Diagnostic Imaging EuropeDecember 2005/January 2006COVER STORY
Report: Radiation Protection
From The Editor
The Big Picture
MRI Surveillance Associated with 80 Percent Reduction in Breast Cancer Mortality for Women with BRCA1
In a study of nearly 2,500 women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 sequence variations, researchers found that MRI surveillance led to a 3.2 percent breast cancer mortality risk at 20 years in contrast to a 14.9 percent mortality risk for those who did not have MRI surveillance.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 3
In the third episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss the challenges of expanded breast cancer screening amid a backdrop of radiologist shortages and ever-increasing volume on radiology worklists.
GE HealthCare Unveils Logiq Totus Ultrasound at ECR
Designed for full-body imaging, the new modality reportedly offers a lightweight portable design, AI-powered tools and enhanced high-resolution images.
The Reading Room Podcast: Emerging Concepts in Breast Cancer Screening and Health Equity Implications, Part 2
In the second episode of a three-part podcast, Anand Narayan, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy Patel, M.D., discuss recent studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that suggested moving to more of a risk-adapted model for mammography screening.
Can Non-Contrast Abbreviated MRI be a Viable Alternative for HCC Surveillance?
A new meta-analysis noted pooled sensitivity and specificity rates of 83 percent and 91 percent, respectively, for the use of non-contrast abbreviated MRI in surveillance of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
Philips Set to Launch Enhanced Neurovascular Imaging System at ECR
Emphasizing upgraded angio suite capabilities as well as improved 2D and 3D imaging, Philips will unveil the Azurion Neuro Biplane System at the European Congress of Radiology.
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