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Carestream Health to display AI, imaging analytics solutions at HIMSS18

Carestream Health announced Wednesday, Feb. 21, that it will be displaying advanced artificial intelligence and imaging analytics software tools March 5-9 at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas.

FDA clears 3D MRI application from Siemens

Siemens announced Monday, Feb. 19, that the FDA has cleared the company’s GOKnee3D MRI application.

Canon Medical Systems receives FDA clearance for Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition

Canon Medical Systems USA announced Monday that the company has received FDA clearance for its new MR system, the Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition.

Using Twitter to discuss interventional radiology? Make sure you know this hashtag

As the influence of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook grows, healthcare specialists have started adopting specific hashtags on those platforms to reach the largest number of users possible. In interventional radiology, for instance, the preferred hashtag is #IRad. Researchers tracked the evolution of that hashtag on Twitter, publishing their results in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Canon Medical Systems installs new MR system in Ohio research center

Canon Medical Systems USA announced today that, as part of its partnership with Quality Electrodynamics (QED), the company has installed a Vantage Galan 3T MR system at the new QED Research Center in Mayfield Village, Ohio.

Penn State student reflects on early success of concussion monitoring system

Matt Roda, a student at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania, experienced a concussion while playing hockey in high school. Just a few years later, he developed Reflexion, a concussion monitoring system.

Radiologists awarded $50K grant to research prenatal imaging techniques

A team of radiologists and other specialists led by Ali Gholipour, PhD, of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been awarded a $50,000 research grant by the Fetal Health Foundation (FHF).

These deep learning algorithms outperformed a panel of 11 pathologists

During a 2016 simulation exercise, researchers evaluated the ability of 32 different deep learning algorithms to detect lymph node metastases in patients with breast cancer. Each algorithm’s performance was then compared to that of a panel of 11 pathologists with time constraint (WTC). Overall, the team found that seven of the algorithms outperformed the panel of pathologists, publishing an in-depth analysis in JAMA.

Radiology professor uses nanotechnology to develop potential cancer treatment

Kattesh V. Katti, MScEd, PhD, a professor of radiology and physics at the University of Missouri in Columbia, specializes in planet-friendly nanotechnology and has developed a potential cancer treatment that “uses no toxic chemicals and leaves zero toxic waste.”

Radiologists scan mummy to better understand the past

A 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy named Hen, from the Cazenovia Public Library in New York, was transferred for five hours to the Crouse Hinds Hospital in Syracuse for medical tests and technological exams that could potentially offer new information about the mummy and humanity in that time.