Radiology and Imaging

Sectra DoseTrack™ Gains FDA Registration

Sectra has recently registered its radiation dose solution Sectra DoseTrack™, with the FDA. Sectra DoseTrack is a web-based solution which monitors... Read more

Fat in Organs and Blood May Increase Risk of Osteoporosis 

Excess fat around the stomach has recently been identified as a risk factor for bone loss. A new study has shown that excess liver and muscle... Read more

Screening for Lung Cancer: The NELSON study

A recently published article in JBR-BTR details the Dutch NELSON trial, which is the first randomised lung cancer screening trial in which pulmonary... Read more

Global Market for Medical Imaging Devices to Top US$49bn by 2020

The global market for medical imaging devices, estimated at US$30.2 billion in 2013 and forecast to be US$32.3 billion in 2014, is projected... Read more

Even Expert Mammographers Can Miss Breast Cancer Cases

A recently published study in PLOS has found that  breast cancers can be missed even by expert mammographers. Visual search experiments have... Read more

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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

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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

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

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Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

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

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Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

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.[1] (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick,... Read more

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