Chemo, Radiation, Surgery Combo Boosts Survival For Pancreatic Cancer
Tumours have grown around the pancreas to encompass critical blood vessels in about a third of all pancreatic cancer patients, with conventional... Read more
Imaging Study Shows Ability To Reverse Effects Of Schizophrenia
An international team of scientists has shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganise and fight the... Read more
Using Sugar To Detect Cancer: A Game Changer For Screening
Early detection of cancer, usually through advanced medical imaging, is crucial as it increases the chances of survival and the potential for... Read more
New Ultrasound Increases Awareness About Cancer Cells
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. have developed a method called iso-acoustic... 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
Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders
Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but... Read more
a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)
A Quality Improvement InitiativeThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research... Read more
Controlling Patient Workflow in a Radiology Department
For the purpose of protecting patient safety and upholding quality standards... Read more
Sectra's reporting module, developed with complex oncology cases in mind, facilitates overview of relevant priors together with the current request and report text. It also offers support for resident workflows and embedded links to images in the rep...
Introducing a new chapter in ultrasound visualization technology. X-Porte was developed from the ground up to incorporate a breakthrough, proprietary beam-forming technology: XDI (Extreme Definition Imaging). This signal analysis algorithm shapes X-Porte's...
Sectra PACS is designed for a high production environment with stability and usability in focus. Highlights include functions to speed up oncology workflows such as anatomical linking and support for reviewing complex multiparametric MRI studies such...
The new 3Dimensions™ Mammography System matches the unrivaled performance of our 3D Mammography™ exam, which is more accurate than conventional 2D mammograms, detecting 20-65% more invasive breast cancers.Breakthrough improvements transform the patient...
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...