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Chest CT Scans Probe COVID-19 Symptoms

2020 25 Feb

Chest CT plays an important role in the diagnosis of patients with suspected coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection. In a new study, researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York , and their counterparts in China, reviewed chest CTs of 121 COVID-19 patients for common CT findings in relationship to the time between symptom... Read more

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Informatics Tools Demystify Radiology Reports For Patients

2020 22 Jan

As more patients become engaged in their care, they require medical communication like radiology reports to be more understandable.   According to Tessa S. Cook, assistant professor of radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, imaging informatics could contribute to facilitating patient-radiologist... Read more

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TeraRecon Unveils New AI Key-Workflow Subscription Offerings

2019 02 Dec

Artificial intelligence and advanced visualization leader, TeraRecon , today unveiled multiple new AI-enabled workflow subscription offerings which are designed to deliver key AI insights in the form of dashboard views that physicians can engage with and verify as they generate advanced measurements and reports. These AI Key-Workflow ensembles... Read more

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TeraRecon Debuts New AI Sync™ Technology

2019 01 Dec

Synchronizes real-time AI results and physician feedback into reporting and other clinical systems. Artificial intelligence and advanced visualization leader, TeraRecon , today introduced AI Sync™ results interchange technology for seamless delivery of interactive AI findings into the report and downstream systems, as well as connecting multiple... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Minimally Invasive Procedure Relieves Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

2019 28 Nov

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) thalamotomy, a minimally invasive procedure, can help reduce tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor, says a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). You might also like: RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics According... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Biennial Mammography Screening Yields More Advanced-Stage Cancers

2019 27 Nov

Mammography screening has been helpful in lowering breast cancer mortality, but there is ongoing debate on how often women should be screened. A new study has found that biennial mammography screening is associated with advanced-stage breast cancer compared with annual screening. Additionally, women undergoing screenings every two years tended... Read more

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Imaging Uncovers Secrets of Medicine's Mysterious Ivory Manikins

2019 27 Nov

Manikins or small anatomical sculptures, often made of ivory or animal bone, are said to have been used as tools for the study of medical anatomy as far back as four centuries ago. Still, not much is known about the origins of these manikins, which makes them objects of curiosity and highly-prized collector's items. You might also like: RSNA... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Prenatal Opioid Exposure May Alter Brain Function in Babies

2019 26 Nov

One danger from opioid use in pregnancy is that when babies are born, they suffer from drug withdrawal, or a group of conditions known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Moreover, exposure to opioids in utero is believed to have lasting consequences on brain development and behaviour. You might also like: How Blockchain is Fighting Opioid... 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