Radiology and Imaging

MRI Detects Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can definitively diagnose around 90 percent of all breast cancers, compared to only 37.5 percent detection rate... Read more

Professor Muir Gray

UKRC 2015: Prof Sir Muir Gray to Deliver BIR/Toshiba Mayneord Memorial Lecture

Professor Sir Muir Gray, the recipient of the BIR/Toshiba Mayneord Award, will be delivering the opening plenary lecture of UKRC on Monday 29... Read more

Pancreatic Cancer: MRI Protocol for High-Risk Patients

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based screening programme for individuals at high risk of pancreatic cancer detected pancreatic lesions in... Read more

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HealthManagement I-I-I Interviews at ECR 2015

HealthManagement was in pole position at ECR last month to interview leading clinicians and industry experts at this year's congress of the European... Read more

Managing Incidental Findings Found During Neuroimaging

Neuroimaging is an important diagnostic tool in the assessment of neurological disease, but often unmasks incidental findings (IFs). The negative... 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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 Pauline Fontaine

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

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

Dr. Sandeep Bansal

Sandeep Bansal

1. What are your key areas of interest and research?My interest is in improving...

 Kira Achaibar, BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCP

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during...

Prof. Olav Rooyackers

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

 Estella M. Geraghty

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can offer...

 Pamela Wible

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he...

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