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2011-02-24 11:00:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from the American College of Radiology outlined strategies for transforming computed tomography (CT) technology and its use to minimize medical radiation exposure today at the National Institutes of Health "Summit to Focus on Management of Radiation Dose in Computerized Tomography - Emphasis Toward the Sub-mSv CT Exam." "As the stewards of medical radiation technology and safety for the past 100 years, radiologists...

2010-07-19 11:57:00

EVANSTON, Ill., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients requiring a CT scan at Saint Francis Hospital will now be exposed to up to 40 percent less radiation than traditional CT scans. The hospital has acquired state-of-the-art GE(TM) scanning equipment featuring Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction (ASiR) that uses an advanced image reconstruction technique that makes it possible to dramatically reduce radiation dose without compromising image quality. "We have the utmost...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Recognized as one of the leading pediatric healthcare centers in the United States, St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis is further enhancing its nationally renowned pediatric care program with the installation of a SOMATOM® Definition AS computed tomography (CT) scanner from Siemens Healthcare. The SOMATOM Definition AS is the world's first adaptive scanner, which intelligently adapts, on the fly, to the patient, for...

2009-07-07 15:44:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI), a full-service, global engineering, repair and logistics company, announced today that Motorola has divested its proven Fiber-to-the-Node (FTTN) product family to CTDI, effective 2 July 2009. The transaction will enable both companies to focus on technologies that will grow their businesses and position their customers for success in the long-term. Motorola's FTTN...

2008-09-26 15:00:16

Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI), the largest global telecommunications repair and logistics service provider, today announced the acquisition of Phoenix Wireless, a leading provider of wireless communications and electronics accessories. The acquisition is strategic to CTDI and Phoenix based on financial, operational and customer synergies. The acquisition will enable Phoenix to expand its product and service offerings through CTDI's capabilities, which include engineering and...

2008-07-30 18:00:54

Americans can't agree on politics -- but the one thing they do agree on is: Americans do not want unnecessary or excessive radiation. And while medical imaging in the form of CAT scans can be viewed as a technology right out of Star Wars - allowing doctors to look into the human body without making a single cut - that ability comes with a price: radiation exposure to the patient. So is CT imaging worth the radiation exposure? The answer may come down to the scanner you are...

2008-07-24 12:00:24

Communications Test Design, a telecommunications repair and logistics provider, has acquired the assets and products of Verso Technologies's family of access products, including integrated access devices, access routers, optical access devices and bandwidth aggregators. This acquisition includes the Verilink 8000/6000, iMarc, WANSuite, XEL-CORE, ArcaDACS, Shark, Prism, Orion, Terra, AS2000, and NetEngine product lines collectively, the Verilink products. According to Communications Test...


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