Philips showcased its two new innovations at the 94th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) which was held in Chicago. These two new innovations will help radiologists to save time and improve patient diagnosis.
The first is closed loop imaging for scanning suite, which will be working with University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). However this closed loop imaging is in trail phase. The imaging loop actually starts with doctor giving order for imaging… Continue
radRounds (NEW YORK) -- ATTRACT is the largest and foremost step of national trail of catheter (in curing deep vein thrombosis i.e. DVT) which is done through consumption of clot-dissolving drugs along with clot elimination tools to avoid Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) in patients with DVT (i.e. development of blood clots in the leg veins). Pivotal National Trail (PNT) is wide-ranging permanent impediment of DVT causing irreversible damages to leg veins, resulting into incapacitating persistent… Continue
radRounds (NEW YORK) -- This month, we have a very special feature interview and Q&A with radiologist-entrepreneur-innovator, Dr. Daniel Roubein of a new teleradiology startup company, \uaa href="http://www.telerays.com">Telerays. Many of you will likely have heard of Telerays by now -- Telerays is an auction-based teleradiology provider. Telerays "is an expansion of the teleradiology model Dr. Daniel Roubein built as CEO of Radiology Reading… Continue
radRounds (NEW YORK) -- When we think of the 3D imaging, one of the most important things that come to our minds is Radiology, the branch of medical science that is widely known as the fastest developing and cutting edge of healthcare. Much research is being conducted in radiology and medical imaging sciences. This radiology research work is leading to development of many new medical imaging tools such as the latest in MR, CT, and ultrasound which are now producing more accurate and reliable… Continue
radRounds (NEW YORK) -- Virtual Radiologic Corporation– a leader in Teleradiology services providing in American has formally announced the appointment of its new board of director – Mr. H. Roche.
Virtual Radiology Corporation offers Teleradioloy solutions to medical and radiology practicing centers. It provides services through out the world, including in the United States. It is based upon principle of Joint Commission. It has 600 clients all over the world and is providing medical… Continue
The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology have declared a fresh joint venture for radiation oncology practice accreditation online with Isoph Blue. It is a web-based learning management system. It also provides an e-learning substance enlargement program which makes its access easy and simple for everyone. Isoph Blue has created an attractive e-learning environment by keeping aside all technical skills. ACR is also recognized as a… Continue
Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc is one of leading teleradiology groups in USA. Jesse Salen (Vice President Sales and Tech. Dept) at Online Radiology Medical Group, Inc announced their new teleradiology reading services for all customers worldwide. These services include remote reading of echo-cardiogram ultrasounds and functional MRI consulting and reading services. Online Radiology Medical Group is a full fledged teleradiology group providing isolated preliminary and final versions of CT,… Continue
\uab>radRounds Presents Feature Article from Applied Radiology: Virtual colonoscopy: A storm is brewing \uaa href="http://www.radrounds.com/page/virtual-colonoscopy-a-storm-is">Online PDF Viewer | \uaa href="http://www.appliedradiology.com/articles/Article.asp?ID=1475&IssueID=195&ThreadID">Visit Applied Radiology Site \uab>Abstract: \uai>The author performed the first virtual colonoscopy (VC) in 1993. In this article, he… Continue
If there’s one thing that most of us who dread the surgeon’s knife and other invasive procedures should be thankful for, it’s the invention of medical imaging techniques that allow physicians and other healthcare professionals to diagnose our illnesses and ailments without having to open up our bodies. X-rays, scans, MRIs, mammograms, ultrasounds – where would we be without these and other similar techniques today? For starters, we’d have more deaths due to unscreened cancers and other… Continue
Who is Aunt Minnie?
Posted by Rathachai Kaewlai, M.D. from Radiology in Thai (our excellent partner site)
Beside 'Aunt Minnie' (http://www.auntminnie.com) as a popular radiology website, do you know who really is Aunt Minnie?
A few communications in Radiology and AJR provided the answer.
Aunt Minnie is defined as:
- Constellation of observations virtually pathognomonic of an entity (usually of an unusual or unexpected disease)
- Subliminal… Continue
radRounds (NEW YORK) -- Online marketplace provides way to find out new suppliers for manufacturers. Now a days radiology has become demanding field and thus a number of European regions are suffering from a shortage of radiologists. So the EU got the solution by supporting radiology project R-Bay, to generate an eMarketplace for the purchase and sale of imaging-related eHealth services.
R-Bay will be extension of eRadiology. ERadiology works on 'point-to-point' connections to… Continue
According to the AAMC (American Association of Medical College): A radiologist diagnoses and treats diseases utilizing radiologic imaging procedures in adults and children. Physicians practicing in the field of radiology most often specialize in diagnostic radiology, radiation oncology, or radiological physics. A diagnostic radiologist utilizes x-ray, radionuclides, ultrasound, and electromagnetic radiation to diagnose and treat disease. A radiation oncologist deals with the therapeutic… Continue
radRounds (CHICAGO) -- We learned recently at the most recent RSNA, OsiriX is now full steam ahead on their iPhone App. OsiriX , the wonderful and amazing open-source Mac-based radiology image viewer is now officially on the iPhone Apps store. Go check out the iPhone Apps to look for your very own portable Osirix workstation. Check images anywhere you go! Help a referring physician or even take call remotely (although not yet FDA approved of course) -… Continue
radRounds (CHICAGO) -- Dr. Sharon Burton of the Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic recently made a presentation at the RSNA 2008 entitled "Survey of Referring Physician Preferences and Satisfaction with CT Colonography Structured Reports."
In this research, a "Customer-Centered Culture (C3)TM Survey" method interviews were conducted with a focus group of referring physicians using four questions: “A satisfying CT Colonography report is one which…(1) Results in ___ (outcome) , (2)… Continue
RSNA 2009 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois November 29 through December 4, 2009 \uai>Important dates for attendees / radiologists / residents / fellows / medical students: January 2009 (Date to be determined) Abstract submission opens at abstract.rsna.org April 15 Deadline for abstract submission April 29 Member Registration and Housing Open May 27 Non-Member Registration and Housing Open June 30 Course… Continue