News | Artificial Intelligence

Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman's future risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.

Time May 08, 2019
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News | Teleradiology

Philips announced that telehealth service provider Chipmunk Health, with locations in the Netherlands and Canada, is leveraging the capabilities and services of Philips’ HealthSuite digital platform to roll out its new GP-to-patient home monitoring solutions.

Time May 06, 2019
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News | Interventional Radiology

According to a new study, an ultrasonic vessel-sealing device can improve patient outcomes by reducing the incidence of thoracotomy conversion for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)/robotic anatomical lung resection. The trial, which included patients in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, is the first to evaluate the use of ultrasonic sealing for lobectomy, the most common thoracic surgical procedure.

Time May 06, 2019
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News | Breast Density

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed breast density inform bill HB62 into law May 3, 2019. The law, which becomes effective July 1, 2019, makes Georgia the 38th state to require healthcare facilities conducting mammograms to provide some form of notification about breast density to patients and referring healthcare providers.

Time May 06, 2019
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos

This is a 360 degree photo view inside the neuro-interventional radiology lab at Henry Ford Hospital to show the layout ...

Time May 06, 2019
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News | Computed Tomography (CT)

Gigi, a western lowland gorilla, was recently put under anesthesia at Franklin Park Zoo (Boston) so the zoo’s veterinary staff could examine her and perform further diagnostics, including a computed tomography (CT) scan, in the hopes of identifying the cause of recent health issues.

Time May 06, 2019
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News | Ultrasound Imaging

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) announced the development of a palm-sized 3-D ultrasound imaging system for radiation-free scoliosis assessment, dubbed Scolioscan Air. The system can bring accurate, safe and cost-efficient mass screening to schools and anywhere in the community.

Time May 03, 2019
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News | Mammography

The American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) has released the first screening mammography guidelines based on a patient’s individual breast cancer risk profile, with clear, specific strategies for screening management.

Time May 03, 2019
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News | Medical 3-D Printing

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3-D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues. The new innovation allows scientists to create exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic the body's natural passageways for blood, air, lymph and other vital fluids.

Time May 03, 2019
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Blog | Nuclear Imaging | Dave Fornell, Editor

This week, cardiologists learned for the first time they have been examining black holes for decades and did not know it ...

Time May 03, 2019
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News | Artificial Intelligence

Radiology artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider Aidoc announced a $27 million investment, bringing its total funding to $40 million. The Series B round, led by Square Peg Capital, will be used to grow Aidoc's technology and go-to-market team.

Time May 02, 2019
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News | Proton Therapy

IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) recently announced the first Flash irradiation in an IBA proton therapy gantry treatment room at the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) in The Netherlands. This novel technique has the potential to enhance the therapeutic window with a fast and powerful treatment that delivers a high dose of radiation at an ultra-high dose rate.

Time May 02, 2019
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News | Interventional Radiology

A new position statement from interventional radiology professional societies in the U.S. and Europe states that prostatic artery embolization (PAE) is a safe, effective and minimally invasive treatment for enlarged prostate, and should be presented as a treatment option for appropriately selected patients. The position statement was authored by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), the Société Française de Radiologie (SFR) and the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR).

Time May 02, 2019
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News | Computed Tomography (CT)

May 2, 2019 — Canon Medical has installed the Aquilion One Genesis, one of the first computed tomography (CT) scanners ...

Time May 02, 2019
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May 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website from the ...

Time May 01, 2019
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News | Remote Viewing Systems

International Medical Solutions (IMS) and the University of Toronto Department of Medical Imaging have signed a partnership agreement to assess the performance of diagnostic radiology residents using IMS Web Viewer within a simulated Emergency Radiology environment. The program is part of a larger study being funded by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) to determine the effectiveness of the ER Simulation testing program.

Time May 01, 2019
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News | Proton Therapy

A comparison of three types of radiotherapy for children's brain tumors suggests a type of proton therapy called pencil beam scanning (PBS) offers the best hope of preserving cognitive functions. The study, presented at the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 38 conference April 26-30 in Milan, Italy, shows this new form of radiotherapy delivers the lowest doses of radiation to the temporal lobes and hippocampus, areas of the brain important in functions like memory.

Time May 01, 2019
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News | PACS

International medical imaging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity company Sectra has signed a ten-year contract to install its solution for handling radiology images, Sectra PACS, across the radiology and nuclear medicine departments at Deventer Hospital in the Netherlands. The solution will support increased reading efficiency through its performance and comprehensive tool set, thereby improving patient outcomes.

Time April 30, 2019
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News | Interventional Radiology

April 30, 2019 — New data presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2019 annual meeting showed the ...

Time April 30, 2019
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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

A new document compiled by four cardiac imaging professional societies provides a resource to guide clinicians in best practices for assessing valvular regurgitation following catheter-based repair or replacement of a valve. The document, available in full here, supplements the previously published guideline Recommendations for Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves with Echocardiography and Doppler Ultrasound.

Time April 30, 2019
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