A powerful new company with a comprehensive range of imaging modalities

The acquisition of Hitachi’s diagnostic imaging business by FUJIFILM and the incorporation of Hitachi’s imaging activities into the newly-named FUJFILM Healthcare company means that a powerful new force in medical imaging has emerged, offering a broad and integrated portfolio of products and services ranging from CT, MRI, X-ray ultrasound and PACS.   Read More here: […]

AI-based software in breast imaging

Elena Cauzza has been running the xDonna Institute in Switzerland for the last nine years. Each year she sees more than three thousandwomen at her Bellinzone site located in the Swiss canton of Tessin.   Read More here: AI-based software xDonna Institute iCAD DIEurope October 2021

Breast cancer risk assessment and its role

Renowned throughout the world for its breast density assessment software and breast imaging QC systems, Volpara Health Technologies has announced that it has recently acquired the US-based company CRA Health which develops breast cancer risk assessment software.   Read More here: Breast cancer risk assesment Volpara Health Highnam DIEurope October 2021

The clinical impact and cost of CT coronary angiography

By Dr John Graby, Dr Benjamin J Hudson, Dr Jonathan CL Rodrigues This article summarizes the results of a recently published study [1] whose aim was to quantify the clinical and cost impact of FFRCT – guided care in the real-world setting of the UK National Health Service (NHS). Read More here: CT coronary angiography […]

A single-sized low-field MRI system for targeted biopsies

By S. Chiragzada, D. Michael, Dr. R. Narayanan, Dr. A. Nacev & Dr. D. Kumar This paper presents initial validation results for a low-field single-sided MRI system designed for office procedures such as targeted biopsies and other interventions directly under MR guidance   MRI Low Field Chiragzada DIEurope October 2021_rev

Artifacts in contrast-enhanced mammography

By Dr. S Neppalli, Dr. M L Hill, Miss M A Kessell, Ms. C R Madeley, Mr. P S Vlaskovsky & Dr. D B Taylor This article summarizes the results of our recent retrospective study of artifacts present on contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) from two different vendors   Read More here: Breast Imaging contrast-enhanced mammo Neppali […]

AI in breast cancer diagnostics

By Dr. C. Rossi, Dr. A.P. Ciritsis & Prof. A Boss This article reviews the importance of accurate and reproducible measures of mammographic breast density as well as the need for precise monitoring of the overall quality of mammography images. Read More here: AI breast cancer diagnostics Rossi DIEurope October 2021  

New advances in interventional cardiology – the mobile Cath Lab from Ziehm

The worldwide ageing population, the rise of chronic health conditions and of the incidence in cardiovascular diseases are leading to an increase in the demand for interventional procedures and Operating Room (OR) utilization. For all these reasons it is becoming ever more necessary for surgical operations to be as efficient as possible, while of course […]

Bucking the trend – Esaote interview

Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospital have increasingly had to focus almost exclusively on meeting the challenges of the viral infection and consequently have had to put on hold investments for capital equipment in fields not directly related to the emergency. Read More:Esaote Fontanta Interview DIE June 2021