News tagged with advanced imaging

Self-referral spurs unnecessary MRI exams for patients

Patients having knee MRI examinations are significantly more likely to receive a negative finding if referred by physicians who have a financial interest in the imaging equipment being used, according to a study published ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Sugar helps scientists find and assess prostate tumors

A natural form of sugar could offer a new, noninvasive way to precisely image tumors and potentially see whether cancer medication is effective, by means of a new imaging technology developed at UC San Francisco in collaboration ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Why doctors still rely on century-old heart test

Most people might assume that technology first developed in 1928 would be obsolete by now. But from air conditioned buildings to sliced bread, many inventions of that era are still essential to our lives today. ...

Jun 14, 2012
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