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2012-05-29 02:23:31

LONDON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising disease incidence and growing awareness about health issues will boost demand for medical imaging services across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). However, the installed base of imaging devices in the region is insufficient, especially in the high-end segment, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET). At the same time, a large proportion of lower-end imaging modalities is obsolete and...

2012-05-24 02:28:09

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Radiology & Interventional will showcase new device technologies at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) in Miami, June 9-13. The new technology includes enhancements to the Intego(TM) PET Infusion System, as well as developing platforms for controlled administration of molecular agents for SPECT and small animal imaging procedures. In PET, the MEDRAD Intego System is a worldwide market leader and the only FDA...

2012-05-10 02:32:06

SALT LAKE CITY, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In March 2012, BC Technical, Inc. acquired Consus Medical Imaging, a company that specializes in servicing Molecular Imaging equipment out of Jacksonville, FL. This acquisition will expand Utah-based BC Technical's customer base in the Southeast. BC Technical's President and CEO Mark Alvarez comments, "We are excited to add Consus Medical Imaging to our team. They have a reputation in the industry for outstanding competence. With this acquisition,...

2012-05-09 02:27:21

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, non-imaging gamma probes have been used to guide surgeons to critical lymph nodes in cancer patients. More recently, a procedure has been developed to guide tumor surgery using the same probe, however the non-imaging probes used in these procedures cannot provide accurate depth information. According to the results presented by two leading medical institutions at the Society of Surgical Oncology 2012 Annual Cancer Symposium March...

2012-05-04 06:22:54

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood (WDI) has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Center of Excellence designation is awarded to facilities that meet the highest standards set by the ACR through peer-review evaluations conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists. WDI is being recognized for achieving the highest practice standards in...

2012-04-25 02:32:38

SALT LAKE CITY, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2012, BC Technical, Inc. acquired RA Services, Inc., a company that specializes in servicing Molecular Imaging equipment out of Detroit, MI. This acquisition will expand Utah-based BC Technical's customer base in the Midwest. Richard Allen, former CEO of RA Services, Inc. states, "[This acquisition] provides RA Services with an incredible opportunity to expand our service offering and join a fast-growing, national...

2012-04-04 14:22:33

BEVERY HILLS, Calif., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cascade Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: CSDT) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Spectral Molecular Imaging, Inc. ("SMI") today announced entering into a placement agreement with a New York-based leading alternative investment firm. The agreement provides for up to $4,000,000 in convertible notes to be issued in a private placement, of which Cascade has received $600,000 in the aggregate. "Although we can give no assurance that Cascade...

2012-04-04 02:29:51

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the inception of the market in 1998 and until 2008, revenue from the North American computer aided detection and diagnosis (CAD) market continued to grow rapidly year over year. It surpassed the $100 million mark for the first time in 2007. However, this upward trend was reversed in 2009 due to several factors affecting global healthcare. Once confined to image analysis and pattern recognition algorithms, CAD solutions have expanded...

2012-04-02 02:27:38

Bruker Icon(TM) become the de facto standard for compact high-performance MRI systems for the pre-clinical market TORONTO and SHOHAM, Israel, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Aspect Imaging, the world leading developer of high-performance compact permanent magnets, announced the expanded cooperation with Bruker Corporation on manufacturing and distributing easy-to-use compact magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems. Aspect will provide its patented technology to Bruker for use in its...

2012-03-29 06:25:24

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After witnessing a downtrend for several years, revenues in the U.S. nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging systems market finally pivoted in 2010. New radiotracers and technologies are expanding the clinical scope and customer base of nuclear medicine and PET imaging. As a result, declines in retrenching areas of the market are poised to be offset by strong growth in emerging end-user market segments. Nuclear...