Articles Related to radiation exposure on Health Imaging Hub
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According to a recent study, which included acute MI patients with no history of cancer from all over Quebec, low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging increases cancer risk. Results of the study were published online in CMAJ and analyzed data of over 82,000 patients in the Quebec Med-Echo registry b...
 
Frequently performed after heart attacks,cardiac imaging procedures are increasing the radiation exposure of patients as well as their long-term cancer risk, a new research says. According to what is believed to be the first study to directly link cumulative exposure to low dose ionizing radiation...
 
American College of Physicians issues updated guidelines for back pain imaging. Systematic review concludes that routine imaging of lower back is a "low-value" intervention. Routine back imaging is not associated with clinically meaningful benefits and exposes patients to unnecessary harms say a cl...
 
U-M research reveals that children are more frequently exposed to medical imaging procedures that utilize radiation. Adam L. Dorfman, M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases and of radiology at the U-M Medical School says that it was found that the continuous use o...
 
Lexington Memorial Hospital announced that it has become one of the pioneer hospitals in the country to install a new “smart” computed tomography (CT) scanner from Siemens Healthcare. The new Siemens Healthcare scanner becames available to patients last week, and enables almost any type of exam w...
 
Despite the dominant trend indicating that radiation exposure during diagnostic imaging carries various risks for developing cancer, a recent report presented December 2 at RSNA 2010 demonstrated that risks may be lower than expected. Researchers at Stanford University conducted a retrospective s...
 
According to the University of Rochester Medical Center research, when children are subjected to head and neck radiation, whether as a result of multiple diagnostic CT scans or cancer treatment, it causes the increase of risk of thyroid cancer along the next fifty-eight years or more. The study was...
 
Hospitals in US started to deploy safeguard measures to protect patients, who receive harmful doses of radiation from CT scans and other radiation systems. These hospitals are trying to reduce the radiation exposure especially for people receiving scans on regular basis, by designing and buying new ...
 
Siemens Healthcare has recently unveiled its new system, Biograph mMR, the world's first integrated whole-body molecular MR with simultaneous data acquisition technology. This revolutionary system includes a magnetic resonance (MR) scanner and an integrated PET (Positron Emission Tomography) diagnos...
 
According to a retrospective, single-center study,about 40% of patients who wre subjected to myocardial perfusion imaging had repeated exams and were exposed to high doses of radiation. Andrew Einstein, MD, PhD, of Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, at the American Heart Associati...
 
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