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Swiss researchers 3D-print high-res X-ray detectors
The components may improve performance and lower radiation exposure in medical scans
Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March
The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems
Fujifilm partners with Candelis to enhance image management
The integration of both companies' technologies will enhance support for women's healthcare and CT exams
Mobile stroke units improve survival rate for German hospital
The vehicles reduced chances of death and long-term disability
No-show rate hit 55% in medical imaging during the peak of pandemic
A fivefold increase in missed appointments were seen across all modalities
Deep learning system could save time in scoring coronary calcium
Calculating calcium scores from CT scans to enable more informed decisions
Low-dose CT could double five-year lung cancer survival rate by 2025
Physicians discuss strategies for eliminating lung cancer as a cause of death
Canon's AI now usable in 96% of all Vantage Orian 1.5T MR procedures
AiCE three to five times faster than conventional model-based iterative reconstruction
MIDRC launches COVID-19 medical image repository, releases first set of images
The MIDRC is designed to be largest open database of anonymized COVID-19 medical images
Breaking down the challenges of justification for medical imaging exams
ESR sheds light on factors that may contribute to unnecessary scans
Whole body MR surpasses PET/CT and CT for detecting myeloma
Enabling earlier myeloma treatment than other imaging modalities
Total CT scans dropped 20% in 2020 due to COVID-19: IMV report
73 million scans compared to 91.4 million in 2019
Three ways radiology departments can improve operations in 2021
Insights from Jeremy Simon, head of Dunlee's OEM Commercial activities in North America, and Jerry Carlson, product support manager for Dunlee
Fewer LDCT lung cancer screenings during COVID-19 associated with increased malignancies
Patients with suspected lung cancer increased from 8% before COVID to 29% after
Unprotected servers leave more than 45 million medical images accessible online
The images contain sensitive information of patients in 67 countries
The 10 biggest CT stories of 2020
From cancer screening to improved protocols, CT news in 2020 was mainly about utilization
President-elect Joe Biden undergoes CT scan for hairline fractures to foot
Biden injured his foot when he slipped over Thanksgiving weekend

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