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2009-06-15 10:25:37

A new study reveals that PET scans accurately detect infections in prosthetic knee joints more than 90 percent of the time, according to researchers at the SNM's 56th Annual Meeting.

2009-05-28 01:00:00

Site to Provide Glucotrace (Fluorodeoxyglucose) for Use in Earlier Detection of Disease and Therapy Management OTTAWA and FLEURUS, Belgium, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading global provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals used in molecular medicine, today announced the opening of a facility in Fleurus, Belgium for the production of Glucotrace (Fluorodeoxyglucose), a radiopharmaceutical used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. PET imaging...

2009-05-27 07:29:30

Non-invasive imaging can measure how well patients with the most common form of breast cancer - estrogen receptor positive type - respond to standard aromatase inhibitor therapy after only two weeks and shows similar findings that more invasive needle sampling identifies, according to a poster presentation to be presented at the ASCO annual meeting next week.

2009-05-14 07:30:00

Comprehensive Phase 2 Program Combines Histology, Biomarkers and Non-Invasive Imaging to Demonstrate Mechanism of Action and Positive Impact on Vascular Inflammation SAN FRANCISCO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-04-07 14:41:00

Expanded Medicare coverage of PET scans improves access for patients to needed cancer diagnosis tool WAUKESHA, Wis., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare, a global leader in healthcare technology, supports the recent national coverage determination (NCD) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), expanding coverage for initial testing with positron emission tomography (PET) for Medicare beneficiaries who are diagnosed with and treated for most solid tumor...

2009-03-26 09:30:00

Highlights Include Possis Acquisition and Patient Care Innovations WARRENDALE, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, INC.'s revenues grew to over $600 million in 2008, an increase of more than 10 percent over the previous year (excluding the effect of the Possis Medical, Inc. acquisition).

2009-03-16 07:00:00

New Omaha facility to help advance the early diagnosis and treatment of disease DUBLIN, Ohio, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced that it has opened a new facility in Omaha, Neb.

2009-02-19 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the medical imaging market, Frost & Sullivan presents Naviscan, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Emerging Technology of the Year.

2009-02-13 15:20:00

New technology reduces radiation exposure, eliminates workflow complexity, and enables patient-scheduling flexibility WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD's Intego(TM) PET Infusion System has been named one of Medical Imaging Magazine's top eight most innovative products of the year.

2009-02-05 09:21:09

Women with a rare form of aggressive breast cancer may benefit from a newer form of imaging that gives doctors a better idea of where the disease may have spread.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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