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
Researchers use 7-tesla MRI to generate 3D brain maps
May 1, 2018 -- Austrian researchers are using 7-tesla MRI to create precise maps of the brain before surgery to help surgeons avoid damaging vital areas, according to the Austrian Science Fund.
GE signs image analysis software distribution deal
April 26, 2018 -- GE Healthcare has entered into a software license and distribution agreement with a U.K. medical imaging technology company, Feedback Medical.
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.
Perspectum Diagnostics highlights LiverMultiScan research
April 13, 2018 -- Image analysis software developer Perspectum Diagnostics is directing attention to new research that found its LiverMultiScan software to be effective in diagnosing and monitoring liver disease.
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
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