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New CT Scanning Technology Is Faster, Uses Less Radiation, and Easier on the Kidneys

Patients who must undergo computed tomography scanning now have a new option for screening that is extremely fast, uses less radiation, and is safer for the kidneys.  More...
26 Aug 2014
Image: Dr. Kaye Morgan, Monash University (Photo courtesy of Monash University).

X-Ray Imaging System Enables Scientists to See in Real Time How Effective Treatments are for Cystic Fibrosis

A new imaging approach allows researchers to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment for the life-threatening genetic disorder.   More...
25 Aug 2014

Single-Fraction Radiotherapy for Palliation of Bone Metastases Improves Quality of Life

Standardizing prescribing protocols for single-fraction radiation therapy for palliation of bone metastases could lead to cost savings and improvement in bone cancer patients’ quality of life, according to recent research.  More...
25 Aug 2014
Image: Agfa HealthCare’s DX-D Mobile Retrofit solution will allow hospitals an easy and affordable way to upgrade existing GE Healthcare’s AMX 4 and 4 plus mobile X-ray systems to direct radiography (DR) (Photo courtesy of Agfa Healthcare).

Retrofit Enables Cost-Effective Upgrade of Existing Mobile X-Ray Systems to Direct Radiography

A mobile retrofit system has been designed to be mounted on mobile X-ray systems to create an easy way for hospitals to go digital without having to replace existing mobile X-ray units.  More...
20 Aug 2014

Bone Suppression Software Used to Optimize Diagnostic Capability of X-Ray Systems

New bone suppression technology helps radiologists identify lung nodules and other serious medical conditions by converting a traditional chest X-ray into a soft tissue image without the ribs and clavicle bones.   More...
18 Aug 2014
Image: Bar graph shows the change in detection method over time (1990-2011) for breast cancer cases in patients aged 75 years and older (n = 1162). Pt/PhysD = detection by patient or physician (Photo courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America).

Mammography Screening Helpful for Women Over 75

Mammography-identified breast cancer is associated with a change to earlier-stage diagnosis in older women, which was shown to result in reducing the rate of more advanced, hard-to-treat cases, according to a new study.   More...
18 Aug 2014

New Tool Designed to Reduce Potential Future Hip Fractures

A new tool is being developed that automatically searches medical images for early signs of osteoporosis in the spine by identifying fractures, and could help reduce the number of future potentially fatal hip fractures.   More...
18 Aug 2014


The MedImaging Radiology channel covers fluoroscopy, digital radiography, computerized tomography, mammography, interventional radiology, and other medical uses of X-ray imaging as well as related instrumentation, trends and safety issues.
 
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