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Radiographers on the Frontline

2020 03 Aug

During the COVID-19 pandemic, radiographers continue to provide high quality diagnostic imaging services and deliver cancer treatments, while ensuring the safety of the patients. Key Points Radiographers working in medical imaging, nuclear medicine, and radiotherapy have continued to provide essential services during the... Read more

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#ECR2020 - The Future of MRI

2020 17 Jul

In a very interesting session at #ECR2020 Digital Congress this week, four key speakers, Olivier Clément of France, Siegfried Trattnig of Austria, Silvio Aime of Italy and Vikas Gulani of the U.S. talked about some of the most promising emerging areas in MRI. MRI is an essential modality in the clinical setting. Abdominal imaging, brain imaging,... Read more

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The next generation in positional MR imaging

2020 29 Jun

Heather Mason, RT(MR) Applications Specialist The MROpen EVO system is the next generation in positional MR imaging. The MROpen EVO is the world’s only superconducting, cryogen-free MRI system, offering high quality imaging, a small carbon footprint and all of the functionality of a truly positional MRI system.   The MROpen EVO contains... Read more

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Xrays Probe Bones and Soft Tissues

2020 07 Apr

In a pioneering study, researchers in Japan have found a way to use x-rays in examining soft tissues – not just dense materials like bones – similar to how ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) work.     You might also like : AI+Radiologist: Improved Screening Interpretation   Both ultrasound and MRI make use of elastography,... Read more

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Radiomics and Imaging: The Need for Standardisation

2020 09 Mar

Summary: Radiomics holds great promise for personalised imaging but without a set of standards for all modalities, the data extraction method will falter. A leading proponent of standardisation for MRI radiomics speaks to HealthManagement.org about the opportunities and pitfalls ahead. Why is it important that standardisation... Read more

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Leveraging the Power of AI on Smart Devices

2020 09 Mar

The results of the MIT Technology Review survey, in partnership with GE Healthcare, emphasize AI’s potential and ensure that the technology is here to stay, but its ability to overcome potential disruption must be addressed. GE Healthcare believes the solution is in packaging. By unlocking data, breaking it out of silos, and deploying it... Read more

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PET/MRI Pinpoint Notable Breast Cancer Biomarkers

2020 28 Jan

  Researchers have pinpointed breast cancer biomarkers that have the potential to indicate malignancy presence and risk.   A research team from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York compared healthy contralateral breast tissue of patients with malignant breast tumours and benign breast tumors. They found that PET/MRI imaging could... Read more

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Our Top 10 Imaging Stories from 2019

2019 27 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our ten most viewed Imaging stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Multisociety AI Radiology Ethics Framework Announced With AI moving into radiology at lightning speed, international imaging and informatics societies have worked together to produce a paper on ethics guidance.... Read more

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Rising Cost of Liquid Helium Thwarts MRI Market Growth

2019 16 Dec

Advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology have further enhanced disease diagnostics. MRI delivers high-quality images of tissues and internal body organs, making it the most preferred diagnostic imaging method used for the central nervous system in particular detecting brain tumours and stroke affected areas of brain and spine lesions.... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Imaging Reveals Pathways Behind Depression

2019 04 Dec

  New findings from two MRI studies presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) provide important insights on the mechanisms behind depression.     Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a debilitating mental disorder that affects over 100 million people worldwide. However, as noted in the two studies,... Read more