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Radiology & Imaging

Artificial intelligence can improve how chest images are used in care of COVID-19 patients

According to a recent report by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, artificial intelligence (AI) should be used to expand the role of chest X-ray imaging—using computed tomography, or CT—in diagnosing and assessing coronavirus ...

Surgery

Interventional radiologists modify protocol for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

An open-access article in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) details myriad practical updates that radiologists performing cross-sectional interventional procedures should institute to minimize risks for patients ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Tauvid receives approval for tau pathology imaging

(HealthDay)—Tauvid (flortaucipir F18), a radioactive diagnostic agent, was approved to image tau pathology in patients with cognitive impairment being evaluated for Alzheimer disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Radiology & Imaging

An MRI technique to improve the detection of tumors

A research group from the Moscow Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine has created a physical model to maintain the quality of one of the most commonly used MRI pulse sequences: diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). Since the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study uncovers clues to COVID-19 in the brain

A study by University of Cincinnati researchers and three Italian institutions reviewing neuroimaging and neurological symptoms in patients with COVID-19 may shed light on the virus's impact on the central nervous system.

Oncology & Cancer

Opto-acoustic mesoscopy visualizes tumor tissue patterns

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. But individual tumors can vary significantly, presenting different spatial patterns within their mass. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

An automatic method to detect and segment the intrauterine cavity

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) occurs in around 10-15% of pregnancies with twins that share the same placenta. Typically, this syndrome appears before 24 weeks' gestation due to abnormal vascular communications ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Advanced X-ray technology tells us more about Ménière's disease

The organ of balance in the inner ear is surrounded by the hardest bone in the body. Using synchrotron X-rays, researchers at Uppsala University have discovered a drainage system that may be assumed to play a major role in ...