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Using a lean flank steak embedded with simulated anatomic obstacles, researchers have demonstrated the superiority of a steerable needle over a straight one in percutaneous CT-guided needle biopsy, according to a study published online April 26 in the Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.

After training two deep-learning models to identify tuberculosis, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have gotten their human-free method to nail the disease with 96 percent accuracy, according to a study published online in Radiology.

It’s not news that Medicare has saved itself a ton of money on spending for medical imaging since the enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. But now there are numbers to quantify the hurting the cuts have laid on radiologists and cardiologists—who’ve taken it on the chin even more.

U.K. and Aussie researchers have introduced a clinically relevant neuroimaging biomarker of aging-related brain deterioration and, in the process, shown how brain age predicts mortality.  

Researchers at Pohang University in South Korea have demonstrated a three-modality method of fusion imaging that uses a photoacoustic component to deliver high-resolution visualization, suggesting the potential to supply comprehensive image guidance in real time during various surgeries.