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When Should You Hold Your Breath During an Abdominal MRI?

Holding one’s breath at the end of the exhale instead of at the end of the inhale during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the liver can reduce respiratory motion artifacts, according to a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 15, 2019 at 6:20pm — No Comments

New MRI-Based Calcium Sensor Helps Us Better Understand Neuron Activity

Researchers have created a way to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure calcium activity in order to analyze signal processing in neuron behavior in living animals, according to a study recently published in Nature Communications.…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 15, 2019 at 6:15pm — No Comments

New ACR Document Questions the Ethical Use of AI in Radiology

The American College of Radiology and several other radiology organizations have released a consensus document analyzing the ethical implications of…

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Added by Julie Morse on March 15, 2019 at 6:07pm — No Comments

How to become a radiologic technologist

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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on February 16, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Radiologists Are Developing a System to Detect Signs of Domestic Violence

Radiologists can identify key signs of domestic violence in imaging exams and their findings could serve as preventative or life-saving tactics…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 15, 2019 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Funding for AI-Based Medical Imaging Systems Doubled in 2018

Companies that develop AI-driven medical imaging systems collectively received nearly $580 million in funding in 2018, according to a recent …

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Added by Julie Morse on February 15, 2019 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Big Radiology Acquisition in Southern California Might Result in Massive Layoffs

RadNet Inc., a large medical imaging practice with over 340 locations in six states, has recently acquired Kern Radiology Medical Group Inc., a radiology center with five facilities throughout the…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 15, 2019 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Different Beneficial Aspects of Healthcare Technology

Healthcare and technology work mutually in this ever-changing business world. As a fact, Fitbit like healthcare devices, motion trackers and wellness & health mobile application allows us to guide which food should have, how can exercise, and other overall well-being…

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Added by Ritesh Patil on February 12, 2019 at 1:44am — No Comments

New $2,000 Ultrasound Can Increase Imaging Access Around the Globe

The Butterfly iQ, a small, handheld ultrasound scanner that connects to your smartphone, is now being used by physicians to conduct obstetric, lung, and cardiac imaging procedures.

There are several aspects that set the Butterfly iQ apart from traditional scanners. Instead…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 8, 2019 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Kansas State University Welcomes New MRI for Large Animals

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine at Kansas State University, which took three years to install, is finally ready to scan neurological injuries in large animals.

According to …

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Added by Julie Morse on February 8, 2019 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Most Radiologists Want More Direct Communication with Patients

Over half of radiologists want more patient interactions, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American College of…

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Added by Julie Morse on February 8, 2019 at 12:36pm — No Comments

MRI is a Non-Invasive Way to Detect Hypoxia in Breast Cancer Patients

Hypoxia and neovascularization in breast cancer can now be identified using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques, according to a study recently published in…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 31, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New AI Technology Prioritizes Critical Chest Scans

A new artificial intelligence-based system out of the University of Warwick identifies time-sensitive chest scans that need to be prioritized, according to a study recently published in Radiology.…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 31, 2019 at 12:27pm — No Comments

RSNA and ACR Introduce RadInfo 4 Kids

In an effort to help kids understand the daunting mechanisms of imaging machines, RadiologyInfo.org, a patient resource site sponsored and created…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 31, 2019 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Could Gas-Based Contrast Agents Replace GBCAs?

Researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP) in Berlin and the California Institute of Technology are creating hyperpolarized xenon gas-based contrast agents that will improve the sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 24, 2019 at 8:04pm — No Comments

Unsettling Statistics About Radiologist Burnout and Depression

Burnout and depression have become dire epidemics in the medical community, and it’s unclear if there’s a way to improve physician mental health. Among the specialists grappling with immense stress are radiologists, with 45 percent reporting feelings of burnout, according to a new report from…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 24, 2019 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Radiology Services Lawsuit Settled for $10 million

Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital has been ordered to pay $10 million in a settlement involving two of the facility’s former radiologists.…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 24, 2019 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Why You Might Need a Dose of Sugar in Your MRI

Sugar could become an effective replacement for metal in contrast agents in magnetic resonance tomography analyses, according to researchers from John Hopkins University and Lund University in Sweden.

There has been heated debate over the safety of certain contrast agents,…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 17, 2019 at 9:04pm — No Comments

What Could Happen When You Don’t Carefully Read a Radiology Report

lawsuit involving a 49-year-old male with colon cancer has demonstrated the need for physicians to thoroughly read radiology reports and for radiologists to…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 17, 2019 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Reading Room Coordinator Programs Makes Life Way Easier for Radiologists

Radiologists at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics are saving around two and a half hours of their work day with their new reading room coordinator program, a position that eliminates rudimentary administrational tasks for radiologists.

The reading room…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 17, 2019 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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