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20
May

Video radiology reports can be a valuable tool to help patients better understand imaging tests results

Source: Video radiology reports may be created for individual patients using easy-to-understand language and clearly annotated images. This could be a valuable tool to help patients better understand test results, according to a new study published online April 20 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

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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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15
Apr

Metastatic prostate cancer cases surge following USPSTF-recommended slowdown in screenings

Source: Metastatic prostate cancer cases surged following the issuance of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against routine screening for the disease, according to research published Monday. It was back in 2008 that the influential panel of experts urged against regular prostate-specific antigen testing among men older than 75, which spread to all ages by...

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13
Apr

AI adoption is lagging in radiology and the rest of healthcare. 

Source: Adoption of Artificial intelligence appears to be lagging in radiology and the rest of healthcare. Experts with the influential Brookings Institution have a few theories why. The Washington-based research outfit pointed to U.S. job advertisements as potential proof of this slow rate of uptake. Typically, as technology evolves, labor demand adjusts to include the...

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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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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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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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07
Mar

Help women stay healthy with a bachelor’s in diagnostic medical sonography

Source: Obstetric and gynecologic sonographers play an important role in protecting women’s health. These professionals operate imaging machinery and conduct ultrasounds — a type of scan that’s noninvasive and radiation-free — that provide pictures of a woman’s reproductive system.

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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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