Radiology and Imaging
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ECR2016: Gadolinium Contrast Agent Safety: Facts and Myths

Over the past 25 years, gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCA) have been recognised to have exceptional safety profiles with minimal side... Read more

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Family Tree Can Lead to Timely Screening of At-Risk Patients

Mapping a patient’s family tree could identify additional risks and drive patients to more timely screenings as most doctors and nurses often... Read more

Ultra-fast detection of breast density using MRT helps determine breast cancer risks. Source: Medical University of Vienna

ECR2016: MRT Helps Assess Cancer Risk In High Density Breasts

Researchers in Austria have developed a method for the precise measurement of breast density using magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) examinations... Read more

Research at the University of Zurich suggests that the specific alignment of neural networks in the brain dictates whether a person’s altruism was motivated by selfish or altruistic behaviour. Credit: © highwaystarz / Fotolia

Brain Activity Helps Reveal Motives and Selfish Behaviour

Researchers in Switzerland have identified peoples’ motives through a specific interplay between different brain regions, also showing in their... Read more

ECR2016: From Screening To Therapy: Innovative Breast Care Concepts

With breast now the most common cancer among women and the second most common cancer overall, imaging research is exploring ways to develop... 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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