Items Tagged ‘HealthImaging’

October 3, 2012

Smartphone Evaluation an Effective Tool for Telestroke Network

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Medical images viewed on smartphones can be effectively used to remotely evaluate stroke patients through telemedicine, according to a study published online ahead of print in Stroke. The study, from researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, was the first to test the effectiveness of smartphone teleradiology applications in a real-world telestroke network. “Smartphones are […]

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Tags: Dr Bart Demaerschalk, HealthImaging, Smartphones, Telemedicine, teleradiology applications

July 30, 2012

CT Paves the Way to More Accurate Kidney Stone Volume Estimates

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Mayo Clinic researchers have proposed a method of estimating kidney stone volume using CT images that offers significantly improved accuracy compared with threshold-based methods, according to a study published online July 23 in the Journal of Urology. “We proposed a volume estimation method based on an adaptive threshold segmentation method and a correction for the […]

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Tags: CT images, HealthImaging, Journal of Urology, kidney stone, Xinhui Duan

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