Brain disconnections may cause Parkinson’s hallucinations
With the use of functional MRI (fMRI), researchers have been able to study the mechanism underlying visual hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease.... Read more
Reducing breast compression in mammography and DBT: good or bad?
Mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) acquisitions may be possible using half of the compression force used currently, with a significant... Read more
Lung cancer: differentiating metastatic from nonmetastatic lymph nodes
New research demonstrates that dynamic first-pass contrast-enhanced (CE) perfusion area-detector CT (ADCT) is as useful as FDG PET/CT for the... Read more
Interventional MRI: Increasing use in clinical routine
Interventional MRI has become part of the clinical routine for many areas of application such as breast and prostate biopsy. Since the economic... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
When a patient suffers from traumatic brain injury (TBI), there aren’t many treatment options available to physicians, and a team of engineers and emergency medicine physicians decided they could make a strong contribution if they joined forces. Funded by the Massey Grand Challenge, the team built an ultrasound system to detect secondary brain injury,... Read more
I find this question particularly interesting. This is the phrase I use to define my Twitter profile, @Vilavaite. I really believe analysing reality with the sight of a radiologist has distinctive features. First, we radiologists see beyond the surface of things. We are used to seeing the inside of our patients' bodies and in everyday life that... Read more
Whilst sitting on the beach in some sunny clime you have probably witnessed the annoying presence of the “knock off” watch, phone charger or handbag salespeople. While they may be irritating, we probably give little thought to the impact that these individuals are having on the original brands. You might even make a purchase, accepting the fact that the... Read more
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
2017 28 Nov
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and decision making for a range of time-critical conditions. The... Read more
2017 02 May
Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make significant improvement to health and care. The needs look beyond departmental and organizational boundaries, focusing on the needs of the local population. (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra... Read more
Samsung’s advanced premium ultrasound system for Radiology that provides enhanced image quality, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. The RS85 features MV-Flow technology, which detects blood flow in microvascular, and S-Shearwave...
Sectra PACS is designed for a high production environment with stability and usability in focus. Highlights include functions to speed up oncology workflows such as anatomical linking and support for reviewing complex multiparametric MRI studies such...
The iViz is a lightweight Point Of Care (POC) ultrasound solution, specifically designed for emerging sub-segments where there is need for a highly accessible and mobile solution that is capable throughout key areas of the patient care path. The iViz...
Powered by the most revolutionary ZONE Sonography® Technology, Resona 7’s new ZST+ platform brings the ultrasound image quality to a higher level by zone acquisition and channel data processing. Resona 7 also provides clinical research with the revolutionary...
THE VEVO MD IS THE WORLD’S FIRST ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY ULTRASOUND SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR CLINICAL USE WITH FREQUENCIES UP TO 70 MHz. This groundbreaking technology opens up new possibilities for medical imaging that have never been seen before. Whether imaging...