Varian launches Bravos brachytherapy system
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems has introduced Bravos, a new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian posts mixed results for fiscal 2018 Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
Local control, cancer - specific survival at two years similar for patients with solitary, bilateral kidneys (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nephrology, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ACR DSI releases use cases to speed up AI adoption
The American College of Radiology Data Science Institute (ACR DSI) has released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR Data Science Institute presents 1st AI use cases New framework facilitates radiology AI algorithms ACR launches website for Data Science Institute (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning improves detection of cerebral aneurysms
A deep-learning algorithm can provide an effective second assessment of MR...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Youth movement sweeps radiology in 2018 Minnies awards ASTRO: AI's rad therapy future is in predicting outcomes AI effective for assessing breast density AI can prescreen head CT studies for urgent findings Low reader confidence in CAD hinders results in MRA screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. agency to review ruling in Hologic, Fujifilm dispute
A U.S. trade agency has agreed to review a ruling made in a complaint filed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fujifilm signs 4 installation deals Fujifilm launches new CT scanner line at ASTRO 2018 Hologic points to results of breast density survey Hologic to buy Focal Therapeutics Fujifilm reaffirms provision of PACS for ACR courses Solis, Hologic roll out 3D mammo technology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mumbai MRI scanner back online after tragedy
Nine months after a visitor to Nair Hospital in Mumbai was killed in an MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Hospital staff members in fatal MRI case await charges Indian officials spar over replacing fatal MRI scanner Report: Staff was on phone before fatal MRI scan in India Report to blame 'overburdened' staff for fatal MRI scan Mumbai MRI scanner still offline after fatal accident (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Augmented reality primed for MR-guided cardiac ablation
Augmented reality could someday allow clinicians to visualize 3D cardiac MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Augmented reality heightens accuracy of brain procedure VR, AR may revamp cardiovascular imaging Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery SIR: Holography platform boosts reader confidence for aneurysms Augmented reality may help guide facet joint injections (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HIMSS Analytics debuts new INFRAM IT adoption model
HIMSS Analytics has unveiled its Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM), a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 3 More than blind faith: A guide for CIOs at HIMSS 2016 HIMSS Analytics points to PACS market opportunities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lowering Radiation Dose Could Improve QoL, Cut Costs in Oral Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Global QoL returned to baseline by 12 months (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NovaRad gets 510(k) for augmented reality software
RIS/PACS vendor NovaRad has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novarad adds Philippines PACS contract Novarad inks Neb. PACS contract Novarad launches new website with ROI calculator Novarad launches new mobile image management apps Novarad adds pricing model for enterprise imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Radiography use similar between patients admitted versus discharged from the ED (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Philips launches breast ultrasound package
Philips Healthcare has launched a new package for ultrasound breast imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips launches CT, MR simulation scanners at ASTRO Philips records imaging equipment growth in Q3 Philips creates AI start-up collaboration program Philips adds to Ambient Experience portfolio Philips deploys hybrid OR at Augusta University Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT reveals heart enlargement differs in men, women
Is CT a viable alternative to cardiac MRI for assessing heart chamber enlargement?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging modalities differ in assessing key heart metric CT finds heart disease in patients with lung cancer Cardiac hybrid imaging predicts adverse cardiac events CT scans of ex-NFL athletes reveal enlarged aortas Cardiac MRI beats SPECT for predicting heart events (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Arab Health 2019 changes venue for radiology conference
The Total Radiology conference at Arab Health 2019 will be held at a new venue,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Piur Imaging debuts tomo ultrasound device at Arab Health Dubai's Deputy Ruler opens Arab Health 2018 Arab Health 2018 adds 8 conferences Arab Health 2018 confirms speakers Leaders in Healthcare conference wraps up Arab Health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Youth movement sweeps radiology in 2018 Minnies awards
If this year's Minnies awards are any indication, radiology is in the midst...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Minnies winners through the years
Now in their 19th year, the Minnies awards have recognized excellence in radiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Meet the Minnies 2018 finalists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
Regarding overall survival, thermal ablation non - inferior to radiation for primary treatment (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 24, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Arterys enhances cardiac MRI analysis software
Artificial intelligence software developer Arterys has released a significant...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Arterys Oncology AI suite Arterys unveils Mica software at RSNA 2017 Arterys nets $30M in financing Arterys receives SIIM award for cloud project FDA OK's Arterys cardiac software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NVIDIA inks AI research deal with Scripps
Graphics processing unit technology developer NVIDIA has formed an artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NVIDIA partners with King's College London NVIDIA moves Clara project ahead with new launches NVIDIA partners with Canon on deep learning for imaging NVIDIA aims to bring imaging AI to the people with Clara Subtle Medical wins NVIDIA Inception Award (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Qfix debuts new thermoplastic masks at ASTRO 2018
Radiotherapy positioning technology developer Qfix is showcasing a new line...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Qfix readies product launches for ASTRO 2014 Qfix announces ASTRO product launches Qfix installs 1st SDX module with Varian system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 -- Thermal ablation (TA) is a safe, effective treatment for stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study recently published in Radiology. Johannes Uhlig, M.D., from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adaptiiv inks deal with the University of Hong Kong
3D printing medical device manufacturer Adaptiiv has signed a partnership with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CIVCO Radiotherapy teams up with 3D printing firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ambra introduces mobile app
Cloud-based software developer Ambra Health has debuted an iOS mobile app that's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ambra enters Japanese market with distribution deal TeraRecon, EnvoyAI, and Ambra Health join forces Ambra Health secures 2 new partners Ambra Health partners with Google Cloud Ambra Health adds customers, new software updates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RefleXion debuts at ASTRO with PET-guided rad therapy
SAN ANTONIO - What if you could take cancer's natural activity in the human...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RefleXion to show PET-guided RT at ASTRO RefleXion adds $52M to coffers RefleXion appoints new VP, director of product (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Varian launches single-room proton therapy at ASTRO
SAN ANTONIO - Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems is launching ProBeam...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian acquires oncology software company Noona Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions Varian treats 1st patient with Halcyon in India Varian delivers cyclotron to Fla. treatment center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin Benign Follicular Thyroid Lesion and Rising Thyroglobulin
The misdiagnosis of follicular thyroid lesions as benign can have devastating consequences. How are these difficult cases best diagnosed?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Philips launches CT, MR simulation scanners at ASTRO
SAN ANTONIO - Philips Healthcare is launching several new products at this...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips records imaging equipment growth in Q3 Philips creates AI start-up collaboration program Philips adds to Ambient Experience portfolio Philips deploys hybrid OR at Augusta University Health Philips partners with Integron on connected health (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The Latest: University of California workers start strike
More than 15,000 University of California radiology technicians, pharmacists and other medical workers have started a three-day strike to protest outsourcing and demand higher wages (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New FCT Embrace CT Imaging System Can Accommodate Bariatric Patients of Up to 660 lbs
The FCT Embrace CT Imaging System is available in 64 or 128 slice configurations that are suitable for use in oncology and radiology applications. The system’s 85 cm wide bore matches the rotational arc of the linear accelerator that enables accurate positioning options for simulation and treatment planning. It allows oncology patients to be imaged in their optimal treatment position at the full clinical image quality.This story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:CT Scanners (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

ASTRO: SABR is effective for oligometastatic cancers
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) can greatly increase how long oligometastatic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Weekly breast radiation therapy is safe ASTRO: AI's rad therapy future is in predicting outcomes Study gives all-clear for skin cream during radiation therapy PET/CT predicts success of rad therapy for spinal mets Is radiation therapy warranted for DCIS postlumpectomy? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Prostate RT works better than expected in black men
SAN ANTONIO - Radiation therapy (RT) could be more effective in African-American...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung screening may benefit racial minorities most ACR, SBI: Some black women need earlier breast screening Gap narrows in black, white breast cancer death rates Racial disparities continue in lung cancer treatment USPSTF: Why do more black women die from breast cancer? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Samsung debuts ob/gyn ultrasound systems at ISUOG congress
Samsung Medison is unveiling a premium ultrasound system and a prototype of...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Samsung debuts new RS85 ultrasound scanner Samsung taps executive to lead Medison division Samsung releases portable ultrasound upgrades Samsung unveils new ultrasound scanner Samsung releases upgrade to RS80A ultrasound scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can whole-body MRI be used in oncologic staging?
Offering similar performance to PET/CT but without requiring radiation dose,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Gadolinium-enhanced MRI with PET best for prostate cancer Whole-body MRI gains momentum for oncology cases Metastasis or incidental finding? Cardiac MRI gives answers Hybrid modalities disappoint in bone metastases accuracy PET/MRI detects distant metastasis of breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
Strategy includes clinical probability assessment, D - dimer, lower - limb compression ultrasound, CTPA (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

AI and the Future of Radiology
At a recent Pennsylvania Roentgen Ray Society, experts discussed the current state of AI and what the future holds for radiologists. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Ajay Kohli, MD Max Henderson, PhD Tags: Automation DI Executive Technology Source Type: news

ASTRO 2018 Roundup: Fujifilm enters US CT market with FCT Embrace
Fujifilm (TSE:4901) said this week it launched the FCT Embrace 85cm wide bore computed tomography imaging unit, touting it as the world’s first such device to hit the market. The system launch marks the company’s first foray into the CT field, FujiFilm said. The release was announced at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting ASTRO in San Antonio, Texas. The FCT Embrace system offers 64 and 128 slice configurations, and is intended for use in both oncology and radiology applications, the Tokyo-based company said. The system offers enhanced CT simulation and radiotherapy treatment pl...
Source: Mass Device - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Oncology fujifilm Qfix Positioning royalphilips Varian Medical Systems ViewRay Inc. Source Type: news

MedQ partners with Availity
Radiology informatics firm MedQ and healthcare IT company Availity are teaming...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MedQ unveils new reporting software RamSoft partners with Availity on patient software MedQ unveils new analytics dashboard MedQ unveils new Q/ris 3000 software release (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can Imaging Replace Biopsy for GCA Diagnosis?
(MedPage Today) -- Ultrasound, PET/CT may offer advantages (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Key MRI markers link vascular brain injury to health risks
Which MRI markers of vascular brain injury are most significantly associated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists influence cost of incidental MRI follow-up MRI of carotid artery aids cardiovascular risk assessment Early MRI aids in prognosis for severe TBI MRI shows concussions can loosen brain's myelin MRI links lifestyle factors to stroke, dementia risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT Abdominal Aortic Calcification Score Predicts CV Event Risk
MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 -- A computed tomography (CT)-based abdominal aortic calcification (AAC) score is a strong predictor of future cardiovascular events in asymptomatic patients, according to a study published online Oct. 2 in Radiology. Stacey D.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Case: Chronic Intestinal Perforation by a Wooden Toothpick Case: Chronic Intestinal Perforation by a Wooden Toothpick
This case of a distal small bowel perforation caused by accidental ingestion of a toothpick demonstrates how accurate diagnosis can be challenging in some cases of foreign body ingestion.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

ASTRO: Radiation therapy slashes breast cancer recurrence
Whole-breast radiation therapy can significantly lower the risk of recurrent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can dedicated breast PET identify suspicious lesions? Women still need breast imaging after mastectomy Is radiation therapy warranted for DCIS postlumpectomy? Microbubbles improve breast cancer radiation therapy ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Weekly breast radiation therapy is safe
A larger, weekly dose of radiation therapy has side effects that are comparable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can dedicated breast PET identify suspicious lesions? Women still need breast imaging after mastectomy Is radiation therapy warranted for DCIS postlumpectomy? Microbubbles improve breast cancer radiation therapy ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to fix the 'boys' club' in interventional radiology
Is interventional radiology a "boys' club" dominated by men? That's the suggestion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interventional radiology used for Melania Trump procedure SIR touts interventional radiology on Capitol Hill SIR studies show breadth of interventional radiology SIR appoints new president, names new council members SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment optionComments: 10/17/2018 7:11:53 PMHospital-Rad Again appears like exaggeration to me. Nobody denies that there may be bias against female physicians in some setting but statement like this are BS:    Alm...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Envision goes shopping following $9.9 billion sale
After selling itself for $9.9 billion, Envision Healthcare Corp. is back in buy mode.   Decatur, Illinois-based Decatur Radiology Physicians was purchased by Envision in a deal that closed Oct. 12, according to a news release from Edgemont Capital Partners L.P., which acted as financial advisors to Decatur Radiology. Terms were not disclosed. Private investment firm KKR’s purch ase of Envision for $9.9 billion closed last week, turning Envision — previously No. 3 on the Nashville Business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Should the BI-RADS 3 ultrasound category be revised?
Should the current BI-RADS 3 ultrasound category -- covering breast lesions...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Contrast ultrasound helps characterize breast lesions Can dedicated breast PET identify suspicious lesions? Ultrasound elastography helps identify invasive breast cancer Can AI enhance the utility of breast conebeam CT? CAD software speeds up ABUS interpretationsComments: 10/19/2018 1:08:19 AMHospital-Rad They mentioned that 29% of biopsy results were uncertain? What the heck is that?  I am surprised that these articles are published.  (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

#MyRadGirlfriend No. 74: What not to do on Halloween
It's hard to believe, but some healthcare facilities still x-ray Halloween...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: #MyRadGirlfriend No. 73: Philadelphia care package #MyRadGirlfriend No. 72: Coffee run #MyRadGirlfriend No. 71: Learning on the job #MyRadGirlfriend No. 70: Listen to your heart #MyRadGirlfriend No. 69: When the Hippocratic oath doesn't count (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT radiomics improves management of bile duct cancer
Researchers from China have developed a radiomics model that can determine...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiomics helps distinguish lung cancer nodules on CT AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US? AI, radiomics help distinguish lung nodules on CT scans MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes AAPM: Radiomics helps fine-tune radiation therapy dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to run a guild (and, maybe, a radiology group), part 3
Seven tips to make your team better and your job easier. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - October 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Eric Postal, MD Tags: DI Executive Mentoring Source Type: news

Shine takes delivery of 1st production accelerator
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies on October 15 took delivery...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine wraps up construction of 1st campus building Shine receives new isotope production patent Shine selects construction firm for new facility Shine breaks ground on isotope production facility Report: Shine seeks more molybdenum-99 funds (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news