Researchers tout algorithm in classifying breast tissues
July 19, 2021 -- An algorithm developed by researchers in India showed promise in differentiating between benign and malignant breast tumors, according to a study published June 12 in Expert Systems with Applications. Read More
AI detects axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI
July 16, 2021 -- Deep-learning algorithms can detect axillary lymph node metastasis on multiparametric MRI exams of breast cancer patients with a high level of accuracy, according to research published online July 13 in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
MRI for prostate cancer screening reduces unnecessary biopsies
July 12, 2021 -- Swedish researchers have found that using MRI for prostate cancer screening finds clinically significant cancer and reduces unnecessary biopsies, according to a study published July 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
MRI tracks soft-tissue complications after hip replacement
July 12, 2021 -- MRI effectively tracks soft-tissue complications in patients who have undergone hip resurfacing arthroplasty or total hip replacement, according to research published July 7 in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Read More
MRI shows quadricep grafts beat hamstring grafts for ACL repair
July 9, 2021 -- MRI shows that quadriceps tendon autografts lead to better outcomes for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in adolescents compared with hamstring tendon grafts, according to study results presented July 9 at the joint meeting of the AOSSM and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) in Nashville, TN. Read More
With Hitachi deal done, Fujifilm sets sights on healthcare growth
July 1, 2021 -- Fresh off its acquisition of Hitachi's medical imaging business, Japanese industrial giant Fujifilm on July 1 rebranded its healthcare subsidiaries in the U.S. and Europe to reflect the newly integrated company. The deal exemplifies Fujifilm's plan to make healthcare its primary business. Read More
Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause myocarditis?
June 29, 2021 -- Do messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccines cause myocarditis? Perhaps -- but not on a scale that should prevent people from getting vaccinated, according to two studies published June 29 in JAMA Cardiology. Read More
Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study
June 28, 2021 -- Tau PET is superior to amyloid PET and MRI for detecting cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease patients over time and may serve as a prognostic tool to help manage patients in the early stages of the disease, according to a study published June 28 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
AI model predicts Alzheimer's disease brain changes on MRI
June 23, 2021 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model trained on MRI scans identified variations in brain aging between healthy individuals and those with a type of cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published June 23 in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Read More
Breast MRI finds more recurrent cancer
June 18, 2021 -- Breast MRI does a better job than mammography in detecting recurring cancer in women who have undergone breast conservation therapy, according to a study published June 11 in Plos One. Read More