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2014-10-30 16:28:11

New high-tech methods include intraoperative use of augmented-reality glasses and 3D sensing paired with a mobile device to monitor wound healing. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons are tweaking existing computer technologies to enhance their visualization of cancerous tumors and persistent wounds according to two studies presented this week at the 2014 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. One research team tested the visualization of...

2014-10-29 23:11:30

Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com today announced the winners of the 2014 edition of the Minnies, an annual event recognizing excellence in medical imaging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com today announced the winners of the 2014 edition of the Minnies, an annual event recognizing excellence in medical imaging. Now in their 15th year, the Minnies awards provide a forum for radiology professionals to acknowledge the contributions of their peers to...

2014-10-29 23:10:56

The new “RBMA U” offers a cost-effective and flexible solution for training managers, front-line staff and anyone thinking about a career in radiology business. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 As part of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) mission to expand education and leadership development in the business of radiology, RBMA is pleased to announce the release of the first in a series of online “RBMA U” educational courses. The initial offering is...

2014-10-29 12:29:43

Proton beam radiation does not cause the serious side effects associated with conventional radiation for children with brain and spinal cancers. HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of children suffering from brain and spinal cancers who were treated with an advanced form of radiation at proton therapy centers in the U.S. rose 36% since 2010, according to a study released on October 28, 2014 at the first annual meeting of the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group...

2014-10-29 08:33:20

Procedure was accomplished using the new Edge(TM) radiosurgery system for the precise, efficient, non-invasive treatment of cancer MIAMI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 71-year-old man with a tumor encroaching on his spinal cord was among the first people to receive treatment using a new Edge(TM) radiosurgery system, recently installed at Innovative Cancer Institute in Miami. A new radiosurgery platform from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the Edge offers doctors a fast,...

2014-10-28 23:15:52

Dr. David Schulsinger spearheads pilot study for ablation of renal cell carcinoma with SonaCare Medical’s Sonatherm® Laparoscopic Soft Tissue HIFU Surgical Ablation Device Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 SonaCare Medical, manufacturer of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) ablative devices, announces ongoing progress at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY where Dr. David Schulsinger and his team are conducting the first North American Institutional Review Board...

2014-10-27 08:29:11

QUEENSLAND, Australia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients on the Gold Coast of Queensland have gained access to treatments on an advanced TrueBeam(TM) radiotherapy and radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Queensland's first TrueBeam device commenced treatments at Genesis CancerCare Queensland's treatment center located at John Flynn Hospital in Tugun last week. The Varian TrueBeam(TM) system, which integrates advanced treatment, imaging and motion...

2014-10-27 08:28:06

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cadens Medical Imaging Inc. a Montreal-based startup company, announced today the conclusion of a multimillion dollar licensing and technological collaboration with Chinese multinational Hisense Medical Co. The announcement was made today in Shanghai during a ceremony presided over by Quebec's Prime Minister, Philippe Couillard, who is conducting an Economic Mission in China on behalf of the Province of Quebec. Under provisions of the...

2014-10-27 08:28:03

BEIJING, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM), an operator of specialty cancer hospitals and the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that the Company has received relevant government approvals to establish a free-standing radiotherapy cancer center, Datong Meizhong Jiahe Cancer Center ("Datong Center") in Datong City, Shanxi Province. Datong...

2014-10-24 23:01:37

SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board effective immediately. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief...


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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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