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2014-01-31 08:25:30

SHELTON, Connecticut, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT provider, Sectra [http://www.sectra.com/medical ] (STO: SECT B), announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded "Best in KLAS" by the research firm with the same name in the "2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services" report. The initial version of Sectra PACS was installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing over 70 million annual radiology examinations...

2014-01-30 20:23:09

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy) has announced the addition of the "Radiation Therapy Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l7h4gx/radiation_therapy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radiation Therapy Equipment...

2014-01-30 16:26:40

GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, February 3, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m....

2014-01-30 08:31:31

Multiple Studies of Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier Presented at 2014 ASCO Genitourinary Symposium SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced new data demonstrating that its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting the probability of developing metastatic prostate cancer, outperformed existing clinical risk factors for predicting biochemical failure and distant metastasis following radiation therapy. In addition,...

2014-01-28 23:29:51

North Broward Radiologists, a Florida-based radiology group, now offers lung cancer screenings for patients in high-risk populations. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 New legislation under the Affordable Health Care Act guarantees full insurance coverage of annual lung cancer screenings for high-risk patients. North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to announce current availability for high quality, effective lung cancer screening for these patients. Patients included...

Complications From Facelifts Eased With Help Of New 3-D Imaging Technique
2014-01-28 11:47:02

University of Washington Millions of people each year remove wrinkles, soften creases and plump up their lips by injecting a gel-like material into their facial tissue. These cosmetic procedures are sometimes called “liquid facelifts” and are said to be minimally invasive. It’s rare, but sometimes things go wrong. In a matter of minutes, patients’ skin can turn red or blotchy white and the injected area becomes painful. Vital blood supply to the face is restricted and if...

2014-01-27 23:25:06

The Digital Medical Imaging of Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces lung screenings for smokers and ex-smokers to help save lives. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 85 percent of lung cancers occur in smokers resulting in approximately 160,000 deaths a year. Many of those deaths as a result of the disease going undetected for months, giving the disease time to spread throughout a patient's lungs until it reaches fatal stages. Both scientists and medical experts agree,...

2014-01-27 23:00:33

Rapid substitution of stationary devices by portable X-ray and CT scan devices in compliance with changing dynamics of the healthcare industry will open up new avenues for this market. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/portable-x-ray-and-ct-scan-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global market for portable X-ray and CT scan devices is expected to reach USD 8,408.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-01-26 23:01:46

Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market report broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecast to 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1107.html (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The “European SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium,...

Photographing Radiation Beams In The Human Body Through The Cherenkov Effect
2014-01-24 15:40:56

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body. We don't have X-ray vision. When we have an X-ray or mammogram, we cannot detect the radiation beam that passes through our bone or soft tissue, neither can our doctor. But what if we...


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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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