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#RSNA14: Risk-Based Screening Misses Breast Cancers in Women in Their 40s

2014 02 Dec

A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography showed that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in women between the ages of 40 and 49 diagnosed with breast cancer, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). "Screening recommendations for this age group continue to be... Read more

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#RSNA14: Study Finds Mild CAD Puts Diabetic Patients at Risk

2014 02 Dec

Diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease (CAD) face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with serious single-vessel obstructive disease, according to a new long-term study. Researchers reviewed data from the Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: An International... Read more

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Image Wisely® Launches New Fluoroscopy Initiative

2014 01 Dec

To better help radiology providers optimise radiation dose and provide safe, effective imaging care, Image Wisely® has launched its new fluoroscopy initiative. Now visitors to their website can find educational materials for fluoroscopy ( imagewisely.org/Imaging-Modalities/Fluoroscopy ), computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine examinations.... Read more

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#RSNA14: Siemens Upgrades Mobilett Mira X-ray System

2014 01 Dec

Digital mobile X-ray system with interchangeable detectors New areas of application, such as neonatal Improved user-friendliness thanks to new functionalities Siemens introduced its Mobilett Mira Max at the 100th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. This digital mobile X-ray system, developed for both... Read more

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#RSNA14: Siemens Introduces Cloud-based Healthcare Network

2014 01 Dec

Evaluation of data from medical devices to enable more efficient use Dose monitoring for scanners Secure data exchange between experts "Teamplay", the new solution from Siemens Healthcare, is a cloud-based network 1 that helps link hospitals and healthcare experts to provide them with the ability to exchange data and pool their knowledge.... Read more

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#RSNA14: Philips Partners with ISM to Expand Its Integration Solutions

2014 01 Dec

Royal Philips, a leader in image-guided therapies, has signed an agreement with Image Stream Medical (ISM) that allows Philips to further expand its integration solutions for its hybrid suite and interventional lab solutions with integrated video and live streaming capabilities. As part of the agreement, Philips has acquired a minority stake in ISM.... Read more

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#RSNA14: TeraRecon Announces Any/\One Upgrade Program

2014 01 Dec

TeraRecon, a global leader in advanced visualisation and enterprise medical image viewing solutions announced the availability of a truly first-of-kind upgrade program called Any/\One™, at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Illinois.   Any/\One upgrades provide a... Read more

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RSNA 2014: An Imaging Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease?

2014 01 Dec

Based on findings of a new study, changes in brain connections visible on MRI could represent an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. For this study, researchers examined the brain's structural connectome, a map of white matter tracts that carry signals between different areas of the brain. "The structural connectome... Read more

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RSNA 2014: 3D Printing Guides Human Face Transplants

2014 01 Dec

Computed tomography (CT) and 3D printing technology can be used to recreate life-size models of patients' heads to assist in face transplantation surgery, according to researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston. The surgery is performed on patients whose face has been damaged as a result of disease or injury. Results of the study were... Read more

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RSNA 2014: PET/CT Shows Pituitary Problems in Veterans with PTSD

2014 01 Dec

According to researchers, hybrid imaging with positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET/CT) in the brain's pituitary region may be an effective method to differentiate military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from those with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). MTBI involves damage to the brain from an external force,... Read more