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Using MRT to Measure Active Blood Supply in High-Risk Breast Cases

Researchers in Austria have used magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) to detect tissue with measurable active blood supply which indicates an... Read more

Cloud, Rise in Chronic Diseases Drive RIS Systems in N America

Increasing incidences of chronic diseases and a shift towards integrated healthcare IT solutions are factors that fuel the growth in the North... Read more

Image of prostrate cells captured through photoacoustic imaging at Roswell Park Cancer Institute

PAI May Be More Effective For Viewing Prostate Cancer

Photoacoustic imaging (PAI) may be an effective tool for more accurately viewing and monitoring prostate cancer, according to findings by a... Read more

MRI-Guided Ultrasound to Treat Tremor Gets OK From FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to a focused ultrasound device that uses magnetic resonance (MR) images... Read more

NSNs in Lung Cancer Can Be Managed With Annual CT Scan

New research seems to support findings that lung cancers that appear as non-solid nodules (NSNs) have a slow-moving course and can be managed... Read more

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There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are requested, performed, and reimbursed. Unofficially, professionals agree that the proportion is as high as one fourth to one third of all CT examinations performed in adult patients. Requests for CT imaging are driven by clinical need, patients' attitudes, fear of litigation and are... Read more

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child when my aunt died of it at age 60 after initial diagnosis at age 40. Eight years later, my mother was diagnosed with it when I was in high school. She had nipple retraction. Her mammogram was normal and she had dense breasts. The surgeon had her admitted to the hospital, telling... Read more

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value not volume and radiologists are a critical part of the transformation. The healthcare delivery system in the United States has been notoriously expensive with marked variability in quality. The Affordable Care Act, “Obamacare” has led to more Americans being insured, but has... Read more

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The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound.Background Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses. Computer-aided diagnosis... Read more

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