ESC Paper: Cardiologists Must Reduce Inappropriate Radiation Exposure
Radiation from cardiology procedures equals more than 50 chest X-rays per person each yearIn a recent position paper published in the European... Read more
Gene Variant Affects Brain Atrophy in Mild Cognitive Impairment
According to a study published online in the journal Radiology, the presence of a gene variant in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)... Read more
Delphinus’ Breast Ultrasound Tomography Receives USFDA Approval
Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., innovator and developer of a new ultrasound platform that images the entire breast, has received 510(k)... 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
Outcomes after 1 week of mechanical ventilation for patients and families
We review recent findings on outcomes in adults after mechanical ventilation... Read more
American College of Cardiology 2017 Meeting Cholesterol Lowering
Cholesterol Lowering (R)evolution, TAVI and More...The latest cardiology... Read more
Based on Mindray's new generation ultrasound platform, mQuadro, M9 has raised the industry standards to an all new level. Advanced signal transmission and reception processors provide highly sensitive and accurate echo detection. Innovative transducer...
The scope of Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) has expanded considerably in recent years to include younger, more active patients. The surgical objectives have evolved from merely relieving pain to restoring full function.7 hipEOS is used to plan a primary,...
For users who value state-of-the art technology: Power and flexibility of a PC in a portable ECG Bidirectional Wi-Fi communication Culprit Coronary Artery AlgorithmTM for early STEMI detection The CARDIOVIT FT-1 is ultra-portable:...
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...