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Image: The cooled radiofrequency ablation (C-RFA) procedure (Photo courtesy of Dr. Felix Gonzalez/ RSNA)

Cooled RFA Relieves Pain Following Knee Replacement

A new study suggests cooled radiofrequency ablation (C-RFA) offers long-term relief for chronic and debilitating pain after knee replacement surgery. More...
06 Dec 2021
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IHF to Launch Geneva Centre of Healthcare Leadership for Sustainability

The International Hospital Federation (IHF; Geneva, Switzerland) is preparing to launch the Geneva Centre of Healthcare Leadership for Sustainability (the Centre) in 2022 in response to the need for hospitals and healthcare services to address climate change. More...
06 Dec 2021
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Image: Artificial intelligence medical imaging to determine which rectal cancer patients need surgery (Photo courtesy of Case Western Reserve University)

Artificial Intelligence Medical Imaging to Determine Which Rectal Cancer Patients Need Surgery

Researchers plan to test artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging to determine which rectal cancer patients need surgery - or can avoid it. More...
06 Dec 2021
Image: Thoracic computed tomography scans with COVID-19 lesions (Photo courtesy of Universitat de Barcelona)

Deep Learning-Powered Automated System Detects COVID-19 Lesions by Analyzing CT Chest Scans

A new automated system that involves deep learning technology enables the detection of COVID-19 lesion via the analysis of a computed tomography (CT) scan. More...
03 Dec 2021
Image: An AI radiographic tool helps assess endotracheal tube placement (Photo courtesy of GE Healthcare)

Radiographic AI Helps Assess Endotracheal Tube Placement

A novel artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm helps clinicians assess endotracheal tube (ETT) placement on a chest x-ray (CXR), including in critical COVID-19 patients. More...
02 Dec 2021
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Image: The venous external support (VEST) system (Photo courtesy of VGS)

Venous Support System Improves CABG Outcomes

A novel device could lead to increased longevity and durability of saphenous vein grafts (SVG) during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, according to a new study. More...
02 Dec 2021
Image: New Algorithm Reads Data from Smartwatches to Alert Wearers to Bodily Stress, Including COVID-19  (Photo courtesy of Myriam B/Shutterstock.com)

New Algorithm Reads Data from Smartwatches to Alert Wearers to Bodily Stress, Including COVID-19

Using data from smartwatches, a new algorithm reads heart rate as a proxy for physiological or mental stress, potentially alerting wearers they’re falling ill before they have symptoms. More...
02 Dec 2021