DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Pediatrics
SEARCH
当前地点:
>
> This Story


注册记数器 to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment
advertisement

 

advertisement

 

CT Homepage

SEC probes Siemens, GE and Philips over business with China Lawsuit alleges OEMs worked together to fix prices on medical equipment

FDA okays Philips' MR-only radiotherapy simulator, MRCAT pelvis Create treatment plans for bladder, rectal, anal and cervical cancer

Study calls for better factoring-in of patient complexity in head CT scans Should consider complexity of associated billed patient encounters

MR method could spare patients with skull lesions from CT, says study Could benefit children and pregnant women

FDA clears GE’s AI-based CT image reconstruction technology Available as upgrade to Revolution Apex scanner

First ultra high-res CT scan performed on US patient Scanner at UC Davis can image anatomy as small as 150 microns

Industrial hi-res X-ray yields greater insight into child abuse case Identified microscopic injuries that would not have been detected with standard CT

Trice Imaging connects imaging devices of large chain healthcare provider Aleris Patients and physicians can view images on laptops, cell phones

Reducing extravasations in CT contrast-enhanced IV injections Tips and best practices for administering better care

Researchers orchestrate malware attack to expose imaging vulnerabilities Deceived radiologists and AI algorithms into misdiagnoses

BrainScope One reduces unnecessary
head CTs by 30 percent for
mTBI patients

Study shows 30 percent drop in unnecessary head CTs with BrainScope One

John R. Fischer , Staff Reporter
A new study determined more than 30 percent of unnecessary head CT scans could be avoided with the use of the FDA-cleared BrainScope One medical device.

The study is titled, Reduction in unnecessary CT scans head-injury in the emergency department using an FDA cleared device.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

RaySafe helps you avoid unnecessary radiation

RaySafe solutions are designed to minimize the need for user interaction, bringing unprecedented simplicity & usability to the X-ray room. We're committed to establishing a radiation safety culture wherever technicians & medical staff encounter radiation.



“Greater than 80 percent of patients who arrive at the emergency department with a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) will be scheduled for a CT scan to rule out a structural injury. On average, mTBI patients who receive a CT scan spend approximately 6.6 hours in the ED, including a 2.5 hour waiting period for the scan to be performed and assessed by a radiologist,” BrainScope CEO Michael Singer told HCB News. “Ninety-one percent of these scans are negative, exposing the patient to unnecessary radiation. Additionally, a CT scan does not indicate the presence or severity of concussion, resulting in many concussed patients being discharged with little or no follow-up.”

The multi-modal, comprehensive, handheld system utilizes AI to perform objective and quick assessments and triages of head-injured patients at the point of care, deeming them either likely CT positive (structural brain injury) or likely CT negative (no structural brain injury). It is equipped to evaluate the full spectrum of brain injury for those with mTBI, from functional abnormalities like concussions to structural injuries such as brain bleeds.

Researchers evaluated 91 patients admitted to the Jewish Hospital Washington University Medical Center ER, who each sustained closed head injuries within three days prior to their admission, with the mean time since the event being 10.8 hours. Eighty-two percent of injuries were caused either by motor vehicle collisions or falls. Patients were 18-76, and nearly all scored a 15 on the Glasgow Coma Scale. The exception was one patient with a score of 14.

All were referred for a CT scan, which was read by a site neuroradiologist and evaluated for related traumatic brain injury. They then underwent a 5-10 minute BrainScope EEG-based structural injury classifier (SIC) evaluation using a proprietary disposable EEG headset, with the exam administered by physician assistants, nurses or technicians.

Along with avoiding unnecessary imaging and associated radiation exposure, the device reduced throughput times and was able to better triage patients who required a CT scan. It also demonstrated a rate of 100 percent sensitivity, with the decrease in unnecessary CT scans and associated radiation resulting in no false negative cases. In addition, the findings confirm the overall CT referral rate reduction results of a retrospective study published in 2017 of the data collected in the BrainScope FDA validation study.
  Pages: 1 - 2 >>

CT Homepage


You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Advertise
提升您的品牌知名度
拍卖+私人销售
获得最好的价格
买设备/配件
找到最低价格
每日新闻
阅读最新信息
目录
浏览所有的DOTmed用户
DOTmed上的伦理
查看我们的伦理计划
金子分开供营商节目
接收PH要求
金子服务经销商节目
接收请求
提供保健服务者
查看所有的HCP(简称医疗保健提供商)的工具
Jobs/训练
查找/申请工作
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
获取配件报价
Recently Certified
查看最近通过认证的用户
Recently Rated
查看最近通过认证的用户
出租中央
租用设备优惠
卖设备/配件
得到最划算
Service Technicians Forum
查找帮助和建议
简单的征求建议书
获取设备报价
真正商业展览
查找对设备的服务
对这个站点的通入和用途是受期限和条件我们支配 法律公告 & 保密性通知
物产和业主对 DOTmed.com,公司 Copyright ©2001-2019 DOTmed.com, Inc.
版权所有