Evidence check: the medium and long-term sequelae of COVID-19, New South Wales Government COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Rapid review question: What are the medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19 infection among survivors? In brief: General health sequelae • Symptoms commonly reported among recovered COVID-19 patients two to eight weeks after the onset of symptoms (or a positive COVID-19 test) include: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, chest pain, cough, and insomnia and/or sleep disorders.(1-6) • A study of 202 confirmed COVID -19 patients with mild symptoms, found altered sense of smell or taste occurred in 18.6% of patients, feelings of being tired in 13.1%, problems breathing in 10.4% and muscle or ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Noninvasive 7  tesla MRI of fatal craniocerebral gunshots - a glance into the future of radiologic wound ballistics - Gascho D, Deininger-Czermak E, Zoelch N, Tappero C, Sommer S, Hinterholzer N, Thali MJ.
Compared to computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides superior visualization of the soft tissue. Recently, the first 7  Tesla (7 T) MRI scanner was approved for clinical use, which will facilitate access to these ultra-high-field... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19 CT dataset added to NCIA
An image dataset containing noncontrast-enhanced chest CT scans of 632 patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual imaging trials could optimize COVID-19 imaging AI algorithm may be generalizable for spotting COVID-19 AI analyzes likelihood, extent of COVID-19 on chest CT NIH launches COVID-19 AI, imaging data center ACR to coordinate imaging for large COVID-19 study (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET/MRI improves lesion detection, reduces radiation exposure
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) A single-center observational study of more than 1,000 oncological examinations has demonstrated that positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) facilitates cancer staging as well as PET/computed tomography (PET/CT) and improves lesion detectability in select cancers, potentially helping to promote fast, efficient local and whole-body staging in one step. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Point-of-care biomarker assay for traumatic brain injury
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Intracranial abnormalities on CT scan in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be predicted by glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) levels in the blood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Powerful push for AI for cancer immunotherapy
(Case Western Reserve University) The companies will provide biomedical engineer Anant Madabhushi and collaborators at NYU with chest CT scan and/or digital pathology images from completed clinical trials in which their specific immunotherapy drugs were tested on lung cancer patients. Madabhushi's lab's computational-imaging tools have shown " potential to predict an individual cancer patient's response to immunotherapy, " so the collaboration can help validate research and " advance efforts to get the right treatment to the patients who will benefit the most. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coming up for air: Extinct sea scorpions could breathe out of water, fossil detective unveils
(West Virginia University) Through computed tomography (CT) imaging, West Virginia University geologist James Lamsdell led a team that found evidence of air breathing in a 340 million-year-old sea scorpion, or eurypterid. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Are clinicians ordering CT lung screening too often?
Referring providers are ordering CT lung cancer screening exams for individuals...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Which smokers seek out CT lung cancer screening? Can radiomics improve CT lung cancer screening? AI aids classification of indeterminate lung nodules Education affects follow-up for CT lung screening exams AI converts low-dose CT scans to high-quality studies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT scan helps solve another Cuban mystery case
CT helped solve the case of a tourist who developed neurological impairment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links pesticides to Cuban embassy maladies MRI shows adverse effects of U.S. embassy mystery Havana embassy case baffles clinicians -- despite MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Computed tomography angiography in the "no zone" approach era for penetrating neck trauma: a systematic review - Ibraheem K, Wong S, Smith A, Guidry C, McGrew P, McGinness C, Duchesne J, Taghavi S, Harris C, Schroll R.
BACKGROUND: Penetrating neck trauma continues to present a diagnostic dilemma. Practice guidelines advocate the use of computed tomography angiography (CTA) for suspected vascular or aero-digestive injuries in all neck zones. There is also an evolving evid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Back to the Roo-ture? Reconstructed face of medieval monk looks familiar
Image of 15th-century Abbot John of Wheathampstead bears likeness to contemporary figuresScholars involved in the digital reconstruction of the face of a medieval Benedictine abbot admit there is something “faintly familiar” about the results.The image was extrapolated by experts from CT scans of a well-preserved skull of Abbot John of Wheathampstead, whose skeleton was discovered during excavations for a new visitor centre at St Albans Cathedral in December 2017.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Weaver Tags: Archaeology Museums Culture Science UK news Source Type: news

Severe thoracic or abdominal injury in major trauma patients can safely be ruled out by "Valutazione Integrata Bed Side" evaluation without total body CT scan - Giuseppe G, Ilaria M, Federico DA, Alessandro C, Simona G, Nazerian P, Marco B, Stefano G.
BACKGROUND: During the initial assessment of trauma patients, the severity of injury is very often not immediately recognizable. In trauma centers, a total body CT (TBCT) scan is routinely used to evaluate this kind of patients, even if it is burdened with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Point-of-care ultrasound used to diagnose sternal fractures missed by conventional imaging - Khalil PA, Benton C, Toney AG.
Sternal fractures have often been associated with high-impact thoracic trauma. In children, this is not always the case. X-ray and even computed tomography can miss subtle sternal fractures. Point-of-care ultrasound has been shown to be more sensitive and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Are complex skull fractures indicative of either child abuse or major trauma in the era of 3-dimensional computed tomography imaging? - Metz JB, Otjen JP, Perez FA, Done SL, Brown ECB, Wiester RT, Jenny C, Kelton MC, Ganti SN, Feldman KW.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to determine whether complex skull fractures are more indicative of child abuse or major trauma than simple skull fractures. DESIGN: This is a retrospective chart and imaging review of children diagnosed with a skull... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Virtual imaging trials could optimize COVID-19 imaging
Researchers have created computerized models of lung abnormalities on CT scans...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: No need to defer cancer treatment for fear of COVID-19 Radiology harnesses x-ray's versatility and technology to battle COVID-19 AI algorithm may be generalizable for spotting COVID-19 3D CT models can help assess COVID-19 lung damage MRI is a good alternative to CT for COVID-19 diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiocarbon dating and CT scans reveal Bronze Age tradition of keeping human remains
Using radiocarbon dating and CT scanning to study ancient bones, researchers have uncovered for the first time a Bronze Age tradition of retaining and curating human remains as relics over several generations. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Publications; Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts; Press Release Source Type: news

Fatal hemorrhage complicated with methamphetamine poisoning and its post-mortem CT features - Yoshida M, Makino Y, Hoshioka Y, Chiba F, Inokuchi G, Torimitsu S, Yamaguchi R, Motomura A, Abe H, Yajima D, Iwase H.
The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence of fatal hemorrhage complicated with methamphetamine (MA) poisoning and to examine the postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) features of fatal intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) with and without MA poisonin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Radiocarbon dating and CT scans reveal Bronze Age tradition of keeping human remains
(University of Bristol) Using radiocarbon dating and CT scanning to study ancient bones, researchers have uncovered for the first time a Bronze Age tradition of retaining and curating human remains as relics over several generations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients with abrasion or ecchymosis seat belt sign have high risk for abdominal injury, but initial computed tomography is 100% sensitive - Shreffler J, Smiley A, Schultz M, Ross A, Baker J, Nash N, Harbrecht B, Huecker M.
BACKGROUND: Trauma providers seek to accurately assess the risk of patients with abdominal seat belt sign (ASBS). As hospital costs continue to rise, identification of strategies to safely discharge emergency department (ED) patients has become crucial. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hospital has right to insist on payment but prime duty is to take care of patient: NCDRC
A bench of presiding member S M Kantikar and Dinesh Singh awarded the compensation to the deceased patient's wife Yashumati Devi noting that there was an urgent need for the patient's brain CT scan but it was delayed for more than three hours as the hospital waited for a fresh receipt of Rs 1,850 towards charges for the procedure. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Online Therapy, Booming During the Coronavirus Pandemic, May Be Here to Stay
Mental health flows from the ceramic jug psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb keeps on her desk. There’s nothing special about the jug—a minor accessory in an office designed with the sort of tidy impersonality common to her field. And there’s no special elixir in it—just water. But all the same, the jug provides a certain kind of healing. When patients are struggling, crying, overcome in some way, Gottlieb, a Los Angeles based practitioner and author of the book Maybe You Should Talk to someone, will offer up a cup of water, pour it for them and hand it across. In that small gesture is a whole constellati...
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Lung injuries from vaping have characteristic patterns on CT
(Radiological Society of North America) Injuries to the lungs from vaping have suggestive patterns on CT scans that could help physicians make accurate diagnoses and reduce unnecessary biopsies, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cognitively impaired kids undergo more CT for appendicitis
Children who have developmental difficulties undergo CT for suspected appendicitis...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI algorithm detects appendicitis on CT exams in ER Academic pediatric facilities have lower CT radiation dose CT scans may be linked to brain cancer in kids CT dose tracking highlights differences among kids in ER Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Children with cognitive delays are more likely to have CT scan to diagnose appendicitis
(American College of Surgeons) Computed tomography (CT) is used at a higher rate than ultrasound in children with developmental and cognitive impairments to diagnose appendicitis, even though CT scans increase radiation risk in smaller bodies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. physicians use imaging as defensive medicine
U.S. physicians use medical imaging as a "defensive medicine" strategy to prevent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Misinterpreted CT scans leading cause of malpractice How to protect your practice from missed follow-ups Can imaging informatics professionals help with legal cases? Most malpractice suits resolved in radiologists' favor Is your practice at risk of a malpractice claim? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Incheon International Airport trials UV light tray disinfection tech
Incheon International Airport has successfully trialed screening tech company Smith Detection ’s Computed Tomography (CT) technology based carry-on baggage scanner, HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX at Terminal 2 Transfer Inspection Center, followed by a trial of the new Ultraviolet (UV) light tray disinfection kit. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Interest of blood biomarkers to predict lesions in medical imaging in the context of mild traumatic brain injury - Damien B, Charlotte O, Marina B, Julie D, Vincent S.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is one of the common causes of emergency department visits around the world. Up to 90% of injuries are classified as mTBI. Cranial computed tomography (CCT) is a standard diagnostic tool for adults with mTBI. Alternativel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Follow-up SPECT/CT scan tracks radionuclide dose
Australian researchers have developed a technique that uses a follow-up SPECT/CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI 2020: PET tracer could image, treat glioblastoma SNMMI 2020: Radionuclide treatment paves way for immunotherapy IAEA publishes SPECT/CT usage guide 2 new PET tracers may best FDG in cancer imaging SNMMI, ACNM oppose relaxing radiopharma user rules (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New approach for calculating radiation dosimetry allows for individualized therapy
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) Researchers have developed a simplified process that could enhance personalization of cancer therapy based on a single nuclear medicine scan. The novel method uses a follow-up single photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) scan to obtain reliable radiation dose estimates to tumors and at-risk organs. The study is published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 11, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Standardization of a cone beam computed tomography machine in evaluating bone density: a novel approach
Conclusions: Our results conclude that the technique was effective in calculating the Original density of tissues using grey standards of CBCT scans. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 6, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Weight-Bearing CT Scans in Foot and Ankle Surgery Weight-Bearing CT Scans in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Weight-bearing CT scans can provide new insight into foot and ankle disorders and valuable information for surgical planning.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Resection of a colonic mass following trauma: a diagnostic dilemma - Burchard P, Thomay AA.
A 53-year-old Caucasian male presented with a 2-week history of abdominal distension, pain, nausea and lethargy. His symptoms began 1  day after an all-terrain vehicle accident during which he suffered blunt-force trauma to his mid-right abdomen. CT scan d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Initiative Seeks to CT Scan Kenya's Unexplored Fossil Trove
A paleontologist at the National Museums of Kenya is spearheading an effort to make 3-D reconstructions of the institution's fossils available internationally. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 30, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Using AI with x-ray improves hip fracture diagnosis
Using an artificial intelligence (AI) deep convolutional neural network to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI enables screening of fracture risk from CT scans 3D printing cuts hip fracture repair time, blood loss 3D DEXA enhances hip fracture risk prediction USPSTF reaffirms osteoporosis screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Diagnostics specialists' take on the accuracy of CT scans
(Center of Diagnostics and Telemedicine) The use of computed tomography in outpatient computed tomography centers (OCTC) is entirely consistent with the clinical data and global best practices. This is also an effective tool for diagnosing the coronavirus infection COVID-19 (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Radiomics can predict treatment outcome for NSCLC
Radiomics features on pretreatment FDG-PET exams can foretell outcomes in patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI improves interpretation of CT lung cancer images Diagnostic brain imaging overused for lung cancer AI predicts lung cancer survival from CT scan data AI, radiomics can help predict chemotherapy response New SPECT tracer targets NSCLC receptor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Whole-Body CTs Save Time for Trauma Patients in Emergency Dept
THURSDAY, July 23, 2020 -- Whole-body computed tomography (WBCT) for trauma patients may save time in the emergency department, but is not associated with other improved outcomes, according to a review published in the August 1 issue of the European... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New CT scan method lowers radiation exposure
(University College London) A CT scan technique that splits a full X-ray beam into thin beamlets can deliver the same quality of image at a much reduced radiation dose, according to a new UCL study. The technique, demonstrated on a small sample in a micro CT scanner, could potentially be adapted for medical scanners and used to reduce the amount of radiation millions of people are exposed to each year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Utilization of intracranial pressure monitoring in patients with severe traumatic brain injury - Hoffman H, Bunch KM, Furst T, Chin LS.
OBJECTIVE: The Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) recommends intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring for all salvageable patients with an abnormal CT scan and a Glasgow Coma Scale less than 9. Studies have demonstrated that compliance with this is low. We sought... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does abdominal seat belt sign warrant admission after a negative CT scan? A cost-utility analysis - Cohan CM, Beattie G, Tang A, Mazzolini K, Farzaneh N, Senekjian L, Victorino GP.
BACKGROUND: Rapid deceleration against a seat belt during a motor vehicle collision (MVC) may result in an abdominal seat belt sign (ASBS), which is associated with a higher risk of hollow viscus injury (HVI). After a negative abdominal CT scan, management... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cardiac CT Can Derive Thoracic Bone Mineral Density, Fracture Risk
WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 -- Cardiac computed tomography (CT) can identify individuals with low bone mineral density (BMD) and increased fracture risk, according to a study published online July 14 in Radiology. Josephine Therkildsen, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cardiac CT Scans Can Be Used for Osteoporosis Screening Cardiac CT Scans Can Be Used for Osteoporosis Screening
The CT scans can evaluate fracture rate through the bone mineral density of thoracic vertebrae. Danish investigators found that study participants with very low BMD had a greater rate of any fracture.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 14, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The corelation between epidemiology, Glasgow Coma Scale and computed tomography findings in patient with traumatic brain injury: a prospective analysis from a tertiary care centre in a developing country - Gajjar R.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To study the correlation between the epidemiological factors (age, sex, occupation, mode of injury), risk factors, clinical indicators (GCS), requirement of mechanical ventilation, and mortality rate with the cranial computed tomograph... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Lung screening bus brings high-tech health care directly to patients
(The Society of Thoracic Surgeons) A mobile platform for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) can be developed with limited financial risk and take powerful screening tests directly to patients, including underserved rural areas where rates of new lung cancer cases tend to be higher. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Next-gen micro-CT scan can lower radiation, offer better pictures
(University of Houston) With a $3.2 million grant, Mini Das, associate professor of physics at the University of Houston, will help usher in the next generation of micro computed tomography (CT) imaging, lowering the radiation dose, improving the resolution and enhancing the contrast of three-dimensional pictures of small images, like tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

In recurrent prostate cancer, PSMA PET/CT changes management in two-thirds of cases
(Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) New research confirms the high impact of PSMA PET/CT in the detection and management of recurrent disease in prostate cancer patients. In initial results from a multicenter trial assessing the impact of 18F-DCFPyL prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PSMA PET/CT), a PET-directed change in management was observed in two-thirds of patients. The research was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Comparison of traumatic brain injury patients with brain computed tomography in the emergency department by age group - Huh KR, Kim JY, Choi SH, Yoon YH, Park SJ, Lee ES.
OBJECTIVE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health concern due to its high prevalence and mortality rate among young people. We investigated the clinical and social characteristics of patients who visited the emergency department due to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Identifying fatal head injuries on postmortem computed tomography using convolutional neural network/deep learning: a feasibility study - Garland J, Ondruschka B, Stables S, Morrow P, Kesha K, Glenn C, Tse R.
Postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) is a relatively recent advancement in forensic pathology practice that has been increasingly used as an ancillary investigation and screening tool. One area of clinical CT imaging that has garnered a lot of research in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Age-related features of facial anatomy for increase safety during plastic surgery
(Center of Diagnostics and Telemedicine) Researchers from the Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine together with colleagues from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, University of Munich and Sechenov University used computed tomography to analyze the individual anatomy of the nasolabial triangle. They identified possible options for the distribution of blood vessels on three-dimensional course. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Guidelines Could Double Number Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening
CT scans have been proven to help spot lung cancer early and save lives. Now, updated expert recommendations could double the number of Americans who are eligible for the yearly screening. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news