Clinical Trials

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

Post-Mortem CT Angiography Illuminates Causes of Death
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 — Computed tomography (CT) angiography is a useful adjunct to autopsy that is likely to increase the...
Children with Kidney Disease Show Blood Flow Changes in Brain
News | Neuro Imaging | June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 — Blood flow changes in the brains of children, adolescents and young adults with chronic kidney disease...
Clinical Trial Testing Topical Gel to Reduce Breast Density
News | Breast Density | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 — Women with dense breast tissue soon might be adding a new product to their skincare routine to help...
New Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Technique Aims to Preserve Sexual Function
News | Radiation Therapy | June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 — A multicenter clinical trial being led by UT Southwestern physicians is testing a technique for sparing...
Report Finds Identifying Patients for Lung Cancer Screening Not So Simple
News | Lung Imaging | June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 — New findings in the current issue of The American Journal of Managed Care suggest that getting the...
PET/CT Changes Care for 59 Percent of Suspected Recurrent Prostate Cancer Cases
News | Prostate Cancer | June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 — A recently presented investigational clinical trial evaluated the impact of 18F fluciclovine positron...
Accuray TomoTherapy System Beneficial in Two Total Body Irradiation Studies
News | Radiation Therapy | June 13, 2018
June 12, 2018 — Recently published data from two new studies demonstrate the benefits of Accuray’s TomoTherapy System...
Women More Likely to Use Other Preventive Health Services Following Mammography
News | Mammography | June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 – Medicare beneficiaries who undergo breast cancer screening with mammography are more likely than...
Reduced hippocampal volume on MRI

This figure shows reduced hippocampal volume over the course of 6 years as seen on progressive volumetric analysis and also coronal MRI evaluations (arrows).Progressive volume loss in the mesial temporal lobe on MRI is a characteristic imaging feature of AD. This patient was a case of Alzheimer’s Dementia.

 

News | Neuro Imaging | June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 — According to a UCLA Medical Center study, a new technology shows the potential to help doctors better...
High Prevalence of Atherosclerosis Found in Lower Risk Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 08, 2018
June 8, 2018 — Whole-body magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) found a surprisingly high prevalence of atherosclerosis...
Lung Decision Precision
News | Lung Imaging | June 04, 2018
For smokers and former smokers, the threat of lung cancer always lurks in the shadows. To flush it out of the darkness...
New Ultrasound Guidelines Reliably Identify Children Who Should be Biopsied for Thyroid Cancer

Image courtesy of Loyola Medicine

News | Pediatric Imaging | May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018 — A Loyola Medicine study has found that new ultrasound guidelines can reliably identify pediatric...
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. announced that two clinical studies utilizing the company’s...
Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Recommended Number of Mammograms Post-Surgery
News | Mammography | May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018 — Breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended level of screening post-surgery, according to a...
New Studies Highlight MRI Use for Prostate Cancer Screening and Management
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 21, 2018
May 21, 2018 — Three new studies presented at the 113th annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA)...
Breast Cancer Places Greater Financial Burden on Black Women
News | Women's Health | May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018 — Having breast cancer placed a significantly greater financial strain on black women than white women,...
Impaired Brain Pathways May Cause Attention Problems After Stroke
News | Neuro Imaging | May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018 — Damage to some of the pathways that carry information throughout the brain may be responsible for...
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Including Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials
News | Women's Health | May 03, 2018
May 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the availability of a draft guidance for...
Pilot Study Initiated for Blood-Based Breast Test
News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, Wash., announced it has enrolled 85 patients in a pilot study of a...
Computers Equal Radiologists in Assessing Breast Density and Associated Breast Cancer Risk
News | Breast Density | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — Automated breast density evaluation was just as accurate in predicting women’s risk of breast cancer,...