Cancer in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: Can the burden be reduced?
February 5, 2017 -- Cancer remains one of the major health problems worldwide and poses a major challenge and burden in any health system and society. The Gulf Centre for Cancer Control and Prevention offers recommendations that will play a major role in lowering the cancer burden in the Persian Gulf region.
CT lung screening enters pipeline in Middle East
February 2, 2017 -- DUBAI - The Abu Dhabi guidelines for CT lung cancer screening were the subject of much debate at the thoracic imaging session during the Total Radiology conference at Arab Health 2017. The guidelines cover an unusual risk factor: 20-year history of water pipe (or shisha) use.
Parizel calls for more standardization of MRI protocols
February 1, 2017 -- DUBAI - The development of effective imaging biomarkers can spark a huge improvement in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients with multiple sclerosis, but much greater standardization is required, ECR 2017 President Dr. Paul Parizel, PhD, told delegates at the Arab Health congress.
U.S. travel ban complicates radiology conference calendar
January 31, 2017 -- The Trump administration's new policy restricting immigration to the U.S. from seven countries in the Middle East could create complications for societies scheduled to hold meetings in the country in coming months. One group with an upcoming conference, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, issued a statement on January 30 about the new policy.
Breast screening debate spreads to Middle East
January 30, 2017 -- DUBAI - As the doors spring open for the first day of the Arab Health 2017 show, breast cancer screening is set to come under close scrutiny at the Total Radiology conference that forms a major part of the event. Dr. Shaikha Abu Shaikha speaks about Qatar's Breast and Bowel Screening Program.
Iranians collect RSNA prize for eye research
December 21, 2016 -- A team from Tehran, Iran, scooped a prestigious cum laude award from poster-hall judges at RSNA 2016 for its practical and timely work on what interventional radiologists need to know about retinoblastoma.
Open SESAME: Jordan's bold experiment puts science first
December 16, 2016 -- The international research facility Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) underlines the rapid pace of scientific advancement in the region, but a lack of funds may prevent the project from reaching full capacity.
Food for thought: Rice bodies puzzle MSK experts
December 1, 2016 -- Rice bodies are unique to musculoskeletal (MSK) radiology, but their pathogenesis and significance in articular tissue response to inflammation are still unclear, according to award-winning research from Turkey presented at RSNA 2016.
Online literacy tools spell change in UAE
November 25, 2016 -- New research from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) designed to gauge whether audiovisual e-resources can help patients understand imaging procedures before undergoing examinations has led to validation of these aids among radiology staff.
PACS can shorten hospital stays, but challenges remain
November 14, 2016 -- PACS not only improves efficiency and clinical decision-making but also shortens hospital stays, a study from Saudi Arabia has found. Major challenges to PACS usage remain, however, particularly the time taken to find images, recurrent system downtime, and insufficient training.
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