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2014-06-10 16:27:01

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NCM USA announced today it has signed a long-term clinical zirconium isotope ((89)Zr) supply and cGMP biologics labeling agreement with ImaginAb, Inc., an innovation leader in the use of biologics for imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The NCM radiopharmaceutical manufacturing footprint specializes in "next generation" cyclotron-generated PET isotopes, including (89)Zr, and incorporates advanced automation and...

2014-06-10 13:21:26

Duke University Medical Center Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo repeated complex imaging tests that deliver higher doses of radiation may have a slightly increased lifetime risk of cancer, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published June 9, 2014, in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, represent the largest...

2014-06-09 12:29:27

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Urological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/japanese_urological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Japanese market for urological devices was valued at $411.9 million.This report analyzes the markets for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, urinary incontinence as well as urinary and kidney...

2014-06-09 08:30:18

ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery* IQ^ PET/CT system, enabling both outstanding image quality and intelligent quantitation, helping physicians deliver the best possible patient outcomes. Discovery IQ Physicians not only want the ability to detect smaller lesions, but also the ability to determine earlier whether the patient is responding to current treatment....

2014-06-09 08:29:41

Demonstrates Technology Suitable & Scalable for Multiple Brands of Cyclotrons ST. LOUIS, MO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's annual conference, a Canadian team with members from TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Agency, the Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization, and Lawson Health Research Institute announced that they have dramatically advanced technology for addressing the medical-isotope crisis. The key medical isotope,...

2014-06-09 08:28:48

IBA to Manufacture and Supply 89Zr-Df-IAB2M for Multi-Center Studies in the US LOS ANGELES and DULLES, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc. (ImaginAb) and IBA Molecular North America, Inc. (IBA Molecular) announced that IBA Molecular has been selected to provide radiochemistry manufacturing and clinical distribution of (89)Zr-Df-IAB2M, an immunoPET tracer for imaging prostate cancer, to support multi-center clinical studies in the US. IBA Molecular will manufacture...

2014-06-06 08:24:52

Initial clinical experience with 89Zr-labeled anti-PSMA minibody presented LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc., in collaboration with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MKSCC), will be presenting initial clinical data with an anti-PSMA recombinant antibody fragment (a "minibody") derived from the huJ591 monoclonal antibody, in patients with metastatic prostate cancer. The presentation of this initial data coincides with the Company's preparation to expand...

2014-06-05 23:12:50

GE Healthcare and Syntermed, Inc. will be exhibitors at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting. AdreView Tools* will be featured by both companies as an advanced diagnostic tool to quantify and display SPECT 123I-mIBG) data sets, a new medical advance for diagnosis of heart failure. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Syntermed, Inc.’s software AdreView Tools, is now an option on GE Healthcare Xeleris 3.1 Processing & Review Workstation for SPECT...

2014-06-05 23:03:51

The emerging markets, including China and India, have become a business hub for companies engaged in the development and marketing of diagnostic imaging systems - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/diagnostic-imaging-market-411.html. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The report “Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems (Digital, Analog, Portable), Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems (2D, 3D, 4D, Doppler), MRI Machines (Closed & Open), and Nuclear Imaging Systems...

New Diagnostic Imaging Techniques Found To Be Safe Using Simulations
2014-06-05 03:36:37

Duke University Medical Center Gamma and neutron imaging offer possible improvements over existing techniques such as X-ray or CT, but their safety is not yet fully understood. Using computer simulations, imaging the liver and breast with gamma or neutron radiation was found to be safe, delivering levels of radiation on par with conventional medical imaging, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published in the June issue of the journal Medical Physics, will help...


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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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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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