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Macrocyclic GBCA again shows less signal intensity in kids

Macrocyclic GBCA again shows less signal intensity in kids | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
A study from Germany in the February issue of <em>Investigative Radiology</em> found that the use of a linear gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) resulted in increased signal intensity in two brain regions in pediatric patients, compared with the use of a macrocyclic GBCA.
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Are CT lung screening trials underestimating harms?

Are CT lung screening trials underestimating harms? | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Should radiologists become gatekeepers against overuse?

Should radiologists become gatekeepers against overuse? | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Industry group releases new guidelines for CT use in TAVR procedures

Industry group releases new guidelines for CT use in TAVR procedures | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) released updated guidelines for using CT imaging in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
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CT radiation dose varies greatly due to medical staff usage, study finds

CT radiation dose varies greatly due to medical staff usage, study finds | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
New research has found that significant differences in radiation dose from CT scans is credited to how medical staff uses imaging scanners. However, setting more consistent dose standards through changes in CT protocols is possible, according to a study published online Jan.
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Researchers identify dual-parameter approach to improve prostate MRI

Researchers identify dual-parameter approach to improve prostate MRI | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Incorporating the golden-angle radial sparse parallel (GRASP) technique into dynamic contrast agent-enhanced (DCE) MRI improves the performance of prostate MRI, according to a Jan. 1 study published in Radiology.
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Questions linger around AI's potential in healthcare

Questions linger around AI's potential in healthcare | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
The expectation is that AI will revolutionize healthcare for patients and providers. But before AI’s potential can translate into action, several key questions must first be addressed, a recently published viewpoint argued in JAMA.
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International group announces success of project aimed at improving lung cancer detection

International group announces success of project aimed at improving lung cancer detection | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) has announced the completion of an Early Lung Imaging Confederation (ELIC) pilot project designed to improve early lung cancer detection by establishing a large network of shared CT images.
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AI program to advance microscopic image analysis

AI program to advance microscopic image analysis | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Fimmic, a Finland-based medical software company, is offering researchers and pathologists free access to its AI platform in an effort to advance the implementation of the technology in microscopic image analysis.
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Natural language processing yields rad-path correlation

Natural language processing yields rad-path correlation | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/MRI benefits prostate cancer patients

Ga-68 PSMA-11 PET/MRI benefits prostate cancer patients | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Elastography works for diagnosing soft-tissue lesions

Elastography works for diagnosing soft-tissue lesions | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Report: United States needs a national AI strategy

Report: United States needs a national AI strategy | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
The United States could fall behind in the AI revolution if the country does not adopt a national strategy, according to a report by the Center for Data Innovation.
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Researchers use AI to predict cancer survival, treatment response

Researchers use AI to predict cancer survival, treatment response | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
After using deep learning on patient scans to track cancer evolution, one research team is hopeful the “promising results” can help improve treatment response and survival predictions for cancer patients.
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Can prenatal ultrasound predict Zika infection outcomes?

Can prenatal ultrasound predict Zika infection outcomes? | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Cancer death rates decline, but economic gap remains

Cancer death rates decline, but economic gap remains | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Photon-Counting–Detector CT Can Characterize Small Renal Stones | Diagnostic Imaging

Photon-Counting–Detector CT Can Characterize Small Renal Stones | Diagnostic Imaging | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Use of a photon-counting-detector CT for renal stones is similar to using dual-energy CT.
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JAMA: CCTA may not be best first-line exam for chest pain

JAMA: CCTA may not be best first-line exam for chest pain | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Researchers working to make 15-minute MRI scans a reality

Researchers working to make 15-minute MRI scans a reality | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Arizona (UA) are working to develop a 15-minute MRI scan for patients with Parkinson’s disease, children and other patient populations who may have issues remaining still for the normal 40-60 minutes.
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FDA to update radiation control rules

FDA to update radiation control rules | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Top stories of 2018

Top stories of 2018 | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Healthcare stakeholders dealt with a slurry of new regulations, policy shifts and mega deals across the industry in 2018. After a whirlwind of a year, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories from 2018.
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MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients

MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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PSMA PET/CT has ‘remarkable’ impact on radiotherapy in prostate cancer patients

PSMA PET/CT has ‘remarkable’ impact on radiotherapy in prostate cancer patients | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
PSMA PET/CT detected more lesions in patients with prostate cancer and resulted in more changes in management than CT alone when utilized prior to radiotherapy, reported authors of a Dec. 14 study in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
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Clinicians aren’t following ACR guidelines when referring for knee MRIs

Clinicians aren’t following ACR guidelines when referring for knee MRIs | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
Primary care clinicians are not adhering to ACR Appropriateness Criteria when referring nontraumatic knee patients for MRI, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
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Upper GI X-Rays Unhelpful Following Sleeve Gastrectomy - Radiography

Upper GI X-Rays Unhelpful Following Sleeve Gastrectomy - Radiography | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
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Radiology training programs should think outside the box during candidate interviews

Radiology training programs should think outside the box during candidate interviews | Body CT & MR | Scoop.it
A majority of radiology training programs utilize traditional interview techniques when interviewing candidates, according to a survey of active members of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) published in Academic Radiology.
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