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FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance for Dose-Reducing Capability of Emerging Noise Cancellation Technology
The artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology reportedly facilitates optimal contrast-to-noise ratios with medical imaging.
COVID Vaccine Side Effects and Mammograms: What a New Study Reveals
Emerging research suggests that mammograms should not be delayed for women who develop unilateral lymphadenopathy after receiving COVID-19 vaccines, and that follow-up imaging is unnecessary for patients who have no history of cancer or suspicious concurrent symptoms.
Could AI Improve Detection of Intracranial Aneurysms on CT Angiography?
Researchers say the complementary use of artificial intelligence may significantly improve the accuracy of radiologists in diagnosing intracranial aneurysms.
Multicenter Study Examines Imaging of Patients with COVID-19 Infections
In a recently published study involving hospitalized patients with COVID-19, researchers compared chest CT findings of vaccinated, partially vaccinated, and unvaccinated patients.
Challenging the IDR Process of the No Surprises Act
In an exclusive video interview with Diagnostic Imaging, Josh Cooper, vice president of congressional affairs for the American College of Radiology (ACR), and Thomas Hoffman, vice president of legal for the ACR, discuss the ACR’s lawsuit over the IDR process of the No Surprises Act and the potential impact of the law on reimbursement and patient access to care.
Can Virtual Measurements Enhance Intraoperative Video Analysis?
An emerging technology may help improve efficiency and outcomes of laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgeries.
Study Says AI Could Reduce Breast Cancer Screening Workload by Nearly 40 Percent
In a simulated clinical workflow, researchers found the use of an artificial intelligence model significantly decreased the number of exams that required interpretation by a radiologist.
New Imaging Software Gets FDA Clearance for Use in Short-Segment Spine Stabilization
As a potential complement to intraoperative X-rays, the imaging software may be beneficial for short-segment spine procedures performed in outpatient or ambulatory surgery centers.
New AI-Enabled 3D Mapping with C-Arm System May Improve Efficiency and Outcomes of Endovascular Procedures
Emerging technology could provide key advances in pre-op planning and intraoperative management in endovascular surgery.
Emerging Breast Cancer Screening Tool to See Wider Distribution in U.S.
The iBreastExam, a handheld device cleared by the FDA, reportedly enhances routine clinical breast examinations.
Study Looks at Recall Rates for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography
While digital breast tomosynthesis is reportedly more effective at detecting cancer, new research suggests a higher recall rate due to fatigue and less experience in interpreting the images.
AI Assessment of PET/CT May Hold 'Major Promise' for Predicting Heart Attack Risk
New research suggests an emerging machine learning model that combines findings from advanced imaging with clinical data may improve risk stratification in people with coronary artery disease.
New CPT Code May Lead to Wider Use of AI Technology for Quantifying Coronary Artery Calcium on Chest CT
Code for quantitative CT tissue characterization goes into effect on July 1.
New Study Suggests MR Spectroscopy May Detect Brain Changes Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Researchers found the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging revealed pathologic evidence of multiple sclerosis that is not evident on T1 or T2-weighted MRI.
FDA Approves Expanded MRI Compatibility for Emerging Spinal Cord Stimulation Modality
Expanded MRI labeling for Abbott’s Proclaim™ XR Spinal Cord Stimulation System may facilitate increased efficiency and quality of MRI scans.
Emerging AI Software Gets FDA Clearance for Diagnosing Breast and Thyroid Cancer
Will this artificial intelligence technology improve diagnostic accuracy and reduce false positive biopsy orders?
Can Contrast-Enhanced Mammography Provide a Viable Option for Breast Cancer Detection?
A new meta-analysis examines the diagnostic benefit of this emerging complementary modality.
Could Structural MRI Findings Help Detect CTE During Life?
Emerging research suggests that frontotemporal atrophy on magnetic resonance imaging may be a key finding for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
New CT Protocol May Improve Diagnosis of Acute Chest Pain by 40 Percent
Addition of late contrast enhancement (LCE) CT reportedly bolsters diagnostic rate for patients with acute chest pain who have negative findings on triple-rule-out (TRO) CT.
New Version of Revolution Apex CT Platform Offers Increased Scalability and Efficiency
GE Healthcare unveils on-site detection upgrades and other advances with CT system as well as a new MRI device.
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