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CARS 2018-32st International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology & Surgery

2017 16 Aug

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Radiology of Vertebral Fractures in Women and Men

2017 25 Jul

A new study compares two methods for osteoporotic vertebral fracture (VF) assessment on lateral spine radiographs, using data of 4,465 women and 1,771 men over 50 years old from the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos). Results show that defining VF by a modified algorithm-based qualitative (mABQ) approach is preferred to the use of the Genant... Read more

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Amsterdam University Hospital breaks ground in its medical training with Sectra Education Portal

2017 14 Jul

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra’s (STO: SECT B) solution for medical education and clinical training, Sectra Education Portal, is now in use at the Amsterdam Center for Radiological Anatomy (ACRA). ACRA is part of the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sectra Education Portal and its interactive... Read more

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Improving Radiology With AI

2017 04 Jul

The impact of artificial intelligence technology is becoming more widespread in healthcare. However, rather than feeling threatened by this emerging technology, the medical community should embrace its achievements, writes Dr. Bertalan Mesko (who has a PhD in genomics) in a blog post.Deep learning techniques, for example, are now being used to analyse... Read more

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RAD-AID International and Global Health Radiology

2017 07 May

RAD-AID is a non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote radiology in global health with emphasis on sustainability through education.   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3-4 billion people are at risk for widespread loss and death that could be treated or avoided if radiology was available. Additionally, 6.3 million... Read more

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Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

2017 07 May

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists in everyday life. They allow fast and convenient access to all internet resources and to data stored on the devices. Entire bookshelves of information can be transported easily and are at the device user’s fingertips. The interactivity of mobile devices allows new techniques of knowledge presentation... Read more

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Radiology Reports: Radiologist vs. Referring Clinician

2017 02 May

Sound physician communication is a critical component of quality care delivery. Certain words and phrases carry different meanings for radiologists and clinicians, thus care must be taken to compose a radiology report that accurately conveys the opinion of the interpreting radiologist, according to a study published in the journal Current Problems in... Read more

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Value-added Activities in Radiology

2017 02 May

Value-based medical care has been the mantra of the U.S. Affordable Care Act. According to a new study, breast imaging radiologists dedicate a significant amount of their time to value-added activities to help improve patients’ experience across the continuity of their care. The findings are reported in the journal Cancer Control.    As the healthcare... Read more

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Online Tool 'Annotates' Radiology Reports for Lay Readers

2017 25 Apr

  Radiology reports often contain medical jargon that is difficult for patients to interpret and understand. New research shows that an online system that provided definitions and illustrations of the medical and technical terms in radiology reports has potential to improve patients’ understanding of their reports and their diagnoses. The finding is... Read more

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Radiology in Paediatric Oncology – an Update

2017 16 Apr

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