Radiology Imaging

The imaging channel includes technology news related to computed tomography (CT), digital radiography (DR / X-ray), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiographic fluoroscopy (R/F), mammography and angiography. 

Fujifilm Unveils FCT Embrace CT System for Oncology
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently introduced the FCT Embrace...

Fewer, larger individual doses of radiation lead to similar adverse effects to normal tissue after 10 years as with conventional radiation therapy for early breast cancer
News | ASTRO | October 22, 2018

In a 10-year study of women who received radiation therapy to treat early-stage breast cancer, those receiving fewer...

Patients whose cancer has not spread far past the lungs may benefit from targeting tumor sites with radiation or surgery after initial treatment, according to ASTRO study
News | ASTRO | October 21, 2018

Adding radiation therapy or surgery to systemic therapy for stage IV lung cancer patients whose cancer has spread to...

DCIS, ductal carcinoma in situ, radiation therapy, survival benefit, Brigham and Women's Hospital study

Image courtesy of Barco

News | ASTRO | October 21, 2018

A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast...

The Elekta Unity with 1.5T MRI embedded as a targeting system appeared at the annual meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Antonio, Texas. The system is being sold in Europe and could soon enter the U.S. marketplace. (Photo courtesy of Elekta)

The Elekta Unity with 1.5T MRI embedded as a targeting system appeared at the annual meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Antonio, Texas. The system is being sold in Europe and could soon enter the U.S. marketplace. (Photo courtesy of Elekta)

Feature | ASTRO | October 20, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr

A linear accelerator combined with high-field MRI could soon be on the U.S. market. If U.S. regulators do as...

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. #ASTRO2018 #ASTRO #ASTRO18

The Aquilion Precision CT system from Canon offers very high resolution imaging, which may aid in cancer detection and improved treatment planning in radiation oncology. 

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 – At the 2018 American Society of...

Nanosonics Trophon2 High Level Disinfection System Available in U.S. and Canada
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — Nanosonics announced the commercial availability of its Trophon2 high level disinfection (HLD)...

Explaining the Mammography Quality Standards Act
Feature | Mammography | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) was enacted to improve the quality of...

CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Computed...

CORAR Supports Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2018
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. (CORAR) — the voice of the...

iCAD Announces Positive Clinical Results for Artificial Intelligence Tomosynthesis Technology
News | Mammography | October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018 — iCAD Inc. announced positive...

Carestream Digital X-ray System Deployed at Remote Antarctic Station
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Carestream is providing a DRX-Transportable System/Lite for the Italian-French Concordia...

Canon Medical Launches Healthy Sonographer Program
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. launched an all-new program designed to help reduce the leading...

Huntsman Cancer Institute Installs First Preclinical nanoScan 3T PET/MRI in U.S.
News | PET-MRI | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — The Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University...

"Where's My Mammogram?" Campaign Helps Women Own Breast Health Records
News | Breast Imaging | October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 — Mammosphere launched “Where’s My Mammogram?,” a public service campaign to help women obtain...

DenseBreast-info.org Launches European Expansion
News | Breast Density | October 10, 2018

October 9, 2018 — DenseBreast-info.org (DB-I) announced the launch of its international expansion for European...