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HYPMED EU Project To Develop Hybrid PET/MRI

A new EU-funded project –HYPMED- is developing a new hybrid PET/MRI system to more accurately detect breast cancer and provide a more personalised... Read more

Larry DeWerd, a professor of medical physics at UW-Madison, directs the University of Wisconsin Radiation Calibration Laboratory, which tests and calibrates radiation-measurement devices from around the nation and beyond.

Radiation Dose - Who Calibrates the Machines?

Dose reduction programmes rely on hardware, software and the actions of healthcare staff and patients. But did you ever stop to wonder who ensures... Read more

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Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals, according to a... Read more

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Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The project shows... Read more

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Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain in the emergency... 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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IMAGING Management

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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 Matus Straka

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

Developing thorough competency in both specialty and professionalism is...

 Aaron Sklar

If You Build It, Will They Come?

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Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain

Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University...

 Jane Grimm

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