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European Union - MAMMOCARE Project

European MAMMOCARE Project Improves Breast Cancer Diagnosis

MAMMOCARE's new breast biopsy system is guided by 3D real-time PEM (positron emission mammography) imaging, offering real-time guidance and correction... Read more

Stefanie Weigel, MD, University Hospital Muenster

Study: High-Grade DCIS Detection Increases with Age

The mammography detection rate of high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) — an early-stage but potentially invasive type of breast cancer... Read more

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Study: Screening Mammography Intervals, Tumour Characteristics

A new study in JAMA Oncology shows that premenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer after a biennial screening mammogram were more likely... Read more

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Trial to Compare CT, Cardiac Catheterisation

A new European randomised study (DISCHARGE) aims to determine whether computed tomography (CT) can replace cardiac catheterisation in evaluating... Read more

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Heart Ageing Differences Shown on MRI

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study published in the journal Radiology indicates that heart ages differently in men and women. Researchers... 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

IMAGING Management

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

IMAGING Management

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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 Joachim Herzig, Professor

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

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Patient Safety and Social Media

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing...

 Mat Hunter

Design for Care: The Collaborative Challenge of Wellbeing in Later Llife

Our Shared Challenge We all know that we need to think differently about...

Prof. David Koff

Healthcare Leadership Crisis: the Canadian Solution

Healthcare, a Changing Landscape Equal access to a quality healthcare...

 Pauline Fontaine

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged...

Dr. David Brealey

Rapid Pathogen Testing With PCR/ESI-MS

The RADICAL multicentre observational study was performed to compare PCR/ESI-MS...

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