Clinical Trials

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

Artificial Intelligence Used in Clinical Practice to Measure Breast Density
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019 — An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm measures breast density at the level of an experienced...
Machine Learning Uncovers New Insights Into Human Brain Through fMRI
News | Neuro Imaging | January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019 — An interdisciplinary research team led by scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS...
Mobile App Data Collection Shows Promise for Population Health Surveys
News | Population Health | January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019 — Mobile app data collection can bring access to more potential clinical study participants, reduce...
Hypertension With Progressive Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Increases Cognitive Impairment Risk
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 08, 2019
January 8, 2019 – Patients with high blood pressure and progression of periventricular white matter hyperintensities...
Artificial Intelligence Pinpoints Nine Different Abnormalities in Head Scans

A brain scan (left) showing an intraparenchymal hemorrhage in left frontal region and a scan (right) of a subarachnoid hemorrhage in the left parietal region. Both conditions were accurately detected by the Qure.ai tool. Image courtesy of Nature Medicine.

News | Artificial Intelligence | January 07, 2019
January 7, 2019 — The rise in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans in U.S. emergency rooms has been a well-...
Electronic Brachytherapy Effective in Long-Term Study of 1,000 Early-Stage Breast Cancers
News | Brachytherapy Systems, Women's Healthcare | January 07, 2019
January 7, 2019 — Breast cancer recurrence rates of patients treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using...
Brachytherapy Alone Superior Treatment for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 04, 2019
January 4, 2018 — Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) indicated a significantly different clinician and patient-reported...
Breast Cancer Patients Have Less Heart Damage With Heart Drug and Trastuzumab
News | Cardio-oncology | January 03, 2019
January 3, 2019 — Breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart damage,...
MRI Effective for Monitoring Liver Fat in Obese Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a safe, noninvasive way to monitor liver fat levels in...
Heart Attack, Stroke Risks Increase Leading Up to Cancer Diagnosis
News | Cardio-oncology | December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018 — Older adults with cancer are more likely to have had a heart attack or stroke in the months prior...
Opto-Acoustic Imaging Helps Differentiate Breast Cancer Molecular Subtypes
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. (Seno Medical) reported results of a study demonstrating that...
Axillary Radiotherapy and Lymph Node Surgery Yield Comparable Outcomes for Breast Cancer
News | Radiation Therapy | December 18, 2018
December 17, 2018 — Early-stage breast cancer patients with cancer detected in a sentinel lymph node biopsy had...
RSNA Study Shows Real-Time Indicator Improves Mammographic Compression
News | Mammography | December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018 — Sigmascreening recently announced that more than 100,000 women have had mammography exams with the...
Youth Football Changes Nerve Fibers in Brain

Statistically significant clusters (red-colored) showing group differences (Control vs. Football) in white matter strain along the primary (F1) and secondary (F2) fibers. While body of corpus callosum (BBC) showed relative shrinkage in Football group, the other clusters showed relative stretching of fibers. PCR: Posterior Corona Radiata, PLIC: Posterior Limb of Internal Capsule, SCR: Superior Corona Radiata, SLF: Superior Longitudinal Fasciculus, SCC: Splenium of Corpus Callosum. Image courtesy of Kim et al.

News | Neuro Imaging | December 07, 2018
December 7, 2018 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans show repetitive blows to the head result in brain changes...
Snoring Poses Greater Cardiac Risk to Women
News | Women's Health | November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018 — Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring may lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in...
Artificial Intelligence May Help Reduce Gadolinium Dose in MRI

Example of full-dose, 10 percent low-dose and algorithm-enhanced low-dose. Image courtesy of Enhao Gong, Ph.D.

News | Contrast Media | November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018 — Researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to reduce the dose of a contrast agent that may...
Women Benefit From Mammography Screening Beyond Age 75
News | Mammography | November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018 — Women age 75 years and older should continue to get screening mammograms because of the...
Philips Launches IntelliSpace Discovery Research Platform at RSNA
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018 — Ahead of the 2018 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA), Nov. 25-30 in...
Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine Enroll First Patient in AI Echocardiography Study
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 – Medical artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine announced that the...
Immune Inflammatory Levels Linked to Disease-Free Survival in Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 — Data from a validation study of a high-risk prostate cancer trial suggests that higher levels of...