BIR Response to the Announcement of an Increase in Spending by NHS on Radiotherapy Treatment
The BIR welcomes the announcement that the NHS is to spend £130 million on linear accelerator equipment (Linacs) to treat cancer, especially... Read more
DTI Reveals Brain Network Disruption in Children with PTSD
A study appearing in the journal Radiology has revealed that children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the... Read more
Insomnia Affects Activity in Specific Brain Regions
According to a study published in the journal SLEEP by Kay and colleagues, specific brain regions show altered patterns of activity in patients... Read more
MRI-Guided Method Improves Stem Cell Delivery Efficacy
Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, have developed a new minimally invasive interventional magnetic resonance... Read more
Imaging Biomarkers Roadmap: Bridging the Translational Gap
A paper published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology recommends a global standard for scanning biomarkers in cancer, in a move designed to bring... Read more
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing this cutting-edge device at the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) Annual Scientific Meeting,... Read more
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in clinical practice hasn’t fully completed its cycle of development. Though we have been working on it for over 20 years, it’s entering into a new phase. The most exciting is the paediatric application of CEUS, with recent regulatory approval for certain use. The European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound... Read more
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App Name Do Radiology Description This is a series of radiology apps. The creators of the apps describe them as ‘Dynamic, immersive radiology environment’. The topics covered are: MR imaging in prostate cancerNeuroradiology imaging in stroke Fundamentals in thoracic imagingThoracic imaging – a primer for physicians Dynamic approach to... Read more
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
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. The... 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, Sectra... Read more
3D Printed Kidney Phantoms Will Optimise Radiation Dose
How can affordable cost 3D printed kidney phantoms assist nuclear medicine... Read more
Samsung’s advanced premium ultrasound system for Radiology that provides enhanced image quality, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. The RS85 features MV-Flow technology, which detects blood flow in microvascular, and S-Shearwave...
Scanning for technically difficult patients (TDP) becomes even more challenging for physicians, while image quality is critical for confident diagnosis. DC-8 Exp brings together a new set of innovative solutions to enhance the experience of conducting...
The TE7 touch screen ultrasound system is designed to provide superior quality imaging for rapid patient-care decisions. Intuitive gesture controls and efficient focused point-of-care exams minimize the user learning curve, with no need to navigate a...
Due to the complex nature of the spine, surgeries may be particularly difficult and call for careful preparation for better outcomes. The spineEOS online software provides a 3D visualization of the patient’s spine in its current state as well as a literature-based,...
The SonoSite EDGE II is a high-resolution, all-digital, 9.0-pound (4.1 kg) ultrasound system with a 12.1in. LED full-bleed glass display. The Edge II boosts improvements in cardiac and abdominal image quality through DirectClear Technology and a new wide-angle...