Clinical Trials

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

Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients Face Barriers to Standard-of-Care Treatment
News | Lung Imaging | January 29, 2018
January 23, 2018 — Despite decades of clinical research establishing chemotherapy with thoracic radiation therapy as...
Advaxis Immunotherapy Offers Potential Combo Treatment for Anal Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | January 26, 2018
January 26, 2018 — Advaxis Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS), a late-stage biotechnology immunotherapy company announced that data...
Brain-scan guided emergency stroke treatment can save more lives
News | Neuro Imaging | January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018 – Advances in brain imaging can identify a greater number of stroke patients who can receive therapy...
Age Impacts Post-treatment Mortality for Early-stage Lung Cancer Patients

Image courtesy of Henri Becquerel Cancer Center

News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018  — A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology explores...
Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning in Deaf Children
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 – In a new international collaborative study between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann...
Imricor Announces Enrollment Completion for Clinical Study on Vision-MR Ablation Catheter
News | Interventional Radiology | January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 – Imricor Medical Systems announced completion of enrollment for the clinical study to evaluate...
Transpara Deep Learning Software Matches Experienced Radiologists in Mammogram Reading
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018 — Deep learning and artificial intelligence improves the efficiency and accuracy of reading mammograms...
Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Women's Health | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – It’s not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for heart...
Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance in Brain
News | Mobile Devices | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones...
Emergency Radiologists See Inner Toll of Opioid Use Disorders

Rates of Imaging Positivity for IV-SUDs Complications. Image courtesy of Efren J. Flores, M.D.

News | Clinical Trials | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Emergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid...
Minimally Invasive Treatment Provides Relief from Back Pain

Lumbar spine MRI showing disc herniation and nerve root at baseline and one month after treatment

News | Interventional Radiology | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — The majority of patients were pain-free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency...
Study Finds No Evidence that Gadolinium Causes Neurologic Harm

MR images through, A, C, E, basal ganglia and, B, D, F, posterior fossa at level of dentate nucleus. Images are shown for, A, B, control group patient 4, and the, C, D, first and, E, F, last examinations performed in contrast group patient 13. Regions of interest used in quantification of signal intensity are shown as dashed lines for globus pallidus (green), thalamus (blue), dentate nucleus (yellow), and pons (red).

News | Contrast Media | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — There is no evidence that accumulation in the brain of the element gadolinium speeds cognitive...
CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a condition...
3-D-Printed Prosthetic Implants Could Improve Treatment for Hearing Loss

Size comparison between 3-D printed prosthesis implant and a penny.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — Researchers using computed tomography (CT) scans and 3-D printing have created accurate, custom-...
RSNA 2017 technical exhibits, expo floor, showing new radiology technology advances.
Feature | RSNA 2017 | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical study presentations, articles on trends and videos from ...
Hip Steroid Injections Associated with Bone Changes

58-year-old woman with left hip pain. X-ray from one month prior to the steroid/anesthetic injection demonstrates moderate joint space narrowing (arrows) and bony proliferation (arrowheads).

News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Osteoarthritis patients who received a steroid injection in the hip had a significantly greater...
Weight Loss Through Exercise Alone Does Not Protect Knees
News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow down the degeneration of...
Neurofeedback Shows Promise in Treating Tinnitus

The standard approach to fMRI neurofeedback. Image courtesy of Matthew Sherwood, Ph.D.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — Researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) have found that neurofeedback...
Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Imaging | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...
Women Prefer Getting Mammograms Every Year
News | Mammography | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 – Women prefer to get their mammograms every year, instead of every two years, according to a new study...