 'Flawed'

Studies purporting to show a link between cancer and medical imaging radiation are flawed because of their reliance on an unproven statistical... Read more

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#UKRC2015: What’s New in Breast Imaging and Minimally Invasive Therapies

Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography is a technique used at the Nottingham City Hospital in the UK, and consultant radiologist Eleanor Cornford... Read more

Leadership spelled out

#UKRC2015: Are Advanced Radiographers Fulfilling the Role?

Two surveys on advanced radiography practice, presented at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool this week, provided a view of current work patterns in the... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Outsourcing - Don’t Neglect Responsibility

While outsourcing imaging services can speed up patient access and maintain timely patient treatment, it does not mean that the organisation... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Keep Calm and See the Duty Radiologist

A rota of duty radiologists to handle queries is a highly efficient triage system that offers a beneficial service to clinicians and saves radiologists’... Read more

Joseph Vettukattil, MD

Imaging Techniques Produce Heart Model

Experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have integrated echocardiography and computed tomography (CT) to produce a three-dimensional... Read more

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#UKRC2015: Simple Solutions for Voice Recognition Errors

Voice recognition is a key element of the digitised radiology workflow. However, voice recognition errors do happen. The extent of VR errors... Read more

Professor Sir Muir Gray

#UKRC2015: Higher Value Imaging According to Muir Gray

The future is in our hands, according to Professor Sir Muir Gray presenting the Mayneord Lecture at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool today. Clinicians... Read more

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MRI Contrast Agents: Study Highlights 'Safety Issue'

A new study, published in the journal Investigative Radiology, indicates that repeated use of specific “linear”-type gadolinium-based contrast... Read more

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