Radiology and Imaging

RSNA 2014: New Device Could Reduce Mammography Discomfort

A new device that could result in more comfortable mammography for women is to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological... Read more

RSNA 2014: Study Links Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis to Cognitive Impairment

A recent study of 2,000 adults reveals that a build-up of plaque in the body’s major arteries is associated with mild cognitive impairment. The... Read more

Nanoparticles Perform MRI, Fluorescent Imaging

New nanoparticles developed by MIT chemists can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorescent imaging in living animals.... Read more

Pelvic Radiotherapy May Benefit Ovarian Cancer Patients

Researchers from Loyola University Health System (LUHS) have found that pelvic radiotherapy (RT) may help treat a rare form of ovarian cancer... Read more

British Institute of Radiology Publishes New Book, App

The BIR has published a new book, Imaging Single Best Answer, developed in conjunction with the BIR Young Professionals and Trainee Committee.... 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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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

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Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia

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

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Health: The Economic Growth Engine of the 21st Century

Is there a correlation between health and economic growth? Can the healthcare...

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