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Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

2016 23 Jul

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-First The Samsung RS80A with Prestige premium ultrasound device now includes S-Detect™, which applies deep learning to breast lesion analysis using ultrasound. Background   Breast ultrasound can be hard to read and interpret and the reader may experience fatigue and attention lapses.... Read more

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Automated Breast Ultrasound With Computer Aided Detection

2017 20 Jun

Dedicated computer aided detection (CAD)-software for automated breast ultrasound has the potential to improve the cancer detection rates of radiologists screening for breast cancer, according to new research published in the European Journal of Radiology. Mammography surveillance programmes have shown to reduce deaths from breast cancer. However,... Read more

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EUSOBI 2015: Implications of Dense Breasts

2015 21 Sep

Breast density remains a hot topic in radiology, and although much is known about the impact of breast density on mammographic screening, what to do with that information is not always clear. Polarisation of opinion on the pros and cons of mammographic screening has left women confused, and hindered early detection of breast cancer, according to Professor... Read more

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MRI Detects Breast Cancer with High Accuracy

2015 10 Apr

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can definitively diagnose around 90 percent of all breast cancers, compared to only 37.5 percent detection rate for the combined methods of mammography and ultrasound. This is the key finding of a study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . The study was conducted at the University Department of Radiology... Read more

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#RSNA14: Role of Adjunct Whole Breast Ultrasound After NY Breast Density Law

2014 08 Dec

A session on breast ultrasound at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago (30 November-4 December) heard from Islamiat Ego-Osuala, MD, who presented a study of the use and role of adjunct ultrasound (US) screening following implementation of the breast density notification law in New York state in January 2013. ... Read more

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#RSNA 14: Screening Dense Breasts: Connecticut Experience

2014 05 Dec

As Connecticut was the first state in the USA to enact breast density legislation in 2009, radiologists there have had the opportunity to study the effects of adding screening breast ultrasound in women with dense breast tissue. Jean Weigert, MD, Hartford Healthcare, outlined results from year 3 and 4 (2012 and 2013) following the legislation coming... Read more

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#RSNA14: Breast Ultrasound after Normal Mammo: Harm or Benefit?

2014 04 Dec

On a population basis, more harm than good is caused by the addition of breast ultrasound after a negative mammographic work-up, cautioned Betty Tuong, MD, University of British Columbia, presenting a study at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago. Abnormal screening mammograms are often further evaluated with... Read more

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Innovative Breast Imaging Systems

2014 04 Sep

The European market is evolving for innovative, multi-modality imaging systems which can accurately and efficiently detect breast cancer. With the expansion of the cohort of women 40 years of age and older, the typical population targeted by national screening programs, rates will continue to rise both for screening and diagnosis. As such, the need... Read more

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First UK Installs of Siemens ‘Helx Evolution’ Ultrasound

2014 18 Jul

North Manchester General Hospital and The Royal Oldham Hospital, both part of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, have enhanced their breast ultrasound delivery capabilities by becoming the first in the UK to install the newest iteration of Siemens Healthcare’s ACUSON S FamilyTM of ultrasound imaging systems. With clinical technology evolving rapidly,... Read more