Start-ups feature in Barcelona congress May 4, 2018 -- Organized by the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO), the ESTRO 37 meeting was held in Barcelona, Spain, from 20 to 24 April. Over 100 companies displayed their products in the 5,400-square-meter exhibition. We look at the technology being developed by four emerging players. Discuss
3D printing compares to MRI for planning ACL repair May 3, 2018 -- Measuring 3D-printed knees may be just as effective as the standard technique of measuring multiplanar reconstruction knee MRI scans in determining ideal graft length for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, new research from Italy has found. Discuss
How can cinematic rendering expand its role in medicine? May 3, 2018 -- Cinematic rendering has been drawing attention for its amazingly lifelike images of complex anatomy. But what will it take to move past the "wow" factor and integrate cinematic rendering into routine clinical use? Experts on the topic shared their insight in a British Institute of Radiology podcast. Discuss
CAD gains momentum for scoring of lung nodules May 2, 2018 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) and risk stratification are useful for excluding lung cancer on thoracic CT, according to Scottish and Dutch researchers. CAD followed by radiology review of suspicious cases is cost-effective and can lead to a 30% reduction in screening costs, they say. Discuss
Can deep learning power mammography CAD to new heights? April 24, 2018 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software based on a deep-learning algorithm can accurately detect as well as characterize lesions on mammography studies, Hungarian researchers have reported in an article recently published online by Scientific Reports. Discuss
Mirada, Institut Curie sign AI software deal April 16, 2018 -- Imaging software developer Mirada Medical has signed a collaboration agreement with Institut Curie for the clinical use of its DLCExpert artificial intelligence (AI)-based autocontouring software for radiation therapy.
French use augmented reality to boost dose awareness April 4, 2018 -- Prizewinning French researchers are reporting success with their own system that provides real-time visual feedback about radiation exposure and the 3D propagation of scattered radiation using augmented reality. The system can increase dose awareness and reduce overexposure risks. Discuss