March 2016

Crystal clear: Sodium MRI could lead to improved kidney imaging
Study: Diabetes treatments linked to reductions in mammographic breast density
Can advanced imaging limit overdiagnosis of breast cancer?
FDA issues expanded indication clearance for Medtronic Pillcam Colon 2 capsule
Future tech: Holographic microscope visualizes living cells in 3D
How dangerous are errant nanoparticles? New imaging technology aims to find out
Radiotherapy reduces pain from bone metastases but barely lifts quality of life
Novel imaging method allows researchers to view strokes on a molecular level
Philips’ MRCAT solution for prostate cancer treatment planning cleared by FDA
Have cancer, will travel? The relationship between distance and radiation treatment rates
Image-guided surveillance reduces unnecessary surgeries for head and neck cancer
Diagnosing concussions may soon be as simple as ordering blood tests
Carestream submits OnSight 3D Extremity System for FDA clearance
Where’s the integration?
HIMSS-SIIM Meetup: Enterprise imaging on an inter-organizational roll
Survey: The state of system integration in academic radiology departments
Powerful PET probe shows potential for improving cancer treatment
Double reporting works well, may cost less than other corrective strategies
Leading children’s hospital shares its recipe for an enterprise imaging strategy
AHRA presenters talk risk, practice culture and a fresh way to think about value vs volume
Tiny mouse yields largest neural network ever mapped
Using MRI to measure the impact of subjective cognitive decline on the brain
Mobile stroke unit brings expedited care to the ‘Stroke Belt’
New molecular MRI tags glow 10,000 times brighter than existing signals
Screening opportunity: Using mammography to predict heart disease in women
FUJIFILM and National Breast Cancer Foundation Celebrate Install of Mammography System at White Memorial Medical Center
New 3D imaging technique glimpses cells and tissues functioning inside the body
Report: NFL used flawed data in concussion research
Going offline: Reduced computer activity could be early sign of dementia
Carestream Submits Application for FDA 510(k) Clearance For Its OnSight 3D Extremity System
Expanding mobile mammography fleet delivers increased imaging access
Gene-editing tool could be a breakthrough in fight against cancer, other diseases
Mind over painkillers (and MRI) for back pain?
Leg ultrasound for fat content shown useful in assessing overall physical health
Neurorads giving mini-MRI a try at Mayo
CT for pediatric appendicitis adds radiation without boosting diagnostics
Indiana Hospital Installs New DR Rooms, Upgrades Mobile X-ray System to Enhance Imaging for ER and Inpatients
In-person meetings between radiologists, surgeons have impact on patient care
Annual screenings add little value to the care of cancer-free heavy smokers
Pediatric radiologist and medical physicist awarded $1.7 million to research fetal growth restriction
International team builds new type of low-dose x-ray detector
MRI-compatible neurostimulator goes to work relieving pain
Core Sound Imaging, Inc is pleased to introduce Studycast® CoreShare
Sizable study shows lesion ‘blends’ cause most dementia
Inconsistent imaging costs 'not fair'
Oklahoma could soon be latest state to have breast density reporting bill in place
ABT Partners to Establish the First Radiopharmaceutical Production Facility in Cyprus
Carestream Delivers Patient-Centered Collaboration across the Enterprise
The number of radiology journals—and their impact on healthcare—is on the rise
Heidelberg Engineering Appoints New U.S. General Manager
RSNA announces search for next editor of Radiology journal
Difficult patients drive up diagnostic error rates
Reducing excessive follow-up imaging through multidisciplinary collaboration
Kanteron Systems Selects Dicom Systems Unifier as UniversalEnterprise Imaging Adapter
University of Buffalo awarded $2 million grant to study concussions
Open science: The key to maximizing the impact of neuroimaging research
Study: Dementia risks vary widely among ethnic groups
Hologic announces launch of 2D/3D prone biopsy system at ECR
Connecticut-Based Healthcare System Selects Carestream’s Clinical Collaboration Platform for Enterprise Imaging
New fluorine probe called a ‘major leap’ for MRI sensitivity
Plaque-fighting nanoparticles could help prevent heart attacks and strokes
Probability and medical research: How P value reporting has changed over time
Diffusion-weighted MRI pinpoints premature labor
NEJM highlights role of imaging in ongoing Zika virus research
Oxford University Hospitals regional PACS awarded to Insignia
Vibration-based imaging could reduce excessive lower lumbar MRI
Is radiology ready for virtual reality?
Alternative radiotherapy offers less toxic treatment for children with brain tumors
Work begins on new comprehensive study of traumatic brain injuries
CDC report: Cancer mortality rates steadily declining
Tracking the source of language loss with amyloid PET
X-ray vision: Coming soon to a smartphone near you
Your full DNA is in your smartphone, or can be
For dense breasts, ultrasound detects more cancers but tomo may yet be top screening option
Carestream Demonstrates New Touch Prime Ultrasound Systems at American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Convention
Study: New peptide probes could help detect disease faster
The immune system as predator, slyly seeking cancerous prey
Q&A: Why does radiology need to be taking risks now?
New FDA draft guidance covers IDE applications for neurological medical devices
Study: Electroanatomic mapping an effective and patient-friendly alternative to fluoroscopy
Image-guided radiotherapy from Brainlab helps reduce risk to organs in SBRT study
FDA approves alternative mammography quality assurance program
Ultrasound-based study strongly associates Zika virus with serious fetal harms
Recent decisions put spotlight on task force that formerly went unnoticed by public
Insignia PACS goes live at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Young pitchers see health benefit from preseason pitching programs
Risk model helps doctors predict post-concussive symptoms in pediatric patients
Don’t be surprised if a 3D printer saves, improves or otherwise changes your life
New radiosurgery system from Elekta treats first U.S. patient
Children’s Hospitals Collaborate and Share Diagnostic Images using XIFIN ProNet to Ensure Timely Medical Treatment for Neglected and Abused Children
What is going on with the children of Fukushima?
Novocure’s Optune receives positive coverage decision from Humana
Multiple sclerosis patients strengthen brains playing video games
Integrated circuit detector CT combined with IR reduces image noise, radiation exposure in phantom study
Unusual eye defect points to possible breakthrough in brain imaging
3D printing comes of age + more buzz for CAD
More false-positives, less malignancy in supplemental breast ultrasound utilization
CT with hugely reduced radiation capable of calling up appropriate intervention for stones
One of the Top US Cancer Centers Adopts MIM Software as Radiation Therapy Solution
Diagnostic imaging market set to eclipse $33 billion by 2020