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Though guidelines dictate a standard set of radiographic projections that should be collected in each case when a child presents to a hospital with suspected physical abuse, an update to those recommendations suggests a more fragmented method of imaging that could ultimately slash time and radiation ...
Using optoacoustic (OA) imaging combined with conventional ultrasound (US) can help downgrade benign masses classified as BI-RADS 4A or 4B, according to a new study from Dutch researchers published in Radiology. This, the authors noted, could reduce the number of biopsies negative for cancer.

Ally Lewis ended up taking her favorite class completely by accident. “I had listed several choices for alternate classes, like Greenhouse was one I listed,” the North Stafford High School junior said. “Then when I got my schedule and saw Graphics 1, I thought, 'what is that?' ” But after attending the class for a ...
Airbus, Bill Gates and Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son have joined to back a spinoff from Bellevue-based Intellectual Ventures that aims to launch a constellation of imaging satellites “that will deliver real-time, continuous video of almost anywhere on Earth.” Russell Hannigan, founder and chief ...
There's new technology to better detect breast cancer, and it's now at McLaren Flint's Imaging Center. This new genius 3D mammogram machine is able to give doctors a much clearer image. For some patients, detecting breast cancer is much more difficult. Those patients are women with dense breast tissue, a personal ...
It may be possible to distinguish infection from inflammation with maltodextrin imaging agents, according to one rat study looking at these tracers to catch infections early on for implanted cardiac devices. One such tracer, maltohexaose conjugated with fluorescent dye, accumulated at 1 hour after injection in ...

A team of researchers examined diagnostic imaging utilization trends in Massachusetts from 2009 to 2013 for a recent study in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. “Prior studies noted that utilization growth for diagnostic imaging began to decline around 2009, perhaps a reflection of the ...
Hancock Health, in Hancock County, Indiana, plans to build a 20,000-square-foot low-cost diagnostic imaging center for residents unable to afford imaging prices at the institution, according to the Greenfield Daily Reporter. The building, set to open in 2019, is geared toward working adults with high ...
The imaging agent, a tracer called F-MPG, can find a specific protein mutation found in non-small cell lung cancer, binds to it and emit gamma rays in PET scans. The tracer can also reveal weak spots in the cancer where therapeutic drugs can counteract mutations. Specifically, the F-MPG tracer floats ...
T2 weighted-based radiomics proved superior in classification performance than qualitative assessment and diffusion-weighted (DW) imaging for diagnosing pathologic complete response (pCR) in patients with rectal cancer who received therapy prior to their main treatment, according to a March 8 study in ...
Dasher Heart Center at South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) in Valdosta opened a new state-of-the-art operating room combining top surgical care with advanced medical imaging, the Valdosta Daily Times reports. “Hybrid operating rooms combine the most advanced operating room and medical ...
Doctors contemplating the best therapy for lung cancer patients may soon be able to predict the efficacy of a widely used lung cancer drug based on an imaging agent and a simple scan, according to the findings of a new clinical trial co-led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
University of California, Irvine-led researchers, however, have found that high-resolution functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain can be used to show some of the underlying causes of differences in memory proficiency between older and younger adults. The study, which appears today in the ...
"Molecular imaging with PET shows the potential for non-invasively detecting cancer biomarkers in primary or metastatic tumors, and therefore for identifying patients who are likely to respond to specific treatments." Shen said. "We wanted to develop a novel strategy with PET imaging for non-invasively ...
The total amount of spending under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) attributable to noninvasive diagnostic imaging (NDI) is down, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Overall spending under the PFS, however, has increased. For their ...
With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, holding its closing ceremony on Feb. 25, researchers are now sharing an investigation of imaging-depicted sports-related injuries that took place during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The group published its full findings in ...
Oslo, Norway: Photocure Inc; 2010. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2010/022555s000lbl.pdf. Accessed January 5, 2018. Jocham D, Witjes F, Wagner S, et al. Improved detection and treatment of bladder cancer using hexaminolevulinate imaging: a prospective, phase III multicenter ...

West Fargo business detects early signs of breast cancer with thermal imaging. By Nick ... "With thermal imaging, you can see here it will detect and tell me what is wrong in my lymphatic system," said Muhs. She tells us it ... Muhs is opening Sozo's Thermal Imaging with her husband Thursday in West Fargo.
The new Atlantic Medical Imaging office at Spruce Avenue and the Black Horse Pike consolidates services offered at the now-closed Egg Harbor Township and Mays Landing locations. Edward ... 21 meeting authorizing a tax abatement agreement between the township and Atlantic Medical Imaging LLC.
February 27, 2018 - Healthcare organizations are developing a strong interest in leveraging artificial intelligence for enhanced imaging analytics, but are approaching investment and implementation a little more cautiously, says a new report from KLAS Research. Only 17 percent of surveyed organizations ...
"Imaging is paramount for determining whether or not an injured athlete is able to return to competition," Dr. Guermazi said. "Anticipated absence from competition or training is often based on imaging findings. In cases of severe injury, imaging will further help in determining the best therapeutic approach.".
The goals of this video are to 1) prove that side imaging technology produces highly detailed pictures far off to the sides of the boat, and 2) help you decide if this technology is right for your fishing situation. To accomplish this, we filmed on an ultra clear lake and drove a shallow rock flat covered with ...
Abdominal aortic calcification scores assessed using densitometric lateral spine images at the time of bone mineral density testing may identify older women at higher risk for atherosclerotic vascular disease-related events or death, according to findings published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral ...
Enhancing the diagnosis of breast cancer is the goal of a research team at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg. The scientists have combined an advanced method of diffusion-weighted MR imaging with intelligent image analysis methods to detect malignant changes in tissues.
On September 7, 1936, the death of a zoo animal named Benjamin marked the last time the world would ever see a living Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine. With Benjamin, we lost untold knowledge about this tan, striped, dog-like marsupial and how it grew and lived. But not all was lost. Today, mounted ...
A new $35 million state-of-the-art cancer and imaging center is expected to open in early 2019 at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, the hospital and Allegheny Health Network announced Wednesday. The AGH Cancer Institute at Forbes Hospital is but one facet of a $225 million commitment that AHN and ...
Because of its low radiation exposure and superior soft-tissue contrast, MRI is commonly used for diagnostic techniques in pediatric patients. But the modality can struggle in dealing with a child's restlessness while inside the machine. According to a study published in the February issue of the American ...
A new technique that brings magnetic resonance imaging to the nanometer scale with unprecedented resolution will open the door for major advances in understanding new materials, virus particles and proteins that cause diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Researchers at the Institute for Quantum ...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new system for generating the diagnostic radioisotope technetium-99m that it hopes will address shortages. The RadioGenix system developed by Beloit, Wisconsin-headquartered company NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes works by separating ...
CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Machine learning in genomic medicine and molecular diagnosis got a boost last month when Sophia Genetics announced that its technology now can scan medical images to predict the evolution of solid tumors. By combining this analysis with genomic data to classify tumors, ...
Like all health information technology rollouts worth doing, enterprise imaging projects should be led by clinicians, with their specific workflows top-of-mind. But of course "it's helpful when IT plays a strong, influential role and is engaged in it,” said Dawn Cram, IS director, enterprise imaging, at Ochsner ...
But new work, using modern imaging techniques, is revealing more detail—not only about the original painting, but also about Picasso's. Researchers discovered another hidden layer: Under the woman's cloak, Picasso painted an image of her hand clutching a piece of bread, the team announced here ...
Emergency responders in the West Jefferson Hills School District soon will have access to 360-degree images of each classroom and hallway, live camera feeds and updated emergency plans at the click of a button. The move to compile building blueprints, aerial photos and updated rosters in an online ...
A lead-tip angle of 70 degrees has been established as CT pacemaker imaging's “magic angle,” according to research published in Academic Radiology this month. More than one million metallic cardiac devices are implanted in patients each year, wrote Sebastian D. Reinartz, MD, and colleagues at ...
Scientists have found a viable alternative to conventional MR imaging in pediatric patients who have a hard time keeping still during exams, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Magnetic resonance imaging is a common diagnostic technique in children, ...
Good day, ladies and gentlemen. And welcome to the Monotype Imaging Q4 and Full Year 2017 Financial Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. [Operator Instructions]. I will now ...
A new broad oncology deep learning suite from the cloud-based medical imaging software solutions company Arterys Inc. was approved on Thursday, Feb. 15 for 501(k) clearance by the FDA, according to a report by Business Insider. The clearance is for Aterys new Oncology AI software aimed to advance ...
Researchers have reportedly used advanced brain imaging technology to better understand the human brain's mental capacity. For years, cognitive researchers have treated the human brain as one of the most complex mysteries of science. It is so complicated that, until now, scientists had no definitive ...
Analyzing Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc's (NASDAQ:TYPE) track record of past performance is a valuable exercise for investors. It enables us to reflect on whether or not the company has met expectations, which is a powerful signal for future performance. Today I will assess TYPE's recent performance ...
Samantha Jacob, a graduate research assistant in the School Of Earth and Space Exploration, focuses her work on the multi-spectral imaging on the Mastcam to determine which minerals are present in the nearby rocks. The minerals act as indicators of their “deposition environment” and can reveal historic ...
Piedmont Hospital and five of its affiliates are suing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia over the imaging policy of its parent company Anthem. Anthem released its new policy in August, saying that as of September 1, it would no longer pay hospitals in five states for outpatient imaging services for MRIs or CT ...
Researchers have developed a new method for segmenting kidney ultrasound (US) images that demonstrated an increased efficiency and accuracy compared to traditional methods. “Automatic segmentation of kidneys in [two-dimensional] 2D US images remains a challenging task due to high speckle ...
For the longest time, imaging was probably the most boring subject imaginable. Unless you were excited about comparing various mass-produced, brand-name lenses, there wasn't much to talk about. That changed briefly with the invention of the laser, but the actual imaging technology was still... yeah, ...
A survey recently published in Radiology has found that 22 percent of patients and caregivers are not receiving explanatory information prior to undergoing imaging exams. Researchers from the department of radiology and biomedical imaging at Yale University School of Medicine explained that these ...
Part of theories on human consciousness, the concept of entropy has become a greater research focus with recent improvements in the ability of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to track chemical activity patterns in the brain. By analyzing fMRI images in every region of the brains in 892 ...
The insurer Anthem Inc. has enacted a new policy for Maine, to take effect March 1, that will gravely disrupt patients' ability to make decisions on their own health care by limiting advanced imaging in the hospital setting for patients. Instead, patients must go off-site and schedule their MRI or CT imaging ...
Routine imaging scans may predict fracture risk in older adults. Date: February 9, 2018; Source: Wiley; Summary: Routine body CT scans may help clinicians estimate an individual's risk of future osteoporotic fracture, according to new study. Share: FULL STORY ...
In recent years, use of this same technique has expanded to imaging water layers of different temperature and salinity in the ocean. A new study by Dickinson et al. investigates how seismic reflection profiling can be used to quantify the rate of mixing between layers of water at different depths in the ocean.
The European League Against Rheumatism has published its first-ever guidance on the role of imaging in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with large vessel vasculitis, determining, among other recommendations, that all individuals suspected of having such conditions receive early imaging tests.
In 2005, Gruebele's team created a new imaging technique, called single molecule absorption scanning tunneling microscopy (SMA-STM), that combines the high spatial resolution of a scanning tunneling microscope with the spectral resolution of a laser. SMA-STM allows individual nanoparticles to be ...


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