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UK Cardiac CT Course 2020

2020 06 Sep

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

2019 28 Feb

  GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital   Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment... Read more

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CT radiation doses vary more than 50% due to scanner settings

2019 08 Jan

CT radiation exposure is associated with increased risk of cancer development in patients, as ionising radiation is a known carcinogen agent. Radiologists know it is crucial to limit medical imaging exposure and are increasingly adamant on finding ways to avoid unnecessary testing and reduce CT doses.  In a new study published in the BMJ , researchers... Read more

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CT-based abdominal aortic calcification can predict heart attack

2018 03 Oct

Computed tomography (CT) is commonly used to measure calcium, a component of plaque, in the coronary arteries. CT can also measure calcium in the abdominal aorta, the large vessel that carries oxygenated blood to the lower extremities.  New research published in the journal Radiology finds that CT-based measures of calcification in the abdominal... Read more

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Managing Incidentalomas: Disclosure of Cancer History Useful

2017 25 Jul

Technological advancements and the ever-increasing use of computed tomography (CT) have greatly increased the detection of incidental findings, including tiny pulmonary nodules. The management of many "incidentalomas" is significantly influenced by a patient’s history of cancer. However, new research shows a significant number of CT requisitions do... Read more

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Radiation Dose Reduction for Common CT Examinations

2017 27 Jun

Opportunity exists for substantial radiation dose reduction using existing computed tomography (CT) technology for common diagnostic tasks, according to a new study reported in the journal Academic Radiology. CT is widely used in medical practice and can provide images with high spatial and temporal resolution that cover large regions of the body,... Read more

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Ultrasound Recommended for Intussusception Diagnosis

2017 20 Jun

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children, according to new research published in the journal Academic Radiology. The study assessed the diagnostic performance of radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of intussusception.... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Somatom go. CT Platform, Offers Radiology Customers an Excellent ROI

2016 29 Nov

The Somatom go.Now and Somatom go.Up CT scanners are equally suited to newly established radiology departments and to expanding successful institutions Standardized workflows and multi-year service packages provide radiology providers high financial reliability and a foundation for successful growth Unique single-room concept drastically... Read more

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Imaging Detects Prosthetic Heart Valve Complications

2016 05 May

Multimodality imaging can be used to detect and diagnose prosthetic heart valve complications, where a dysfunction is rare but can be life threatening, according to the first recommendations published on this subject. When a dysfunction does occur in heart valve replacement using mechanical or biological prostheses, it is crucial to determine... Read more