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CTs can detect more than just broken bones

Using computed tomography (CT) to evaluate muscle health may help identify optimal treatments for older patients who fall and break their hips, a new study led by radiologists from UC Davis and Wake Forest Baptist medical centers has found.

06/07/2017

Imaging - identifying shipwrecked refugee casualties

Forensic radiology proved to be yet again a central theme Friday at ECR as Italian radiologists unveiled the details of their work in the investigation following the shipwreck in the Mediterranean in April 2015.

By Mélisande Rouger

03/04/2017

Way forward: 3-D tomographic ultrasound

It is collaboration that could push vascular imaging to a new level. Researchers from the University of Manchester and IVS Ltd (Independent Vascular Services) – an independent UK company providing clinical services and running vascular ultrasound departments for the NHS – is ...

03/01/2017

‘Dr Computer’aids intelligent lung cancer diagnoses

In imaging diagnostics computers are taking over – well, not quite, but they might soon play an important role, according to Professor Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Medical Director of the Clinic of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at University Hospital Heidelberg. Meeting with ...

11/25/2016

Turning a CT scan into a virtual biopsy

Cloud-based mining of medical images will transform clinical radiology the same way that online access to genetic data has transformed clinical biology, according to Frederik Brag, the CEO of Median Technologies.

Report: John Brosky

11/25/2016

'Corkscrew' shape of blood flow may signal lower stroke risk

Using specialized CT scans of a healthy heart and one with heart disease, a team of Johns Hopkins cardiologists and biomedical engineers say they've created computer models of the "shape" of blood flow through the heart's upper left chamber that someday may help ...

11/09/2016

CT reduces cardiac catheterisations

Over 3.5 million cardiac catheterisations are performed in Europe each year. A study jointly conducted by radiologists and cardiologists at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and published in the latest issue of The BMJ compares CT with cardiac catheterisation in patients ...

11/08/2016

Frost & Sullivan awards Carestream top Honors for OnSight 3D Extremity System

Based on its recent analysis of the CT market for extremity imaging, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Carestream Health with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Carestream's FDA-approved cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT) device, ...

10/24/2016

Exposing the secrets of the heart

Coronary interventions often rely more on art than science as the decision to treat a patient tends to be based on what clinicians can see, a subjective interpretation of cardiac imaging. Two new techniques have emerged for cardiovascular diagnostics that are enabling software ...

08/25/2016

How Dual Source technology is revolutionizing CT

Since launching SOMATOM Definition in 2005, Siemens has continued to develop Dual Source technology in order to overcome the remaining challenges in computed tomography. This significant development has made it possible to produce diagnostic images of a patient’s beating heart ...

05/04/2016