Ambulance with mobile CT cuts stroke treatment times
April 23, 2014 -- An ambulance equipped with a mobile CT scanner and thrombolysis equipment reduced treatment times for stroke patients without a corresponding increase in adverse events, according to a study published by German researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Residents value overnight attendings, but crave independence
April 23, 2014 -- Radiology residents are of two minds when it comes to night call, according to the results of a new survey in Academic Radiology. They want the peace of mind that comes with knowing an attending radiologist is on duty to help with tough cases, but they also hunger for the freedom to make a "hot call" on tough cases without help.
FDA OKs Siemens' Somatom Force CT scanner
April 23, 2014 -- Siemens Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its dual-source Somatom Force CT system.
Shimadzu lands FDA nod for digital R/F system
April 23, 2014 -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Sonialvision G4 universal digital radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) system.
AccuSoft unveils new version of Prizm software
April 23, 2014 -- Accusoft has rolled out version 8.4 of its Prizm Content Connect document viewing software.
JAMA IM: Mammo false positives don't create long-term anxiety
April 22, 2014 -- Mammography false positives are considered to be one of the harms of regular breast cancer screening. But receiving false-positive results doesn't seem to affect women's long-term anxiety -- and, in fact, may boost their intention to continue screening, according to a new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine.
BMI tied to soft plaque at CCTA in diabetes patients
April 22, 2014 -- A new study of diabetes patients shows a direct relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the soft coronary artery plaques found on coronary CT angiography (CCTA) that portend a high risk for coronary events, according to research published online in Radiology.
Shina unveils new 3Di PACS release
April 22, 2014 -- Software developer Shina Systems has rolled out the latest version of its 3Di PACS software.
Fovia teams with Imperial College London
April 22, 2014 -- Fovia Medical is collaborating with Imperial College London in the area of minimally invasive robotic surgery.
Calgary Scientific opens Asian HQ
April 22, 2014 -- Calgary Scientific has opened the doors on its Asian headquarters in Hong Kong.
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