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2014-09-16 08:29:14

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec, the global leader and pioneer in MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy for the non-invasive treatment of various clinical indications, announced today that it has finalized an agreement to close the current investment round at $50 million. The investment will be used to accelerate market development and strengthen the implementation of InSightec's strategy developing the next generation non-invasive...

2014-09-16 08:21:41

NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional Reporting Inc. (RRI) and Global Risk Evaluations (GREvL) today announced the creation of a joint venture aimed at expanding their marine services offerings. The new company Marine Reporting International Ltd. (MRI) will combine the marine division of GREvL and RRI's UK subsidiary. MRI will be headed by John Worrall and John Arber, supported by George Stobbs and Marek Domanski. They will be joined by Matthew Cook in the UK...

2014-09-12 12:26:29

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global FRP Rebars (Roads, Bridges & Tunnels, Electrical Isolation, Marine Structures & Water Fronts, Water Treatment Plants, MRI Rooms & Others) Market in Construction Industry - Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 FRP Rebars Market in Construction Industry, by Type (GFRP & BFRP), by Application (Roads, Bridges...

2014-09-12 12:25:41

Doctors from Leading Cancer Center Will Discuss Firsthand Experience with MRIdian's Adaptive and Soft-Tissue Tracking Capabilities CLEVELAND, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, announced today that it will showcase its MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) being held September 14-17, 2014 in...

2014-09-11 16:27:20

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Ablation Technologies Market by Product (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave), Application (General & Cosmetic Surgery, Cardiovascular, Cancer, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics) - Global Forecasts to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, this report studies the global Ablation Technologies Market over the forecast period of 2014 to 2019. The market is...

2014-09-11 08:28:24

Head fixation device (HFD) accessory provides skull stabilization for more patient head sizes MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced a new rocker arm accessory that expands choices for neurosurgeons to select the best fixation suited for patients during procedures using intraoperative imaging inside the VISIUS Surgical Theatre. The accessory recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...

2014-09-10 12:29:21

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 7th year in a row, West Physics has earned a spot on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list, with a 48% 3-year growth rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144666 The Atlanta-based company provides ACR & IAC accreditation support and quality assurance (QA) testing for diagnostic imaging equipment (MRI, CT, Ultrasound, etc.), as well as Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) services, MRI Safety services, CT Dose Reduction services and other...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...

2014-09-09 23:00:26

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study that appears online, September 10, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic...

2014-09-09 12:29:44

World's First On-Table Adaptive Radiation Therapy Clinical Program Commenced at Siteman Cancer Center CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, announced today that the world's first on-table adaptive radiation treatment program using the MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system began at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The MRIdian system provides a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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