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Simple ultrasound could prevent post-op kidney damage - Medical News Today

Simple ultrasound could prevent post-op kidney damage - Medical News Today | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Simple ultrasound could prevent post-op kidney damage Medical News Today Acute kidney injury, in which the kidneys suddenly stop working properly, is a potentially severe condition that often follows major surgery and causes serious complications...
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Lung Cancer Diagnosis Improved By RNA Diagnostic Test From Paraffin

Lung Cancer Diagnosis Improved By RNA Diagnostic Test From Paraffin | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Knowing what type of lung cancer a patient has is critical to determine which drug will work best and which therapies are safest in the era of personalized medicine. Key to making that judgment is
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New Technique Makes Tumours Visible In High Resolution

New Technique Makes Tumours Visible In High Resolution | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed a new substance that enables certain tumour types to be rendered visible in high resolution using positron emission tomography. The so-called tracer has su
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Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners - Cancer Health Center

Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners - Cancer Health Center | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
The new technique, called 'glucose chemical exchange saturation transfer' (glucoCEST), is based on the fact that tumours consume much more glucose (a type of sugar) than normal, healthy tissues in order to sustain their ...
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Excavating the Mind: Past Brain Activity Revealed in Scans

Excavating the Mind: Past Brain Activity Revealed in Scans | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
By studying spontaneously emerging brain activity, researchers may be able to trace past experiences.
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20120606 Pediatric CT Scans Save Lives When Used Appropriately - American College of Radiology

20120606 Pediatric CT Scans Save Lives When Used Appropriately - American College of Radiology | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
RT @TirathPatelMD: @ACRselect #Pediatric CT Scans Save Lives When Used #Appropriately http://t.co/jnw1VFMsYY via @RadiologyACR
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Radiology in 2013: The Year of Imaging Software | Diagnostic Imaging

Radiology in 2013: The Year of Imaging Software | Diagnostic Imaging | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
The radiology industry will turn to advancements in software this year to improve patient flow, share images, and boost efficiency.
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How Genetics Can Fight Cancer

How Genetics Can Fight Cancer | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
By Jessica Wapner for Bookish.com Last month marked the 10th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project, a global research project devoted to identifying the components of human DNA and mapping human genes.

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Ultrasound, laser combine for more effective prostate cancer detection

Ultrasound, laser combine for more effective prostate cancer detection | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
While, the current gold standard for detecting aggressive prostate cancer versus slow growing cancer is prostate biopsy, a new, less invasive imaging technology developed by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center that combines...
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Researchers Develop MRI Scan To Detect Cancer Using Sugar

Researchers Develop MRI Scan To Detect Cancer Using Sugar | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Researchers from University College London have developed a new way of detecting cancer by injecting patients with sugar before conducting an MRI scan.
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DNA test helps doctors avoid false positive cancer diagnoses

DNA test helps doctors avoid false positive cancer diagnoses | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Imagine being told you have cancer – only to learn that your biopsy had been contaminated or mixed-up with someone else’s.
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Lower-radiation scans could arrive soon at area hospitals - Columbus Dispatch

Lower-radiation scans could arrive soon at area hospitals - Columbus Dispatch | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Lower-radiation scans could arrive soon at area hospitals Columbus Dispatch About 7 million CT scans are performed on children each year in the United States, and that number is increasing at a rate of 10 percent each year, according to the...
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CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Confirms – WebMD

CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Confirms – WebMD | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
But questions remain about widespread screening
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Medical imaging - Handheld Ultrasound Scanners Receive Market Clearance

Medical imaging - Handheld Ultrasound Scanners Receive Market Clearance | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
Handheld Ultrasound Scanners Receive Market Clearance (RT @ExcaliburHealth: Medical imaging - Handheld Ultrasound Scanners Receive Market Clearance http://t.co/VBTdwvJOod)...
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CT Lung Cancer Screening Could Save 12,000 Lives — Or More | Diagnostic Imaging

CT Lung Cancer Screening Could Save 12,000 Lives — Or More | Diagnostic Imaging | Diagnostic Imaging | Scoop.it
CT lung cancer screening could save up to 12,000 lives per year in the United States — and even more could be saved if the criteria were expanded.
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