Search Tag: radiography

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On the way to the Moon

2021 31 Aug

From the first digital X-ray images to the digital assistant If you took all of the digital data generated in the healthcare industry up to 2020 and loaded it onto tablets, would the stack of tablets be shorter or taller than the Empire State Building? The tablets would certainly have to store an almost unimaginable quantity of data. While... Read more

Health Management

Point of Care AI for Digital Radiography

2021 19 Mar

How Agfa’s SmartXR puts artificial intelligence in the technician’s hand to boost efficiency, consistency, safety and care in radiography . Key Points SmartPositioning augments a live camera stream by projecting the image area and the AEC x-ray feedback sensor positions onto the patient’s body. SmartRotate uses deep learning to auto-rotate... Read more

Executive Health Management

A Sharper Focus In Radiation Therapy Planning

2021 18 Jan

Internal movement caused by a patient's breathing presents a major challenge in tumor imaging. Motion artifacts in clinical images can cause difficulties when planning radiotherapy. René Werner from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) has long been concerned with precisely this problem. Together with Christian Hofmann, physicist... Read more

Executive Health Management

Bright Ideas

2020 09 Mar

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the marks of healthcare game changers. What do you think? Advancements in Cardiac Imaging Conventional imaging still remains important for the assessment of cardiac structure and function. However, advanced echocardiography with strain imaging techniques, tissue characterisation... Read more

IMAGING Management

Can AI Read a Cardiac MRI Faster than a Human?

2019 03 Oct

Cardiac MRI scans help clinicians to make precise measurements of heart structure and function that guide patient care and treatment plans. Interpreting a cardiac MRI by a trained physician (cardiologist) takes approximately 13 minutes. In contrast, automated machine learning can do the same analysis in just about four seconds nearly 186 times faster... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic Launches Trident® HD Specimen Radiography System in United States, Canada and Europe

2019 26 Apr

Company expands breast specimen imaging portfolio and leadership in breast cancer diagnosis and care. Hologic, Inc.  today announced global commercial availability of the Trident ®  HD specimen radiography system, a next-generation solution that delivers enhanced image quality, improved workflow and instant sample verification during... Read more

Executive Health Management

2nd Royal Hospital International Conference

2019 11 Apr

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Health Management

Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics

2018 21 Aug

Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess and compare structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries in smokers and non-smokers using ultrasound. The goal of this research was to assess the effect of tobacco on structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries. 103 subjects (51 smokers and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Medical Imaging Convention 2019

2019 26 Mar

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Fostering clinical research in imaging departments

2018 23 May

Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and highlights some essential considerations for establishing a research culture, and fostering clinical research.   The invitation to write this article followed my participation in a very interesting session at this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR). This session... Read more