PCCT cuts CCTA contrast by 25%, without impacting image quality
January 30, 2023 -- Photon-counting CT (PCCT) reduces the amount of contrast needed for coronary CT angiography (CCTA) by 25% -- without impacting image quality, according to a study published January 26 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More
Wearable ultrasound patch collects cardiac images
January 27, 2023 -- Researchers have developed a wearable patch and a deep-learning method that can assess the heart via ultrasound. They highlighted the device and its performance in a report published January 25 in Nature. Read More
CT plus AI helps predict heart disease in diabetic patients
January 26, 2023 -- Combining CT results with artificial intelligence (AI) technology helps clinicians assess diabetic patients' coronary artery disease risk, according to a study published January 23 in Cardiovascular Diabetology. Read More
Fewer movements on ultrasound are just fine for pancreatic biopsy
January 25, 2023 -- Making fewer to-and-fro movements may be just fine for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy for solid pancreatic tumors, a study published January 24 in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy found. Read More
Researchers develop ultrasound 'tornado' technique to treat blood clots
January 25, 2023 -- Researchers recently developed a technique that creates an ultrasound "tornado" in order to treat acute blood clots inside the brain. Preliminary testing shows promising results in patients with a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Read More
Imaging effective for pediatric soft tissue, bone mass biopsies
January 23, 2023 -- Imaging -- particularly CT -- is an effective tool for guiding percutaneous soft tissue and bone mass biopsies in children, according to a study published January 19 in the Annals of Surgical Oncology. Read More
Digital chest x-ray technique improves detection of lung lesions
January 20, 2023 -- Adding bone-suppression functions to digital chest x-ray exams can assist doctors with the detection of subtle pulmonary lesions, according to a research group in Japan. Read More
3D printing method uses MRI to build pediatric urology models
January 19, 2023 -- Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighting a genitourinary 3D modeling and printing process using post-contrast MRI that they believe can help with pediatric urologic surgical planning. Read More
MRI guidance beats CT for prostate cancer stereotactic body radiotherapy
January 12, 2023 -- MRI-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy outperforms CT guidance when it comes to reducing toxic effects of the treatment, according to a study published January 12 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
New technology visualizes radiation therapy dose in real-time
January 11, 2023 -- U.S. researchers say they have developed a new 3D imaging prototype for visualizing real-time radiation dose in patients undergoing radiation therapy. They published the results of their study on January 2 in Nature Biotechnology. Read More