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Use of Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19: ESR Issues Report

2021 27 Jul

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has released a new report about the role of lung ultrasound in COVID-19 patients which includes seven clinical images and advice on infection control. This report summarises basic settings in lung ultrasonography and best practice recommendations for lung ultrasonography in COVID-19, representing the... Read more

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Yeah, AI in Imaging is Great, But Does it Make MORE Work?

2021 20 Jul

Although AI has been regarded as a tool for decreasing the workload of radiologists, a recent Dutch study shows that most current AI applications in medical imaging may have the opposite effect.  Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) for radiology appear more likely to add to the workload of radiologists than reduce it, Dutch researchers... Read more

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The Cost of Keeping the Imaging Status Quo

2021 12 Jul

As demand for diagnostic imaging continues to increase, it is important for hospitals and radiology departments to trade in the imaging status quo of the isolated silo for a consolidated approach such as Enterprise Imaging. Key Points Hospitals today have to deal with an assortment of disparate, standalone systems that have different capabilities... Read more

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More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

2021 21 Jun

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been reported. A surprising new study published in Clinical Imaging shows that clinicians are more likely to request imaging for non-respiratory patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers compared per-patient imaging... Read more

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SPIE Medical Imaging 2022

2022 20 Feb

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Volume 21 - Issue 4, 2021

2021 01 Jun

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Enterprise Imaging VNA - Enriching Patient Imaging Records

2021 01 Jun

Agfa HealthCare’s Enterprise Imaging VNA solution is a modern, standards-based platform purpose-built on the latest technology. Health Management.org spoke to Christien Lefebvre, Global Program Manager, Enterprise Imaging VNA for Agfa HealthCare to discuss the VNA solution, what benefits it offers and why healthcare organisations and clinicians should... Read more

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AI uses ECG and X-ray Results to diagnose Arrhythmic Disorders

2021 10 May

Researchers from the Kobe University Hospital, Japan, have developed an AI that uses multiple types of test data to predict the location of surplus pathways in the heart. These “accessory pathways” cause the heart to beat irregularly.   In this study on “Accessory pathway analysis using a multimodal deep learning model” published in Scientific Reports,... Read more

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One Year Later: Imaging Findings during Covid-19

2021 09 May

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, medical imaging methods are playing a more prominent role, especially in relation to the primary manifestation of pulmonary disease and the tissue distribution of the angiotensin-converting-enzyme 2 (ACE 2) receptor. Currently, there is no consensus view to guide clinical decisions regarding imaging procedures... Read more

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AI to support Breast Tomosynthesis Image Interpretation

2021 09 May

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is increasingly used in breast cancer screening, as it increases sensitivity of mammography. Due to the large number of images, reading errors occur as well as an increase in reading time.   This is based on findings from a study on the “Impact of artificial intelligence support on accuracy and reading time in breast... Read more