- Can interventions reduce image ordering for low back pain in the ED?
- Amyloid PET improves evaluation of patients with cognitive impairment
- AI in radiology - pushing the boundaries of diagnostic science
- Concerning fall in UK radiology equipment spend
- Improving imaging experience through patient-centred communication
Follow-up Imaging Less When Radiologists Read ED Ultrasounds
Findings from a study presented at the American College of Radiology annual meeting show that the use of follow-up imaging is significantly... Read more
Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Receive Inappropriate Testing
Asymptomatic women who have been treated for early-stage breast cancer often undergo advanced imaging and other tests that add cost but not... Read more
Breast and Thyroid Cancer Screening for At-risk Survivors
Survival of childhood, adolescent and young adult (CAYA) cancers has increased with progress in the management of the treatments and has reached... Read more
MR Imaging Cost-effective in Prostate Cancer Detection
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging–guided strategies for the detection of prostate cancer were cost-effective compared with the standard biopsy... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
Radiomics is a hot topic in radiology. A steadily increasing number of researchers across the globe is engaging in radiomics and applying it to a large number of imaging data. “Radiomics” means the extraction of a large number of quantitative imaging features from routinely acquired imaging data (e.g, x-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI, PET) in order to... 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
Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis
Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time... Read more
Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem
Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an... Read more
The Next Evolution in Ultrasound, designed for high expectations ARIETTA 850 ultrasound platform responds to high expectations to answer the ever increasing demands of medical professionals. ARIETTA 850’s fundamental performance has been refined...
The SonoSite SII features a new touchscreen user interface with a clinician-driven menu logic that adaptively adjusts to your imaging needs – “what you need, is what you see”. An embedded dual transducer connector allows you to quickly switch between...
Open high-field efficiency with patient-centric architecture OASIS™ is a new generation of MR systems, providing a high degree of diagnostic confidence and extraordinary patient comfort. With this unique scanner, Hitachi combines best high-field performance...
Shown to improve comfort in 93% of patients who reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression technology2 Curved, unique design mirrors the shape of a woman’s breast to reduce pinching and apply uniform compression over the entire...
We recognize that the best chance any patient has at getting better is a clinician at their bedside with all the right answers and the confidence to act. SonoSite education and training is the industry standard – no other point-of-care ultrasound manufacturer...