Dose Management: Radiologists Don’t Face Cancer Risk
Thanks to improved dose management protocols, present-day radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 do not face an increased... Read more
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
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
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
The new software, Tracking Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium shifts in Data (TREND), can quickly analyse a series of images such as CT, MRI, ultrasound or any video from scientific equipment of all kinds. Steven R. Van Doren, Professor of Biochemistry at University of Missouri answered our questions about this exciting new development.1. TREND is a... Read more
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
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
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 09 Feb
The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure the underpinning technology works for everyone’s needs? Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores.Why we need a VNA—joining up diagnostics across the enterpriseImaging... Read more
Continuous Improvement Team: Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki
The Importance of Team Work in Healthcare The challenges of organising... Read more
Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed
Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors... Read more
Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem
Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,... Read more
The SonoSite EDGE II is a high-resolution, all-digital, 9.0-pound (4.1 kg) ultrasound system with a 12.1in. LED full-bleed glass display. The Edge II boosts improvements in cardiac and abdominal image quality through DirectClear Technology and a new wide-angle...
Sectra provides a complete solution for primary diagnostics in pathology. The solution includes archiving and storage solutions together with high-end review workstations. It allows pathologists to make their diagnoses and reports with higher precision...
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...
Pushing the boundaries The advanced technical capabilities that the RS80A with Prestige features are built on the successes of Samsung technologies, including superior image quality, while offering exclusive options. The features such as S-Fusion and...
The SonoSite X-Porte is a high resolution, all digital ultrasound kiosk designed to meet the needs of the demanding clinical environment. The X-Porte Kiosk includes: a capacitive multi-touch panel user interface, adjustable high resolution 19” LED monitor...