Radiology Imaging

The imaging channel includes technology news related to computed tomography (CT), digital radiography (DR / X-ray), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiographic fluoroscopy (R/F), mammography and angiography. 

Study Finds Multiple Sclerosis Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage

An NIH-funded clinical trial suggested that the anti-inflammatory drug ibudilast may slow brain shrinkage caused by progressive MS. Image courtesy of Robert J. Fox, M.D., Cleveland Clinic.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018 — Results from a ...

Rapid Cardiac MRI Technique May Cut Costs, Boost Care in Developing World
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — A newly developed rapid...

Scientists Advance Technique for Developing Novel Light Beams from Synchrotron Radiation
News | X-Ray | August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 — A new study has demonstrated a method that produces novel light beams from synchrotron light...

iSchemaView RAPID Technology Now Installed in More Than 500 Stroke Centers
News | Neuro Imaging | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — iSchemaView announced that more than 575...

Brain Study of 62,454 Scans Identifies Drives of Brain Aging
News | SPECT Imaging | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from five institutions evaluated 62,454 brain...

RSNA Announces Pneumonia Detection Machine Learning Challenge
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has launched its second annual machine learning...

Abnormal Protein Concentrations Found in Brains of Military Personnel With Suspected CTE

Researchers are using the tracer, which is injected into a patient, then seen with a PET scan, to see if it is possible to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy in living patients. In this image, warmer colors indicate a higher concentration of the tracer, which binds to abnormal proteins in the brain. Credit UCLA Health.

News | PET Imaging | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — In a small study...

Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo...

Scientists Develop New MRI Tool for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Researchers in the laboratory ‘Biomedical Nanomaterials’ of NUST MISIS. Image courtesy of PR Newsfoto/NUST MISIS.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — A European research group has developed a system that allows doctors to both improve the accuracy...

MRI Study Differentiates Brains of Doers from Procrastinators
News | Neuro Imaging | August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018 — Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed why certain people tend to put tasks off...

Philips Launches Epiq CVx and CVxi Cardiovascular Ultrasound Systems
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Philips recently announced the introduction of the Epiq CVx...

Iron Outperforms Gadolinium as MRI Contrast Agent

Scientists at Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics added iron chelates (blue) and fluorescent dye (red) to multi-layered gold nanomatryoshkas to create particles that can be used for disease therapy and diagnostics. The "theranostic" nanoparticles have a core of gold (left) that is covered by silica containing the diagnostic iron and dye, which is covered by an outer shell of gold. The particles are about 20 times smaller than a red blood cell, and by varying the thickness of the layers, LANP scientists can tune the nanomatryoshkas to convert light into cancer-killing heat. (Image courtesy of Luke Henderson/Rice University)

News | Contrast Media | August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a method for loading iron inside nanoparticles to...

Doctor-Patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
News | Lung Cancer | August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 — Although national guidelines advise doctors to discuss the benefits and harms of...

Fujifilm SonoSite Unveils Full Suite of iViz Point-of-Care Transducers

The L25v ultrasound transducer for the Fujifilm Sonosite iViz is available for superficial applications such as ophthalmic, arterial, venous, lung and nerve. Image courtesy of Fujifilm Sonosite.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced the launch of two new transducers for the SonoSite iViz point-of-...

Guerbet Partners With Imalogix on Dose Optimization With Artificial Intelligence
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 — Guerbet LLC USA announced a commercial partnership with Imalogix, a provider of...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 13, 2018

Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott...

Illinois Governor Approves State Breast Density Reporting Bill Into Law
News | Breast Density | August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved the Illinois Breast Density Reporting Law (Public Act 100-0749...

ACR LI-RADS Steering Committee Releases New Version of CT/MRI LI-RADS
News | Clinical Decision Support | August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 — The American College of Radiology Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) steering...

Exact Imaging Becomes UroGPO Imaging Partner
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 — Exact Imaging announced that it has become a UroGPO Imaging Partner, joining the North American...