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05
May

Indigenous Doctors lead groundbreaking program to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Specialist Trainees

Source: A new program aimed at the increasing number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors interested in undertaking non-GP specialist medical training, has secured funding in a first for the Australian medical workforce. This will see Indigenous non-GP medical specialists in Australia supported through a unique specialist trainee network, as well as a range...

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30
Apr

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Navigating the Spectrum in Primary Care

Source: Early diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in childhood presents challenges for the primary care provider. Many of the difficulties in diagnosis arise from an overly simplistic view of this complex problem. In contrast to the rare patient with a completely dislocated hip, most patients will have more subtle variations of this...

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11
Apr

High-profile, $100M mammography trial touts new enrolment milestone

Source: The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) has recently reached 65,000 participants. Which surpasses the halfway mark toward its current goal of 128,905. Organisers said on Friday that enrolment had doubled over the last year and a half, with Black women accounting for more than 20% of enrolment.

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28
Mar

Q&A: William Zoghbi breaks down the future of echocardiography

Source: Ultrasound is the most widely used cardiac imaging modality, we have been able to observe several advances in recent years that are making echocardiography more accessible, accurate and efficient. Advances in computer processing have also made a quantum jump in the past decade, allowing more of the data collected by ultrasound to be processed and presented in a...

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25
Mar

ACR outlines changes in Medicare lung cancer screening coverage

Source: The American College of Radiology (ACR)’s summary outlines finalised changes in response to over 200 public comments received by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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23
Mar

Radiologists score well in patient experience survey study at Brigham & Women’s hospital

Source: Patient surveys are regularly conducted so healthcare organisations can gain a better understanding of how they are performing in the eyes of their customers. Results are used to improve care by identifying issues in the patient care process. Radiologists are not always included in these types of surveys because they aren’t usually working directly...

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21
Mar

For Stable Chest Pain, CT Stands Up to Invasive Coronary Angiography

Source: Aimed at people with persistent chest pain and an intermediate pretest probability of obstructive coronary artery disease. The DISCHARGE trial found, an initial CT strategy performed similarly to invasive coronary angiography for downstream cardiovascular outcomes.

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14
Mar

Telemedicine: Changing the Management of Chronic Pain

Source: Individuals living with chronic pain are greatly benefiting from experts who are treating them from their living rooms via telemedicine.

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09
Mar

World’s brightest x-rays reveal COVID-19’s damage to the body

Source: May 2020, scientists were anxious for a better view of the ways human organs were being ravaged by COVID-19. They had been busy developing a technique which could make use of powerful x-rays.

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04
Mar

Deep-learning cardiac motion analysis for human survival prediction

Source: Motion analysis is used in computer vision to understand the behaviour of moving objects in sequences of images.

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