Radiology and Imaging

PET-CT Screening For Metastases Affecting Surgical Success

Canadian scientists have examined the influence of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in the management of colorectal cancer patients with possible... Read more

SIIM 2014: Barco Introduces New Image-Enhancing Diagnostic Display System

Healthcare imaging specialist Barco announces the launch of its Coronis 5MP LED, a 5MP diagnostic display system for digital breast imaging.The... Read more

SIIM 2014: Intelerad Launches Diagnostic Tomosynthesis Module

Integration with InteleViewer provides an alternative to deploying dedicated breast imaging workstationsIntelerad Medical Systems, a leader in... Read more

SIIM 2014: ICIS for Mobile and Web Capture Launched by Agfa HealthCare

Extending the "Evolution of Visual Healthcare" to smart phones and tablets, Agfa’s on-the-go mobile medical image capture and secure management... Read more

Radiation Risks in Paediatric CT: An Evaluation

An online survey of members of a national Canadian PEM physician association was conducted to gauge possible malignancy risks from diagnostic... 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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The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

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