Clinical Trials

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

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 improves...
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 breast...
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 (fractional flow reserve computed tomography)...
PET Scans Show Biomarkers Could Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy
News | PET Imaging | March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019 — A new study of positron emission tomography (PET) scans has identified a biomarker that may accurately...
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 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) without contrast agent is just as effective as the contrast-...
Bay Labs Announces New Data on EchoGPS, AutoEF AI Software at ACC.19
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs announced the presentation of two studies assessing...
CT, Mammograms Offer Clues to Preventing Heart Problems After Cancer Treatment
News | Cardio-oncology | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 — An imaging procedure commonly performed before starting cancer treatment can provide valuable clues...
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 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method that measures iron content can provide a more...
Radiologists Quickly Improve Screening Performance With 3-D Mammography
News | Mammography | February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 — Radiologists quickly learn to read 3-D mammography more accurately than they read standard 2-D...
Amazon Comprehend Medical Brings Medical Language Processing to Healthcare
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 — Amazon recently announced Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service...
Study Assesses Risk of MRI Exams for Patients With Tattoos
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 01, 2019
February 1, 2019 — A new European study concluded that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams pose little risk for...
Stereotactic Radiotherapy Improves Long-Term Survival in Stage-IV Cancers
News | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates stereotactic radiation can...
MRI Effective for Monitoring Liver Fat in Obese Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a safe, noninvasive way to monitor liver fat levels in...
ImaginAb Enrolls First Patient in Phase II PET Agent Clinical Trial
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 - ImaginAb Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient in the Phase II clinical trial of the...
Artificial Intelligence Research Receives RSNA Margulis Award
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) presented its seventh Alexander R. Margulis Award...
 Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential for Triaging Chest X-rays
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 23, 2019
January 23, 2019 — An artificial intelligence (AI) system can interpret and prioritize abnormal chest X-rays with...
Novel Technique May Significantly Reduce Breast Biopsies
News | Breast Biopsy Systems | January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019 — A novel technique that uses mammography to determine the biological tissue composition of a tumor...
Digital Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection
News | Mammography | January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 — The shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14 percent...