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PET/CT helps identify best prostate cancer regimen
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET/CT scans can help identify prostate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT could improve treatment for NSCLC patients FDG-PET/CT contributes to anal cancer follow-up AI algorithm can classify bone lesions on PET/CT images FDG-PET/CT foretells melanoma therapy response New PET tracer could work well for prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian's Halcyon receives Brazilian market clearance
Varian Medical Systems' Halcyon radiation therapy system has received clearance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Varian opens new regional center in Brazil Varian secures Japanese clearance for Halcyon Varian names new chief people officer Varian's fiscal 2017 results hold steady (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Staging Breast Cancer With PET/MRI Staging Breast Cancer With PET/MRI
A new study suggests that PET/MRI adds value in the staging of breast cancer compared with standard-of-care imaging.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does
Screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) identifies smaller breast...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time Radiologists can trust DBT density measurements Patients with co-pays less likely to choose DBT DBT does not boost BI-RADS 3 category use Study finds DBT matches -- or surpasses -- FFDM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why is the job market for radiologists improving?
Radiologist recruitment is at an all-time high as practice leaders can no longer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Help wanted: Openings increase in radiology job market Take care managing radiologists of different generations Radiologists should ease into their golden years Female physicians still paid less than male colleagues ACR projects 16% job growth for radiologists in 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Doctors develop new way to use MRI to predict pregnancy complications
FINDINGSUCLA scientists have developed anew way to use magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to scan the placenta. The noninvasive approach offers valuable insights into how the mother ’s blood enters the placenta and sustains the fetus with oxygen and nutrients during early pregnancy. The technique breaks new ground because most previous studies on this subject occurred in the laboratory after childbirth.BACKGROUNDThe placenta is a temporary organ that joins a pregnant woman to her baby through the umbilical cord. Few methods exist for safely and accurately studying the placenta in early pregnancy. Ultrasound indirect...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

3D Systems unwraps imaging 3D printing technologies
3D printing firm 3D Systems showcased its D2P (DICOM to Print) and Volume Virtual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Materialise improves integration with 3D Systems 3D Systems expands cardiac virtual reality training 3D Systems rolls out transvaginal ultrasound module (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

LG broadens medical imaging portfolio
Display firm LG Electronics USA Business Solutions introduced two new imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ampronix signs on to sell LG clinical review display LG enters medical imaging market with RSNA product launches (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Infervision debuts AI stroke screening software
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Infervision unveiled...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI developer Infervision adds to coffers AI start-up eyes deep learning to aid imaging in China (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NTT Data debuts analytics platform, partners with MD.ai
NTT Data Services introduced an enterprise imaging analytics platform and announced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTT Data expands its enterprise imaging portfolio NTT Data partners with Imbio for lung analytics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IMRIS, Hill-Rom get FDA nod for operating room table
Image-guided radiotherapy developer IMRIS and Hill-Rom's Trumpf Medical company...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMRIS touts revenue, earnings gains Investment firm to buy IMRIS assets IMRIS gets stock delisting notice IMRIS files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy IMRIS executives leave (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Personalized breast cancer screening study launches
A five-year study that will investigate whether personalized approaches to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF's breast cancer screening recs dampen compliance Mammo recalls don't keep women from other tests Most women prefer annual breast cancer screening Overweight women need more frequent mammograms New study to tackle personalized breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lymph Node Density Predicts Thyroid Cancer Outcomes
Papillary thyroid cancer patients with LND>0.19 have worse disease - specific, overall survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

MRI links blood flow to brain development in preterm babies
Based on alterations in cerebral blood flow (CBF) in key brain regions, MR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning predicts pregnancies with fetal growth restriction Neonates show no adverse effects from CT, MRI contrast ASL-MRI links brain networks to autism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

QualiTest rolls out new PACS testing software
Software testing and quality assurance firm QualiTest Group unveiled the second...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: QualiTest joins DICOM Standards Committee (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Image Diagnostics launches mobile 4K monitor
Specialty equipment manufacturer Image Diagnostics has launched ilex55, a cart-mounted...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification
Low-cost, 3D-printed kidney phantoms provide shape-specific details that improve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal 3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs 3D printing helps evaluate leaks after TAVR procedures New therapeutic agent could treat prostate cancer 3D-printed kidney phantom advances SPECT/CT calibration (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 4 released a new set...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA provides update of Cures Act FDA issues guidance on lowering pediatric x-ray dose FDA releases medical innovation tool Help wanted: FDA seeks hires for digital health team FDA panel votes to add retention warning to GBCA labels (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Prostate Cancer Imaging Tracer Improves Detection New Prostate Cancer Imaging Tracer Improves Detection
18F-PSMA-1007, an emerging agent for prostate imaging, can improve the detection of lesions and the targeting of radiotherapy, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Radio-opacity interference with implant success?
There is a radiopaque lesion in the site that a radiologist has diagnosed either as an enostosis or a retained root. Will this radiopaque lesion be a problem for the implants? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 4, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

FDA Approves MRI Software for Fatty Liver Disease Screening FDA Approves MRI Software for Fatty Liver Disease Screening
The diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, which can rapidly progress to cirrhosis or liver cancer, could become easier with new multiparametric MRI software.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, September 26, 2017
Participants: Alex Albin, Dave DeBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, Terry Graedon, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Burt Rosen, Vera Rulon Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald Minutes approved Introductions of new board member Burt Rosen, marketing department Healthsparq been in marketing 30 years. Television, digital agencies, etc. Conference Update As of a  September 10, 17  individuals were registered  for the conference.  Sarah is doing a spectacular job putting together an outstanding conference program that includes a lot of patient speakers Kudos to Judy and team for great marketing effort ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

CCTA readings differ between core labs and local sites
When coronary CT angiography (CCTA) images are viewed at a core laboratory,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists now use CCTA more than cardiologists do CCTA increases emergency room costs, length of stay PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing Study finds differences in CCTA plaque measurements All the same? Costs vary little in coronary disease tests (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Freezing Metastatic Lung Tumors Feasible
(MedPage Today) -- Provides low morbidity alternative (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - December 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Video from RSNA 2017: New MagnetVision app helps assess MRI energy fields
CHICAGO - When it comes to MRI safety, wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: New program promotes quality in radiology Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? Video from RSNA 2017: Perception Lab turns radiologists into research subjects Video from RSNA 2017: Gadolinium retention debate takes center stage Video from RSNA 2017: Cinematic rendering -- Just pretty pictures or paradigm shift? Comments: 12/1/2017 11:55:03 AMekanal A 4 minute "video trailer" of this new MagnetVision app can be found at: https://www.nw...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

> 40 % of Cancers, Cancer Deaths Due to Modifiable Risk Factors
Cigarette smoking accounts for highest proportion of cancer cases (19.0 percent), deaths (28.8 percent) (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lobectomy Beats SBRT Survival in Early - Stage NSCLC
Higher cancer mortality for SBRT versus lobectomy; no difference for SBRT, sublobar resection (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Differences in Cancer Survival by Type of Insurance
Survival up in patients with private insurance, Medicare; no change or drop with other, no insurance (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Radiologists See Evidence, Impact of Opioid Epidemic
(MedPage Today) -- Emboli and infections from unsafe injection practices turn up on imaging (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - December 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Elekta Introduces New Commercial Name for MEG Business and Reveals New System for Studying Brain Activity at 2017 American Epilepsy Society Meeting
WASHINGTON, December 1, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- At the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (December 1-5), Elekta (booth #1207) announced that the new commercial name for its MEG business is MEGIN and... Devices, Radiology, Neurology, Product Launch Elekta, magnetoencephalography, TRIUX neo, epilepsy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 1, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cancer cases go UNNOTICED in hospital after ‘x-rays weren’t checked properly’
Cancer symptoms were missed in a Portsmouth hospital, after patients ’ chest x-rays weren’t checked by properly trained radiologists, according to hospital watchdog, the Care Quality Commission . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer cases go UNNOTICED in hospital after ‘x-rays weren’t checked properly’
LUNG cancer cases were missed in a Portsmouth hospital, after patients ’ chest x-rays weren’t checked by properly trained radiologists, according to hospital watchdog, the Care Quality Commission . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss
Using customized 3D-printed middle ear prosthetics can improve the accuracy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal 3D printing shortens hip surgery times, lowers costs 3D-printed mouse ovaries yield healthy offspring 3D printing helps rads build better CT fluoro paddle (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Press invitation to Europe's largest congress on hepatology
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) The International Liver Congress ™ (ILC) is the annual EASL meeting, and the flagship event in EASL's educational calendar. Every year in April, scientific and medical experts from a broad range of fields including hepatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, cell biology, transplant surgery, infectious diseases, microbiology and virology, pharmacology, pathology and radiology and imaging come together from around the world to learn about the latest in liver research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients died after chest x-rays went unreported
Two patients died and a third suffered “significant harm” after x-rays went unreported by radiologists resulting in missed opportunities to diagnose lung cancer. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 1, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fuji SonoSite launches new systems at RSNA 2017
Ultrasound developer Fujifilm SonoSite is showcasing its latest systems, the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fuji SonoSite supports Moroccan mountain bike race Health Canada clears Fuji VisualSonics' Vevo MD FDA clears ultrahigh-frequency ultrasound scanner Fuji SonoSite debuts new point-of-care US system Point-of-care ultrasound saves shock patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RadLogics unveils Virtual-Resident at RSNA 2017
Data analysis firm RadLogics is showcasing its Virtual-Resident clinical decision-support...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RadLogics licenses lung CAD software from UCLA Start-up RadLogics to offer cloud-based image analysis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RMT features portable teleultrasound system at RSNA 2017
Remote Medical Technologies (RMT) is showcasing its iMedHD2 portable teleultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vieworks launches new DR detector at RSNA 2017
Vieworks debuted its latest flat-panel digital radiography (DR) detector, Vivix-S...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fast MRI Improves Breast Cancer Screening Fast MRI Improves Breast Cancer Screening
The diagnostic speed and accuracy of breast cancer screening could be better with abbreviated MRI than with mammography, and faster protocols could also work for other conditions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

The 2017 PACSman Awards: Old MacDonald had a farm -- AI, AI, oh
CHICAGO - Anywhere you saw a crowd of people at this year's RSNA meeting, you...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: The 2015 PACSman Awards: A three dog RSNA The 2014 PACSman Awards: In the dark, it's all the same The 2013 PACSman Awards: Coming out of the dark An RSNA 'Christmas Carol' The 2010 PACSman Awards: Much ado about ...Comments: 11/30/2017 1:49:12 PMDoctorDalai This is why i coukd never fill Mike’s shoes, although I’m gratified to see one of my old RSNA fables linked at the bottom of the page. At my advanced age, I’ve mostly given up perusing the exhibit floor beyond visitin...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

5 Ways Philips is Moving the Needle for Radiology
It’s been quite a busy week for Philips, one of the world’s leaders in health technology. The company announced several new partnerships this week that will look to push a variety of new technologies and digital platforms forward, as the company aims to spread its reach in the areas of oncology, radiology, and diagnostic imaging. In the span of just a few days, Philips announced a new partnership with 3D Systems and Stratasys to advance 3-D modeling and printing systems, extended its partnership with Banner Health in preparation of a new analytics platform, and unveiled three new imaging technologies that aim t...
Source: MDDI - November 30, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Imaging 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Experimental Imaging Device Spots BrCA
(MedPage Today) -- Opto-acoustic ultrasound improves specificity compared with gray scale ultrasound (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RICOH MEG Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 30, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Ricoh today announced that the RICOH MEG Measurement System has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). RICOH MEG, Ricoh's magnetoencephalogr... Devices, Radiology, Neurology, FDA Ricoh, MEG Measurement System, magnetoencephalography (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Radiologists Can Shed Light on Domestic Abuse
(MedPage Today) -- Imaging evidence can tell of intimate partner abuse, sexual assault (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Video from RSNA 2017: New program promotes quality in radiology
CHICAGO - With its big, expensive scanners that can cost millions of dollars,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: Interventional radiologist runs for U.S. Congress Video from RSNA 2017: Women in radiology -- What's being done? Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? Video from RSNA 2017: Gadolinium retention debate takes center stage Video from RSNA 2017: Cinematic rendering -- Just pretty pictures or paradigm shift? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Optellum, Mirada present lung cancer study at RSNA 2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Optellum and imaging software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mirada's deep-learning contours match human-drawn contours Optellum unveils lung cancer analysis software Mirada showcases XD:PACS at RSNA 2016 Philips, Mirada sign distribution deal Mirada launches nuclear medicine software at RSNA 2015 Former Philips CEO joins Mirada Medical (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study finds gadolinium retention causes no neurologic harm
CHICAGO - Gadolinium accumulation in the brain after an MRI scan does not degrade...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Norris lawsuit puts personal face on gadolinium debate Action star Chuck Norris, wife file gadolinium MRI lawsuit FDA panel votes to add retention warning to GBCA labels Study measures allergic event rates for gadolinium contrast Gadolinium retention in brain may be underestimated (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MEG: A New Imaging Tool for Concussion Diagnosis?
(MedPage Today) -- Previous concussion modulates connectivity changes in magnetoencephalography (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Biofeedback May Push Tinnitus to the Curb
(MedPage Today) -- Small study suggests technique can help silence the condition (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news