122 articles

Breast implants may impede ECG and lead to false heart attack diagnosis

Breast implants may impede an electrocardiogram (ECG) and could result in a false heart attack diagnosis, according to research by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

06/23/2017

New imaging technique to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer

Of the quarter-million women diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the United States, about 180,000 undergo surgery to remove the cancerous tissue while preserving as much healthy breast tissue as possible. However, there’s no accurate method to tell during surgery ...

05/22/2017

Superior to contrast CT for evaluating some here-and-gone metastases

MRI enhanced with gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid -the scan referred to as “EOB MRI” - is significantly better than contrast-enhanced CT for assessing colorectal liver metastases that disappear after chemotherapy, according to a study published ...

03/29/2017

Agfa HealthCare releases newest version of Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology

Agfa HealthCare announces that it is releasing a new version of its Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology platform at the American College of Cardiologists' ACC.17 expo. Customer-driven enhancements include new structured reporting modules for congenital echocardiology and nuclear ...

03/21/2017

Obsolescent Medical Imaging Technology Is Undermining Patient Safety

The age of the installed base of medical imaging equipment is continuing to decline dramatically, placing patients at avoidable risk. To draw attention to this deterioration in equipment and the potentially serious consequences, COCIR is launching a new infographic at the 3rd ...

03/09/2017

Bracco celebrates its 90th anniversary with "Bracco Fellowships"

Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a leading global company in the diagnostic imaging business, today announced at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) the launch of the "Bracco Fellowships", a new, unique initiative to promote excellence among European radiologists in ...

03/06/2017

Liquid biopsies challenge imaging

Novel blood or urine tests can now detect a tumour and but might in future be able to say what type of cancer is developing in which organ, John Brosky reports

03/04/2017

ESR and IAEA conclude practical arrangement

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Society of Radiology (ESR) have concluded a practical arrangement on cooperation in the area of diagnostic imaging, including hybrid imaging.

03/02/2017

Researchers develop biosensor to detect malignant tumors before they form

Researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid have developed a biosensor capable of detecting cancer antibodies in patients with colorectal and ovarian cancer.

01/19/2017

First hologram video player to show your beating heart

UK scientists are developing an interactive holographic video created from an MRI or CT scan that can display live footage of internal organs in front of a user where features can be rotated, enlarged, and isolated, delivering a breakthrough in medical imaging and education.

01/03/2017