Archive for February, 2012

Is CAD Just Another Fad?

Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by admin

Imagine this scenario. A healthy woman receives her annual invitation to present herself for a mammogram. She checks in as soon as […]

A Novel Camera called Pandia

Posted on: February 17th, 2012 by admin

The benefits of slot scanning x-rays were described in an earlier blog. This approach has the major advantage of reducing x-ray scatter, increasing […]

Elastography and 21st Century Palpation

Posted on: February 10th, 2012 by admin 1 Comment

Medical imaging, in its purest form, provides a window on the internal anatomy of the human body. If there is a lesion, […]

Sensitivity and Specificity: At What Cost?

Posted on: February 3rd, 2012 by admin

When judging the success of any screening programme, two statistical measures need to be considered: sensitivity and specificity. But what are these […]