New imaging tool for diagnosing heart disease

Researchers first to develop reliable, non-invasive cardiac functional MRI By Laura Goncalves An international team led by scientists from Lawson Health Research Institute and Cedars-Sinai Medical...

New cardiac CT scan first in Canada

By Ann Gibbon A new model of care for cardiac patients at St. Paul’s Hospital has the potential to reduce heart imaging wait times, ease...

Sunnybrook takes first human images taken on MR-Linac

By Alexis Dobranowski   Sunnybrook’s radiation and clinical trials teams took a huge leap forward in February when they took the first human images on the...

Clinical Decision Support Systems: Breaking ground for imaging referral guidelines in Canada

By Dr. Martin Reed The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) is advocating for the implementation of Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Systems in...

Understanding the role and importance of radiologists in Canada

By Dr. Emil Lee Radiologists are physicians who work with medical imaging to diagnose illnesses. These imaging procedures include MRI, CT, ultrasound and X-ray. Radiologists...

Pilot study to test innovative lung screening x-ray

By Kara Weiler Grand River Hospital (GRH) is partnering with KA Imaging to conduct a pilot study on the use of a high-resolution multi-energy digital...

Real-time ultrasound navigation helps see brain shift

Brain tumour surgery has undergone significant changes in recent years thanks to new and improved tracking and imaging technologies. Now, ultrasound imaging can be...

Looking for the answers to ovarian cancer

Miriam Porter of Toronto has always considered herself a private person. But the night before she had preventive surgery to remove her fallopian tubes...

New genetic test predicts risk of prostate cancer returning

A group of Canadian researchers have developed a new genetic test that accurately predicts the risk of #prostate cancer coming back after treatment and...

Cardiac DART provides care closer to the door

A visit to the ER is a rarity for 73-year old John Myers*. But when symptoms of a heart attack prompted him to check...

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