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Janesville, Wisconsin-based SHINE Medical Technologies has announced an agreement with the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS (IOCB Prague), gaining exclusive rights over an innovation to produce lutetium-177 (Lu-177).

On February 15 of this year, Congress passed national breast density legislation, which mandates all mammography reports and summaries notify women of their breast density. A trio of researchers discussed whether the law will help or confuse patients in a recent JAMA commentary.

A team of U.S. researchers found the brains of patients diagnosed with severe mental illnesses—such as schizophrenia and depression—may have more in common than previously thought, according to a recent fMRI study.

Walmart and Covera Health, a New York City-based health analytics company have announced a multi-year collaboration to cut down on unnecessary treatment based on misdiagnosed imaging exams.

The causes of renal cell carcinoma progression may be more complex than outlined in the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors version 1.1 (RECIST 1.1), according to findings published May 14 in Radiology. One radiologist said the study should be a "wake up call" for the speciality.

At one institution wait times for myocardial perfusion tests have jumped from six to 18 weeks in less than a year, according to data from Manitoba Health.

Enhanced dual-source dual-energy CT (DECT) can help differentiate invasive adenocarcinomas from preinvasive lesions which appear as pure ground-glass nodules (pGGNs), according to a small study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

A machine learning algorithm trained to read imaging scans was more accurate at predicting heart attacks or death than expertly trained physicians, according to a study presented at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC) in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 12.

The American College of Radiology has released a toolkit to better explain the Jan. 1, 2020, CMS mandate to referring providers after many members expressed concern about their referring provider’s lack of awareness about the upcoming policy.

According to Zebra Medical Vision, their technology can save physicians more than 80% of the time it takes to reach the acute condition compared to the commonly used first in first out (FIFO) method.

Researchers have combined a new imaging technique and imaging agent which utilizes a synthesized amino acid found in scorpion venom to help illuminate brain tumors during surgery.

“The results of this research are extremely exciting, as it will significantly impact clinical care,” reported study author Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD, with the division of abdominal radiology at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor.