Radiology and Imaging
Loyola University Medical Center

Noninvasive CT Scan for Heart Disease

Loyola University Medical Centre is the first hospital to offer a new and noninvasive technology to test for coronary artery disease. The technology... Read more

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New Way to Image Single Molecules in ‘True Colour’

A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) team has invented a new technology to image single molecules with unprecedented spectral... Read more

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PET Method Scans Whole Body for a Blood Clot

A new imaging method — so far tested in rats — may someday enable clinicians to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot, according to researchers... Read more

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MBI: Cost-Effective Secondary Breast Screening Method

A Mayo Clinic study shows that molecular breast imaging (MBI) for women with dense breast tissue resulted in a lower cost per cancer detected... Read more

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Diagnostic Imaging Can Rule Out CAD in Low-Risk Patients

According to Dutch researchers, coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) combined with calcium scoring can noninvasively rule out coronary... 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

From Our Journals

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

Assoc. Prof. Daryl Jones

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

 Dirk Colaert, MD

Semantic Technology Enables Smart Computers

As healthcare faces up to the promises and challenges of big data, Hea...

 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security!

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT SecurityRecent...

 Monique Rasband

KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

CAN GE HEALTHCARE AND SIEMENS COMPETE WITH HOLOGIC?   Although the report...

 Jane Grimm

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