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The latest advances in echocardiography where discussed at special evening symposium at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting, organized by Methodist Debakey Heart and Vascular...

Patients expect their hospital experience to involve nothing less than the latest technology. That is why the idea of too much paperwork scares them off, sometimes to the point of choosing the...

Steven Keating, MIT, brain tumor, 3-D printing, patient access, medical data

An MIT graduate student’s research into 3-D printing helped doctors remove a tumor from his brain last August, and he is now sharing his story as an advocate for increased patient access to their...

UT Southwestern, kidney cancer, stereotactic body radiation, SABR, IVC-TT

UT Southwestern Medical Center Kidney Cancer Program investigators have published what is believed to be the first reported successful use of stereotactic body radiation therapy for an often-...

ORSIF, fluoroscopy, interventional, health risks, awareness

A new non-profit association, the Organization for Occupational Radiation Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF), was recently launched to generate awareness of the potential serious health...

TEE, 3-D TEE, 4-D TEE, GE

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is quickly establishing itself as an essential tool in the interventional cardiologist’s daily toolbox. An alternative to the more traditional...

BridgeHead Software, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, image migration, VNA, PACS

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Bradford) has completed one of the UK’s largest image migration projects thanks to a four-way partnership alongside healthcare data management...

What’s healthy? What’s not? These questions should be easy to answer in our world of high-tech, high-resolution scanners. But population-based studies demonstrate they are anything but.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in developed countries.[1] It is estimated that about 12 percent of women in the United States will develop invasive...

Of all the departments in a hospital, radiology arguably holds the most and richest variety of data. There’s so much data, in fact, that it can be difficult to know what to do with it all and how...