The challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s radiologist
In an exhilarating opening session on Sunday 26th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew told delegates... Read more
The answer to noninvasive biomarker development in lung cancer
During an overcrowded exhilarating session on Monday 27th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Hugo Aerts, from Harvard... Read more
Nodule risk estimation in screening CT: computer model vs. human observers
A new study sought to compare human observers to a mathematically derived computer model for differentiation between malignant and benign... Read more
Effect of epidural steroid injection on MRI findings
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine is the preferred diagnostic tool for pathologic conditions affecting the spine. However, in... Read more
Echo indices for RVEF monitoring in pulmonary hypertension
Serial assessment of right ventricular ejection fraction (RVEF) predicts the clinical outcome of patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH).... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in radiology is at a crossroads. This crossroads represents a common fork in the path across all industries in which the technology is moving beyond the hype, separating the strongest solutions from those that eventually wane. Given this context, the AI-medical imaging... Read more
Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more
HealthManagement.org talks with # pinksocks founder Nick Adkins about the fascinating movement that started in healthcare and is spreading like wildfire in all industries- activating people to connect by sharing each other’s stories with compassion and empathy to work together. # pinksocks is a community united in changing the world from... Read more
2016 23 Jul
Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-First The 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.... Read more
2019 26 Jul
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... 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.... Read more
How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department
Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department... Read more
Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield
The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth... Read more
Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU
Poor ICU nutrition delivery remains a challenge worldwide. Objective... Read more
Better detection. Clinically superior. Low dose.** What if we could find breast cancers earlier? See lesions more clearly? Reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies? Questions like these inspired Hologic researchers and scientists to develop Hologic...
The enlightened choice for high-field MRI ECHELON Smart is Hitachi’s smart MRI concept which combines ‘SmartQUALITY’ for superb clinical images and sophisticated applications, ‘SmartSPEED’ for reduced examination time, ‘SmartCOMFORT’ for an extraordinary...
The next level in usability ARIETTA 50LE is the compact entry model of the ARIETTA series, inviting easy operation from beginners through experts, taking you to the ‘next level’. This ultrasound platform combines Carefree Workflow, Clear...
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...
Transform the breast imaging patient experience The SmartCurve system provides a curved compression surface that offers a more comfortable patient experience without compromising image quality, exam time, dose or workflow.1 The SmartCurve system is...