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March 30 2017        
One Simple Way a Radiology Group Added Value to Their Hospital Relationship
Posted: By Sandy Coffta on February 04, 2017 If you follow the leading voices in the radiology community, you know that the topic of “value” is a recurring theme of current conversations. It is a core concept behind Im...        
June 17 2016        
Tau Pathology Instrumental Target for Alzheimers Disease
June 17, 2016 – In Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), intracellular neurofibrillary tangles (tau) pathology may prove to be an instrumental target for disease-modifying strategies in AD, and extracellular beta-amyloid plaques (Aβ) aggregation p...        
June 15 2016        
Drug May Prevent Breast Cancer in BRCA1 Patients
June 15, 2016 - RANKL (receptor activator of NF-κB ligand) a viable strategy for the possible prevention of breast cancer in BRCA1 mutant patients, according to a recent study published in Nature.1 Breast cancer affects approximately on...        
June 9 2016        
CAC plus SPECT Encouraged in Patients Suspected of CAD
June 9, 2106 - Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring on top of myocardial perfusion imaging with single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients suspected for coronary artery disease (CAD) is strongly encouraged based on the ...        
May 9 2016        
SBRT for Prostate Cancer Produces Higher Cure Rate
May 9, 2016 - A five–year study shows that Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) to treat prostate cancer offers a higher cure rate than more traditional approaches, according to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center Harold C...        
March 25 2016        
Novel MRI Technique Uses Inhaled Hyperpolarized Gas to Better View Lungs
March 25, 2016 - The use of specially–treated krypton gas as an inhalable contrast agent to make the spaces inside the lungs show up on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan could enable space inside the lungs to be visible on an MRI, a...        
March 24 2016        
New Smallpox-Radiotherapy Combination May Improve Prostate Cancer Treatment
March 24, 2016 – Researchers found that using a genetically modified strain of the vaccinia virus ( the active component of the smallpox vaccine) to infect and multiply inside cancer cells combined with radioiodide therapy was significant...        
March 18 2016        
Canon Buys Toshiba Medical for $5.9 Billion
March 18, 2016 - Canon Inc. agreed to buy Toshiba Corp.'s medical equipment unit for 665.5 billion yen ($5.9 billion) as the world's biggest maker of cameras positions itself for growth and Toshiba, which makes everything from nuclear power...        
March 16 2016        
Cell-Penetrating Peptides Help MRI Track Gelatinase Activity in Stroke Patients
March 16, 2016 - A new, real–time method of imaging molecular events after strokes uses cell-penetrating peptides in combination with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect and track gelatinase (MMP-2/-9) activity, according to a rece...        
March 15 2016        
Both FET-PET, MRI Useful Preoperatively in Anaplastic Glioma Cases
March 15, 2016 – In patients with anaplastic gliomas, both 18F-fluoro-ethyl-tyrosine (18F-FET) and positron emission tomography (FET-PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) should be used preoperatively to assess a patients risks and es...        
February 21 2016        
C-arm CT with Metal Artifact Reduction Improves Stent-Treated Aneurysm Assessment
Combining high-resolution C-arm CT and Metal Artifact Reduction (MAR) may improve the assessment of aneurysms treated with stent-assisted coil embolization, according to a study1 recently published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology....        
February 16 2016        
fMRI Identifies Effective Analgesic Drugs in Patients with Chronic Pain
February 16, 2016 - Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI), to measure the brain’s neural response to pain, may be a viable tool for evaluating the effectiveness of new pain medications during the early stages of human drug de...        
February 8 2016        
FLT-PET/CT Outperforms CECT in Identifying Primary Tumors in Gastric Cancer
February 8, 2016 - The ability of 18-fluorothymidine positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FLT-PET/CT) to identify primary tumors in gastric cancer is greater than that of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT), and f...        
February 2 2016        
Ultrasound B-Lines Correlate with Changes on CT
February 2, 2016 - Sonographic artifacts known as B-lines can been used to estimate alterations of lung parenchyma. According to a recent study,1 the number of B-lines on sonography were found to correlate with the extent of parenchymal cha...        
January 25 2016        
MRI Offers Painless Alternative to Biopsies in Prostate Cancer Treatment Planning
January 25, 2016 - Diffusion-weighted (DW)-MRI could be an alternative to biopsies when deciding if prostate cancer patients should receive treatment or continue with surveillance, a study has found. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Re...        
January 22 2016        
MRI Resolution Enhanced with Add-On Device
January 22, 2016 - It is revealed that the unique properties of ultrathin metasurface resonators can improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) dramatically, according to new research.1 A metasurface formed when an array of metallic wires is ...        
January 21 2016        
PET/CT-perfusion may predict radio-chemo failure in head and neck cancer patients
January 21, 2016 - Combined PET/CT with integrated CTP might show complementary prognostic data pre- and post chemo-radiotherapy, according to the findings in a recent study.1 While 18F]FDG-PET/CT imaging is broadly used in head and neck...        
January 12 2016        
GE Moves Global Headquarters to Chicago
January 12, 2016 – GE Healthcare announced yesterday that it has chosen Chicago as its global headquarters, effective early 2016. This move will enable the executive leadership team to be closer to operations in Chicago and Milwaukee, whi...        
January 11 2016        
HIMSS Survey Finds 83% of EHRs Increased Clinical Staff Performance
January 11, 2016 -Findings from the 2016 HIMSS Health Information Technology (IT) Value survey found that 88 percent of organizations with advanced EHR environments identified at least one positive outcome from their use of an EHR, with 83 ...        
January 5 2016        
A Simple Interoperability Solution to the Complex Needs of Today
January 5, 2016 - Hospital systems across the country are looking for ways to operate more effectively and efficiently in the wake of sweeping changes created by the Affordable Care Act. Mergers and acquisitions offer one road for hospitals...        
December 28 2015        
The Medical Technologies That Are Changing Health Care
December 28, 2015 - New, eye-popping medical technology provides earlier diagnoses, personalized treatments and a breathtaking range of other benefits for both patients and health care professionals. The scope of these emerging technolog...        
December 7 2015        
Reduced Blood Flow Seen in Brain After Clinical Recovery of Acute Concussion
December 7, 2015 - Some athletes who experience sports-related concussions have reduced blood flow in parts of their brains even after clinical recovery, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society...        
December 7 2015        
3D MRI Shows Early Signs of Stroke Risk in Diabetic Patients
December 7, 2015 - People with diabetes may be harboring advanced vascular disease that could increase their risk of stroke, according to new research being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North Amer...        
November 27 2015        
Reverse Radiology Booth 1019 - Play to Win Luxury Trips
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November 23 2015        
Smart Device for Ultrasound Allows Scalability while Lowering Equipment Costs
November 23, 2015 - Royal Philips introduced Lumify, a smart device ultrasound solution, which includes a transducer, app, access to the online portal, warranty and Philips’ support. Lumify is designed to allow institutions to sca...        
November 9 2015        
Mammographic Density Associated with Risk of Invasive Tumors in all Ages
November 9, 2015 - Mammographic density (MD) was positively associated with risk of invasive tumors across all ages, according to a recently published study.1 Understanding whether mammographic density (MD) is associated with all breast ...        
November 5 2015        
What IBM's Watson Can Do for Radiology
November 5, 2015 - The fact that the supercomputer IBM™ Watson competed against and beat the pants off of two of the greatest champions on Jeopardy, the game TV quiz show for geniuses, wowed the tech community back in 2011. But was it all...        
November 2 2015        
Reduced Variability in CT Use for Children with Ventricular Shunts Needed
November 2, 2015 - With the wide variability in utilization of computed tomography (CT) in children with ventricular shunts by hospital emergency departments (ED), there’s a need for strategies to identify children at risk of shunt malfun...        
October 27 2015        
CTA Outperforms Stress Tests for the Diagnosis of CAD
October 27, 2015 – Computed tomography angiography (CTA) scans of the heart’s vessels are far better at spotting clogged arteries that can trigger a heart attack than the commonly prescribed exercise stress that most patients with chest...        
October 25 2015        
Upper Gastrointestinal Barium X-ray Reliable Predictor of Gastric Cancer
October 24, 2015 - Both double-contrast upper gastrointestinal barium X-ray radiography (UGI-XR) and enlarged gastric folds are significant predictors for future gastric cancer incidence, according to a recent study.1 Double-contras...        
October 19 2015        
Advanced RT Reduces Postoperative Complications in Esophageal Cancer
October 19, 2015 – Proton beam therapy (PBT) and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) used to treat esophageal cancer reduced postoperative complications (POCs) and length of hospitalization stay (LOS) compared to 3D conformal RT ...        
October 9 2015        
Zoomed DWI Provides Better Registration than Conventional DWI
October 9, 2015 - A recent study found zoomed diffusion-weighted imaging (z-DWI) reduces image distortion and provides better registration accuracy with PET images than conventional echo planar imaging (EPI) DWI (c-DWI). Researchers desi...        
October 6 2015        
Multiparametric MRI, Targeted Prostate Biopsy Improve Selection Accuracy
October 6, 2015 - Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) and targeted prostate biopsy improve the accuracy of systematic biopsy to select patients for active surveillance, according to a recent study.1 Active surveillance is the preferred managemen...        
September 30 2015        
Amyloid PET, CSF Diagnose Early AD Equally with High Accuracy
September 30, 2015 - Amyloid PET diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer disease (AD) is as effective as the previously used cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) sample method, according to a study conducted at Lund University in Sweden. The study, the ...        
September 25 2015        
CCTA, MPI Outcomes Similar in Patients with CAD
September 25, 2015 – Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) and radionuclide stress myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) did not significantly differ in outcomes when evaluating the management of symptomatic patients suspected of h...        
September 24 2015        
Delivering Telemedicine in Honduras
"Most people have no idea what a tremendous impact radiology and telemedicine has on poor and remote regions of the world," said Rebecca Cornelius, M.D., professor of radiology, neuroradiology, department of radiology, University Hospital, ...        
September 22 2015        
Multiphase CTA Used to Triage Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
September 22, 2015 - Multiphase computed tomography angiography (CTA) proved reliable in determining the clinical outcomes of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS), according to a recent study published in Radiology.1 As part of the ...        
September 13 2015        
Radiographic lucency developed in bone-lesion patients treated with calcium sulfate
September 13, 2015 – Fifteen percent of patients treated with calcium sulfate/tricalcium phosphate cementing after curettage and grafting of low-grade bone lesions developed unexpected radiographic lucency (URL) in a retrospective compara...        
September 1 2015        
18F-FDG PET/CT, CE-MRI 3T Equal in Diagnosing Suspicious Breast Lesions
September 1, 2015 - Diagnostic accuracy for suspicious breast lesions >10 mm was equal between 18F-FDG PET/CT (fludeoxyglucose F 18 positron emission tomography/computed tomography) and CE-MRI (contrast-enhanced magnetic resona...        
August 28 2015        
CAC Scores Accurately Predict 15-Year Mortality
August 28, 2015 - Coronary artery calcification scores accurately predict 15-year mortality in a large cohort of asymptomatic patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Medicine. The study was designed to determine the abi...        
August 26 2015        
Shift from CT to MRI, Ultrasound in Pediatric Hospitals
August 26, 2015 - There is a significant shift in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans at children’s hospitals for 10 common childhood diagnoses including seizure, concussion, appendectomy and upper respiratory tract infection to ult...        
August 17 2015        
Dynamic contrast-enhanced combined with diffusion-weighted imaging improved breast cancer diagnosis
August 17, 2015 - As MRI is increasingly used to diagnose breast cancer, researchers designed a study1 to determine the diagnostic performance of combined dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted...        
August 14 2015        
Breast Imaging Center Adopts 3D to Reduce Call Backs
August 14, 2015 - Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., celebrated the opening of a $4.2 million expanded Dyson Breast Center Aug. 3. “We have built a calming, comprehensive, spa-like breast center to promote services for...        
July 30 2015        
Ultrasound Effective Compared to PET/CT in Breast Cancer Patients
July 30, 2015 – Researchers found ultrasound (US) is still effective when compared to positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) during standard US surveillance of patients with breast cancer if internal mammary lymph node ...        
July 27 2015        
4D Flow MRI Detects Right Ventricular Dysfunction
June 27, 2015 - Researchers found that 4D flow magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) flow-specific measures can be used to detect mild impairment of right ventricular (RV) dysfunction in primary left ventricular (LV) disease. However, this canno...        
July 24 2015        
CT-guided, percutaneous transgluteal drainage effective for deep pelvic abscesses
July 24, 2015 – The use of computed-tomography (CT)-guided transgluteal drainage of deep pelvic abscesses has few complications and is effective for use general hospitals, according to a recent study1 published in Clinical Radiology. F...        
July 21 2015        
PET/CT Helps Guide Patient Management in Stage III HNSCC
June 21, 2015 – PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) should be implemented in the routine imaging work–up of stage III–IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), according to recent study published in the E...        
July 17 2015        
CT Effectively Tracks Nonsolid Lung Nodules at 12-Month Intervals
June 17, 2015 - Computed tomography (CT) safely tracked nonsolid nodules of any size in the lung can at 12-month intervals to assess transition to part-solid, according to a study1 published in Radiology. As part of the Interna...        
July 17 2015        
MRI Has Potential to Evaluate NAFLD in Children
June 17, 2015 – The magnitude-based MRI has the potential for clinical utility in the evaluation of NAFLD, according to a recent study1 published in Hepatology. As nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liv...        
July 13 2015        
Bundled payments drive down Medical device prices
July 13, 2015 - The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services last week proposed moving doctors and hospitals in 75 geographic areas to bundled payments, which makes the hospital where the surgery takes place be “accountable for the qua...        
July 11 2015        
Coronary artery calcification predicts 15-year mortality
July 11, 2015 - The extent of coronary artery calcification (CAC) accurately predicts 15-year mortality in a large cohort of asymptomatic patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.1 The extent of CA...        
July 2 2015        
Radiology Test Results Get Highest Usage at EU Hospitals
July 2, 2015 - Top performing countries for eHealth deployment among hospitals are Denmark (66%), Estonia (63%), Sweden and Finland (both 62%). Full country profiles are available, according to a study on European acute care hospitals,...        
July 2 2015        
Is Door-to-Balloon Time a Misleading Metric?
July 2, 2015 - Door-to-balloon time is an integral process metric for measuring cardiovascular quality. Since its inclusion in the ACC/AHA Guidelines for STEMI management as a Class 1A recommendation,1 door-to-balloon time has evolved into ...        
June 29 2015        
MRI-US Fusion Biopsies Detect More Cancers than Standard Biopsies
June 29, 2015 - Magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound (MRI–US) fusion targeted biopsies detect more clinically significant cancers compared with standard biopsy techniques, according to a systematic review of PubMed/Medline, Emb...        
June 26 2015        
Smallest MRI Compatible Pacemaker Launched
June 26, 2015 - A new generation of full body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) conditional pacemakers allows implanted patients to undergo MRI scans on any region of the body. Sorin Group, a global medical company and a leader in th...        
June 23 2015        
Largest U.S. Outpatient Imaging Center Installs First Toshiba Celestion PET/CT System
June 23, 2015 - One of the few PET/CT capable imaging facilities in the Las Vegas area, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) has bolstered its capabilities by installing the first CelesteionTM PET/CT system in the U.S. from Toshiba A...        
June 18 2015        
Medical Device Integration: Growth, Trends & Challenges: An Interview with John Zaleski, PhD, CPHIMS
June 18, 2015 - “Medical device data collection has increasingly become a part of the fabric of health IT system deployment,” writes John Zaleski, PhD, CPHIMS, in his new book Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Car...        
June 16 2015        
Amyloid Scan of the Heart Predicts Major Cardiac Events
June 16, 2015 - Amyloid build-up is commonly talked about in relation to Alzheimer’s disease, but amyloidosis can be found throughout the body. An excessive accumulation of these insoluble proteins could cause a heart attack or even death...        
June 14 2015        
New radiotracer improves metastatic prostate disease detection
June 14, 2015 - A new engineered positron-emitting imaging agent that targets prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) can detect metastatic prostate disease better than conventional imaging, according to a study1 presented at th...        
June 4 2015        
PET/CT used to detect persistent disease could decrease neck dissections
June 4, 2015 - Planned neck dissection (ND) is often performed before or after patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) undergo chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for locally advanced nodal metastases. Using PET/CT to detect pe...        
June 2 2015        
Whole Brain Radiation Therapy Risks May Outweight Benefits
June 2, 2015 - (HealthDay)—Targeted radiation in the treatment of brain metastases leads to less cognitive damage than radiation for the entire brain, while survival is similar, researchers reported Sunday at the annual meeting of th...        
May 31 2015        
CTA limited in predicting adverse cardiac events post non-cardiac surgery
May 31, 2015 - Although major cardiac complications after non-cardiac surgery are common,1 the ability to accurately predict these events in individual patients using coronary computed tomographic angiography (CTA) is limited and a suppleme...        
May 25 2015        
Dense breasts not always indicative of high risk of breast cancer
May 26, 2015 - Not all women with dense breasts have high interval cancer rates and, therefore, breast density should not be the sole criterion for deciding whether supplemental imaging, according to a study recently published in the A...        
May 22 2015        
Androgen Deprivation Therapy Benefits Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer
May 22, 2015 - Optimal management of lymph node-positive (cN+) prostate cancer (PCa) remains largely undefined given a lack of prospective, randomized data to inform practice. However, results from a recent stu...        
May 20 2015        
Visage Imaging Receives FDA Clearance for Visage Ease Pro
May 20, 2015 - Visage Imaging Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of Visage Ease ProTM for mobile diagnostic interpretation of all imaging modalities except mammography. Visage Ease Pro is a core component of the Visage ...        
May 16 2015        
St. Jude Medical Expands Portfolio of MRI-Compatible Devices to High Voltage in Europe
May 15, 2015 - St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, has received CE Mark approval of expanded labelling for its Ellipse™ implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), in addition to its Durata™ and Optisure™ d...        
May 16 2015        
The Last Hope for Interoperability
Originally published on Carestream Everything Rad http://www.carestream.com/blog/ May 16, 2015 - In Biblical times, Moses parted the red sea; in World War II, the allies landed on D-day; and in Star Wars, the legendary Obi...        
April 28 2015        
EMRs Drive Patient Adoption of Portal Portals by 20%
April 28, 2015 - athenahealth, Epic and Medfusion are the most effective vendors at helping their customers drive patient portal adoption, with all three vendors having over half of their customers report that at least 20% of pati...        
April 12 2015        
Philips shows solutions to streamline data across radiology, cardiology and pathology
April 12, 2015 - Royal Philips will showcase solutions for streamlining the management and analysis of patient data for radiology, cardiology and pathology through seamless interactions with core hospital information systems, at HIMSS15, ta...        
April 12 2015        
McKesson debuts new diagnostic imaging IT solution at HIMSS15
April 12, 2015 - McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS) puts a spotlight on key health IT capabilities, including a new interoperability suite for diagnostic imaging and health IT, required for long-term success during the HIMSS15 Conference &...        
April 12 2015        
Fujifilm highlights Synapse VNA enhancements at HIMSS15
April 12, 2015 - FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. continues to expand its healthcare IT portfolio, and is taking Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) into new areas with Synapse® VNA by further enhancing the patient imaging record at the...        
April 8 2015        
Discordance between intraoperative and radiology CT impacts risk of disease progression
April 8, 2015 - A 40% rate of discordance between surgical and post-operative computed tomography (CT) assessments of residual disease in patients treated for advanced ovarian cancer (stage III/IV) had a significant impact on the ...        
April 6 2015        
Hypofractionated whole breast irradiation therapy tapers off despite shorter treatment times
April 6, 2015 - Although expert guidelines  in 2011 endorsed shorter, hypofractionated whole breastirradiation (WBI) for selected patients with early-stage breast cancer and permitted hypofractionated...        
March 20 2015        
Aspiration-Related ARDS Prevalent in Stroke Patients with Impaired Consciousness
March 20, 2015 – Aspiration-related acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) frequently occurs in acute stroke patient with impairment consciousness, according to a study. Aspiration of oral or gastric contents into the larynx and lo...        
March 20 2015        
Radiology Practices Win the Gold for Excellence in Radiology Practice Marketing
  March 18, 2015 - Twenty-one adiology practices that showed the most creativity, effectiveness, innovation, performance and success in the marketing their practice earned gold, silver and bronze in the tenth annual Q...        
March 20 2015        
FDA Clears Toshiba's Interventional Lab-CT Solution
March 20, 2015 - Toshiba America Medical Systems combines interventional labs and CT technology and receives in its new Infinix™ 4DCT and received FDA clearance with the Aquilion™ PRIME CT system configuration.  Toshiba’s...        
March 15 2015        
Three Trends that will Create Radiology without Borders
Matters to You Blog Philips Healthcare By Gene Saragnese The theme of the 2015 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is “Radiology without Borders”; a reference to the reality that while countries have strikingly differe...        
March 14 2015        
Is Appropriate Use Criteria for Angiography Effective?
March 14, 2015 - Thirty percent of patients with obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) had inappropriate indications, in a recent study evaluating appropriate use criteria (AUC) for diagnostic cat...        
March 1 2015        
MRI Helps Predict Curve Progression in AIS Patients
March 1, 2015 – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measures cord-vertebral length ratio and LCS ratio, which are new significant independent predictors for curve progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), according to a new study...        
March 1 2015        
Image-Guided Treatment Offers Relief to the Migraine Cycle
March 1, 2015 – Eighty-eight percent of patients report using less pain-relief medicine after interventional radiology intranasal treatment. An interventional radiology treatment called image-guided, intranasal sphenopalatine ganglio...        
February 22 2015        
PET/CT Study Shows AGEs, PEDF Involved in Adipose Tissue Inflammation
February 22, 2015 - Body fat distribution and inflammation may play a role in metabolic derangements and cardiovascular disease in obesity.  Findings in a recent study using PET/CT suggest there is involvement of advanced glycation end...        
February 22 2015        
Ki-67 heterogeneity in liver metastases of small intestine tumors is positively correlated
February 22, 2015 – A recent study1 found intratumoral and intertumoral Ki-67 heterogeneity is common and positively correlated with tumor size. The researchers designed a study to examine Ki-67 heterogeneity within single and between ...        
February 16 2015        
Tomosynthesis may reduce more recall rates than 2D mammography
February 16, 2015 - Tomosynthesis had lower recall rates than conventional screening mammography, according to results from the recently published study Early clinical experience with digital breast tomosynthesis fo...        
February 16 2015        
Lung-RADS criteria reduces false-positive, decreases sensitivity
February 16, 2015 - The Lung-RADS criteria to the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) may substantially reduce the false-positive result rate, however, sensitivity is also decreased, according to a recently published study.1 The objecti...        
February 12 2015        
2014 Best in KLAS Software & Services winners announced
February 12, 2015 - The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them-healthcare providers. New segments in this report include Population Health, Urgent Care, Al...        
February 6 2015        
CT identifies increased subsequent stroke in patients with TIA
February 5, 2015 - Patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or nondisabling strokes in a large, prospective, multicenter study who showed evidence of acute and chronic ischemia and microangiopathy had an eight-fold increase in ri...        
February 3 2015        
MR/US fusion biopsy shows increased detection of high-risk prostate cancer
February 3, 2015 - The use of targeted MR/ultrasound fusion biopsy, compared with standard extended-sextant ultrasound-guided biopsy, in men undergoing biopsy for suspected prostate cancer, was associated with increased detection of hi...        
January 31 2015        
When do patients presenting with dizziness benefit from head CT?
 January 31, 2015 - When patients present to the emergency department (ED) with syncope or dizziness it has become standard procedure for p to undergo a head CT. However, how many patients presenting with syncope actually benefit from ...        
January 22 2015        
Tomosynthesis outperforms 2D mammography for breast screening
January 22, 2015 - Tomosynthesis might indicate a new era in breast cancer screening said Per Skaane, MD, PhD, the lead author of a recent study1 that found digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography, has the poten...        
January 19 2015        
Radiology groups adopting CT lung screening programs
January 19, 2015 - Windsong Radiology Group, located in Buffalo, NY, announced this week that it has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).1 Windsong Radiology represen...        
January 19 2015        
U-Arm DR offers unlimited viewing angles, versatility
January 20, 2014 - With a focus on helping radiology departments work smarter, both systems were designed to maximize ease-of-use and versatility, Viztek has introduced new U-Arm DR and Overhead Tube Crane (OTC) systems. Design...        
January 17 2015        
Radiologist recommended follow-up chest CTs show clinically relevant findings
January 17, 2015 - A radiologist’s recommendation for chest computed tomography (CT) to evaluate an abnormal finding on a chest x-ray has a high yield of clinically relevant findings, according to a study1 recently published in Radiology....        
January 3 2015        
CT lung screening in urban, poor population feasible
  Jan. 3, 2015 - A computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening program in a diverse inner-city population was found feasible with the support of a robust infrastructure, according to a study recenlty published in the Jo...        
January 2 2015        
MRI identifies human brown adipose tissue
Jan. 2, 2015 - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a safe, reproducible imaging modality for human brown adipose tissue (BAT), according to a recent study published in January 2014 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metaboli...        
December 27 2014        
The radiation dose dilemma: Risk, rewards and the real story about radiation dose
By Dominic Siewko, Philips Dec. 27, 2014 - Radiation dose from diagnostic procedures has become a topic of debate in the popular press. And with the Medicare payments for some higher-dose CT scans on the chopping block starting in 2016, ...        
December 21 2014        
Medical imaging crosses new frontiers in patient-centered care
  RSNA 2014 new technology review   By Cristen Bolan, Radiolopolis.com Trends in radiology Dec. 21, 2014 - Considered one of the top 10 medical advancements of the 20th Century, medical imaging already crossed new...        
December 20 2014        
Reverse Radiology will be at RSNA 2014
Reverse Radiology will be at RSNA 2014 in Chicago from Nov. 29 - Dec. 5. If you would like to arrange a meeting with us, please contact Cristen Bolan at (312) 420-4370. ...