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Study: Radiocontrast - AKI Risk Lower Than Previously Thought

2016 30 Sep

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, radiocontrast administration may have a lower risk of kidney damage than previously thought. The findings suggest that the potential benefits of radiocontrast-enhanced imaging are far greater than its hazards, which could have been overestimated by researchers and physicians.... Read more

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New MRI Technique Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

2015 08 Jan

A new imaging technique that measurably improves upon current prostate imaging could have significant implications for how patients with prostate cancer are ultimately treated. The new method called restriction spectrum imaging-MRI (RSI-MRI) was developed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and University... Read more

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Risk factors for Adverse Reactions to CT Contrast Agents

2013 10 Apr

Japanese researchers have created a scoring rule to predict adverse reactions to contrast agents used in computed tomography. The study is published online in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. This was a retrospective cohort study of all adult patients undergoing contrast enhanced CT scan for 7 years. The subjects were randomly divided into... Read more

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DaTSCAN™ SPECT Imaging Shows Impact on the Diagnosis of Patients with Dementia

2013 26 Mar

GE Healthcare has presented the results of a randomised study analysing the effect of DaTSCAN™ (Ioflupane I 123 Injection) SPECT imaging in a group of adult patients with a diagnosis of possible dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). The findings, presented at the 2013 American Academy of Neurology Meeting, reported use of DaTSCAN imaging significantly contributed... Read more

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