Radiology & Imaging

Algorithm accurately predicts COVID-19 patient outcomes

With communities across the nation experiencing a wave of COVID-19 infections, clinicians need effective tools that will enable them to aggressively and accurately treat each patient based on their specific disease presentation, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team uses imaging to study ways the heart is affected by coronavirus

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators are using imaging and diagnostic pathology to examine postmortem hearts donated by victims of COVID-19. They are looking for blood clots, vascular damage and inflammation ...

Radiology & Imaging

International research improves quality of CT scan imagery

Computerized tomography (CT) is one of the best medical tests for analyzing the effects of many illnesses, including COVID-19. An international team has developed a new method that improves the quality of the images obtained ...

Cardiology

Algorithm helps improve coronary calcium detection

Dutch computer scientists and colleagues in the United States have achieved a marked improvement in the automatic detection of calcified atherosclerotic plaque in coronary arteries and thoracic aorta using computerized tomography ...

Radiology & Imaging

Look what's inside: Full-body movies from EXPLORER scanner

Positron Emission Tomography, or PET scanning, a technique for tracing metabolic processes in the body, has been widely applied in clinical diagnosis and research spanning physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. Now researchers ...

Medical research

Tracking titin in real time

Using new high-resolution imaging techniques, MDC researchers and colleagues have tracked titin, the body's largest protein, in real time throughout its entire lifecycle. The method and results could provide new insight into ...

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