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2010-12-01 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today introduced the Juno DRF and the DigitalDiagnost - ER Wireless systems, two versatile diagnostic X-ray solutions that represent the next step in patient care. Featured at the 96th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, these innovative systems uphold Philips' commitment to integrating technologies in a smart way to help enhance patient outcomes and increase...

2010-11-29 05:01:00

NUREMBERG, Germany, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziehm Imaging's intuitive SmartVascular software considerably simplifies imaging in vascular surgery. It introduces an entirely new workflow for fast results. This solution raises efficiency levels, eliminates interim C-arm operating steps and automates the imaging processes. SmartVascular is compatible with all Ziehm Vision C-arms and tailored to vascular procedures. Thanks to modern imaging technology, even the most demanding...

2010-11-28 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare has a history of reducing radiation dose in diagnostic and interventional radiology through its technical innovations. Now, Siemens is the first manufacturer to issue a "Guide to Low Dose." Created for physicians and medical technical staff, this guide describes the basics of radiation used for medical purposes, presenting a detailed explanation of dose reduction innovations on Siemens medical imaging equipment. Users can learn how...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth - A78/Hall 10 -- Varian Medical Systems will exhibit its line of PaxScan® digital image detectors and X-ray tubes for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and cone-beam CT imaging at the MEDICA 2010 International Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany from November 17-20. The Varian booth will showcase several filmless imaging detectors and X-ray tube products, including: The PaxScan® 3030+, a 30cm x 30cm...

2010-11-15 13:19:03

American Heart Association Meeting Report A protocol that uses continuous real-time radiation monitoring, low-dose imaging programs and requires physician awareness of radiation dose, significantly reduced radiation exposure during electrophysiology procedures and catheter ablations to diagnose and treat heart arrhythmias in children, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2010. Invasive cardiac electrophysiology is used to diagnose and treat...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CMEF Booth #E2-C22 - Varian Medical Systems- X-Ray Products unit, a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and digital X-ray detectors, will showcase a broad array of X-ray tubes and the company's PaxScan® line of digital X-ray image detectors at the China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Shenyang City, China, October 12-15, 2010. "In order to give the best possible service and support to the growing Chinese X-ray market, we...

2010-09-13 08:56:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ In the last year, one in five women and one in seven men injured themselves intentionally. Teenage self-injury is on the rise, but radiologists have found a non-invasive way to help these troubled patients. Radiologists have found that they can use ultrasound and a minimally invasive procedure to identify and treat patients who engage in a self-injury behavior called self embedding. "This is a new way for radiologists to impact public and mental health," William E....

2010-09-07 17:22:18

Using ultrasound and a minimally-invasive procedure, radiologists can identify and treat patients who engage in a disturbing self-injury behavior known as self-embedding, according to a new study published in the online edition and October print issue of the journal Radiology. "This is a new way for radiologists to impact public and mental health," said the study's senior author, William E. Shiels II, D.O., chairman of the Department of Radiology at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus,...

2010-06-07 11:01:00

BOSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, presented at the 64th Vascular Annual Meeting presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery® today, assessed the accuracy of indirect estimated radiation doses of 47 patients during endovascular thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair (eTAAA). "The standard methods of reporting and documenting peak skin dose is the indirect assessment provided by the imaging system and when used alone there were patients in our that had study with...

2010-05-06 13:50:41

Fluoroscopic (X-ray) guided steroid injections offer a safe and effective alternative to the conventional treatment of hamstring tendonitis, according to a study presented at the ARRS 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. Conventional treatment includes rest, anti-inflammatory drugs, and physical therapy. Hamstring tendonitis refers to inflammation (pain, swelling, warmth, redness, and dysfunction) in one or more of the hamstring tendons. It is relatively common in a multitude of track and...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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