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IMAGING Management

Combining Imaging And Maths in BRIM Breast Cancer Biomarker

2016 04 Jul

A combination of imaging and mathematics can help identify if aggressive treatment is needed when a woman has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.The new technology – biomarker ratio imaging microscopy, or BRIM – can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive varieties, according... Read more

Health Management

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

2016 01 Jul

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of studies available from European countries, the European DRLs for paediatric patients are only available for some common radiological examinations. There is a need to consolidate what is available and to provide guidance on what actions are needed in using DRLs to further enhance radiation protection... Read more

Cardiology Management

Radiation Exposure with X-ray Guided Cardiovascular Procedures

2016 12 Apr

New research published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions shows that healthcare professionals who perform x-ray guided cardiovascular procedures may be at higher risk for health problems such as orthopeadic issues, cataracts, skin lesions and cancers. The study highlights potential radiation-related health... Read more

IMAGING Management

Carestream’s New Radiography/Fluoroscopy Systems Available for Order Worldwide

2015 23 Jul

Carestream Health entered the radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) market with two systems that deliver high-quality, cost-effective imaging: the CARESTREAM DRX-Excel and CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus. These systems can enhance workflow and perform contrast exams using fluoroscopy that can be associated with a radiography image, in addition to specialized contrast... Read more

IMAGING Management

Image Wisely® Launches New Fluoroscopy Initiative

2014 01 Dec

To better help radiology providers optimise radiation dose and provide safe, effective imaging care, Image Wisely® has launched its new fluoroscopy initiative. Now visitors to their website can find educational materials for fluoroscopy (, computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine examinations."Fluoroscopy... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cardiac Imaging May Pose Radiation Risk

2014 04 Oct

According to a recent statement by the American Heart Association, doctors should ensure that patients understand the radiation-related risks of heart imaging tests before they undertake the procedures. These heart imaging tests may include nuclear stress tests, cardiac CT scans and fluoroscopy.  According to Dr. Rana Fazel, MD, MSc, chair of the... Read more

Cardiology Management

AHA to Clinicians: Know the Radiation Risks of Heart Imaging

2014 01 Oct

The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued a new scientific statement stressing the importance of clinicians to understand the risks of heart imaging involving radiation and to discuss these with patients before ordering such tests. The advisory came out amidst increasing reliance on the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat patients with... Read more

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Flat Panel Detectors: New System from Siemens

2013 08 Mar

At the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria, Siemens is introducing a new system for the mid-range price segment that can do both full-digital fluoroscopy and radiography. With its 2-in-1 functionality, Luminos Fusion with flat panel detector technology allows more effective use of fluoroscopy equipment in routine medical care. The... Read more

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