More than 70% of COVID-19 patients develop long-term sequelae
July 28, 2021 -- More than 70% of patients who contract COVID-19 show thickened lung tissue on chest CT exams performed six months later, a group of researchers from Italy reported in an article published online July 27 in Radiology. Read More
Women in rural areas face barriers in breast cancer screening
July 28, 2021 -- Women living in rural areas face multiple barriers to effective breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment, according to research published July 22 in Preventive Medicine. Read More
Medical imaging AI market poised for strong growth
July 28, 2021 -- The world market for medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) applications is projected to reach almost $1.2 billion by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 26%, according to a new report from Signify Research. Read More
MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes
July 28, 2021 -- MRI reveals brain changes in adults with herpes simplex encephalitis that are associated with poorer neurological outcomes at 90 days after admission to the intensive care unit, according to a study published July 27 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
MRI, histopathologic features boost glioma survival prediction accuracy
July 27, 2021 -- Combining MRI and digital histopathologic imaging features boosts the accuracy of predictions for overall glioma survival compared to using either of these features alone, according to research published July 23 in Radiology: Imaging Cancer. Read More
FCH-PET shines in guiding parathyroid surgery
July 27, 2021 -- An investigational new PET radiotracer guided more curative surgeries than standard imaging methods for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, according to research published online July 21 in Surgery. Read More
IMV: Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy an x-ray system
July 27, 2021 -- Good news for x-ray equipment manufacturers: Most hospitals in the U.S. plan to buy an x-ray system in the next three years, according to a new report from IMV. In 80% of these purchases, the new x-ray system will replace another existing unit. Read More
CT lung cancer screening guidelines are changing
July 27, 2021 -- Commercial insurance companies are already beginning to expand their payment policies toward CT lung cancer screening, even though a recent proposal by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has not yet been adopted. Sandy Coffta of Healthcare Administrative Partners explains. Read More
New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
July 26, 2021 -- A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brain activity involved in the formation of plaque in people with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published July 15 in Molecular Psychiatry. Read More
3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
July 26, 2021 -- A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measure fatty liver on cardiac CT exams, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Read More
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