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Are We Living In The Final Days Of The Stethoscope?
2014-01-24 08:33:56

World Heart Federation An editorial in this month's edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) suggests the world of medicine could be experiencing its final days of the stethoscope, due to the rapid advent of point-of-care ultrasound devices that are becoming increasingly accurate, smaller to the point of being hand-held and less expensive as the years roll by. The editorial is by Professor Jagat Narula, Editor-in-Chief of Global Heart (Mount Sinai School of...

2014-01-23 20:22:09

DUBLIN, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8fc9bs/2013_global) has announced the addition of the "2013 Global Medical Imaging Equipment Market Outlook - Positioning for the Future" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8fc9bs/2013_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This outlook analyzes trends and revenue in the global medical...

2014-01-23 12:29:23

Varian to provision six cancer treatment centers and establish a local office to support the Algerian government's efforts to expand cancer treatment services ALGIERS, Algeria, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Algerian Ministry of Health (MOH) that will include the provisioning of six cancer treatment centers with $51 million of advanced technology for radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Varian...

2014-01-22 23:24:17

KeeboMed Inc. as a part of upgrading its collection adds Chison ECO-3, portable ultrasound scanner in its collection. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 KeeboMed Inc., the leading vet and human diagnostic machines' supplier, has introduced Chison ECO-3 ultrasound scanner in its collection. The handheld equipment is cordless and finds its good application in offsite examinations. One of the company executives said, “We are happy to bring to you Chison ECO-3, which is...

2014-01-22 12:27:05

Over 250 Attendees Will Join Researchers, Clinicians and Administrators to Discuss Advantages of Proton Therapy, Developing New Centers and More WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proton therapy experts from across America will gather at the second annual National Proton Conference, March 31-April 3, 2014, in Washington, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Pentagon City to discuss the benefits of proton therapy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/DC58665LOGO)...

2014-01-20 23:24:26

CDI Miami announces new x-ray diagnosis procedures that will improve the old practice of x-rays. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 X-Ray imaging is the most widely known and used form of medical imaging in the world. A procedure using x-rays uses a small amount of radioactive energy on a specific area of the body in order to detect an anomaly in the tissue, such as a fracture or mass. The procedure is painless and safe, and takes very little time. When x-ray imagery first entered...

2014-01-16 23:30:36

The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new survey of CT sites performed by IMV Medical Information Division. The decline contrasts with the rapid growth in CT procedure volume over the previous decade. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

2014-01-15 08:29:12

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Imaging Northwest, a dedicated radiology practice serving both inpatient and outpatient settings in South King and Pierce Counties, announces the appointment of Christopher Archer as its Chief Administrative Officer. ?Archer brings with him dynamic and decisive leadership capabilities. With a commitment to development as well as the implementation of growth and performance strategies, Medical Imaging Northwest is positioned to...

2014-01-15 08:28:42

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) by modulating dose levels on a spot-by-spot basis...


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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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