Methodology for evaluation of tumor cell density (TCD) and allocation of radiotherapy response categories. (A) Virtual graticule of approximately 300 points applied to tumor area on a digital H&E section. (B) Demonstration of TCD point scoring. (C) Box and whisker plot to show the relationship between ΔTCD and American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Tumour Regression Grade System (TRG). (D, E) Allocation of three radiotherapy response groups according to change in TCD (ΔTCD) for short-course radiotherapy

Methodology for evaluation of tumor cell density (TCD) and allocation of radiotherapy response categories. (A) Virtual graticule of approximately 300 points applied to tumor area on a digital H&E section. (B) Demonstration of TCD point scoring. (C) Box and whisker plot to show the relationship between ΔTCD and American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Tumour Regression Grade System (TRG). (D, E) Allocation of three radiotherapy response groups according to change in TCD (ΔTCD) for short-course radiotherapy (SCRT) (D) and long-course chemoradiotherapy (LCRT) (E). The Kruskall-Wallis test was used for statistical comparisons. Image courtesy of BMJ

News | Radiation Oncology | March 09, 2021
March 9, 2021 — Cancers that are resistant to radiotherapy could be rendered susceptible through treatment with...
The Carestream Lux 35 Detector is a lightweight, glass-free wireless detector ergonomically designed with the comfort of patients and radiographers in mind.
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 09, 2021
March 9, 2021 — Carestream Health has launched its first cesium glass-free medical detector to the market. The ...
Lunit, a leading medical AI startup, announced its partnership with Philips. Announced during the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) virtual event (March 3-7, 2021), the collaboration will make Lunit’s AI software accessible to users of Philips’ diagnostic X-ray solutions.
News | Artificial Intelligence | March 08, 2021
March 8, 2021 — Lunit, a leading medical AI startup, announced its partnership with Philips. Announced during the...
Diagnostic imaging studies using Tc-99m inform healthcare decisions for approximately 30 million patients annually around the world
News | Nuclear Imaging | March 08, 2021
March 8, 2021 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT) and NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, announced a...
Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Biograph Vision Quadra, a positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanner designed for clinical use as well as translational research – or the application of scientific research to create therapies and procedures that improve health outcomes. In this manner, the Biograph Vision Quadra expands precision medicine.
News | PET-CT | March 08, 2021
March 8, 2021 — Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Biograph...
From business intelligence to clinical research to product development we are learning to leverage data as a critical component of how we perform and how we improve

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Feature | Information Technology | March 05, 2021 | By Jef Williams
Robert Williams, the esteemed astronomer, took over as director of the Space Telescope Science Institute and the Hubble...
Axial fused PET/CT image shows intense uptake (arrowhead) in the deep pelvis corresponding to the left lobe of the prostate in a 62-year-old with a history of prostate cancer treated with radiation therapy.  The CT scan does not show the tumor. Image courtesy of the the Radiological Society of North America.

Axial fused PET/CT image shows intense uptake (arrowhead) in the deep pelvis corresponding to the left lobe of the prostate in a 62-year-old with a history of prostate cancer treated with radiation therapy. The CT scan does not show the tumor. Image courtesy of the the Radiological Society of North America.

Feature | Treatment Planning | March 05, 2021 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
The decision to offer radiation after prostatectomy for patients with recurrent prostate cancer is quite complex, and...
Philips integrated the IntelliSpace Portal advanced applications with the Philips diagnostic viewer (from Carestream)  creating a combined radiology diagnostic workspace.

Philips integrated the IntelliSpace Portal advanced applications with the Philips diagnostic viewer (from Carestream) creating a combined radiology diagnostic workspace.

Feature | Enterprise Imaging | March 05, 2021 | By Dave Fornell
Radiology enterprise imaging platforms and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) have recently evolved in...
A discussion and analysis of the two key components of the teleradiology market — teleradiology reading services and teleradiology IT

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Feature | Teleradiology | March 05, 2021 | By Arun Gill
The global teleradiology market is served by a broad range of vendors, including international players with operations...
Editorial Roundtable, Lunch and Learn, Podcasts for continuing education during #COVID19 #coronavirus

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Blog | Radiology Education | March 05, 2021
One year ago, the ITN team was literally packing our bags and preparing to get on a plane heading toward the Healthcare...
A comparison of standard mammography imaging (left) in a woman with dense breasts and a breast MRI imaging study (right) showing a clearly defined cancer and is extremely hard to detect on the mammograms.

A comparison of standard mammography imaging (left) in a woman with dense breasts and a breast MRI imaging study (right) showing a clearly defined cancer and is extremely hard to detect on the mammograms. Images from Christiane Kuhl, M.D.

Feature | MRI Breast | March 04, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
Dense breast tissue can hide cancers in mammograms in about half of women. Supplemental imaging is often needed to...
CT imaging radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix displayed at RSNA 2019.

CT imaging radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix displayed at RSNA 2019. Photo by Dave Fornell.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | March 04, 2021 | By Dave Fornell
More than a decade ago, there was an alarming, rapid rise in ionizing radiation exposure in the U.S. population that...
GE Healthcare introduced its artificial intelligence (AI) automation features on its Voluson Swift ultrasound platform at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. Features of this system include semi-automated contouring, auto identification of fetal anatomy and positioning on imaging. AI is seeing increasing integration in ultrasound systems from numerous vendors.

GE Healthcare introduced its artificial intelligence (AI) automation features on its Voluson Swift ultrasound platform at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) virtual meeting. Features of this system include semi-automated contouring, auto identification of fetal anatomy and positioning on imaging. AI is seeing increasing integration in ultrasound systems from numerous vendors.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | March 04, 2021 | By Dave Fornell, Editor
Recent advances in ultrasound image systems seen over the past year include the integration of artificial intelligence...
Benign bone tumors may be present in nearly 20 percent of healthy children, based on a review of historical radiographs in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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News | Pediatric Imaging | March 04, 2021
March 4, 2021 — Benign bone tumors may be present in nearly 20 percent of healthy children, based on a review of...
 Ambra Health announced the image-enablement of the Cerner EHR patient portal leading to enhanced interoperability and virtual access at Baptist Health South Florida. The platform offers patients direct access to their own medical imaging through a secure, HIPAA-compliant online portal.
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | March 04, 2021
March 4, 2021 — Ambra Health announced the image-enablement of the Cerner EHR patient portal leading to enhanced...
Now, patients and referring physicians can access and share images and reports from studies conducted at UDI’s three imaging centers through the MIMIC network
News | Enterprise Imaging | March 04, 2021
March 4, 2021 — Twisted Ceptors, Inc. announced University Diagnostic Institute (UDI) has completed integration with...
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. announced its IT Services Division, All Covered has been named as one of nine partner businesses receiving honors in 11 categories of the Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards.
News | Cybersecurity | March 04, 2021
March 4, 2021 — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. announced its IT Services Division, All Covered has been...
Carestream Health will highlight cutting-edge medical imaging technologies at the largest radiology meeting in Europe—the virtual European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria, beginning on March 3
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Carestream Health will highlight cutting-edge medical imaging technologies at the largest radiology...
Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-made animation, including specially-made Disney stories, within Philips Ambient Experience, a solution that integrates architecture, design and enabling technologies, such as dynamic lighting, video projections and sound, to allow patients and staff to personalize their environment to create a relaxing atmosphere

Study will explore the effects and use of animated stories and characters, including Disney favorites, as part of Philips Ambient Experience solution.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — Philips and The Walt Disney Company EMEA announced they are teaming up to test the effects of custom-...
A single image of a human brain using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Image courtesy of Dr Leon Kaufman. University Of California, San Francisco

A single image of a human brain using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Image courtesy of Dr Leon Kaufman. University Of California, San Francisco

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 03, 2021
March 3, 2021 — A type of ultrasound scan can detect cancer tissue left behind after a brain tumor is removed more...