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Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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

IMAGING Management

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

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RSNA 2019: MRI Innovation in Concussion Analysis

2019 03 Dec

New research from New York University (NYU) sheds light on how damage from mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, affects your cognitive function.     Transmission of information between the brain's left and right hemispheres is via the corpus callosum, a bundle of nerve fibres that carries signals between the two sides. Concussions are harmful... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Novel MRI-Guided Ultrasound Treatment Destroys Prostate Cancer

2019 02 Dec

  Good news for men with prostate problems including prostate cancer and benign prostate enlargement.      A new minimally invasive method, the MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA), has been shown to be effective in treating prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting... Read more

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Affidea And GE Healthcare Sign A $100 Million Technology Partnership

2019 02 Dec

Affidea and GE Healthcare sign a $100 million technology partnership agreement for innovative imaging fleet, digital workflow solutions and contrast media GE Healthcare and Affidea , the pan-European leader in advanced diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, have signed a multi-year agreement to deploy imaging and digital technologies... Read more

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RSNA 2019: MRI Reveals Brain Damage in Obese Teens

2019 25 Nov

An imaging study reveals obesity amongst young people may be due to brain changes that affect important regions responsible for control of appetite and emotions. There is a pattern of brain damage which, according to researchers, has to do with some inflammatory markers like leptin, a hormone made by fat cells that helps regulate energy levels... Read more