Real Radiology acquires Mo. telerad firm
Teleradiology services provider Real Radiology has acquired fellow teleradiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bearded men pose greater hygiene risk than dogs in MRI
Patients should not feel unduly concerned if a dog was the previous visitor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT scanner found as source of puzzling hospital infection Video from ECR 2017: Dr. Christiane Nyhsen on ultrasound cross-infection Is infection lurking on your ultrasound probe? Survey: MRI centers lack infection control 11 steps for preventing MRSA infections in MRIComments: 8/3/2018 2:19:46 AMPhilip Ward   These researchers obviously haven’t met my dog!   I still find it hard to believe their findings -- assuming that bearded men don’t roll in fox poo, as my dog ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Drug shortage puts PET, SPECT stress to the test
Nuclear medicine facilities are again relying on their improvisational skills...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA warns of risks with Lexiscan, Adenoscan stress agents Regadenoson with Rb-82 PET MPI helps detect obstructive CAD (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical imaging AI market primed for growth
The world market for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Will DR's positive outlook last past 2018? Advanced visualization and the cloud that never formed MRI 2028: What to expect in the next decade of MRI? Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 2 Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 1 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mindshare brings AI-powered CADx software to Canada
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Mindshare Medical has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI speeds up radiation therapy planning
With a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, planning for radiation therapy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI best quantitative MRI in prostate lesions? Breast cancer follow-up imaging varies widely SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives SNMMI: Fluciclovine-PET changes prostate treatment SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mindray highlights Resona 7 upgrades
Mindray Medical International is featuring upgrades to its Resona 7 ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mindray highlights ultrasound upgrade at RSNA 2017 Mindray wins large Ore. contract Mindray names Miller as vice president Mindray taps Elhihi as new marketing director Mindray to show upgraded ultrasound system at AIUM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic buys Faxitron for $85M
Moving to expand its presence in the breast-conserving surgery market, women's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic appoints new CFO Hologic wins $4.8M in patent lawsuit against Minerva Judge finds in favor of Hologic in Fujifilm patent lawsuit Faxitron acquires Precision X-Ray assets FDA clears Faxitron's 3D CT breast system Faxitron to double sales team in 2018 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT lung screening may benefit racial minorities most
Despite decreasing overall lung cancer mortality rates in the U.S., the racial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Global lung cancer death rates for women to increase More CT screening may be needed for high-risk smokers 4 reasons why people seek CT lung cancer screening Patient outreach may boost uptake for CT lung screening 3 steps to personalized CT lung cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA to offer educational AI events
The RSNA plans to make research and education in machine learning and artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA foundation to award $4M in grants RSNA plans AI course in Paris RSNA taps editor for Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging RSNA to publish 3 new online journals FDA, RSNA plan joint 3D printing workshop (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Clear Image launches weight-bearing positioner
Medical imaging equipment supplier Clear Image Devices has introduced a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can AI best quantitative MRI in prostate lesions?
Quantitative measurement of prostate MRI exams can yield better lesion characterization...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Quantitative MRI could advance prostate cancer detection Fewer men opt for prostate cancer treatment False-positive screening results don't deter patients MRI-based risk model improves prostate cancer detection MRI confirms prostate cancer with lower dose of GBCA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammography can lead to other preventive services
With millions of women presenting for mammography screening each year, the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography compliance leads to other screening tests More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays What are the risks of risk-based breast cancer screening? Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Modulated Imaging gets FDA nod for optical imaging unit
Optical imaging technology developer Modulated Imaging has received U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound identifies alcohol-induced liver disease
Using ultrasound to identify liver damage in alcoholic patients helps inform...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Steatosis complicates MR elastography for liver fibrosis How accurate are SRU guidelines for advanced fibrosis? US elastography for liver evaluation: Worth the cost? Panel says elastography has value for liver fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultralow-dose CT with CAD helps detect lung nodules
An ultralow-dose CT protocol involving computer-aided detection (CAD) matched...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultralow-dose CT slashes radiation dose for fractures How low can CT radiation dose go for lung screening? AJR: Ultralow-dose CT can evaluate COPD Ultralow-dose CT successfully detects fractures CT lung CAD may require adjustment from radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers reports Q3 Imaging growth
Siemens Healthineers saw strong growth in its Imaging business in the third...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens launches education, staffing programs Siemens goes back to future with Acuson Sequoia launch ASRT Foundation, Siemens award travel grants Siemens gets FDA OK for Biograph Vision PET/CT Siemens leads $5M in financing for ScreenPoint (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Global lung cancer death rates for women to increase
Global lung cancer mortality rates for women will increase by 43% from 2015...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: More CT screening may be needed for high-risk smokers 4 reasons why people seek CT lung cancer screening Lung cancer patient education materials are inadequate Patient outreach may boost uptake for CT lung screening Are we using the right metrics for CT lung screening? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Infraredx brings IVUS+NIRS catheter to Japan
Coronary imaging technology developer Infraredx has formally introduced its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Infraredx launches new TVC imaging system Infraredx prepares for IPO Infraredx joins forces with MGH Infraredx touts PROSPECT II trial Philips, Infraredx announce resale agreement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mammosphere debuts patient engagement platform
Medical image-sharing software developer LifeImage's Mammosphere subsidiary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammosphere chosen for WISDOM trial LifeImage buys Mammosphere (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bracco signs CT research deal with Duke
Contrast developer Bracco Imaging has formed a CT research collaboration with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bracco's SonoVue ultrasound contrast cleared in China Bracco collaborates again with Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Bracco hits Jubilant with patent complaint on rubidium PET Bracco lands new FDA approval for MultiHance Bracco targets gene therapy for ultrasound contrast (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE, Lantheus launch phase III trial for flurpiridaz
GE Healthcare and Lantheus Medical Imaging have launched a second phase III...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE launches Clariscan macrocyclic GBCA in Korea GE Healthcare sales and profit rise in Q2 Lantheus touts cardiac PET tracer study at ACC Lantheus revenues climb in Q1 Lantheus, GE finalize license agreement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IRadimed posts strong revenue, earnings growth in Q2
Strong sales of its patient vital signs monitor helped propel MRI accessories...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IRadimed reports Q1 revenue increase IRadimed posts mixed results for Q4, year-end IRadimed predicts boost in 2018 revenue IRadimed's revenue, net income drops in Q3 FDA clears IRadimed's MRI-compatible patient monitor (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vox profiles NC doctor's crusade against CON law
News site Vox is profiling the case of a North Carolina surgeon who is suing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Family gets bill for $25K MRI scan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Soccer ball heading more risky for women than men
Heading a soccer ball may not always be the safest play on the pitch. Diffusion-tensor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI helps shed light on concussion causes, effects in soccer DTI-MRI predicts who will recover from concussions MRI study shows heading soccer ball leads to brain injury Study will use DTI to show soccer heading effects DTI-MRI indicates chances of concussion recovery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI finds key indicators of rectal cancer prognosis
Two key characteristics on MRI scans of rectal cancer patients can help predict...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lancet: Cancer survival rates improve but vary widely ASTRO releases updated rectal cancer treatment guide Radiation plus surgery boosts rectal cancer survival PET/CT predicts response to endorectal radiotherapy SNM: PET/CT predicts colorectal cancer outcomes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Language issues don't greatly delay MRI scans
At least one radiology department is not letting language barriers get in the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: British Columbia takes aim at MRI wait times Machine learning helps predict exam wait times, delays One-third of MRI exam time is wasted MRI waiting room amenities improve patient satisfaction Aromatherapy, breathing methods may ease MRI anxiety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DBT again bests FFDM for screening
Another research study has found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) performs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA: ACR may include DBT in quality control manual How does access to prior images affect DBT's recall rate? Synthesized 2D mammo works well for density assessment DBT plus DM finds 90% more cancer than mammo alone DBT improves diagnostic mammography, too (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

USP proposes new radiopharmaceutical standards
The U.S. Pharmacopeia (UPS) Convention has published its proposal for revised...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USP adopts PET drug standards USP details proposed changes to PET drug production standards USP schedules forum on PET drugs regulation USP proposes PET drug standards changes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are radiologists getting paid less for working harder?
A new survey of radiologist compensation and productivity found that median...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology residents run in middle of salary pack Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K What states are best for practicing medicine? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI awards technologists
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) held several...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI touts JNM's rising impact factor SNMMI 2018: Theranostic agent awarded Image of the Year SNMMI: AI enables stress-first SPECT MPI protocol SNMMI announces new officers for 2018-2019 SNMMI schedules training forum for annual meeting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Global nuclear medicine groups chart the future
A weeklong meeting of nuclear medicine societies and organizations from around...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI, IAEA collaborate on training ESR, IAEA partner to advance imaging IAEA debuts radiotherapy patient safety tool IAEA: Doctors don't always follow guidelines for pediatric CT UN's IAEA launches pediatric rad therapy network (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Judge finds in favor of Hologic in Fujifilm patent lawsuit
A U.S. judge has initially ruled in favor of women's imaging firm Hologic in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic wins $4.8M in patent lawsuit against Minerva Fujifilm awarded Vizient GPO contract Hologic starts selling Viera portable breast ultrasound unit FDA authorizes ACR to accredit DBT devices Fujifilm to launch new mammo workstation Fujifilm files patent, antitrust suit against Hologic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

X-ray detects resurgence of black lung in coal miners
The prevalence of black lung disease has risen sharply among coal miners in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Federal black lung fund running low on cash Miners propose state-run black lung program in W.Va. ACR opposes Ky. black lung law DR matches analog x-ray for pleural pneumoconiosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is CT or US better for diagnosing gallbladder infection?
CT was found to be considerably more accurate than ultrasound at identifying...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Point-of-care ultrasound shows its merit Contrast US flexes muscle against gallbladder disease No need for CT: Contrast US can follow up solid-organ injuries CT shows gallbladder rupture in acute cholecystitis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed breast phantoms help refine mammography
Researchers from Maryland have developed new 3D printing software for creating...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 'Bitmap' technique enhances quality, speed of 3D printing AI may help overcome barriers to medical 3D printing Flexible 3D-printed heart replicates size, texture SIR: 3D printing aids US-guided procedure simulation Radiopaque 3D-printed phantoms fit for CT-guided procedure (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Shear-wave elastography works to evaluate liver disease
Two-dimensional shear-wave elastography is an effective tool for identifying...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US? Adding blood test to US improves liver cancer diagnosis How accurate are SRU guidelines for advanced fibrosis? Spleen stiffness correlates with cirrhosis complication Quantitative ultrasound method stages fatty liver (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic wins $4.8M in patent lawsuit against Minerva
Women's imaging firm Hologic has been awarded $4.8 million for the infringement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic starts selling Viera portable breast ultrasound unit Hologic's Q2 sales grow but charge leads to red ink Hologic wins FDA approval for new DBT technologies Fujifilm files patent, antitrust suit against Hologic Philips signs deal with Hologic for mammography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can AI enhance the utility of breast conebeam CT?
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for breast conebeam CT (CBCT) studies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CAD software speeds up ABUS interpretations What is the Twittersphere saying about radiology AI? NIH issues huge database of CT scans for AI testing AI algorithm generates 'artificial' medical images CBCT-guided radiotherapy shows promise for HCC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Russia, South Africa partner on radioisotope deal
Russian atomic energy firm Rosatom and Nuclear Energy Corp. of South Africa...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTP execs return to work after inquiry Can nuclear medicine avoid another Mo-99 shortage? South African facility resumes Mo-99 production South African Mo-99 maker completes LEU conversion Report warns of shortages to Mo-99 supply in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Elekta acquires software firm Acumyn
Radiation oncology vendor Elekta has acquired Acumyn, a spin-off software company...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: York Instruments buys Elekta's MEG business Elekta partners with NY cancer center on radiation therapy China clears Elekta's Gamma Knife Icon Elekta inks reseller agreement with Equicare Health Elekta teams with Acumyn on quality management system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast density notification laws boost ultrasound use
Breast density notification laws have increased the use of follow-up ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Dense breast tissue translates into higher cancer odds Calif. women want breast density law to stay Wis. enacts breast density law Fla. passes breast density bill Utah governor signs breast density law (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.K. research could lead to flexible x-ray detectors
What if x-ray detectors were flexible enough to conform to patient anatomy?...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NRC publishes rules on medical byproducts
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has published the final rule and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Support urged for funding for U.S. Mo-99 supply SNMMI touts JNM's rising impact factor SNMMI announces new officers for 2018-2019 SNMMI 2018: A year of promotion and ongoing challenges FDA, NRC clear path for U.S. supply of molybdenum-99 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 68: The last straw
What's the deal with plastic straws, anyway, and why have they suddenly become...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 67: How not to flirt at a singles bar #MyRadGirlfriend No. 66: When you need some downtime #MyRadGirlfriend No. 65: TV show realism #MyRadGirlfriend No. 64: Confirmed kills #MyRadGirlfriend No. 63: AI and radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RaySearch to highlight software upgrades at AAPM
Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories plans to highlight...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RaySearch wins Canadian installation RaySearch updates its RayCare software RaySearch brings RayStation to Kobe Proton Center RaySearch, Mevion win Georgetown install RaySearch to highlight RayStation upgrades at ESTRO (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

York Instruments buys Elekta's MEG business
U.K. magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology developer York Instruments has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta partners with NY cancer center on radiation therapy China clears Elekta's Gamma Knife Icon Elekta inks reseller agreement with Equicare Health Elekta teams up with IBM Watson Health York Instruments records 1st order (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Exact Imaging secures urology group purchasing contract
Ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging has signed an agreement to become...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA OK's Exact Imaging's FusionVu Exact Imaging completes Va. install Exact Imaging launches microultrasound/MRI device Exact Imaging wins Canadian approval for ExactVu FDA clears Exact Imaging's microultrasound system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RadioMedix, ITM ink radiopharmaceutical generator deal
Biotechnology firm RadioMedix and Isotopen Technologien München (ITM)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ITG, Bruce Power team up on lutetium-177 production RadioMedix starts trial of ProstaMedix PET agent RadioMedix to distribute ITG isotope generators Investigational PET agent shows promise for breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FLT-PET points toward survival for glioblastoma patients
PET scans with the radiotracer F-18 fluorothymidine (FLT) can help determine...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI: PET, MRI may predict pediatric brain tumor outcomes FDG-PET/CT beats FLT-PET/CT for differentiated thyroid cancer FLT-PET could help predict outcome in head and neck cancer JNM: FLT-PET aids prognosis of glioma patients FLT-PET helps predicts cancer therapy results (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news