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Are fMRI Analyses Not To Be Trusted?

Researchers in Sweden and the U.K. have shown that common statistical methods to analyse brain activity through images taken with MRI scanners... Read more

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JMIRS: Many Still Not Fully Aware of Dose Risk from CT Scans

A survey of about 300 healthcare professionals in Canada found that radiologists and technologists generally had better knowledge than referring... Read more

Peter Johnson, Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton

PET Tomo Helps Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Avoid Chemo

Research on 1,200 patients in the UK, European and Australia has found that the use of positron emission tomography (PET) scans can spare patients... Read more

Human-Plus-AI Imaging Analysis Boosts Cancer Diagnosis to 99.5%

A combination of the decades-long practice of diagnosing illnesses by manually reviewing images under a microscope and artificial intelligence... Read more

Adding this variable angle slant hole collimator to an existing breast molecular imaging system allows the system to get six times better contrast of cancer lesions in the breast, providing the same or better image quality while also potentially reducing

3D Breast Imaging Tool Boosts Contrast, Cuts Dose Levels

Scientists in the U.S. added a collimator to an existing 3-D breast molecular imaging system that improved image quality in the contrast of... Read more

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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

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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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Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

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