Posts Tagged ‘Diagnosis’

AI for Breast Ultrasound

Posted on: April 8th, 2022 by admin

On 23 December 2021, the board of directors of RSNA announced that Dr Linda Moy (seen right) would become editor of their […]

Learning from Past Mistakes

Posted on: March 4th, 2022 by admin

Almost 25 years ago, in 1998, the FDA approved computer-aided detection (CAD) tools as an adjunct to mammography. This was before the […]

Angels in the Crowd

Posted on: February 4th, 2022 by admin

When an entrepreneur has a novel idea for a medical device, her biggest challenge will be to secure the necessary […]

Understanding Breast Density

Posted on: January 28th, 2022 by admin 2 Comments

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides three essential meanings for the word “density”: having parts that are close together; being difficult to see through; […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

Cape Town Company Develops Covid-19 Test Kit

Posted on: December 10th, 2021 by admin

Five years ago, CapeRay joined a consortium of local manufacturers to establish a not-for-profit company called the Western Cape Medical Devices […]

Evaluating DBT after 10 Years

Posted on: December 3rd, 2021 by admin

Earlier this year, we described how the digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) pioneers, led by Dr Daniel Kopans, developed a screening tool that […]

What if it’s not Randomized?

Posted on: November 26th, 2021 by admin

The National Cancer Institute in the USA defines a randomized clinical trial as: “A study in which the participants are divided by […]

Another Breakthrough from SA

Posted on: October 15th, 2021 by admin

Last Friday, we highlighted the contribution of two South Africans – Jamie Ambrose and Allan Cormack – to the development of computer […]

Benefits of Screening Recognised

Posted on: September 24th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has just announced that the Alexander Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence in 2021 has been […]