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Cardiology

Combined 3D modelling technique predicts abnormal heart rhythms in patients with genetic heart disease

Modeling the heart in 3D using combined imaging techniques can help predict heart rhythm abnormalities, or arrhythmias, in patients with a genetic heart disease, shows a study published today in eLife.

Pediatrics

Ultrasound technique predicts hip dysplasia in infants

A technique that uses ultrasound images to determine the depth and shape of the hip socket can accurately predict which infants with hip dysplasia will develop normal hip structure and which remain dysplastic, according to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Improved ultrasound techniques for cancer diagnostics

To diagnose cancer a range of imaging techniques are used, such as MRI, CT and ET scans. However, ultrasound has the advantages of being a real-time, portable, widely available and cost-effective alternative. TU/e-researcher ...

Neuroscience

Next-generation tissue expansion method improves neural imaging

The glory of tissue expansion technologies is that when structures, such as proteins that build nerve cell connections, are too small for a microscope to resolve, clever chemistry can make everything bigger and easier to ...

Radiology & Imaging

Radiologist fatigue, experience affect breast imaging call backs

Less-experienced radiologists are more likely to recommend additional imaging for women undergoing breast cancer screening when they read digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) images later in the day, according to a new study ...

Surgery

Optical sensing for orthopedic surgery

Knees and hips wear out. Backs and necks become unstable. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons specialize in musculoskeletal repair. And surgeries that formerly required open exposure are now accomplished with minimally invasive ...

Radiology & Imaging

An illuminated 3D tour of lower back pain

Back pain affects many people at some point in their lives, and a common cause is damage to the squishy discs or flexible, rubbery tissues of the spine. However, observing this damage at an early stage is difficult with current ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Three-dimensional X-ray image spotlights neurodegenerative disease

What changes occur in parts of the brain affected by neurodegenerative disease? How does the structure of the neurons change? Some pathological changes in the tissue are easy to identify using standard microscopy. For example, ...

Health

Review reveals alarming increase in physician burnout

A review co-authored by Dr. Bradley Spieler, Vice-Chair of Scholarly Activity and Research in the Department of Radiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Dr. Neil Baum, of Tulane's Department of Urology, ...

Neuroscience

MRI reveals altered brain structure in fetuses exposed to alcohol

In the first MRI-based study to investigate pre-natal alcohol exposure, researchers found significant changes in the brain structure of fetuses exposed to alcohol compared to healthy controls. Results of the study are being ...

Cardiology

COVID-19 linked to heart inflammation in college athletes

A small but significant percentage of college athletes with COVID-19 develop myocarditis, a potentially dangerous inflammation of the heart muscle, that can only be seen on cardiac MRI, according to a study being presented ...

Radiology & Imaging

New imaging resource assists AI in the COVID-19 fight

Published today in the Open-Access, Open-Data journal GigaScience is the National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database (NCCID), a centralized database containing chest X-rays, Computed Tomography (CT) and MRI scans from patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

COVID-19 fallout may lead to more cancer deaths

Significant decreases in CT imaging for cancer persisted even after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, delaying diagnosis and treatment and raising the possibility of more advanced cancers and poorer outcomes for ...

Surgery

Cooled RFA relieves pain after knee replacement

A minimally invasive ablation procedure offers long-term relief for patients who experience chronic and debilitating pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting ...

Neuroscience

Autism changes brain's white matter over time

Researchers at Yale University analyzing specialized MRI exams found significant changes in the microstructure of the brain's white matter in adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to a ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast MRI shows IUDs have systemic effects

Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) appear to have systemic effects on the body like those of hormone replacement therapy, according to a breast MRI study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

Neuroscience

Multiple concussions can disrupt brain connectivity in teens

Adolescents and young adults with post-concussive symptoms who suffered three to five concussions showed disruption in the default mode network, an interconnected network of brain regions involved in wakeful rest and internal ...

Radiology & Imaging

Safer X-rays and radiation therapy a step closer

Researchers at the University of Surrey have identified key design rules for making curved X-ray detectors, bringing clearer and safer X-rays a step closer to reality.

Health

Deep learning for extremity radiographs confounded by labels

According to an open-access Editor's Choice article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), convolutional neural networks (CNN) trained to identify abnormalities on upper extremity radiographs are susceptible to ...