Early detection of cancer lesions with the latest generation of PET/CT scanners supports improved patient management. Yet much of PET’s potential, particularly for following patients and as a component in PET/MR, remains unrealized. (Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Feature | Imaging | April 29, 2016 | Greg Freiherr
Adopting medical technology because it is new or novel lost its luster a long time ago. It is little wonder then that...

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Feature | Women's Health | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
With the Internet bringing all of the world’s collective knowledge to their fingertips, patients are more informed th

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Feature | Radiation Oncology | April 29, 2016 | Carrie Horst, D.O.
With all the conflicting information surrounding screening mammography, it is hard for breast radiologists not to be...

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Feature | Imaging | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
The last 12 months have seen significant growth in the positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)...

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Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
The biggest trend in contrast media injector technology today is one seen throughout all of healthcare — doing more...
Konica Minolta, Sonimage HS1, version 3.0, compact ultrasound
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | April 28, 2016
Konica Minolta introduced the latest version of the Sonimage HS1 compact ultrasound system, enabling improved image...
HHS, Health and Human Services, proposed rule, MACRA, physician quality payment
News | Business | April 27, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposal to align and modernize how Medicare payments are...
Imaging Advantage, Singularity Healthcare, X-ray exams, artificial intelligence engine
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | April 27, 2016
Imaging Advantage LLC, platform provider of cloud-based radiology service, announced the launch of a machine learning...

PET/MR images courtesy of GE Healthcare

Blog | Molecular Imaging | April 27, 2016
In the world of molecular imaging, PET/MR is a wild card. But it’s a wild card that’s ready to be played. Three major...
Carestream, DRX-Excel Plus, radiography fluoroscopy system, first U.S. install, Ashley County Medical Center Arkansas
News | Radiographic Fluoroscopy (RF) | April 27, 2016
Ashley County Medical Center, Crossett, Ark., is the first hospital in the United States to install Carestream’s DRX-...
pain patterns, brain scans, fMRI, JAMA Neurology study
News | Neuro Imaging | April 27, 2016
Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers saw such...
coronary CT angiography, CCTA, SCOT-HEART trial substudy, SCCT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 26, 2016
The results of a secondary analysis of the SCOT-HEART trial show that coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
breast density notifications, understandability, JAMA study, Nancy R. Kressin
News | Women's Health | April 26, 2016
In a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA, researchers examined the content, readability and understandability...
high school football, head impacts, MRI study, UT Southwestern
News | Neuro Imaging | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Repeated head impacts to high school football players cause measurable changes in their brains, even
Philips, low-dose CT, lung cancer screening, FDA approval
Technology | Lung Cancer | April 26, 2016
Philips announced that any hospital or healthcare facility with one of its indicated computed tomography (CT) models...
Elizabeth Rafferty, JAMA, tomosynthesis, digital mammography, breast density, cancer detection study
News | Breast Imaging | April 26, 2016
A new study from Elizabeth A. Rafferty, M.D., formerly of Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues evaluated the...
Oklahoma, breast density inform law, fibroglandular tissue
News | Breast Density | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Oklahoma Gov.
microfocus CT, University of Southampton study, IPF, 3-D imaging, lung disease

2 mm cubes of lung tissue imaged by microCT. In (A) is normal lung tissue and in (B) is IPF lung tissue. The very fine lung structure seen in the normal lung tissue is destroyed by IPF and replaced by the much thicker scar tissue seen in (B). Image courtesy of University of Southampton.

News | Advanced Visualization | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — Doctors and scientists at the University of Southampton have used advanced 3-D X-ray imaging technol
Siemens, FDA clearance, SMS, GOBrain, MRI applications

Siemens' Simultaneous Multi-Slice application acquires MR images simultaneously as opposed to sequentially, reducing 2-D acquisition times by as much as a factor of 8.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | April 25, 2016
Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared two new magnetic resonance imaging...
News | Business | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — MR Solutions and Vision RT were among the winners in the 2016 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the U
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