Quantitative FLAIR MRI in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) hyperintensity assessed visually in the corticospinal tract (CST) lacks sensitivity for a diagnosis... Read more
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
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
Member of the Editorial Board IMAGING
The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population. Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... Read more
The radiology department has transformed from a unit of collaboration to one that focuses on interpretation, and in order to regain past values, an efficient harmony between IT and humans needs to be achieved. As radiologists we have to be valued for not just interpreting images. I have been around the world giving talks, and I seen radiology... Read more
Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients. From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... Read more
2016 23 Jul
Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-First The 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.... 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.... 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,... Read more
Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?
Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients... Read more
How human-centred design improves patient experience
How salauno has used an interdisciplinary team with a Human-Centred... Read more
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver... Read more
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 first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound scanner with exceptional image quality Optimized with preset modes for breast, dense breast and interventional procedures that simplify workflow On-demand high-resolution images – 14 MHz, 192 elements, and...
Sectra offers solutions for capturing, storing and accessing virtually all images, video, audio and documents. Sectra VNA allows you to consolidate image handling, while ensuring clinical workflow efficiency, growth management and business continuity...
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...
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...