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2014-06-26 23:05:44

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the industry leader in materials, is proud to announce the release of its new Polymer Tungsten for effective radiation shielding. This is a remarkable achievement in the move towards environmentally friendly solutions for radiation shielding. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the industry leader in materials, is proud to announce the release of its new Polymer Tungsten for effective radiation shielding. This is...

2009-06-15 11:29:12

Combining technologies improves SPECT image quality, say researchers at SNM's 56th Annual MeetingA new study shows that combining high resolution and high sensitivity collimation provides better quality images when using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scans, said researchers at SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. Collimators"”devices that filter a stream of rays so that only those traveling parallel to a specified direction are allowed through"”are used in SPECT because...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dilon Technologies, Inc., a leader in molecular breast imaging, today announced the release of two new collimators: the Slant15 Collimator for breast imaging and the Low Energy High-Resolution (LEHR) Collimator. Both collimators are attachment options for the Dilon 6800 Gamma Camera that help to optimize imaging for the respective applications. The Slant15 Collimator is a 15-degree slant parallel-hole collimator that minimizes the dead space...

2009-01-15 07:00:00

TALLINN, Estonia, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer patients in Estonia now have access to advanced radiotherapy techniques, such as intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), for the first time with the official unveiling shortly before Christmas of an advanced Varian Medical Systems treatment machine at the North Estonia Regional Hospital in the country's capital, Tallinn. The opening ceremony attracted publicity on Estonian national TV and in national newspapers. North Estonia...


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