NAFLD Linked to Increased Cancer Incidence Rate
NAFLD strongly tied to development of hepatocellular carcinoma, CRC in males, breast cancer in females (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Volpara Receives Regulatory Clearances in Japan and Taiwan
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov. 20, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Volpara Solutions announced today that it has received regulatory clearances for its suite of quantitative breast imaging tools in Japan and Taiwan. In Japan, the full Vol... Devices, Radiology, Oncology, Regulatory Volpara Solutions, VolparaDensity, breast imaging (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Overweight women need more frequent mammograms
Women who are overweight may need to be screened for breast cancer more often,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Major breast tomo trial opens for enrollment Tailored education gets Muslim women to mammography Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' How effective are mobile mammography programs? Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40% (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Jesse Jackson Parkinson's; Taking BP Wrong; USA-Made Sex Toys
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Getinge announces installation of 1,000th Hybrid operating room worldwide
As a pioneer in the design and installation of Hybrid ORs, Getinge is a trusted partner that offers a full range of products for these multi-disciplinary spaces WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 20, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Getinge, a leading ... Devices, Cardiology, Radiology Getinge, Hybrid OR (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Virtual surgery simulation boosts brain activity on fNIRS
Spatial maps of the brain captured on functional near-infrared spectroscopy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows football position, career length affect the brain MRI could be 'game changer' for cardiac arrest survivors How augmented reality can transform medical imaging UCSF radiologist develops augmented reality software Virtual, augmented reality may remake medical imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT scans of ex-NFL athletes reveal enlarged aortas
CT scans show that some former NFL players had considerably wider aortas than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT finds low cerebral blood flow in NFL players MRI shows brain injury in nearly half of ex-NFL players Concussion effects vary among former football players FDDNP-PET gives insight into brain trauma of NFL players Radiologists score growing role in sports medicine for NFL teams (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiologists want patients to get test results faster
(Reuters Health) - Patients these days expect to get imaging test results more promptly than they did in the past – and radiologists are moving toward making that happen, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients
Aortic valve replacement (AVR) improves survival in patients with severe aortic regurgitation and severely reduced left-ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), according to a database review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A'Blowout Year' for AI in Radiology A'Blowout Year' for AI in Radiology
This technology-driven field of medicine is witnessing fast-paced change that will be discussed at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 Annual Meeting Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2017 Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from RSNA 2017.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

General practitioners accurately diagnose DVT with US
General practitioners can be trained in compression ultrasonography to accurately...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Role of imaging modalities is changing for PE diagnosis Ultrasound elevates diagnosis of pulmonary embolism Can ultrasound for deep vein thrombosis cause a PE? Ultrasound screening catches embolism in cancer patients AAOS includes DVT US on Choosing Wisely list (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI sent to Guantanamo Bay for trial not functioning
The mobile MRI unit leased by the Pentagon for $370,000 to scan the brain of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI scanner shipped to Guantanamo Bay for trial Group to offer free brain scans in Wash. DC Advanced Mobility delivers Philips mobile MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Imagia acquires Cadens Medical Imaging
Montreal-based healthcare artificial intelligence company Imagia has acquired...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cadens Medical Imaging partners with Chinese firm Cadens nets FDA OK for Colon CT Cadens teams with Christie InnoMed Cadens touts VC offering (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Attributes of High - Value Oncology Practices Identified
3 attributes were judged to have highest potential for lowering cost without compromising care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists?
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm developed by Stanford University...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning shows promise for bone age assessment Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT NIH opens massive x-ray database to propel AI research NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ADS announces MedicsRIS connectivity upgrade
Radiology IT provider Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has announced that its MedicsRIS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ADS unveils new EMR reporting module at RSNA 2016 ADS touts successful EMRdirect test ADS offers new radiology report package ADS adds e-faxing capability to MedicsRIS Intuitive Imaging, ADS land RIS/PACS sale (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

An Imaging Review of Cystic Breast Masses An Imaging Review of Cystic Breast Masses
Cystic breast masses come in several forms, both benign and malignant, and may be difficult to properly diagnose. Review their imaging characteristics in this article.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Konica Minolta debuts new AeroDR reporting software
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched AeroRemote Insights, a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta to launch software, DR detectors at RSNA 2017 Konica Minolta lands Premier contract for Exa Konica Minolta to highlight US at rheumatology meeting Konica Minolta brings ultrasound to physiatrists Konica Minolta wins Ohio Exa PACS/RIS contract (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Visaris to highlight robotic x-ray suite at RSNA 2017
Digital x-ray and PACS firm Visaris Americas plans to highlight an upgraded...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Visaris Americas software Visaris Americas adds to management team First Source launches new business division (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian secures Japanese clearance for Halcyon
Varian Medical Systems has received clearance from the Japanese Ministry of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian names new chief people officer Varian's fiscal 2017 results hold steady Varian takes orders for proton therapy system French court denies Varian effort to block Accuray deal Varian announces 1st patient treated with Halcyon (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Heterogeneity of PET/CT Imaging Phenotype Prognostic in mCRPC
Assessments of androgen receptor, glycolysis prognostic in castration - resistant prostate Cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Philips, Nuance collaborate on AI, radiology reporting
Philips Healthcare and Nuance Communications plan to collaborate on bringing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips survey identifies patients' radiology priorities Philips Q3 health revenues edge up as profit falls FDA clears ultrasound transducer from Philips Nuance connects with Make-A-Wish, donates $15K Nuance inks contract with Christus Health Nuance offers new voice documentation platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How a Tiny Breast Cancer Device Carries Big Value
With all the uncertainty in today's healthcare system, the one thing everyone seems to agree on is that value-based care is here to stay. Cianna Medical understands that particularly well, and the company's latest FDA clearance is expected to add even more value to the continuum of care for breast cancer patients and their providers. Cianna's Savi Scout reflector can now be implanted in breast cancer patients without restrictions on the length of time that it can remain in the breast. The device is a non-radioactive implant used in wire-free localization. It is only activated when a special handpiece, which acts as the rad...
Source: MDDI - November 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Deep learning shows promise for bone age assessment
A deep-learning convolutional neural network algorithm can estimate skeletal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI algorithm speeds up assessment of bone age Bone age evaluations raise complex issues Migrants: How to determine age on pelvic x-rays Radiologists prefer CAD with fewer clicks Danish firm Visiana tackles bone age evaluation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 50: Ready by 6
When it comes to medical specialties, radiology has its share of drawbacks....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 49: Where's your Flossie? #MyRadGirlfriend No. 48: Just like you someday #MyRadGirlfriend No. 47: Nailing a diagnosis #MyRadGirlfriend No. 46: Happy Rosh Hashanah #MyRadGirlfriend No. 45: Is this the line for the nurse? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MedQ unveils new reporting software
Radiology informatics firm MedQ has introduced its new Q/ris Merit-Based Incentive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MedQ wins Bermuda contract MedQ unveils new analytics dashboard MedQ adds teleradiology installation MedQ completes Tenn. installation MedQ installs RIS software in Neb. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Insurance Underlies Black - White Survival Disparity in CRC
54 percent of excess risk of death in black colorectal cancer patients accounted for by insurance matching (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Intelerad posts prosperous fiscal 2017
Canadian PACS vendor Intelerad Medical Systems is reporting record growth in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Intelerad inks contract with Aris Radiology Intelerad completes Fla. PACS installation Intelerad joins forces with MedCurrent Intelerad launches new cloud-based service Intelerad debuts new layout management system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA: Noninvasive Tests to Rule out ACS Not Worthwhile in ED (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical outcomes no better in patients who present with acute chest pain (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arterys Completes Series B to Accelerate Product Commercialization
Imaging analytics leader closes $30M round led by Temasek, along with Varian, Northwell Health Ventures, NewYork-Presbyterian, GE Ventures and several leading venture investors SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- A... Devices, Radiology, Venture Capital Arterys, imaging analytics, medical image analytics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Steps to safer sedation during interventional radiology
The use of interventional radiology procedures is growing as an alternative...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Inhaled Corticosteroids Not Linked to Fracture in Children
Systemic, but not inhaled, corticosteroids associated with higher fracture risk in pediatric asthma patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 14, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes
HIV-positive individuals have lower neuropsychological test scores and smaller brain volumes than HIV-negative people, but the disadvantages do not worsen in patients who receive combination antiretroviral therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admins' outlook
Radiology administrators appear to have put aside previously stated concerns...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future MICI Q4: Medicare payment outlook remains at rock bottom MICI Q3: Rad administrator sentiment slips -- or does it? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer
Selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 resin microspheres does not prolong survival compared to sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma not eligible for curative treatment, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MICI Q4: Political concerns don't roil admin's outlook
Radiology administrators appear to have put aside previously stated concerns...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MICI Q3: Administrator sentiment remains steady MICI Q2: Political concerns cloud radiology outlook MICI Q1: Radiology takes wait-and-see approach to future MICI Q4: Medicare payment outlook remains at rock bottom MICI Q3: Rad administrator sentiment slips -- or does it? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk? Occupational Radiation Protection Lowers Mortality Risk?
A correlational study finds no greater risks for mortality among radiologists compared with physicians who do not perform radiation procedures.Medscape Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Use of MMR Deficiency Testing in Younger CRC Patients Is Low
Just 43.1 percent underwent mismatch repair deficiency of DNA testing (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

ViewRay's net loss narrows in Q3
Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay's net loss narrowed in its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ViewRay touts pancreatic cancer study results ViewRay raises $50M in stock sale ViewRay launches multicenter trial for pancreatic cancer ViewRay sees Q2 sales grow, net loss narrows ViewRay to highlight MRIdian Linac research at AAPM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company
PACS vendor Sectra has entered into a partnership with El Seif Development...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University Sectra secures UC San Diego PACS contract Sectra expands presence in Canada (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor
If you currently outsource your revenue cycle management, are you getting optimal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: It's not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities CMS sheds light on plans for clinical decision support Radiology billing must adapt to patient consumerism (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens maintains course despite Q4 currency headwinds
The Siemens Healthineers division of German industrial conglomerate Siemens...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens unveils new service program Siemens completes 1st U.S. Vida 3T MRI installation Reuters: Siemens Healthineers IPO moves ahead Siemens to install 7-tesla MRI scanner at Mayo Clinic FDA clears 7-tesla MRI scanner from Siemens (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bipartisan breast density bill introduced in Congress
A bipartisan bill that would standardize communication to women regarding whether...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging Breast density doesn't increase mammo radiation dose Neb. governor signs breast density notification law Iowa becomes 31st state to enact breast density law Ky. governor signs breast density notification bill (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pettigrew to step down as NIBIB director
Dr. Roderic Pettigrew, PhD, will step down this month from his position...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rivanna receives NIBIB grant NIBIB adds new advisory council members Grossman joins NIBIB board Dean steps down from NIBIB NIBIB co-sponsors pancreatic beta cell imaging workshop (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Chest doctors issue guidelines for CT lung cancer screening
An expert panel of chest physicians has updated its guidelines for low-dose...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New solid nodules may increase lung cancer risk Canadian risk model boosts CT lung screening efficiency Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China ARRS: Do NLST results translate to the real world? BMJ: Benefits of CT lung cancer screening outweigh dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning differentiates liver masses on CT
A deep-learning approach using a convolutional neural network can accurately...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Artificial intelligence may help bridge experience gap for liver CEUS AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT ACR updates guidelines for incidental liver lesions on CT Contrast ultrasound is safe, effective for pediatric patients Contrast US clears up indeterminate HCC cases on MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Involvement of Knee and Hip With Primary Lipoma Arborescence Involvement of Knee and Hip With Primary Lipoma Arborescence
What was the unusual cause of this patient's three-year history of painless swelling in bilateral thighs and knees, and how was the diagnosis confirmed?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news