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ACRIN sets sights on noncancer imaging research

April 22, 2009 Diagnostic Imaging. ACRIN sets sights on noncancer imaging research By H.A. Abella The American College of Radiology Imaging Network will expand its research scope beyond cancer to add applications that advance clinical care in areas such as neuro and cardiovascular imaging. ACRIN started its first noncancer imaging research in 2006 by creating the Cardiovascular Committee with funding provided by the ACR and corporate donors. In the same year, it also launched a multicenter trial on MR imaging of articular cartilage damage of the knee in osteoarthritis. Since then, Cardiovascular Committee members have been considering specific imaging applications that have potential for immediate clinical use but have not yet been validated, such as coronary CT angiography, said ACRIN executive director Dr. Mitchell Schnall.

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