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New Technique Increases Detection Rate In Screening Mammography
2014-02-04 13:21:16

Radiological Society of North America Digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. As mammography screening has shifted to digital technology, a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged. The photon-counting technique is a promising DR approach that uses a unique detector to decrease scattered radiation and noise, enabling dose...

2013-09-23 23:19:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Mammography Equipment Industry. London (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Mammography Equipment in Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Analog Mammography Equipment, and Digital Mammography Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2011-06-27 07:00:00

SHELTON, Connecticut, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sectra [http://www.sectra.com ] (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B) and Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) have signed an agreement under which Philips will acquire Sectra's mammography modality operations.The cash purchase consideration amounts to EUR 57.5 million on cash and debt-free basis. The agreement also includes an additional possible earn-out EUR 12.5 million in accordance with specially agreed terms and...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

SHELTON, Connecticut, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in the U.S. will now have the same opportunity as millions of European women already haveӚ­; to undergo mammography with a significantly lower radiation dose. This is the result of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) clearance of the Swedish IT and medical technology company Sectra's digital mammography system, Sectra MicroDose Mammography(TM) (http://www.sectra.com/pr-microdose)....

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