Search Tag: CT Imaging

IMAGING Management

Deep Learning Improves Lung Cancer Detection from X-rays

2019 18 Nov

New research led by South Korean radiologists provides further proof as to how artificial intelligence can help improve diagnosis of lung cancer using medical imaging.   Radiologists performed better in detecting malignant lung cancers on chest x-rays when they read images with deep-learning based software, according to the research published... Read more

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Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise

2019 05 Sep

A study of more than 135 million imaging exams, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has shown that computerised tomography  (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other scans have been increasing in use. Researchers from UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente showed that despite efforts to reduce imaging in medicine... Read more

Cardiology Management

CT imaging in the context of TAVI/TAVR

2019 16 Jan

There has been significant advancement in the field of computed tomography imaging and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)/transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Technological advancement and data supporting the use of TAVI/TAVR have resulted in a deep integration of TAVI/TAVR and CT imaging in clinical practice. TAVI/TAVR is... Read more

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Should lung cancer screening include persons not meeting CHEST criteria?

2018 12 Jun

A significant reduction (20 percent) in lung cancer mortality reduction is attributable to annual screening with low-dose CT imaging. In 2013, the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) published their guidelines that endorse low-dose CT screening for patients aged 55 to 74 years with at least a 30 pack-year smoking history. The guidelines... Read more

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Enhancing CT imaging quality in low-dose techniques

2018 27 Mar

As medicine transitions to high-value practice, there is more urgency to obtain the most diagnostically accurate information possible from each CT examination while protecting patients from unnecessary scans, radiation, and costs. Body CT is a leading source of patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, and imagers must embrace the pledge to safeguard... Read more

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A Novel Just-In-Time Concept

2017 11 May

An Innovative Combination of the Power of Additive Manufacturing and the Integrity of Mimics Innovation Suite   Researchers from  RMIT University's  Center for Additive Manufacturing in Melbourne, Australia, are proposing a new concept called just-in-time, that applies to additive manufacturing (AM) prosthesis design. This particular approach... Read more

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BJR Publishes Recommendations for Accurate CT Diagnosis of Suspected Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS)

2016 31 May

These open access recommendations are published on behalf of  The British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI) and The British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCCT)   Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition which requires urgent and immediate treatment. AAS can be diagnosed by using CT imaging, but it is important that... Read more