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CT scans unearth ancient cases of cancer in mummies
Cancer may be older than people realize; it has been around as far back as...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Contrast - Enhanced Ultrasound No Aid for Metastasis Detection
Findings based on use of laparoscopic ultrasonography during colorectal cancer surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Women don't know about breast cancer treatment options
Many women don't feel completely informed about their surgical options for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response Breast cancer treatment varies in cost-effectiveness DBT reduces breast surgery re-excision rates Clinical trials to shed new light on preoperative breast MRI Imaging tool could reduce repeat breast cancer surgeries (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC
This study evaluated the diagnostic performance of CT, MRI and contrast-enhanced ultrasound, alone and in combination.Liver International (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS?
Is your radiology group considering joining a virtual group to comply with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI contrast agent could aid inflammation imaging
Researchers from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY, and Temple University...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/MR enterography offers potential in Crohn's disease MRI shows pancreatic inflammation in diabetics PET/MRI spots neuroinflammation from chronic back pain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Paper in conservative journal touts radiation's benefits
A new paper promoting the health benefits of low doses of radiation has been...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3 ways to cut variability in CT radiation dose How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet? CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stereotactic Body Radiation Can Cut Ventricular Tachycardia
Reduction from baseline of 99.9 percent in episodes of ventricular tachycardia in five patients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - December 14, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA proposes ways to speed product approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has drafted a set of guidelines...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases report on patient-reported outcomes FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products FDA provides update of Cures Act FDA issues guidance on lowering pediatric x-ray dose (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Biodex upgrades surgical C-arm tables
Medical imaging accessory supplier Biodex Medical Systems showed off the latest...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Biodex releases new Atomlab dose calibrator Biodex unveils new surgical C-arm table Biodex readies new product debuts for RSNA 2014 Biodex installs Atomlab 960 at Mayo Biodex redesigns ultrasound tables (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI firm Bay Labs nets $5.5M in financing
Artificial intelligence (AI) medical technology firm Bay Labs has completed...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiology Partners secures $695M credit, closes SDI deal
Imaging services provider Radiology Partners has secured a $695 million line...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology Partners expands with new partnership Radiology Partners teams up with Baylor Radiology Partners to expand to Ariz. with SDI buy Radiology Partners continues expansion Radiology Partners closes equity deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models
3D printing multicolor models of organs, vessels, and bones can be much more...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT How radiologists can optimize their role in 3D printing (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Oncology Services receives another ISO certification
Radiation therapy service firm Oncology Services International has obtained...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Consensys teams with rad therapy firm Oncology Services gets ISO recertification Oncology Services International names CEO OSI revenues grew in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PACSHealth debuts dose management software upgrade
Imaging software developer PACSHealth has launched an upgraded version of its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PACSHealth releases DoseMonitor upgrade PACSHealth to use NCI's dosimetry system PACSHealth set to debut new software at RSNA 2015 Dell to sell PACSHealth dose monitoring software PACSHealth, Sapheneia create new entity (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens debuts cardiology dashboard application
Siemens Healthineers has introduced teamplay Cardio, a new cardiology dashboard...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens to list health division shares on Frankfurt exchange Tablet-controlled CT scanners lead Siemens products at RSNA Materialise, Siemens announce 3D printing partnership at RSNA 2017 Siemens launches new CT scanners at RSNA 2017 Siemens completes 1st U.S. install of new CT scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc. Announce New Distribution Agreement
CINCINNATI, Dec. 13, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Leica Biosystems and KUB Technologies, Inc. are pleased to announce a new global distribution agreement for Kubtec's specimen imaging systems. This agreement includes Kubtec's XPERT&re... Devices, Radiology, Oncology, Distribution Leica Biosystems, KUB Technologies, breast specimen imaging, 3D Tomosynthesis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top 5 trends from RSNA 2017 in Chicago
Sometimes it's hard to come up with a theme for a given RSNA conference, but...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Top 5 trends from RSNA 2016 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2015 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2014 in Chicago Constant change characterizes RSNA's first 100 years RSNA 2014 highlights 100 years of radiology history (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Standardized Core Lab Labels Fewer Patients as Having CAD
(MedPage Today) -- Routine clinical interpretation of coronary CTA may need an overhaul (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SABCS: Is DBT worth the higher cost?
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening costs more than a 2D mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence shows promise for breast cancer metastases
Computer algorithms analyzing pathology slides can detect the spread of cancer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30% How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI algorithm matches radiologists in breast screening exams
How does an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm compare to radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Breast AI algorithm could reduce unnecessary surgery by 30% How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New codes drive growth for interventional surgical centers
The rapid expansion of billing codes that enable interventional radiology ambulatory...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: A new strategy to profit from interventional radiology The Profit Center: Part 26 -- Radiology and the 'me-we' cycle The Profit Center: Part 25 -- How safe is hospital employment? The Profit Center: Part 24 -- Shadow your competition The Profit Center: Part 23 -- Strategies for exclusive contracting (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mark Griswold, PhD elected 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
(Case Western Reserve University) Mark A. Griswold, PhD, a professor in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2017 Fellows Program, the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) improves cardiac structure and function to a greater extent than CPAP in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), according to findings from the Spanish Sleep Network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

SABCS: DBT costs less than mammography
Over the long term, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) costs less than digital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds smaller cancers than 2D mammography does 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 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET/MRI outclasses MRI alone for pelvic cancer recurrence
PET/MRI can better detect and classify local lesions and distant metastases...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: PET predicts outcomes in vulvar cancer patients PET/MRI matches PET/CT for recurrent pelvic cancer SNMMI: FDG-PET/CT predicts ovarian cancer survival DWI adds little to PET/MRI for female pelvic malignancies PET/MRI matches PET/CT for gynecological malignancies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues new draft guidance for medical software, CDS
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released new draft guidance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases guidance on 3D printing of medical products FDA provides update of Cures Act FDA issues guidance on lowering pediatric x-ray dose C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI Help wanted: FDA seeks hires for digital health team (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Nuclear signs manufacturing deal with Miftec
Radiation detection holding company U.S. Nuclear has signed a letter of intent...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Materialise partners with Formlabs on 3D printing
3D printing firm Materialise and 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs are collaborating...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Materialise, Siemens announce 3D printing partnership at RSNA 2017 Materialise begins research for mitral valve technology Materialise posts strong growth in Q2 Materialise improves integration with 3D Systems Materialise nets FDA OK for preop guides (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast
This unusual case underscores that while the breast is an atypical target of metastases, it is a possibility that needs to be considered, and should be confirmed histologically.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

SABCS: Biannual breast MRI best for young women at high risk
For young women with a high genetic risk of breast cancer, twice-yearly MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans Breast MRI neural network predicts treatment response Deep learning with breast MRI helps with lesion detection Breast MRI neural networks predict recurrence scores ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sectra reports higher earnings in Q2
PACS vendor Sectra posted an increase in revenue and profitability in the second...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sectra adds gadolinium tracking to DoseTrack Sectra signs Saudi Arabian company Sectra adds new support for machine learning Sectra inks Philippines distributor agreement Sectra signs Temple University (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hitachi to buy Mitsubishi particle therapy business
Hitachi of Tokyo has signed an agreement to buy the particle therapy business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI workflow engine among Hitachi launches at RSNA 2017 FDA clears Hitachi's 64-slice compact CT unit Hitachi, CorTechs announce collaboration Mitsubishi touts success with high-temperature MR coils Mitsubishi to install pencil-beam rad therapy Brainlab, Mitsubishi debut Vero SBRT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

At-risk women not receiving breast MRI scans
Community practices are not following guidelines for breast cancer screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MRI neural network predicts treatment response Deep learning with breast MRI helps with lesion detection Breast MRI neural networks predict recurrence scores ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria Deep learning with breast MRI boosts lesion detection (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ovarian CA Screening Potentially Cost - Effective in the U.S.
Multimodal screening is more expensive, but reduces ovarian cancer mortality (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Is seeing believing in imaging artificial intelligence?
Sometimes seeing is believing. An imaging artificial intelligence algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: How will AI change radiology? Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists? Deep learning shows promise for bone age assessment AI algorithm predicts lung disease, adverse events on CT Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI - Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA
Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Conference News, Source Type: news

Esaote to be acquired by Chinese consortium
Italian ultrasound vendor Esaote has entered into an agreement to be acquired...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Esaote debuts new ultrasound system at RSNA 2017 Esaote prepares new ultrasound systems for RSNA 2016 Esaote to launch MRI upgrade at ECR Esaote appoints new managing director, CEO FDA clears Esaote's MyLab Gamma ultrasound unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Royal Philips acquires IT firm Forcare
Royal Philips is looking to expand its offerings with the acquisition of Dutch...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Neb. hospital partner on pediatric care Philips extends partnership with Ariz. provider Philips teams with 3D Systems, Stratasys on 3D printing Forcare awarded Ky. IT contract Forcare secures Texas contract Intelerad, Forcare team up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast CA Risk Up With Recent Hormonal Contraceptive Use
Findings from nationwide study in Denmark show small absolute increase in breast cancer risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis No Benefit in DVT
Addition of pharmacomechanical catheter - directed thrombolysis resulted in higher risk of bleeding (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Impaired White Matter Integrity for Depression in Parkinson ’ s
Reduced fractional anisotropy values in left anterior corona radiata, left cingulum of depressed patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

3 ways to cut variability in CT radiation dose
A Pennsylvania hospital network was able to reduce variation in CT radiation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Iterative recon halves CT radiation dose for calcium score How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet? CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. healthcare spending slowed in 2016
U.S. healthcare spending in 2016 grew at a rate of 4.3% to reach $3.3 trillion,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS: State healthcare spending growth on the rise MedPAC: Imaging still high on low-value service list CMS: U.S. health spending to near 20% of GDP by 2025 U.S. healthcare spending grew at higher rate in 2015 CMS predicts modest growth in healthcare spending (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast ultrasound traits help predict cancer prognosis
Certain features of invasive breast cancer identified on ultrasound can help...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How effective is ER ultrasound for breast abscesses? How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US? Elastography, color Doppler US avoid breast biopsies Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response AIUM: Machine learning may aid breast ultrasound reads (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Smartphone addiction causes brain chemistry imbalance
Smartphones are nearly ubiquitous these days, but it may be wise -- for your...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: EAN 2017: Smartphone use can damage median nerve Can AI predict treatment response in bipolar patients? MRI sees brain differences in schizophrenics fMRI shows different brain activity in curious preteens MRS helps diagnose traumatic brain disorder in athletes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic
The epidemic of opioid abuse is taking a heavy toll across the U.S., one that's...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

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