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IMAGING Management

Can AI Read a Cardiac MRI Faster than a Human?

2019 03 Oct

Cardiac MRI scans help clinicians to make precise measurements of heart structure and function that guide patient care and treatment plans. Interpreting a cardiac MRI by a trained physician (cardiologist) takes approximately 13 minutes. In contrast, automated machine learning can do the same analysis in just about four seconds nearly 186 times faster... Read more

IMAGING Management

Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise

2019 05 Sep

A study of more than 135 million imaging exams, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, has shown that computerised tomography  (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other scans have been increasing in use. Researchers from UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente showed that despite efforts to reduce imaging in medicine... Read more

IMAGING Management

Blood Test Unmasks Concussions Absent on CT Scans

2019 28 Aug

It has been highlighted that patients suffering from a concussion can have CT scans which show no irregularities and patients can go on to be discharged with no further treatment. A new, cost-effective blood test may be able to identify these patients for subsequent evaluation.   The study, from UC San Francisco, analysed 450 patients who had obtained... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nuclear Cardiology: Molecular Insights into the Heart

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Nuclear cardiology is a promising field located between research, imaging, and patient care. Through close interdisciplinary cooperation, a variety of cardiovascular diseases (eg coronary artery, inflammatory and infiltrative cardiac diseases) can not only be investigated, but also efficiently treated in daily clinical routine.    What... Read more

ICU Management

New Contract with the US Department of Defence

2019 24 Jul

Congratulations to our US team who just signed a major capital equipment contract with the US Department of Defence worth up to $150,000,000! Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Following a 5-year ECAT contract that ended last year and mainly consisted of the HAMILTON-T1 military transport ventilators,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment 2019

2019 15 Jul

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IMAGING Management

Affidea Announces MPG Acquisition in Lithuania

2019 02 Jul

Affidea Continues its Expansions Plans with a New Acquisition that Doubles its Presences in Lituania Company Reaches 256 Centres at European Level Affidea, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services announces that it has successfully completed the acquisition of UAB Medicinos Paslaugų Grupė (MPG)... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mini Magic MRI Scanner

2019 02 Jul

Researchers from Imperial College London have developed a prototype for a ‘mini’ MRI scanner specifically to fit around a patient’s leg.   The proof-of-concept study, published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine , used animal knees to test the technology which uses a specifically-designed magnet and rotates around an individual leg.   Knee injuries,... Read more

IMAGING Management

MRI Technology to Map Body Fat

2019 20 Jun

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Iris Shai has published a significant long-term study on the impact of Mediterranean and low-carb diets and exercise, measuring their impact with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to map body fat. In the study, "The Beneficial Effects of Mediterranean Diet Over... Read more