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Mining abdominal CT data can predict patient disease risk
September 29, 2022 -- Using artificial intelligence (AI) to mine body composition from CT scans can help clinicians predict the risk of adverse patient outcomes such as cardiovascular disease or even bone fractures, according to a study published September 27 in Radiology. Read More
Burnout continues to vex radiology residents
September 29, 2022 -- Despite increased awareness of the prevalence of physician burnout, it remains a problem -- particularly among radiology residents, a group of investigators has found. Read More
Residents measure up when diagnosing emergency pneumothorax
September 29, 2022 -- Radiology residents are up to the task of diagnosing emergency cases of pneumothorax on portable chest x-rays, compared with attending radiologists, according to a study by Pakistani researchers published September 27 in Cureus. Read More
Experts focus on expanding global radiation medicine capabilities
September 28, 2022 -- Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is key to bridging the massive global gap in cancer care, according to experts gathered this week during the International Atomic Energy Agency's 2022 Scientific Forum in Vienna. Read More
SPECT tracers go head-to-head in prostate cancer patients
September 28, 2022 -- More metastatic bone tumors can be diagnosed in patients with prostate cancer using SPECT/CT with an experimental radiotracer over standard methods, according to a study by Chinese researchers published September 26 in Scientific Reports. Read More
Education group celebrates World Dense Breast Day
September 28, 2022 -- The inaugural World Dense Breast Day aims to increase awareness about breast density as a risk factor in developing breast cancer. Read More
High social vulnerability means less breast cancer screening
September 27, 2022 -- U.S. counties with higher social vulnerability had lower rates of compliance with breast cancer screening guidelines recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), as well as other cancers, a study published September 27 in JAMA Network Open found. Read More
Radiology residents appreciate real-world exposure to AI
September 27, 2022 -- Radiology residents appreciate the opportunity to gain real-world experience with artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the clinical workflow, according to research published September 26 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
What's next for AI regulations in medical imaging?
September 27, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to consider its approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI) software. AJ Watson of Intelerad Medical Systems makes the case for flexible and adaptable regulation of the technology. Read More
World ultrasound market to remain flat in 2022 after 2021 recovery
September 27, 2022 -- In 2021, the global ultrasound market recovered strongly from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with double-digit growth pushing market revenues above 2019 levels. Mustafa Hassan of Signify Research offers a region-by-region analysis of growth prospects. Read More