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July 12, 2018 | Cardiovascular
Quantitative flow ratio (QFR) outperformed coronary angiography in calculating fractional flow reserve (FFR), a measurement key to determining heart blockages, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
July 12, 2018 | Imaging
EchoNous, the Seattle-based medical tool provider, recently received FDA clearance for the its ultrasound-based tool designed for nurses to improve peripheral IV (PIV) catheter placements.
July 12, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
Delaware's cancer mortality rate decreased 12 percent from 2010 to 2014 due to state-wide screening efforts and early detection, according to a new Division of Public Health (DPH) report. The state's rate still remains below the 14 percent national average.
July 12, 2018 | Practice Management
Researchers from the University of Newcastle in Australia found that radiographers and patients generally agree on in-person risk communication about medical imaging examinations with ionizing radiation, according to a research published in the August issue of Radiography.
July 12, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from the University of Nottingham in the U.K. transformed a person's electrical brain activity into a unique, colorful light display with the help of a magnetoencephalography (MEG) scanner, according to a report published July 12 by Business Insider.
July 11, 2018 | Practice Management
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Florida is one of the eight U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) institutions investigators have contacted as part of an audit to see if the VA processed radiology requests within a proper time frame and adequately managed canceled requests, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
July 11, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of U.S. researchers has uncovered the exact point when normal, healthy protein becomes toxic but has yet to form tangles. Experts believe the findings could be a target for developing Alzheimer's treatments.
July 11, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence
An integrated computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system developed by researchers from Kyung Hee University and Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea could outperform current conventional deep learning methodologies used by radiologists to detect, segment and classify tumors from digital x-ray mammograms.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research and Education (R&E) Foundation will award $4 million in radiology research and education grants this year, spanning 54 different institutions.
July 11, 2018 | Cardiovascular
Myocardial delayed enhancement (MDE) CT rivaled late gadolinium enhanced (LGE) MRI in the detection and classification of myocardial scar in patients with heart failure, according to a recent Radiology study. The results may help identify features of chronic heart failure.
July 11, 2018 | Women's Imaging
A woman in Traverse City, Michigan, recently opened Precious Moments HD Ultrasound Studio, an elective ultrasound business that sells non-diagnostic images to expectant mothers, according to a July 11 article by the Record Eagle.
July 10, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
High-risk lung cancer patients with prior negative CT screening results have a high prevalence for the disease years later and should continue to be screened even three years after initial tests.
July 10, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A 3D color medical scanner invented by father and son scientists in New Zealand recently imaged its first human subject, according to a news release from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
July 10, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland have found that no two brains are the same. Findings, published in the April issue of Scientific Reports, demonstrate that brain anatomy differs in every individual due to a combination of genetics and life experiences.
July 10, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
A recent Chicago Tribune article, citing a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign study, found segregation increased black women's rates of late-stage breast cancer diagnoses and doubled odds of death.
July 10, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) are partnering to extend veterans’ access to clinical trials of novel cancer treatments, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) news release.
July 10, 2018 | Neuroimaging
It may add an extra touch of class to a suit or nice button-down shirt, but neckties can cut off essential blood flow to the brain and potentially deter one's ability to think and function normally, according to research in Neuroradiology published online June 30.
July 10, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
Heat-sensitive lipid capsules packed with chemotherapy, which can be remotely popped using ultrasound, increased the amount of chemotherapy delivered directly to liver tumors, according to a 10-person study published in The Lancet Oncology.
July 10, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence
IBM Watson Health and medical imaging contrast agent company Guerbet have entered a strategic partnership to develop artificial intelligence (AI) software to support liver cancer diagnostics and care by utilizing CT and MRI technology.
July 09, 2018 | Practice Management
Machine learning-based risk standardization can impact variation in CT use and emergency physician profiling. Additionally, it may accurately assess physician imaging performance and improve emergency care value, according to research published July 5 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.