Radiology and Imaging

Scan Predicts Whether Therapy or Meds Will Best Lift Depression

Pre-treatment scans of brain activity predicted whether depressed patients would best achieve remission with an antidepressant medication or... Read more

Philips MRI Scanner In Project to Map Babies' Brains

Scientists from Guys’ and St Thomas’, King’s College, London, Imperial College, London and the University of Oxford will use a Philips state-of-the-art... Read more

Cardiac MRI For Patients with Acute Chest Pain

A new study published in the journal JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging has found that using stress cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in an... Read more

MRI Detects Early Effects of Chemotherapy on Children's Hearts

MRI scans of children who have had chemotherapy can detect early changes in their hearts, according to a study published in the Journal of Cardiovascular... Read more

Agfa HealthCare DR Launches

Agfa HealthCare has launched  NX MUSICA2 Platinum and NX MUSICA2 Neonatal in North America. NX MUSICA2 Platinum provides fine-tuned chest, abdomen... 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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IMAGING Management

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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 Alexandre Lima, MD, PhD

Monitoring Peripheral Circulation

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 Matthew Suberlak

Computer-Determined Interpretation of Intracranial Abnormalities

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Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations

Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data...

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Stockholm is cranking up the volume when it comes to life science oppo...

Dr. Ignacio Martin-Loeches, MD, PhD

Biomarker Guided Antibiotic Therapy: What’s New?

The aim of the present review is to summarise the current evidence for...

Biomarkers in Heart Failure

Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have...

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