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Health Management

Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield

2017 07 May

The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth breast shield in chest computed tomography (CT ) examinations. Dose measurements on a phantom (Cardinal Health 76 415) with an ionisation chamber were performed with and without bismuth breast protection in different configurations using the routine chest CT protocol. Image quality... Read more

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PET/CT for the General Radiologist Organised by the BIR Scottish Branch

2017 14 Apr

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Toshiba Medical Celebrates 10 Years of Area Detector CT

2017 16 Feb

Described as ‘a breakthrough CT system’ back in 2007, Toshiba Medical introduced the world’s very first dynamic volume CT scanner, the Aquilion ONE™. Driven by the clinical need for a volume scanner, the Aquilion ONE’s unique Area Detector opened doors to new ways of medical imaging. Ten years later, Toshiba Medical is celebrating this memorable introduction.  The... Read more

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2017 03 Jan

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

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UK’s Largest Teleradiology Group, MEDICA, Selects TeraRecon

2016 15 Sep

TeraRecon, (www.terarecon.com), a leader in advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, has been selected by MEDICA, the UK’s largest teleradiology group, for advanced visualization and reporting. MEDICA provides remote, overnight, urgent, and specialty review and reporting, producing over 1.5 Million reports per year, has... Read more

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UK’s Largest Teleradiology Group, MEDICA, Selects TeraRecon

2016 15 Sep

TeraRecon, (www.terarecon.com), a leader in advanced visualization and enterprise medical image viewing solutions, has been selected by MEDICA, the UK’s largest teleradiology group, for advanced visualization and reporting. MEDICA provides remote, overnight, urgent, and specialty review and reporting, producing over 1.5 Million reports per year, has... Read more

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RSNA Report: Imaging Zika Virus

2016 06 Sep

The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) has released a report that details the spectrum of imaging findings in babies and fetuses infected with the Zika virus. The report is published in Radiology. The report presents several ultrasound, MRI and CT images of Zika virus during pre- and postnatal development. The images show the profound effects... Read more

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Dose Management Software Increases CT Technologists’ Radiation Awareness

2016 12 Apr

Dose awareness among radiology staff is essential to optimize radiation dose delivered to patients.Real-time monitoring solutions are precious tools for healthcare professionals especially for CT technologists.According to Health Imaging – a leading news website that reflects the clinical, informatics and practice management considerations involved... Read more

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Affidea Legnica Reinvents Itself

2016 17 Feb

The Affidea diagnostic centre located in the Letia Technology Park in Legnica was recently opened to patients. The facility offers high-quality diagnostic tests in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasonography, as well as X-ray examinations. Previously, the Affidea Legnica diagnostic centre provided its services in... Read more