Major obstacles remain for postmortem CT, Swiss experts warn
November 26, 2013 -- The development of postmortem CT angiography represents a significant step forward to minimally invasive autopsies, but considerable work still has to be done before it can replace the conventional autopsy, Swiss researchers have found.
Dinosaur vertebra fossil rises up in 3D from CT data
November 21, 2013 -- Noninvasive imaging techniques have long proved valuable for digging up the stories of fossils without damaging them. In a new study published online in Radiology, German researchers have gone a step further, making a carbon copy of a dinosaur vertebra using CT data and 3D printing.
Germans intend to keep busy at RSNA 2013
November 20, 2013 -- Scientists affiliated with the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research will be making a number of presentations at the upcoming RSNA 2013 meeting in Chicago.
CT brings clarity to forensic identification
November 19, 2013 -- In forensic cases, multislice CT now plays a crucial role in comparative identification, reconstructive identification, and lesion identification, and has important advantages over dry bone analysis, according to French researchers.
3D workstations enhance EVAR planning, outcomes
November 11, 2013 -- Using 3D workstations for planning endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) can improve both short- and midterm outcomes for patients, researchers from France have found.
Agfa to show Musica upgrade at RSNA
November 6, 2013 -- Agfa HealthCare is preparing to launch the next generation of its Musica image processing software for digital radiography studies.
ContextVision increases earnings in Q3
October 25, 2013 -- In a quarter highlighted by strengthened sales efforts in Russia and new product developments, image enhancement developer ContextVision boosted its earnings in its third quarter.
Sectra gets Iraqi order
October 18, 2013 -- PACS firm Sectra has taken an order for its visualization table from Baghdad Medical College in Iraq.
Brain stones: Between a rock and a hard place?
October 9, 2013 -- Brain stones -- large solid intracranial calcifications -- are more common than previously thought, and while MRI sequences can be useful adjuncts, CT is now the mainstay in identifying and characterizing these intriguing items, Belgian researchers have asserted.
Mobile health apps mostly a success story in Europe
October 7, 2013 -- The European mHealth market is booming, with more than 97,000 health apps already on the market, and many more to come, speakers reported at this week's European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.
Bone suppression tool can cut missed pulmonary nodules
October 3, 2013 -- Bone suppression computer-aided detection software can provide a significant boost for diagnosis of pulmonary nodules, especially those of moderate and subtle conspicuity, Dutch researchers have reported.
iPads for radiology trainees? Yes. Yes. Yes.
September 30, 2013 -- Should you equip your radiology trainees with iPads? The answer is an unequivocal yes, according to a group from Boston, who found there were multiple benefits to using iPads and other mobile devices. However, training programs should have a long-term vision for mobile-based education, they wrote in the October American Journal of Roentgenology.