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Bigger Dose Will Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival

2016 31 Mar

A bigger radiation dose will not improve the long-term chances of patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer, a new study in the U.S. by Thomas Jefferson University has found. Despite advances in technology that has allowed doctors to administer higher radiation doses to prostate cancer patients with fewer side effects, the new study, published... Read more

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ECR2016: Safe Imaging Picks Up Pace; But What About The Children?

2016 02 Mar

The EuroSafe Imaging campaign, the initiative of the European Society of Radiologists (ESR) to increase awareness for radiation protection among the radiology community, has established itself as a basis for international benchmarking, industry experts said at a symposium during the ECR2016 congress in Vienna on Wednesday. But most of the speakers also... Read more

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Paediatric Medical Imaging: The Three ‘Rights’

2014 17 Jul

In order to promote the safe and effective use of medical imaging, the Mayo Clinic has started a collaborative effort to ensure that a national protocol is put into action. This initiative, published online in the Journal of Patient Safety, calls for the American College of Radiology, the Joint Commission, the Intersociety Accreditation Commission... Read more

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Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening For High Risk Smokers

2014 08 Jun

Age and habitual cigarette use factor into the risk assessment for lung cancer in former and current smokers. The implementation of a screening program, which utilises a state-of-the-art prediction model, can be more efficient for the identification of those with a risk high enough to warrant costly and potentially invasive imaging investigations.... Read more

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ECR 2014: Talking About Radiation Risk

2014 18 Mar

The knowns and unknowns of radiation risk were discussed by Annalisa Trianni from Italy at the Management in Radiology session, held during the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, in a talk prepared with Donald Peck from the USA.  Outcome of radiation can be pre-determined to some extent. The amount of energy required to cause these... Read more

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Toshiba’s FDA-Cleared CT Allows Visualisation of Myocardial Ischemia

2014 13 Mar

Toshiba introduces exclusive and FDA-cleared CT Myocardial Perfusion on its Aquilion ONE and Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition CT systems. To improve cardiac diagnoses with simplified dose reduction technology, Toshiba announces the FDA clearance of its industry-exclusive CT Myocardial Perfusion capability. Available on Toshiba’s Aquilion ONE and... Read more

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Toshiba Partners With Unfors Raysafe To Improve X-Ray Room Staff Safety

2014 11 Mar

RaySafe i2 Now Available on Toshiba Infinix-i Systems To improve clinical staff safety during interventional procedures and help monitor radiation dose, Toshiba Medical Systems Europe has partnered with Unfors RaySafe AB  to offer a new dose monitoring and management tool for Infinix™-i cardiovascular X-ray systems. Toshiba integrates RaySafe... Read more

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ECR 2014: COCIR Supports Eurosafe Imaging Campaign: Working Together For Patient Safety

2014 07 Mar

COCIR has welcomed the EuroSafe Imaging campaign launch, whose main objective is patient and healthcare worker safety.  A European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative, the launch is taking place at the 2014 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) with a poster exhibition and a new dedicated website.

 The EuroSafe Imaging campaign promotes... Read more

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ECR 2014: Toshiba Introduces a Faster Astelion / Advance Edition

2014 07 Mar

After the successful introduction of the Astelion series at last year’s ECR, Toshiba is pleased to present the Astelion /Advance Edition with 0.6 s gantry rotation speed at ECR 2014. The 16-row detector multislice helical CT scanner Astelion /Advance Edition will be available with a speed of 0.6 s per rotation which reduces breath holding time... Read more

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ECR 2014: Unfors RaySafe supports the EuroSafe Imaging Campaign

2014 06 Mar

EuroSafe Imaging Campaign is the Europe-wide initiative for safe X-ray use   Unfors RaySafe (previously Unfors Instruments), the international market leader of measuring devices for quality assurance of diagnostic X-ray equipment, is a supporting partner of the EuroSafe Imaging Campaign.   This is a European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative... Read more