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Anicka Slachta
Radiology Business

Philadelphia-based radiologist Susan Summerton, MD, isn’t just looking for diagnostic clues when she reviews an MRI scan—she’s looking for art.

 - Research
Radiology Business

A nuclear imaging technique could detect recurrences of prostate cancer before routine testing, allowing clinicians and patients the chance to tackle metastasis before it becomes life-threatening, according to research out of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Health Imaging

Scotland’s National Health Service has been unable to fill dozens of radiologist positions across its nine branches, prompting a global search for qualified clinicians, the BBC reported this month.

 - clock
Radiology Business

Timely CT scans are a crucial component of a stroke patient’s immediate treatment plan, and researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have devised a method for tracking efficiency in institutions nationwide.

 - electrophysiology, ICD, pacemaker
Radiology Business

A lead-tip angle of 70 degrees has been established as CT pacemaker imaging’s “magic angle,” according to research published in Academic Radiology this month.

 - pediatric imaging, CT
Radiology Business

Scientists have found a viable alternative to conventional MR imaging in pediatric patients who have a hard time keeping still during exams, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Radiology Business

Ten patients were misdiagnosed and hundreds more called for repeat imaging after an Irish radiologist allegedly missed a handful of serious cancer diagnoses between March 2016 and July 2017, the Irish Times reported Friday.

 - blood test, diabetes, C-reactive protein
Radiology Business

The FDA authorized U.S. marketing of the first blood test with the ability to evaluate concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), in adults, the agency announced in a statement Wednesday.

Radiology Business

An Alaskan breast cancer center that caters to women unable to afford mammograms was handed a healthy $300,000 donation this week, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

 - MRI_Bore
Radiology Business

Silent alternatives to conventional MRI scans are showing promising results, but reducing noise in MR angiograms (MRAs) is proving a more difficult task, a team of Stanford University scientists reported in the American Journal of Roentgenology this week.