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2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SonoSim Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has announced the official release of a comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound-training package. MSK ultrasound has far-reaching benefits, allowing trained practitioners to visually assess and monitor conditions affecting bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. However, MSK ultrasonography is...

2014-09-18 12:29:06

Free public open house to feature center tours, food and a chance to meet doctors and staff HAZLETON, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the American Cancer Society, Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton announces the opening of the ACS Cancer Resource Center for local patients and the community. The Resource Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146887 Located inside the Cancer Treatment...

2014-09-17 20:22:13

Oral presentation at American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting describes Decipher's ability to identify high-risk prostate cancer patients that may benefit from radiation therapy after surgery, improving treatment decision-making SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that data featured in an oral presentation at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) demonstrates convincing evidence of the...

2014-09-17 20:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broader use of ultrasound in diagnosing kidney stones may be effective and result in less exposure to potentially harmful radiation, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to investigate whether ultrasound would be a suitable alternative to CT. "Our results do not suggest that patients should...

2014-09-17 16:27:45

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A long-term retrospective study of breast cancer patients receiving accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) via interstitial brachytherapy suggests that women younger than 50 and those with positive lymph nodes could be suitable to receive the treatment. Current American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines place these patients in the "unsuitable" category for APBI. In presenting an abstract at the 2014 ASTRO meeting,...

2014-09-17 08:30:21

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the physician IT team at Riverside Radiology and Interventional Associates announced today that the enterprise is working with Dicom Systems to enhance its image sharing capabilities and provide immediate cluster fail over in the case of any network failures. In addition, the Dicom Systems enterprise imaging solutions will be utilized to help navigate disparate PACS systems to more effectively deliver the right images to the...

2014-09-17 08:29:34

SHELTON, Connecticut, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT company Sectra [http://www.sectra.com ] (STO: SECT B) and its local distributor, Answer Medical Solutions, have successfully sold Sectra technology into three healthcare organizations in Puerto Rico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120601/537255 ) "The Puerto Rican market provides great growth opportunities for innovative IT products and services. Our partner,...

2014-09-17 04:21:31

-- Mindray Releases New Generation DC-70 Ultrasound System SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray (NYSE:MR)announced its new generation DC-70 ultrasound System has been officially released worldwide. The system has been showcased for the first time at ISUOG in Barcelona during 14-17th September, and is scheduled for availability in the U.S. market in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146653 Designed to be the most efficient workhorse in the...

2014-09-16 16:29:14

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Brachytherapy in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles...

2014-09-16 12:31:14

KENNEWICK, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB: ADMD), a late stage development company engaged primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, today announced that a patent was awarded for technology related to its brachytherapy products. AMIC's rights for the newly issued patent arise from its license from Battelle, under which AMIC exclusively licensed...


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Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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