Ultrasound gel can transmit viruses and requires care January 19, 2021 -- Ultrasound gel is not produced as a sterile product, and precautions must be taken to reduce the transmission of viruses and bacteria, Public Health England has warned. The group has issued a three-page document to address the issue of contaminated ultrasound gel.
Postage delays pose risk of missed cancer scans in U.K. January 15, 2021 -- COVID-19 outbreaks at U.K. Royal Mail centers and resulting postage delays are causing some patients in the area of Basildon, Essex, to miss necessary imaging studies, according to a local news report.
IAEA launches project on software dosimetry January 15, 2021 -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched a project to investigate the use of software to assist radiology professionals with performing quality assurance and dosimetry on x-ray equipment.
DeepTrace launches investment round January 15, 2021 -- Italian startup DeepTrace Technologies announced its first investment round to support the company's growth and further develop its artificial intelligence (AI) software for medical imaging.