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2014-04-14 23:00:11

Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion. The results of this research are published online, April 15, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the...

2014-04-09 23:23:56

Ensuring the future of radiology and the medical imaging sciences. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 With a donation of $10,000, Diversified Radiology of Colorado, P.C. is leading the way in improving patient care, diagnosis and treatment with their support of research and education in radiology. This contribution to the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) Research & Education Foundation will be used to fund discoveries in CT dose reduction, breast cancer diagnosis and...

2014-03-31 23:00:44

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a new study published online, April1, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower...

2014-03-04 23:00:18

New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in Parkinson’s disease, possibly leading to earlier detection of a condition that affects millions worldwide. The results of this research are published online, March 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in...

2014-03-03 23:00:09

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online, March 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular...

2014-02-24 23:23:10

Will Incorporate the Perspective of a Nationwide, Patient-Centric Exchange of Medical Imaging Information Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 To empower patients and to afford them secure, online, and sharable access to their medical imaging records, lifeIMAGE announced today that it has pledged support for Carequality, a new initiative from Healtheway that aims to facilitate interoperability between existing and emerging health information exchange (HIE) networks. The Carequality...

2014-02-24 08:28:27

Newest version of imaging decision support platform delivers new use cases, integrations, and enhanced content based on latest medical evidence ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced several significant enhancements to ACR Select, the integration-ready, imaging decision support platform based on American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria®. "We are continuously updating our platform with new use cases and...

New Technique Increases Detection Rate In Screening Mammography
2014-02-04 13:21:16

Radiological Society of North America Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged. The photon-counting technique is a promising DR approach that uses a unique detector to decrease scattered radiation and noise, enabling dose...

2014-02-03 23:00:16

Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online, February 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct...

2014-01-18 16:20:21

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 2014. A practicing diagnostic radiologist with Catawba Radiological Associates in Hickory, N.C., Thorwarth has previously served as ACR President, chair of the ACR Economics Commission, member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and most recently on the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...