Radiology and Imaging

Coronary Artery Plaque Associated with Liver Disease

A new study has found a close association between high-risk coronary artery plaque and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a common liver... Read more

Assessing Fracture Risk from Bone Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy of the long bones (RTLB) is meant to provide control of symptoms, destroy cancer cells in the treated area and prevent malignant... Read more

Agfa CR, DR Caesium-Based Detectors FDA Cleared

Agfa HealthCare has received FDA clearance for its digital radiography (CR and DR) Cesium-based detectors. Use of Caesium-based detectors with... Read more

'No Dose' Bone Densitometry Technology Gets FDA Nod

Mindways Software, Inc. (Austin, TX, USA) has obtained 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its asynchronous... Read more

Ultra High Field MRI Pinpoints and Protects Language Centres

New research from the Medical University of Vienna's Department of Neurology reveals that it is possible to pinpoint the areas of the brain that... 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

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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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 Todd F. Glass

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

COMPUTER MODEL LOOKS AT ER FUNCTIONS, EVEN BEFORE IT’S BUILT   With the...

Dr. David Wilson

David Wilson

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 Michel van Genderen, MD, PhD

Monitoring Peripheral Circulation

Even though systemic haemodynamic variables may be normalised, ‏there could...

 Josip Stosic, MBBS, BSc, MRCP (acute), EDIC, PGcertME, FFICM

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Publiometrics

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Asst. Prof. Stuart McGrane

Acute Brain Dysfunction During Critical Illness

Delirium (acute brain dysfunction) can be a complication of critical...

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