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Radiologists lead the pack in lumbar punctures

Source: Diagnostic Imaging

For nearly 15 years, the number of radiologists performing these procedures has continued to climb while other specialties are seeing a decrease.

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Imaging advocate reminds patients and providers to check for metal in masks before MRI exams

Source: Health Imaging

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance is reminding patients and providers to make sure there is no metal in masks being worn during MRI exams, the imaging advocate warned on Friday.

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Breast cancer surpasses lung as the most commonly diagnosed form of the disease

Source: RadiologyBusiness

For the first time ever, female breast cancer has surpassed lung as the most commonly diagnosed form of the disease across the globe, experts announced on Thursday.

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Ultrasound technique treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects

Source: Axis Imaging News

A technique that delivers high-intensity focused ultrasound to targeted tissue under MRI guidance effectively treats intermediate-risk prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a study published in Radiology.

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The Role of Cardiac Ct in the Covid-19 Era

Source: ITN Online

The use of cardiovascular computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is one of the areas that has seen a sudden increase in use and value since the start of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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The future is now for 3D imaging

Source: Aunt Minnie

The future is now for 3D imaging technologies such as cinematic rendering, 3D printing, simulation training, virtual reality, and augmented reality, according to a June 26 presentation at the virtual annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).

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Research shows quality of prostate MRI is highly variable among institutions

Source: Medical Xpress

Prostate MRI is an emerging technology used to identify and guide treatment for prostate cancer and has recently gained wide acceptance at many institutions. However, there has been concern that different institutions perform imaging of different quality.

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When Using AI, Do Not Forget the Radiologist

Source: Diagnostic Imaging

The industry should pay more attention to the interplay between providers and AI tools, says Elizabeth Krupinski, Ph.D., during SIIM 2020.

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Normal chest x-ray ‘no guarantee’ a patient is COVID-free, urgent care providers say

Source: Radiology Business

A group of urgent care providers are casting further doubts this week about the use of chest x-rays to assess patients with possible COVID-19.

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Emerging Trends in Radiology

Source: ITN Online

A new decade means new technologies, including innovations such as hybrid imaging and artificial intelligence

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Acr Recommendations For Chest Radiography And Ct For Suspected Covid-19 Infection

Source: Radiology Today

As COVID-19 spreads in the United States, there is growing interest in the role and appropriateness of chest X-ray and CT for the screening, diagnosis, and management of patients with suspected or known COVID-19 infection.

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