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SPECT scans identify high-risk heart failure patients
October 18, 2021 -- SPECT scans of patients hospitalized for heart failure can help predict their risk of further life-threatening events after they are discharged, according to a study published October 13 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Read More
Image search engine boosts chest CT diagnostic accuracy
October 18, 2021 -- Using a content-based image retrieval search engine with a deep-learning algorithm boosts reader performance for diagnosing interstitial lung disease on CT exams, according to a study published October 12 in Radiology. 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
Radiologists can spur change in addressing healthcare disparities
October 15, 2021 -- Radiologists are in a unique position to spur change in addressing healthcare disparities at the individual, institutional, and national levels, according to research published October 14 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
PET/MRI bests MRI alone for detecting recurrent prostate cancer
October 15, 2021 -- PET/MRI is superior to MRI alone for detecting disease in patients with recurrent prostate cancer, according to a study by researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, published October 11 in Translational Oncology. Read More
fMRI sheds light on how trauma affects the brain
October 14, 2021 -- Functional MRI (fMRI) shows variations in how peoples' brains respond to traumatic events -- and that these variations may predict negative long-term mental health outcomes, according to a study published October 14 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Read More
Intelerad targets cloud in acquisition of Ambra Health
October 14, 2021 -- Enterprise imaging and software developer Intelerad Medical Systems has acquired fellow enterprise imaging and PACS provider Ambra Health in a deal that will significantly expand Intelerad's cloud-based image management capabilities. Read More
PET tracer shows promise for diagnosing breast cancer
October 14, 2021 -- An experimental radiotracer based on gallium-68 can help identify primary and metastatic tumors on hybrid PET/MRI scans in women with advanced breast cancer -- even those smaller than 1 cm, according to a study published in Radiology. Read More
Contrast-enhanced mammography can predict underestimated DCIS
October 14, 2021 -- Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography (CESM) is superior to conventional mammography and breast ultrasound when it comes to predicting underestimated ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), according to research published October 9 in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
Industrial MRI accidents are uncommon, but can be deadly
October 13, 2021 -- The medical imaging community was sent reeling on September 15 when a worker was killed in the process of moving an MRI scanner from the fourth to the first floor of the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. And although accidents like this are uncommon, they can be deadly. Read More