Clinical Trials

Clinical trials and studies about imaging technology can be found on this channel.

Novel Software Improves Accuracy of Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Cancer Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — A new report by Arthur Olch, Ph.D., highlights use of specialized software at Children’s Hospital Los...
Physicians, Patients Talking Less About Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Cancer | April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019 — Smoking rates are down nationally, but so are discussions among physicians and smokers about...
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Begins Breast Cancer Study Enrollment
News | Proton Therapy | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 — California Protons Cancer Therapy Center announced two major efforts representing significant steps...
Women With Coronary Artery Wall Thickness at Risk for Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Imaging | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019  – The thickness of the coronary artery wall as measured by...
Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index

Fig. 1: Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index. (Agarwal et al, Red Journal, 2019) Credit: Elsevier

News | Radiation Therapy | April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 — A new study finds wide state-...
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Effective for Pediatric Arteriovenous Malformation Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 — Ching-Jen Chen, M.D., of the neurosurgery department at the University of Virginia (UVA) Health System...
Video Plus Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision

Image courtesy of the American Thoracic Society

News | Lung Cancer | April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019 ─ A short video describing the potential benefits and risks of low-dose...
Surgically Guided Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Intracranial Neoplasms
News | Brachytherapy Systems | April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 — Peter Nakaji, M.D., FAANS, general practice neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute, presented...
Check-Cap Initiates U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan for Colorectal Cancer Screening
News | Colonoscopy Systems | April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019 — Check-Cap Ltd. has initiated its U.S. pilot study of the C-Scan system for prevention of...
Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safer and as Effective as Surgical Treatment

This image is used with permission from the paper "Three-Dimensional Quantitative Assessment of Uterine Fibroid Response after Uterine Artery Embolization Using Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging." The paper can be viewed here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2563875

News | Interventional Radiology | April 05, 2019
April 5, 2019 — Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats...
News | Biopsy Systems | March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 — Dune Medical Devices has just completed the first in-man cases for Smart Biopsy, its percutaneous soft...
Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Emergency X-ray Identification of Pacemakers
News | X-Ray | March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 — A research team from Imperial College London believes a new software could speed up the diagnosis and...
Interventional Radiology Treatment for Tennis Elbow Reduces Pain and Inflammation

Image courtesy of Yuji Okuno

News | Interventional Radiology | March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 — Tennis elbow, a painful chronic condition that affects up to 3 percent of U.S. adults, can be...
NIH Study of Brain Energy Patterns Provides New Insights into Alcohol Effects

NIH scientists present a new method for combining measures of brain activity (left) and glucose consumption (right) to study regional specialization and to better understand the effects of alcohol on the human brain. Image courtesy of Ehsan Shokri-Kojori, Ph.D., of NIAAA.

News | Neuro Imaging | March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 — Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves...
Older Biologic Age Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Women's Health | March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 — Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is associated with future development of...
HeartFlow Analysis Successfully Stratifies Heart Disease Patients at One Year
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 — Late-breaking results confirm the HeartFlow FFRct (...