Neurology CT

 

Is Whole Body Imaging Warranted for Thrombocytopenia Caused by a COVID-19 Vaccine?

June 14, 2022

In what may be the largest study to date to examine the use of whole-body imaging to assess multisystem thrombosis in patients with COVID-19 vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia, researchers found multiple sites of thrombosis in 83 percent of patients who had additional CT, MRI and/or ultrasound imaging beyond the area of their primary complaint.

Siemens Healthineers Get FDA Nod for New SPECT/CT Scanner

June 12, 2022

The newly FDA-cleared Symbia Pro.specta SPECT/CT Scanner, which reportedly offers a variety of enhanced capabilities including low-dose CT up to 64 slices and intuitive workflow guides, was launched at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2022 Annual Meeting.

Detecting Intracranial Hemorrhages: Can an Emerging AI Advance Have an Impact?

June 09, 2022

A 3D whole brain convolutional neural network could provide enhanced sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing intracranial hemorrhages on computed tomography, according to new research presented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) conference in Kissimmee, Fla.