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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put out a public safety notice asking expectant parents not to use ultrasound systems without a medical need.

Having been active in the age of transformation in which manufacturing, retail, finance, high-tech and oil and gas all experienced in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, I realized that healthcare...

Volcano, Philips, acquisition, FFR, IVUS

The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (...

Columbia University Medical Center, 3-D printing, meniscus implant

Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the meniscus using a personalized 3-D printed implant, or scaffold, infused with human growth factors that prompt the...

Bayer, Gadavist, gadobutrol, contrast, injection, children, infants, study, RSNA

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

A new study on the use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for early-stage breast cancer patients found HF-WBI increased 17.4 percent from 2004 to 2011. Patients are also...

Some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play even in the absence of concussion, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the...

RSNA 2014, risk-based cancer screenings, mammography

A study of breast cancers detected with screening mammography found that strong family history and dense breast tissue were commonly absent in women between the ages of 40 and 49 diagnosed with...

children, x-rays, Mayo Clinic, unnecessary, RSNA 2014, study

Some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to the patient, according to a Mayo Clinic study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

patient engagement, RSNA Image Share

Patients value direct, independent access to their medical exams, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).