Search Tag: cancer biopsies

IMAGING Management

AI-radiomics mammography combo reduces breast biopsies

2018 18 Dec

Researchers use mammography to determine the biological composition of a tumor's tissue, developing a new method that may help reduce the number of unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study published in the journal Radiological Society of North America .  Research has shown that more than 10 percent of women are called back for additional... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Improving Care for Chest Patients

2017 23 Feb

Dr Angshu Bhowmik routinely uses point-of-care ultrasound to guide pleural procedures. Ultrasound guidance is now routinely used for pleural procedures, with current British Thoracic Society guidelines stating that all pleural drain insertions and aspirations should be performed using the technique. Dr Angshu Bhowmik, a consultant chest physician... Read more