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Trial data with SIR-Spheres Microspheres in metastatic colorectal cancer shows improvement in overall survival- Sirtex

SIRFLOX and FOXFIRE Global findings with SIR-Spheres Microspheres from Sirtex suggest that adding liver-directed Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to...

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FDA approves Magnetom Vida 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging system.-Siemens Healthineers.

Siemens Healthineers announced it has secured FDA clearance for its Magnetom Vida 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging system. The company...

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FDA approves the Genius 3D Mammography exam for routine breast cancer screening of women with dense breasts.- Hologic

Hologic, Inc. announced that the Genius 3D Mammography exam is now the only mammogram that is FDA-approved as superior to...

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Guidelines

Breast screening: clinical guidelines for screening assessment

The aim of assessment is to obtain a definitive and timely diagnosis of all potential abnormalities detected during screening.

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Evidence-based indications for the use of PET-CT in the United Kingdom 2016

Since its introduction into clinical practice in the UK 26 years ago, positorn emission tomography (PET) followed by positron emission tomography-computed tomography...

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British Thoracic Society guidelines for the investigation and management of pulmonary nodules

The detection of pulmonary nodules is common. In populations undergoing CT screening and at high risk of lung cancer, nodules are...

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Journal articles

A modified lung and cardiac ultrasound protocol saves time and rules in the diagnosis of acute heart failure.

Multiorgan ultrasound (US), which includes evaluation of the lungs and heart, is an accurate method that outperforms clinical gestalt for diagnosing acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF).

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Clinical trials

Pivotal Study of MRI-guided Transurethral US Ablation to Treat Localized Prostate Cancer

A prospective, multi-center, single-arm study, planned in 110 patients. The primary objective of the study is to further evaluate the...

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Transperineal, MRI-guided, Prostate Biopsy

Primary purpose: Complications and rehospitalizations after transperineal prostate biopsy MRI-guided are reduced than transrectal prostate biopsies. Secondary purposes: - Patients...

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Preference-based Comparative Study on Definitive Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer With Protons (ProtoChoice-P)

ProtoChoice-P is a prospective multicenter trial to evaluate proton therapy in patients suffering from prostate cancer. Primary aim of the...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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Prostate cancer: understanding the patient pathway and treatment options - in association with Prostate Cancer UK

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