Search Tag: MRI

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Better reports mitigate 'curse of knowledge' for patients & radiologists

2019 07 May

The shift to structured radiology reports has increased report clarity for referring providers and is supported by most radiologists. As the movement for increased transparency in healthcare continues, more and more patients are accessing their imaging reports via patient portals. When radiologists address the clinical question that was posed,... Read more

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Gaming: Joy in radiology education

2019 23 Apr

Radiology residency programs find the fun in learning by leveraging cutting edge technologies. A new comprehensive review on r adiology education using gaming technology, presents valuable insight into the value of gaming , game types and gaming principles, artificial intelligence applications and continued education.  The study published in... Read more

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BREAKING NEWS: MRI measures brain function in milliseconds

2019 17 Apr

MRI elastography: ground-breaking new way to see extremely fast neuronal activity in the brain It is magnificent how fast the human brain operates. In a fraction of a second our  neurons are activated, creating thoughts and reactions to stimuli. The speed at which radiologists can non-invasively  follow brain function using  MRI , however, is... Read more

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Direct patient-radiologist communication: online patient portal

2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers and Heart Center in Portugal partner for improved care continuum

2019 27 Mar

Siemens Healthineers and Heart Center in Portugal partner for improved care continuum Red Cross Hospital in Lisbon opens one of the most modern heart centres in Portugal  Siemens Healthineers will provide a digital service solution including clinical workflow design, management of the medical equipment and strategic consulting... Read more

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New power of diagnostic imaging: PET/MRI predicts cardiovascular inflammation in arteries

2019 26 Mar

Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the CNIC have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop atherosclerotic plaques Using advanced PET/MRI technology, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have detected arterial inflammation in regions that have yet to develop... Read more

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Breast cancer screening: performance of supplemental ultrasonography

2019 19 Mar

New research shows that for women at low, intermediate, and high breast cancer ris k , there were significantly higher short-interval follow-up and biopsy recommendation rates with screening mammography plus s ame-day ultrasonography compared with mammography alone. However, no significant increase in cancer detection or decrease in interval... Read more

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#ECR2019: Imaging informatics management & performance

2019 06 Mar

Professor Luis Donoso-Bach , head of the department of medical imaging, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, presented the keynote lecture “ Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Informatics: management and performance analysis.” It his poignant and informative presentation he emphasised “ the race is on” as the roles in the healthcare continuum... Read more

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Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Presents the Next Generations in CT and MRI

2019 02 Mar

Hitachi Healthcare is presenting next levels of diagnostic imaging solutions: the new CT scan, the SCENARIA View , the new high field MRI system, the ECHELON Smart Plus , and SynergyDrive suite at European Society of Radiology (ECR), Vienna, Austria February 28, 2019. SCENARIA View is an all new design that raises the bar for versatility... Read more

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2019 28 Feb

Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more