Search Tag: breast imaging

IMAGING Management


2012 04 Oct

Recent evidence suggests that contrast-enhanced breast MRI is becoming an established technique that offers good quality in safety, performance and patient outcomes. In this article, Prof. Francesco Sardanelli, a frequently invited speaker and educator on this topic at international meetings, writes about the growing effectiveness of breast MRI, the...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 25 Apr

The Vrije Universiteit Brussels has awarded a five-year contract to the IT and medical technology company Sectra for the supply of a breast imaging PACS (system for handling diagnostic images for mammography).  By providing instant access to images including relevant patient history, Sectra’s solution will allow the hospital to improve the quality...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 30 Apr

Siemens Healthcare will demonstrate its range of mammography, ultrasound and MR breast imaging products at Symposium Mammographicum 2014.  The exhibition, taking place at the Bournemouth International Centre 29th June - 1 July 2014, will include solutions designed specifically for the provision of Women’s Health, including the Mammomat Inspiration Full...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 14 May

New software developed in Spain will help physicians assess breast cancer risk by quantifying breast density, a known risk factor for the disease. Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València, in collaboration with the Instituto de Salud Carlos III  and the Foundation for the Health and Biomedical Research of the Comunitat Valenciana...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 16 May

Integration with InteleViewer provides an alternative to deploying dedicated breast imaging workstations Intelerad Medical Systems, a leader in medical imaging PACS, RIS and workflow solutions, has announced the launch of their Tomosynthesis Module. Integrated directly into Intelerad’s InteleViewer, the module eliminates the need for dedicated...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 19 Jun

Researchers at the University of Texas in Dallas (UTD) have found that breast cancer diagnoses can be improved when radiologists consider a patient’s statistically-weighted risk profile while examining her mammogramme. The new approach should result in a reduction of missed diagnoses and false positives. The study was presented this week at the Advances...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 18 Jul

North Manchester General Hospital and The Royal Oldham Hospital, both part of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, have enhanced their breast ultrasound delivery capabilities by becoming the first in the UK to install the newest iteration of Siemens Healthcare’s ACUSON S FamilyTM of ultrasound imaging systems. With clinical technology evolving rapidly,...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 05 Aug

The value of mammography screening in older women has been much debated over the last few years. While the American Cancer Society recommends annual mammograms in women 75 or older, the US Preventive Services Task Force does not support this recommendation and believes that there is insufficient evidence with respect to its benefits and harm. It is...Read more

Health Management


2014 31 Aug

Prof. Francesco Sardanelli University of Milan, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy President, European Society of Breast Imaging Director, European Network for the Assessment of Imaging in Medicine Prof. Sardanelli,...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 04 Sep

The European market is evolving for innovative, multi-modality imaging systems which can accurately and efficiently detect breast cancer. With the expansion of the cohort of women 40 years of age and older, the typical population targeted by national screening programs, rates will continue to rise both for screening and diagnosis. As such, the need...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 19 Sep

Frost & Sullivan have recently recognised Volpara Solutions with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. This award is presented each year to a company that demonstrates uniqueness in developing and leveraging new technologies that can have an impact on the functionality and customer value of the new products...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 22 Sep

The European Society of Breast Imaging holds its annual scientific meeting in Amsterdam from 26-27 September. Our Zoom On features Professor Elizabeth Morris, Vice President of the U.S. Society of Breast Imaging who will be speaking on 27 September on “Background enhancement on breast MRI: Clinics and research”. In her presentation Prof. Morris will...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 23 Oct

Barco has announced the release of Coronis Uniti™, the first diagnostic display explicitly designed for both PACS and breast imaging. The Coronis Uniti display aims to improve reading performance by supporting both PACS and breast imaging, calibrated colour and grayscale, 2D and 3D static and dynamic images, Coronis Uniti eliminates the need for multi-head...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 08 Dec

A session on breast ultrasound at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago (30 November-4 December) heard from Islamiat Ego-Osuala, MD, who presented a study of the use and role of adjunct ultrasound (US) screening following implementation of the breast density notification law in New York state in January 2013. ...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 26 Feb

The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening is significantly larger than the proof available in the early days of the transition from analog mammography to FFDM.  Results from studies in Europe using Tomosynthesis in population based screening and results from screening with Tomosynthesis in the USA are concordant...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 12 Mar

A study published online in JAMA Oncology has found an association between high rates of inappropriate imaging for breast cancer and prostate cancer, diseases for which specialist physicians do not overlap. The revelation suggests that regional infrastructure and culture may contribute to the sometimes inappropriate utilisation of healthcare resources,...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 11 Jun

Gamma Medica, a leader in molecular breast imaging (MBI) technology, announced that Philip M. Croxford has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. The company also named Scott Headland as its new Vice President of Sales. These executive changes align with Gamma Medica’s focus on commercialising its unique breast imaging technology for improved cancer...Read more

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2015 17 Jun

Diagnostics software supports informed treatment decision-making and comprehensive treatment planning by compiling information from different imaging modalities Early checking of treatment by means of a quantitative evaluation of the success of the treatment Offline functionality for the interdisciplinary exchange of information Cancer treatment...Read more

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2015 05 Aug

VuCOMP, Inc., leading developer of advanced computer vision systems for the detection of breast cancer, has announced that it will be showcasing its portfolio of cutting-edge imaging products at the 20th Annual Mammography in Santa Fe: Music, Mammograms, and Mountains, August 3- 7, 2015 . The meeting attracts breast imaging professionals from around...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 10 Aug

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President of the Society of Breast Imaging . Prof. Rebner is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Molecular Imaging, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan and Director, Division of Breast Imaging, Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak Campus.   1. What are your key areas...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 10 Jan

Returning to the very popular Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Dr. Emily Conant has designed this course for radiologists who interpret breast imaging full- or part-time. The course content will include up-to-date reviews of breast imaging fundamentals aimed at improving interpretative skills and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound,...Read more

Health Management


2016 05 Jan

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice at breast centres around the world.  Studies have demonstrated that SWE has reduced the number of unnecessary biopsies, helped prevent false negative diagnoses, and improved overall diagnostic confidence and patient management (Berg et al. 2012; Evans et al. 2012). With...Read more

IT Management


2015 28 Nov

International medical imaging IT company Sectra  announces that Breast Center of Acadiana, in the US, has entered into a multi-year agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in its two freestanding imaging centers. This investment will provide the Breast Center a future-proof platform capable of expanding with the practice. Breast Center of Acadiana...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 30 Jun

After the great success of our fifth Oncologic Imaging Course, we are more excited than ever to continue offering this much needed educational program.  The course will be held once again in the beautiful and charming UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, Croatia, from June 30 to July 2, 2016. Oncologic Imaging is a large and critical component...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 09 Jun

The International Breast Ultrasound School (IBUS) was formed in 1991, and is incorporated in Switzerland as a non-profit organization. The secretariat is currently based in Italy. Since its formation, IBUS has established itself as the leading international provider with teaching programs covering all aspects of multimodality breast imaging and image-guided...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 05 Mar

Researchers in Austria have developed a method for the precise measurement of breast density using magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) examinations with the Dixon sequence for a better assessment of the risk, in addition to an earlier breast cancer diagnosis, it was unveiled during a presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR2016)....Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 11 Apr

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that women with higher levels of Ki67, a molecular marker that identifies proliferating cells in an area where the majority of breast cancers originate, had a five-fold chance of developing breast cancer. This is the first time scientists have been able to link the marker to precancerous...Read more

Executive Health Management


2016 05 May

The Society (Société Internationale de Sénologie) was founded in 1976 by Dr. Charles-Marie Gross, father of the modern breast imaging and forger of the concept of senology. The SIS promotes educational activities through courses of our International School of Senology, international congresses, with our main event – the SIS world congress in Senology...Read more