The medical imaging market size has the potential to grow by $17.64 billion during 2020-2024, and the market’s growth momentum will decelerate during the forecast period.

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News | Radiology Business | December 08, 2020
December 8, 2020 — The medical imaging market size has the potential to grow by $17.64 billion during 2020-2024, and...
Earlier initial diagnosis reduces lung cancer mortality in heavy (ex-)smokers / The risk of harm from misdiagnosis or overdiagnosis is relatively low

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News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 08, 2020
December 8, 2020 — For heavy (ex-)smokers, lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (low-dose CT, LDCT...
Total medical devices industry deals for Q3 2020 worth $98.5bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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News | Radiology Imaging | December 08, 2020
December 8, 2020 — Total medical devices industry deals for Q3 2020 worth $98.5B were announced globally, according to...
Latest iteration of Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution helps support pathologists to work more efficiently in an automated digital workflow
News | Digital Pathology | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — Philips, a global leader in health technology, today announced it will introduce its latest...
MBD2 serves as a viable target against pulmonary fibrosis by inhibiting macrophage M2 program #COVID19 #coronavirus

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — An analysis of lung tissues from patients with different types of pulmonary fibrosis - including...
The FDA recently received a report that a patient’s face was burned from the metal in a face mask worn during an MRI, and reminds patients and providers that patients should not wear any metal during an MRI #COVID19 #pandemic

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing patients and health care providers that...
Images show symptomatic false-negative cancer in a 73-year-old black woman who presented with a palpable abnormality 64 days after negative screening mammography. (a) Negative screening left digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) mammogram. (b) Diagnostic DBT mammogram shows a new palpable mass (arrow). (c) Spot-compression DBT mammogram enables confirmation of mass (arrow). (d) Ultrasound (US) image shows hypoechoic mass with angular margins. Subsequent US-guided biopsy revealed estrogen receptor- and progeste

Images show symptomatic false-negative cancer in a 73-year-old black woman who presented with a palpable abnormality 64 days after negative screening mammography. (a) Negative screening left digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) mammogram. (b) Diagnostic DBT mammogram shows a new palpable mass (arrow). (c) Spot-compression DBT mammogram enables confirmation of mass (arrow). (d) Ultrasound (US) image shows hypoechoic mass with angular margins. Subsequent US-guided biopsy revealed estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative invasive ductal carcinoma. Image courtesy of Radiological Society of North America

News | Breast Imaging | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — Breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) offers significant advantages over...
16% of people believe they have developed a medical condition since the coronavirus crisis started but have not seen a doctor because they worry about getting COVID-19
News | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | December 07, 2020
December 7, 2020 — New research* from Zegami, an Oxford based medical image analysis platform, reveals that 29% of...
Videos | PET-CT | December 04, 2020
This is an example of Canon's Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) AI-driven image reconstruction software that...
In this prototype design, no elements are placed over patient's eyes, nose, or mouth, which may improve comfort compared with conventional coils. In this image, identifiable portions of participant's face have been obscured for publication and privacy purposes. Image courtesy of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

In this prototype design, no elements are placed over patient's eyes, nose, or mouth, which may improve comfort compared with conventional coils. In this image, identifiable portions of participant's face have been obscured for publication and privacy purposes. Image courtesy of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR)

News | Radiology Imaging | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), a prototype 16-channel...
Guidance for mammography facilities, state MQSA contract partners, FDA-approved MQSA accreditation bodies and Food and Drug Administration staff

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News | Mammography | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an immediately in effect guidance, ...
Interactive VR models complement 3D printing as a faster, low-cost solution for remote planning and collaboration
News | Virtual and Augmented Reality | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Materialise NV, a global leader in medical 3-D printing software and services, introduced its new...
Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning procedure. Combining vivid video and symphonic-quality audio, Resonance Technology offers the ultimate in-patient comfort. CinemaVision is an immersive entertainment system with an MR Headset and Visor that helps to alleviate anxiety and claustrophobia by transporting patients to a breathtaking virtual world
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Bringing the comfort of a personal movie theater into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning...
Approval provides access to the first and only 64-slice volumetric CT digital SPECT/CT in the market, technology for routine total body 3D imaging in nuclear medicine departments
News | SPECT-CT | December 04, 2020
December 4, 2020 — Spectrum Dynamics Medical, Inc., has received Canadian Medical Device License from Health Canada for...
The Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray prototype at the 2020 Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. The live demonstration featured a range of 2-D and 3-D imaging procedures using its groundbreaking digital X-ray tube in a unique multi-source array structure. #RSNA20 #RSNA2020

The Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray prototype at the 2020 Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. The live demonstration featured a range of 2-D and 3-D imaging procedures using its groundbreaking digital X-ray tube in a unique multi-source array structure.

News | X-Ray | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Nanox said today it successfully demonstrated its Nanox.ARC next-generation cold cathode X-ray...
The company’s ClearRead Xray Confirm (Enhanced) and ClearRead CT – breakthrough lung nodule detection applications­ – have received clearance for sale in Australia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Riverain Technologies, a U.S.-based developer of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software that...
The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) is partnering with the American College of Radiology (ACR) to promote awareness about the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule. Radiologists will face a 10% reduction in reimbursement without action by Congress.

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News | Radiology Business | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — The Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) is partnering with the American College of...

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News | RSNA | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Sanjeev Bhalla, M.D., a highly regarded educator and clinical leader in cardiothoracic and pulmonary...
A new hybrid X-ray detector developed by the University of Surrey outperforms commercial devices — and could lead to more accurate cancer therapy.
News | X-Ray | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — A new hybrid X-ray detector developed by the University of Surrey outperforms commercial devices —...
Generated heatmaps appropriately highlighted abnormalities in the lung fields in those images accurately labeled as COVID-19 positive (A-C) in contrast to images which were accurately labeled as negative for COVID-19 (D). Intensity of colors on the heatmap correspond to features of the image that are important for prediction of COVID-19 positivity. Image courtesy of Northwestern University

Generated heatmaps appropriately highlighted abnormalities in the lung fields in those images accurately labeled as COVID-19 positive (A-C) in contrast to images which were accurately labeled as negative for COVID-19 (D). Intensity of colors on the heatmap correspond to features of the image that are important for prediction of COVID-19 positivity. Image courtesy of Northwestern University

News | Artificial Intelligence | December 03, 2020
December 3, 2020 — Northwestern University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform that...