Clinical Trials

Clinical trials and studies about imaging technology can be found on this channel.

Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index

Fig. 1: Comparison of state Medicaid fees for radiation oncology services for breast cancer and nonradiation oncology services per the Kaiser Family Foundation Index. (Agarwal et al, Red Journal, 2019) Credit: Elsevier

News | Radiation Therapy | April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019 — A new study finds wide...

Stereotactic Radiosurgery Effective for Pediatric Arteriovenous Malformation Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019 — Ching-Jen Chen, M.D., of the neurosurgery department at the University of Virginia (UVA) Health...

Video Plus Brochure Helps Patients Make Lung Cancer Scan Decision

Image courtesy of the American Thoracic Society

News | Lung Cancer | April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019 ─ A short video describing the potential benefits and risks of low-dose...

Surgically Guided Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Intracranial Neoplasms
News | Brachytherapy Systems | April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 — Peter Nakaji, M.D., FAANS, general practice neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute,...

Check-Cap Initiates U.S. Pilot Study of C-Scan for Colorectal Cancer Screening
News | Colonoscopy Systems | April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 — Check-Cap Ltd. has initiated its U.S. pilot study of the C-Scan system for prevention of...

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Safer and as Effective as Surgical Treatment
News | Interventional Radiology | April 05, 2019

April 5, 2019 — Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) effectively treats...

News | Biopsy Systems | March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 — Dune Medical Devices has just completed the first in-man cases for Smart Biopsy, its percutaneous...

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Emergency X-ray Identification of Pacemakers
News | X-Ray | March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 — A research team from Imperial College London believes a new software could speed up the diagnosis...

Interventional Radiology Treatment for Tennis Elbow Reduces Pain and Inflammation

Image courtesy of Yuji Okuno

News | Interventional Radiology | March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 — Tennis elbow, a painful chronic condition that affects up to 3 percent of U.S. adults, can be...

NIH Study of Brain Energy Patterns Provides New Insights into Alcohol Effects

NIH scientists present a new method for combining measures of brain activity (left) and glucose consumption (right) to study regional specialization and to better understand the effects of alcohol on the human brain. Image courtesy of Ehsan Shokri-Kojori, Ph.D., of NIAAA.

News | Neuro Imaging | March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019 — Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain...

Older Biologic Age Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Women's Health | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person’s age, is associated with future development of...

HeartFlow Analysis Successfully Stratifies Heart Disease Patients at One Year
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Late-breaking results confirm the HeartFlow FFRct (...

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps iFR pressure readings onto angiogram.

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps iFR pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at #ACC19 show that pressure readings in coronary arteries may identify locations of stenoses remaining after cardiac cath interventions.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

As many as one in four patients who undergo cath lab interventions can benefit from a technology that identifies the...

Non-Contrast MRI Effective in Monitoring MS Patients
News | Neuro Imaging | March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 — Brain ...

Iron Measurements With MRI Reveal Stroke's Impact on Brain

Images show illustrative examples of visual R2? modifications within substantia nigra (SN) at baseline (24-72 h) and follow-up (1 y) in striatum (participants 1 and 2) and control groups (participants 3 and 4). Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

News | Stroke | March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019 — A simple...