Doctors order thyroid ultrasounds without good reasons
August 13, 2020 -- About one-third of physicians have ordered thyroid ultrasound scans for patients for reasons that weren't supported by clinical care guidelines, according to a new study published August 12 in JAMA Surgery.
SDMS releases ultrasound infection control guidelines
August 13, 2020 -- The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) has released new guidelines on proper infection prevention and control for ultrasound transducers.
New treatments lead to drop in lung cancer deaths
August 12, 2020 -- Advances in treatment have led to a sharp decline in the number of deaths from non-small cell lung cancer in the U.S. in recent years, according to a new study published August 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
FDA approves RFID option for Definity contrast
August 12, 2020 -- Lantheus Medical Imaging has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for version of its Definity ultrasound contrast agent that uses radiofrequency ID (RFID) technology to control the activation of the agent.
Random Walk debuts MRI analysis software at ISMRM 2020
August 12, 2020 -- MRI software developer Random Walk Imaging introduced dViewr for analyzing MRI scans at this week's International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
Mediaire introduces app to diagnose brain diseases
August 12, 2020 -- Image analysis services provider Mediaire has launched version 3.0 of its mdbrain artificial intelligence-based application for diagnosis of dementia on MRI exams.
Resoundant expands its clinical research services
August 12, 2020 -- Medical technology company Resoundant is expanding its clinical research services in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic.
fMRI distinguishes Gulf War illness from chronic fatigue
August 11, 2020 -- Functional MRI (fMRI) shows that Gulf War illness and chronic fatigue syndrome are two different illnesses, according to a study published August 10 in Brain Communications.
Canon, Zebra partner to expand AI image offerings
August 11, 2020 -- Canon Medical Systems USA is partnering with Zebra Medical Vision to offer its artificial intelligence (AI) imaging analysis technology.
United Imaging gets FDA nod for PET noise reduction
August 11, 2020 -- United Imaging has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its uAI Hyper Deep-Learning Reconstruction, which aims to reduce noise in FDG-PET images.