A Clinical and Radiographic Assessment of Sodium Hypochlorite Versus Formocresol Pulpotomy in Primary Molar Teeth: 12-month Follow-up.
Conclusion:Clinical and radiographic success rates in NaOCl group was comparable with formocresol group, so NaOCL can be suggested as an alternative for primary teeth pulpotomies. However further clinical studies with long-term follow-ups are needed. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 26, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Delayed pay rise will leave staff disappointed, say health unions
Health unions representing 1.2 million NHS staff in England have responded to the 3% NHS pay rise announced by the government today (Wednesday), which accepts the recommendation made by the independent pay review body. UNISON head of health and chair of the joint health unions Sara Gorton said: “Dedicated staff have been waiting far too long for a decent pay rise. That the government has moved from the insult of 1% shows ministers realise the damage that’s been done. “But the memory of 1%, combined with lengthy delay, has done lasting damage to morale and the trust staff have in ministers. The g...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 21, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay Source Type: news

KA Imaging lands radiography supply contract from Premier
Digital x-ray manufacturer KA Imaging has secured a supply agreement from grou...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: KA Imaging, STC to bring portable x-ray to Pakistan KA Imaging signs Alpha as U.S. x-ray distributor KA Imaging installs 2 x-ray units in Canada KA lands Health Canada license for Sight detector KA signs Templeton as chief medical officer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes Unveils VELYS ™ Robotic-Assisted Solution In Australia: The Next Generation Robotic-Assisted Solution For Knee Replacement Surgery Designed For Use With The ATTUNE® Knee System
Sydney, Australia, July 20, 2021 -- DePuy Synthes, the orthopaedics company of Johnson & Johnson, today announced that Australian orthopaedic surgeons will be among the first in the world to access the next generation of robotics. The VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution, indicated for use with the ATTUNE® Knee System for total knee arthroplasty, has recently been included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).Sue Martin, Managing Director of Johnson & Johnson Medical Australia and New Zealand says: “Australia joins an exclusive list of just a few countries with access to this technolog...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Owandy Radiology Adds Cephalometric Radiography Options to its I-Max 2D and I-Max 3D Units
 Roslyn, NY – June 28, 2021 –Owandy Radiology Inc., aglobal leader in the manufacture of dental radiology hardware and imaging software recently added twocephalometric radiography optionsto its popular I-Max wall-mounted product line. The two new offerings are the I-Max Ceph 2D Panoramic Unit and the I-Max Ceph 3D Panoramic Unit, which can easily switch between 3D and 2D modes at the touch of a button. According to Owandy company spokesperson, Boris Loyez, “Both of these I-Max Ceph options are affordable and compact in size. They were designed to fit virtually any budget and office size whi...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 19, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

An up to 43-year longitudinal study of fixed prosthetic restorations retained with 4-META/MMA-TBB resin cement or zinc phosphate cement
 The Journal of Prosthetic DentistryAvailable online 24 June 2021In Press, Corrected ProofWhat are Corrected Proof articles?AbstractStatement of problemAdhesive resin cement has been the preferred choice for the placement of prosthetic restorations, but evidence-based studies supporting this selection are sparse.PurposeThe purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that restoration placement with the adhesive 4-methacryloxyethyl trimellitate anhydride/methyl methacrylate-tributylborane (4-META/MMA-TBB) resin cement is associated with better longevity of teeth than zinc phosphate cement up to ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 12, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

MRI tracks soft-tissue complications after hip replacement
MRI effectively tracks soft-tissue complications in patients who have undergon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI identifies orthopedic implant make, model on radiographs AI aids in risk assessment on x-rays after total hip arthroplasty 1st hip replacement surgery completed with AR system 3D printing improves accuracy of knee arthroplasty ARRS: MRI protocols don't affect hip implant temperature (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dual-energy CT bests x-ray for diagnosing hip prosthesis instability
Dual-energy CT performs better than x-ray when it comes to diagnosing loosene...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ping An highlights pelvic and hip injury study AI algorithm accurately detects trauma on pelvic radiographs AI aids in risk assessment on x-rays after total hip arthroplasty 1st hip replacement surgery completed with AR system Modality choice poses difficulties in hip joint replacement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Remembering NHS workers lost to  pandemic means learning lessons for future
Speaking at a memorial event today (Saturday) commemorating the lives of the hundreds of NHS and care workers who lost their lives during the pandemic, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “At the start of last year the impact of Covid was unimaginable. But chilling images from hospitals around the world showed this was no ordinary virus. When the nightmare hit these shores, the UK changed forever. “While most people were locked down safely at home, NHS staff did what they always do – went into work to care for patients and save lives. “But o...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 3, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release NHS pandemic Source Type: news

Varex launches Lumen 4336W DR panel
Varex Imaging has launched a new digital radiography (DR) flat-panel detector...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varex reports positive financial results for Q2 Varex's Q1 revenues down from last year Varex to showcase new x-ray tech, software at RSNA Varex sees drop in revenues, swings to net loss in Q4 Varex announces $300M private offering (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Decent pay rise vital to ensure the NHS is fighting fit post-pandemic,  say unions 
Health unions have written to new health secretary Sajid Javid stressing the crucial importance of pay in ensuring the NHS is ‘fighting fit’ to deal with its many post-pandemic challenges. The letter – signed by the heads of UNISON, the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives – is on behalf of 14 unions representing more than a million NHS staff across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Now the NHS pay review body report is with the secretary of state for consideration, the unions say all eyes are on the government as health workers and the public a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 29, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release health sec NHS pay rise pandemic Source Type: news

New NHS flexible working rights to improve work-life balance and retain staff  
An agreement on ​​new flexible working rights aimed at giving NHS staff a better work-life balance is announced today (Tuesday) by health unions and NHS employers. The deal will make it easier for workers to request flexible working arrangements including a right to do so from ​the first day ​staff are employed in the NHS. It is expected to help the NHS recruit and retain health workers. The agreement comes at a time when many health employers and ​their staff are beginning to consider new ways of working. ​The government has ​already promised a consultation on work flexibility for all UK ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 29, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release flexible working NHS staff Source Type: news

Why remote radiology board exams are here to stay
Ready or not, radiology residents and their educators are getting a crash cours...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ABR will host all 2022 exams remotely ABR mulls over change to residency leave policy Radiography, nuclear medicine enrollment down in 2020 Radiology trainees decry moving Core Exam to 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fujifilm rolls out new x-ray, fluoroscopy system
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has debuted its radiography and fluoroscopy syste...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fujifilm, Candelis partner to manage imaging workflow Fujifilm launches veterinary x-ray room MaxQ AI, Fujifilm ink Accipio distribution deal Fujifilm debuts new surgical, fluoroscopy systems Fujifilm, Volpara expand breast screening partnership (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Treatment with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors may slow disease progression in people with spondyloarthritis
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Analysis from the German GESPIC cohort presented at EULAR 2021 -- Sacroiliitis is an inflammation of the sacroiliac joints, situated where the lower spine and pelvis connect.?Sacroiliitis is linked to the disease axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) and visible on X-ray. Observational cohort studies have shown that there is low, but still detectable progression in radiographic sacroiliitis, which might also have an impact on the function in patients with axSpA. Recent data show that tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) might slow spinal progression when started earlier an...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Biomarkers May Predict Course of ILD in Systemic Sclerosis New Biomarkers May Predict Course of ILD in Systemic Sclerosis
Radiographic assessment of interstitial lung disease (ILD) progression and proteins from bronchoalveolar lavage may independently provide better insight into prognoses of patients with systemic sclerosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

TNFi Have Delayed Effect on Spondyloarthritis Progression TNFi Have Delayed Effect on Spondyloarthritis Progression
It could take 2 to 4 years before plain radiographs show any sign of a benefit on the spine or sacroiliac joints.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Geriatric clinical screening tool for cervical spine injury after ground-level falls - Engelbart J, Zhou P, Johnson J, Lilienthal M, Zhou Y, Ten-Eyck P, Galet C, Skeete D.
BACKGROUND: A consistent approach to cervical spine injury (CSI) clearance for patients 65 and older remains a challenge. Clinical clearance algorithms like the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilisation Study (NEXUS) criteria have variable accuracy and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Comparison of cephalometric measurements between conventional and automatic cephalometric analysis using convolutional neural network
ConclusionsAutomatic cephalometric analyses based on convolutional neural network may offer clinically acceptable diagnostic performance. Careful consideration and additional manual adjustment are needed for dental measurements regarding tooth structures for higher accuracy and better performance.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 11, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Routine chest x-ray may offer little help in pediatric patients
Routine chest x-ray in pediatric intensive care units should be abandoned i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Simple steps improve x-ray for spinal surgery 3D-printed device could improve chest x-ray imaging Chest x-ray may predict risk of hospitalization in COVID-19 AI can spot overlooked IVC filters on radiography exams Lumbar spine x-ray may not be needed for lower back pain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASCO: Targeted RT Treats Certain Advanced Prostate Cancers
MONDAY, June 7, 2021 -- For previously treated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) that is positive for prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), 177Lu-PSMA-617 plus standard of care (SOC) improves radiographic progression-free... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Phase 3b Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Data Show First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Achieved Robust Joint Symptom Improvement and Complete Skin Clearance in Patients with Inadequate Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibition (TNFi-IR)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, June 2, 2021 – Today the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced new efficacy and safety data for first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab), including data from the first study evaluating a selective IL-23 inhibitor in adult patients with active PsA, all of whom had demonstrated inadequate response or intolerance to TNFi.1 In the COSMOS Phase 3b study, significantly higher proportions of patients treated with TREMFYA showed joint symptom improvement and complete skin clearance versus placebo at week 24 in this true TNFi-IRa patient population, which is often more...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Beam-X-Vision debuts cesium-based CR system
Israeli digital x-ray technology developer Beam-X-Vision Medical has launche...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Chest x-ray may predict risk of hospitalization in COVID-19 AI can spot overlooked IVC filters on radiography exams Lumbar spine x-ray may not be needed for lower back pain AI of x-ray predicts prognosis of COVID-19 patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Interoperability will unleash power of AI for medical imaging
Interoperability across health systems could help unleash the power of artificia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 pandemic forced big changes in radiology workflows Rothberg sees AI poised to revolutionize personalized imaging AI can spot overlooked IVC filters on radiography exams AI boosts imaging clinical decision-support software Hyland, HIMSS publish interoperability report (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

UNISON joins campaign to optimise AHP support workers
UNISON has joined with other organisations to warn that allied health professional support workers must get equitable access to consistent and sustainable funding for education and professional development opportunities to support safe and effective patient care. Allied health professional (AHP) support workers continue to be a crucial part of the pandemic response, yet many report feeling invisible and underused. The coalition warns that healthcare services are failing to use the knowledge, skills and experience of AHPs in a planned and strategic way, undermining efforts to meet the demands of a growing population and ada...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 26, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article News health Source Type: news

Long-Term ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Patient-Reported Outcomes Data in Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer Demonstrate Maintenance of Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients
May 26, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced patient-reported outcomes (PRO) data from the pre-specified final analysis of the Phase 3 TITAN study in patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC). The TITAN study previously demonstrated statistically significant improvement in overall survival (OS) after a median follow-up of 44 months in patients receiving ERLEADA® plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).1 The new PRO data showed that the addition of ERLEADA® to ADT maintained patients’ health-related quality of lif...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

AI can spot overlooked IVC filters on radiography exams
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can be used to identify forgotte...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 pandemic forced big changes in radiology workflows Rothberg sees AI poised to revolutionize personalized imaging AI boosts imaging clinical decision-support software Reimbursement for AI in radiology is more than just billable codes SIR releases IVC filter use guidelines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Results of First Head-to-Head Study of Biologic Therapies in Patients with Moderate to Severe Crohn ’s Disease
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 23, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced efficacy and safety data for STELARA® (ustekinumab) in Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC),1-4including data from the SEAVUE study, the first head-to-head study of biologic therapies in patients with CD, presented in a Clinical Science Late-Breaking Abstract Plenary session.1 SEAVUE data showed treatment with STELARA demonstrated high rates of clinical remission, corticosteroid-free remission, clinical response and endoscopic response through one year in biologic-naïve p...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Open reduction of radial neck fractures in children: injury severity predicts the radiographic and clinical outcomes - Baghdadi S, Shah A, Lawrence JT.
BACKGROUND: Radial neck fractures are the third most common elbow fracture in children. Open reduction may be required if closed or mini-open techniques are not successful in reducing the fracture. Previous reports on open reduction have noted poor outcome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

ACR urges radiologists to submit comments on lung screening
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is calling on radiologists to respon...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR taps Dr. Beverly Coleman as new president CMS opens review of expanded CT lung screening reimbursement ACR launches dose registry for digital radiography ACR urges Congress to boost MPFS payments by $3B for 2022 ACR DSI links with Cancer Imaging Archive (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI Can Detect Scaphoid Fractures on Conventional Radiographs
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A convolutional neural network (CNN) has been developed for detecting scaphoid fractures on radiographs of the hand, wrist, and scaphoid, according to a report published online April 28 in Radiology: Artificial... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Overjet's Dental Assist Receives FDA Clearance to Bring AI to the Dental Practice
In a Dental Industry First, Overjet's Dental Assist Receives FDA Clearance to Bring AI to the Dental PracticeNEWS PROVIDED BYOverjet May 20, 2021, 09:00 ETBOSTON, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Overjet, the global leader in dental artificial intelligence, today announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Overjet Dental AssistTM product. This Software as a Medical Device product applies artificial intelligence in real-time to aid dentists and hygienists. The clearance by the FDA will enable Overjet to market and sell the AI product directly to dental practices. The software supports dental...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 20, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

ACR taps Dr. Beverly Coleman as new president
In a landmark moment, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has elected Dr. Beverl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR launches dose registry for digital radiography ACR DSI links with Cancer Imaging Archive What's keeping radiologists from adopting AI? ACR releases clinical imaging research registry ACR urges Aetna to update lung cancer screening policy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Agfa-Gevaert reports decreased revenues for Q1
Agfa-Gevaert, parent company of Agfa HealthCare, reported decreased revenue...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Agfa reaches milestone with Musica Chest+ software Agfa launches x-ray assistant at RSNA 2020 COVID-19 takes bite out of Agfa's Q3 revenues Agfa to reorganize CR plants as demand declines Agfa secures Ind. digital radiography contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Multifocal post-traumatic myositis ossificans circumscripta in a young male following a motor vehicle accident: a review of imaging and clinical presentation - Bhatia A, Vidad AR, Mehra D, Shah H, Ogunjemilusi O.
Traumatic myositis ossificans (MO) circumscripta is an uncommon nonhereditary pathophysiological result of muscular trauma that is detected by radiographic imaging three to four weeks following initial trauma.  It is responsible for great global morbidity,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

What Are Risk Factors for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia?
Discussion Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) was first described in 1967 by Northway et.al. At that time it was described as “relatively mature preterm infants with severe respiratory failure to survive their initial respiratory distress syndrome after receiving aggressive respiratory support with high oxygen and positive pressure ventilation. Their clinical course was characterized by severe chronic respiratory failure with a radiographic picture showing areas of hyperinflation alternating with adjacent increased densities.” This is often referred to as “Old BPD.” Over time more has been learned and...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

3-month, 6-month, 9-month, and 12-month respiratory outcomes in patients following COVID-19-related hospitalisation: a prospective study, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Study (n=83 in Wuhan) found that in most patients who recovered from severe COVID-19, dyspnoea scores and exercise capacity improved over time; however, in a subgroup of patients (20 [24%]) at 12 months, there was evidence of persistent physiological and radiographic change. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public want government to  keep promises and give the NHS what it needs, poll shows  
Two-thirds of the public believe the government should try harder to find the money for a decent pay rise for NHS staff in England, according to a Savanta ComRes poll published today (Tuesday). The research for the UK’s 14 health unions shows public support remains strong for a proper wage rise for health staff including nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants and hospital porters. The heads of UNISON, Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Royal College of Midwives (RCM), speaking on behalf of all the health unions, say the findings demonstrate people want the Prime Minister to stand by his prom...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 3, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Sophie Goodchild Tags: Press release NHS pay rise Source Type: news

ACR launches dose registry for digital radiography
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is launching a new Dose Index Registr...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR DSI links with Cancer Imaging Archive ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria ACR: FDA issues warning on allergies to US contrast ACR releases clinical imaging research registry Is there a better way to calculate patient radiation dose in radiography? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT announces distinguished author award winners
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has announced recipient...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT names 2021 Award for Advocacy winners ASRT elects new officers to its board of directors ASRT touts role of technologists during COVID-19 ASRT expands scholarships for 2021-2022 ASRT, Hologic partner on radiographer scholarships (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI algorithm detects troublesome wrist fractures on x-rays
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to accurately detect scaphoi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI comparable to rads for interpreting wrist x-rays Researchers present perils of e-scootering at RSNA 2019 AI can detect, localize fractures on wrist x-rays DR tomosynthesis gives wrist radiography a hand Tomosynthesis uncovers occult scaphoid fractures (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tocilizumab Preserves Lung Function in Early Systemic Sclerosis
Stabilization of lung function independent of the extent of quantitative radiographic interstitial lung disease or fibrosis at baseline (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Showed First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Provided Durable Complete Skin Clearance Through Five Years in Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis (PsO) and Robust Joint Symptom Improvement Through 52 Weeks in Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, April 23, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new Phase 3 data which showed TREMFYA® (guselkumab) sustained durable, complete skin clearance rates in a majority of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) through five years (252 weeks), a and improved disease activity and axial symptoms in adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) through one year (52 weeks).1,2,3 These data are being presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience 2021, where Janssen will present a total of 22 abstracts. TREMF...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Smart-phone based instant messaging application as a platform for radiographic interpretations of jaw pathologies
ConclusionWhatsApp based expert teleradiology consultation can be a suitable and effective alternative for radiographic interpretations.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Janssen Provides Update on Phase 3 ACIS Study in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone Combination
RARITAN, N.J., April 19, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that regulatory submissions based on the Phase 3 ACIS study, which evaluated the combination of ERLEADA® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), will not be pursued. As presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium in February 2021, the ACIS study met its primary endpoint of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS); ho...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

ASRT names 2021 Award for Advocacy winners
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has named its Awar...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT elects new officers to its board of directors ASRT touts role of technologists during COVID-19 ASRT expands scholarships for 2021-2022 ASRT, Hologic partner on radiographer scholarships ASRT, Elekta to provide $10K for Black students (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chest x-ray predicts outcomes in COVID-19 patients
Researchers have developed a scoring tool for chest x-rays that can be use...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is COVID-19 making breast radiologists work harder? Study finds chest x-ray 'through glass' valuable during COVID-19 IBM releases chest x-ray dataset for algorithm training CXR-Age algorithm assesses biological age on chest radiographs AI improves lung cancer detection on x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How Are Iliac Fractures Treated?
Discussion Avulsion fractures of the pelvis are more commonly seen in adults and teenage athletes. Currently they are more common in male athletes but with the increased number of females in sports, more are also being seen in females. Soccer and track and field are common sports where these injuries occur. The injuries are felt to be caused by a repetitive traction on the apophysis or more commonly due to a ‘sudden, forceful, or unbalanced contraction of an attached musculotendinous unit while engaged in a sporting event…. Skeletal maturity has a direct effect on the incidence of the injury.” They can o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Outcome predictive performance of admission chest radiographs in COVID-19 patients
(American Roentgen Ray Society) A Scientific E-Poster to be presented at the 2021 ARRS Virtual Annual Meeting found that in the setting of a high pretest probability of COVID-19 infection or with a quick turnaround of the rapid real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test, a chest x-ray (CXR) scoring system may be used prospectively to predict patient outcomes.t (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study finds chest x-ray 'through glass' valuable during COVID-19
A new chest x-ray technique implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic of imagin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Daily chest x-rays not needed in COVID-19 patients Are physicians biased when reading black lung x-rays? Curbing daily use of chest x-ray in ICU cuts major costs Dynamic chest radiography spots lung tumor invasion Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news