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New indications for coronary CT angiography

2017 19 Sep

The time has come The latest in CCTA and how the quality and timeliness of diagnosis can be improved. Since the beginning of the 21st century coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA ) has turned from a research tool with ill-defined indications into the recognised cardiac imaging modality with proven clinical and prognostic... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

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Angela Maas

2017 21 Aug

Professor of Women’s Cardiac Health Department of Cardiology - Radboud University Medical Center Nijm egen, the Netherlands  Never give up. What is your top management tip? Don't forget your personal life, because although ambition is important there is always a personal life behind. What... Read more

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Gender Matters in Cardiology

2017 21 Aug

Meet pioneering gynaecardiologist Angela Maas, who explains why there's still a lot to do when it comes to cardiovascular disease in women.   Cardiovascular disease in women is an enduring passion for cardiologist Angela Maas, who has been a pioneer in Europe in this field. Prof. Maas started an outpatient cardiology clinic for women in... Read more

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Reducing Imaging for Low Back Pain in the ED

2017 16 May

Clinical decision support integrated in electronic order entry forms can safely and effectively reduce imaging orders for patients with low-back pain in the emergency department (ED), according to a study in press in  Journal of the American College of Radiology. Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for people in the U.S. and Canada... Read more

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Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

2017 07 May

Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows fast and easy conduct of the study. Cloud computing is a viable solution for storing patient data in virtual archives accessible by different hospitals. The adoption of an IT platform for centralised review of images and clinical reports in trials saves resources and time.... Read more

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RAD-AID International and Global Health Radiology

2017 07 May

RAD-AID is a non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote radiology in global health with emphasis on sustainability through education.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3-4 billion people are at risk for widespread loss and death that could be treated or avoided if radiology was available. Additionally,... Read more

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Appropriate Imaging for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

2017 04 Apr

Despite evidence and guidelines for appropriate imaging use in patients with low-risk prostate cancer, studies have shown only gradual reductions in inappropriate imaging use, according to an article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology. See Also : MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Detection, Avoids Unneeded Biopsy Waste contributes... Read more

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MIIT-Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology 2017

2017 28 Apr

Find Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology (MIIT) on Social Media    Read more

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Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

2017 09 Feb

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure the underpinning technology works for everyone’s needs? Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores. Why we need a VNA—joining up diagnostics... Read more