RSNA, NCI to collaborate on image perception research June 9, 2016 -- RSNA is teaming up with the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) to sponsor a week of image perception research starring you -- the radiologist. You're a notoriously hard-to-recruit demographic, but organizers hope to entice you into participation with promises of swag and a chance to do great things during RSNA 2016 in Chicago.
Advanced visualization market set for healthy growth May 31, 2016 -- The global advanced visualization software market generated $1.8 billion in revenues in 2015 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.4% to reach $3.2 billion in 2024, according to a new report by market research firm Transparency Market Research.
Mirada signs big data collaboration agreement May 27, 2016 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical has signed an agreement to collaborate with Maastro Clinic in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Sohard Software in Fuerth, Germany, on machine learning and big data-driven radiation therapy treatment planning.
Automated quality control improves 3D breast ultrasound May 24, 2016 -- A new technique detects artifacts in automated 3D breast ultrasound at the time of acquisition, enabling sonographers to ensure that images have been acquired adequately before sending patients home, according to a study in the Journal of Medical Imaging.
Hurdles remain for image-guided robotic prostatectomy May 19, 2016 -- Dutch researchers are using a novel approach to radical prostatectomy by combining a hybrid imaging agent with SPECT/CT to detect lymph nodes and guide robot-assisted surgery, according to a study in the July issue of the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
X-ray software delivers 4 bone health measures May 16, 2016 -- New software that analyzes bone age and health from hand radiography has revealed fresh information about changes in bone density and osteoporosis over a lifetime, according to a German-Danish research group.