AI Visualize sues Nuance, Mach7 for patent infringement
October 21, 2021 -- Cloud-based software developer AI Visualize has filed a patent infringement suit against speech recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Nuance Communications and enterprise image management firm Mach7 Technologies. Read More
VR helps quantify lung damage in COVID-19 patients
October 19, 2021 -- Virtual reality (VR) software can be used to quantify lung damage on the CT exams of COVID-19 patients, potentially helping to guide patient management, according to research presented at this week's virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More
Body composition on CT lung screening can spot at-risk patients
October 18, 2021 -- Body composition analysis on CT lung cancer screening exams can identify patients at risk of death or hospitalization in the coming years, according to a presentation at the virtual Chest 2021 meeting. Read More
CT radiomics helps predict spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
October 18, 2021 -- CT radiomics and a machine-learning model can predict hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a presentation at the recent Conference on Machine Intelligence in Medical Imaging. Read More
Evidence may be lacking for automated MRI analysis in dementia
October 11, 2021 -- There's currently a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many available automated volumetric MRI reporting applications in diagnosis of dementia, according to research published online recently in Neuroradiology. Read More
3D image guidance enhances biopsy of peripheral lung nodules
October 7, 2021 -- Bronchoscopy guided by conebeam CT and "augmented" fluoroscopy can yield 90% accuracy in biopsying peripheral lung lesions, according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. Read More
Imaging, labs aid in treating teen with rare jaw tumor
October 6, 2021 -- Imaging and lab work helped diagnose a central giant cell granuloma -- a rare, benign, aggressive tumor -- in a 17-year-old with jaw pain and swelling. The case was published on September 26 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
Radiomics model helps differentiate breast lesions on MRI
October 1, 2021 -- A radiomics model developed by an Italian research team shows promise in differentiating malignant from benign breast lesions on dynamic contrast-enhanced MR images, according to a study published September 29 in Academic Radiology. Read More
New interventional oncology guidelines will boost research
September 28, 2021 -- New guidelines for interventional oncology will increase research on image-guided procedures and standardize patient care, according to a report published September 28 in Radiology. Read More
GE to acquire ultrasound firm BK Medical for $1.5B
September 23, 2021 -- GE Healthcare has signed a deal to acquire specialty ultrasound and surgical visualization developer BK Medical for $1.45 billion. GE said the acquisition will help its $3 billion ultrasound business expand into surgical and therapeutic interventions. Read More