MR spectroscopy identifies precancer in women with BRCA March 3, 2015 -- An MR spectroscopy technique that monitors biochemical changes in tissue showed precancerous breast changes in women with BRCA gene mutations and could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology.
SIR: Ultrasound helps plantar fasciitis patients March 3, 2015 -- The use of specific ultrasonic energy to penetrate, emulsify, and remove diseased tissue can help patients with chronic plantar fasciitis, according to a study presented at this week's Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting.
Montreal facility cited for cyclotron issues March 3, 2015 -- The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has ordered the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital to stop producing radiolabeled tracers for medical and research purposes.
SIR: Study backs embolization for BPH March 2, 2015 -- Clinicians improved the symptoms of men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a less invasive interventional radiology treatment known as prostate artery embolization, according to a study presented on Monday at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting.
Global x-ray market could triple by 2021 March 2, 2015 -- An aging population and the resulting demand for diagnostic and therapeutic imaging equipment is expected to propel the global 2D x-ray equipment market this decade.
ScImage updates echo reporting standards March 2, 2015 -- ScImage has updated its cardiac quantification metrics to match guidelines from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging.