IMV: MR providers work harder as procedure volume grows

If you feel like you're working harder just to keep up, you're not mistaken....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Global radiologists are optimistic despite local challenges IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy IMV: Fixed C-arms improve interventional outcomes IMV: PET/CT drives PET scan volume to new heights IMV: DR now makes up 80% of radiography installed base
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Conclusions: We believe that the longer overall survival of our patients with elevated CA 19-9 post-surgery was due to maintenance and additional chemotherapy following planned 6-months of adjuvant therapy, close monitoring with monthly CA 19-9 and 3-monthly computed tomography scans. Our study also underlines importance of collecting pre-surgery CA 19-9 and complete staging including chest. Prospective study aiming to evaluate role of maintenance or intensified chemotherapy or targeted agents are indicated. PMID: 32982620 [PubMed]
Source: JOP - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: JOP Source Type: research
RARITAN, NJ, May 13, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &Johnson announced today results from the final analysis of the pivotal Phase 3 SPARTAN study demonstrating ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in combination with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) significantly improved overall survival (OS), compared to ADT alone, in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) who were at high risk of developing metastases.[i] Results will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Scientific Program (Abstract #5516) beginning May 29th. ERLEADA® i...
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Recent data from Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group/American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6685 suggests that fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography offers a sensitive modality for evaluation of lymph node metastasis in the neck, with an overall negative predictive value of 87%, which improved to 94% when a maximum standardized uptake value of 2.5 was used.1 Therefore, we would not recommend a contralateral neck dissection in this patient with a clinically and radiographically contralateral negative neck, particularly given the need for adjuvant radiation and concurrent cisplatin chemotherapy.
Source: International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Feature Source Type: research
Radiologists in global markets are optimistic about future growth prospects...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy IMV: Fixed C-arms improve interventional outcomes IMV: PET/CT drives PET scan volume to new heights IMV: DR now makes up 80% of radiography installed base MRI scan volume drops in 2017, but new purchases planned
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ConclusionsThis study demonstrates that intra-fraction targeting errors can be within 2mm while inter-fraction shifts from free-breathing spine to ABC breath-hold target can be as high as 8mm. Values that deviate significantly would need further investigation to rule out factors such as local progression, bowel gas or fiducial shift prior to treatment.
Source: Practical Radiation Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Radiation therapy is a relatively stable market, with procedure volume growing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: Fixed C-arms improve interventional outcomes IMV: PET/CT drives PET scan volume to new heights IMV: DR now makes up 80% of radiography installed base MRI scan volume drops in 2017, but new purchases planned IMV: Imaging sites happiest with mammo systems
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ConclusionsEpithelioid rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare variant of rhabdomyosarcoma. To the best of our knowledge, none has been reported in the oral cavity region; thus, this is the first case of this aggressive variant described in this location. This entity may develop without any apparent symptoms or signs of a malignant entity, thus mimicking the appearance of a benign neoplasm or inflammatory process. A comprehensive multidisciplinary approach is advised to diagnose and treat this entity accordingly.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Over the past decade, continued advances in fixed C-arm technology and other...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: PET/CT drives PET scan volume to new heights IMV: DR now makes up 80% of radiography installed base MRI scan volume drops in 2017, but new purchases planned IMV: Imaging sites happiest with mammo systems IMV: Technology drives radiation therapy market
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Procedure volume in the PET market hit the highest level ever in the U.S.,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMV: DR now makes up 80% of radiography installed base MRI scan volume drops in 2017, but new purchases planned IMV: Imaging sites happiest with mammo systems Medicare to cut analog x-ray payments starting in 2017 IMV: Technology drives radiation therapy market
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ConclusionACC is a rare entity in breast cancer pathology. Its size can be highly variable as measured by various radiographic modalities, and final Pathology from the surgical specimen is, as always, required for an accurate tumoral diameter. With that caveat, careful utilization of pre-operative imaging modalities is critical in pre-surgical planning to choose the appropriate surgery.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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