The demand for breast tomosynthesis continues to increase according to a report issued last week by Orem, Utah-based market research firm KLAS. Sixty-two percent of 121 imaging providers surveyed by KLAS said they would choose tomosynthesis if they had the chance to start over.
The global breast imaging market is expected reach about $5 billion by 2017, according to a newly published report from Research and Markets.
Inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may be detected more easily by PET/CT, according to an article published in the May issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
A German study has determined that the complication rate associated with colonoscopy is low enough to be justifiable, considering the benefits of screening.
A study published online Jan. 24 in the European Respiratory Journal found that while physicians can accurately exclude pneumonia in in patients presenting with acute cough and other lower respiratory track symptoms, diagnosing pneumonia without the help of a chest radiograph is a different story.
Researchers and physicians at the Mayo Clinic in Florida have developed a two-hour course designed to increase a doctor's adenoma detection rate.
A frequent theme at last month's meeting of the Radiological Society of North America was that radiologists must deal with threats to the future of the imaging industry. One such issue that has received plenty of media attention over the last several years: radiation doses.
University of Florida researchers, with the help of a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute of Nursing Research, will use brain imaging studies to determine which adults are most likely to lose memory and develop cognitive problems after surgery.
Adding tomosynthesis to standard digital mammography increases diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, according to a study recently published in the journal Radiology .
St. Peter's Hospital in Helena, Mont., has accused a radiology group that formerly provided services to the hospital of reading 3,000 mammograms on incorrect equipment in 2008, according to the Billings Gazette .