Biopsy clips can outperform conventional wires for localizing breast cancers, as the former may boost utilization of ultrasound guidance for tumor resection, in the process minimizing patient discomfort while helping control costs.
Engineers with two Midwest academic institutions have scored a grant from Health and Human Services to develop a new method of detecting breast cancer that could have a “profound” impact on diagnostics.
"The 7T MRI scanner affords us new ways of viewing areas of damage in neurologic diseases such as MS that were not well seen using 3T MRI; it's capturing nuances that we would otherwise miss," said study co-author Jonathan Zurawski.
As of Thursday, Nov. 7, more than 2,050 individuals had been stricken by electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) in 49 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
If such technology is made available commercially, it could revolutionize magnetic resonance imaging, noted Stephan Anderson, a Boston Medical Center radiologist and BU School of Medicine professor of radiology.