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Program Devised to Supply Radiology Departments with Advanced Digital Radiography Systems

A program is designed to provide hospitals an avenue to upgrade their technology, while maximizing their existing investment. The program includes novel solutions to keep systems and technology up-to-date.  More...
30 Sep 2014

Dedicated Diffusion Tensor Imaging Helps Predict Effects of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Diffusion tensor imaging, a specialized MRI technique that identifies microstructural alterations in brain tissue, can help clinicians better predict the likelihood for poor clinical outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury compared to conventional imaging techniques such as CT, according to a new study.  More...
29 Sep 2014

PET-CT Imaging Forecasts Survival of Lymphoma Better Than Standard Imaging Strategies

Positron emission tomography-computed tomography imaging is more accurate than traditional CT scanning in gauging response to treatment and predicting survival in patients with follicular lymphoma, and should be used routinely in clinical practice.  More...
28 Sep 2014

New Data Shows Most Patients Can Safely Undergo Contrast-Enhanced CT Scanning

According to new research, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography imaging can be safely used in most patients.   More...
22 Sep 2014
Image: SkyFlow scatter correction algorithm (Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare).

Scatter Correction Algorithm Enhances Digital Radiography DR Exams with a Grid

A new scatter correction algorithm can provide high chest image contrast without grid handling.   More...
22 Sep 2014

Breast Screening for Women over 70 Does Not Result in Sharp Drop in Advanced Disease

Breast screening for women over age 70 does not prompt a sharp fall in advanced disease. Instead, it may just lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, suggests new findings by Dutch researchers.  More...
22 Sep 2014

Analysis Tool Shows Proton Therapy Less Expensive Than IMRT for Advanced Head and Neck Cancers

The episodic cost of care using intensity-modulated proton therapy in advanced stage head and neck cancer is less expensive than intensity-modulated radiotherapy, according to new findings. The new proof-of-concept study uses a cost analysis tool that can be used to outline the value of competing healthcare technologies and treatments.   More...
18 Sep 2014

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