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  1. Increases in volume in trauma centers can improve survival rates

    Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found as the number of patients admitted ...

    Cara Livernois - Jul 21, 2016

  2. Tomosynthesis beats chest x-ray at guiding decision-making around pulmonary nodules

    ... is augmented by dual-energy (DE) technology—and regardless of the lack of deep, chest-specific experience in the interpreting radiologist. ... study lead-authored by James T. Dobbins III, PhD, of Duke University Medical Center and published online July 19 in Radiology. ...

    Dave Pearson - Jul 20, 2016

  3. Study finds AF more common for whites, more deadly for blacks

    ... Lead author, Jared W. Magnani, MD, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues followed 15,080 people—3,831 of whom ...

    Nicholas Leider - Jun 24, 2016

  4. PET pinpoints tau tangles as cause of Alzheimer's effects

    Strong binding of tau ligand in an AD patient. Neuron ... That’s the conclusion of Alexander Drzezga, MD, of the University Hospital of Cologne in Germany, who presented his research team’s ...

    Dave Pearson - Jun 14, 2016

  5. Enterprise Imaging Roundtable: Goals and Strategy

    ... would agree that radiology has done an excellent job of managing medical imaging workflow within the department and extending image ... and Imaging Informatics and Professor of Radiology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Rasu Shrestha, MD , Chief ...

    Cheryl Proval - Jun 10, 2016

  6. Final Subject Enrolled in Early Feasibility Study of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis

    ... & Associates, Inc. (Gore)  today announced completion of enrollment into its early feasibility study evaluating the GORE® EXCLUDER® ... MD, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and National Principal Investigator ...

    - Jun 08, 2016

  7. Injecting stem cells in patients’ brains may improve neurological function after stroke

    A small group of patients with stable, chronic stroke who had stem cells injected in their ... Lead researcher Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD, of Stanford University’s School of Medicine, and colleagues published their results ... patients at Stanford University and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center between September 2011 and August 2013. During the ...

    Tim Casey - Jun 06, 2016

  8. Time to Get Ahead of the Curve: Clinical Decision Support Mandate Delayed, Not Dead

    ... imaging, reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of care, according to data from the small number of early adopters in the ... into care pathways and can “fix problems.” The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) launched a pilot CDS project at ...

    Lisa Fratt - May 26, 2016

  9. Ischemia on stress testing is not associated with increased mortality risk in women

    After more than eight years of follow-up, women with signs and symptoms of ischemia and nonobstructive ... study from 1996 to 2000. The study took place at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Allegheny County General Hospital in Pittsburgh, the ...

    Tim Casey - May 24, 2016

  10. UPMC funding first projects from Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance

    ... will fund the first six projects created under the umbrella of the Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance. With this funding, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers will ...

    Beth Walsh - Mar 22, 2016

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