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2014-06-13 12:25:13

WEST JORDAN, Utah, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider of medical imaging solutions, and UltraSPECT, Inc., a leading supplier of software products for nuclear medicine facilities, have entered into a long-term agreement to provide their customers easier access to UltraSPECT products across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/LA04560LOGO The ability to lower radiation exposure to patients and staff is a high...

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....

2013-12-18 23:27:05

Center for Diagnostic Imaging Miami announces new technological advancement in diagnosing medical conditions. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Nuclear medicine imaging is a painless technological advanced radiology scanning process used by radiologists, physicians and medical staff. This newer, highly sophisticated technological advance allows doctors and radiologists to better identify and diagnose medical conditions without surgically opening up patients or trying to interpret...

2013-12-09 23:26:53

CDI Miami offers new, improved PET Scanning Technology to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 PET scanning, or Positron Emission Tomography, is a newer form of nuclear imaging. “Nuclear imaging” is a type of medical diagnosis that uses the highly-detectable properties of certain materials to create maps and images of the human body from the inside, without having to perform any kind of invasive procedure. This helps doctors to diagnose many conditions, to diagnose a variety...

2013-11-27 23:24:13

PET/MR research at NIH utilizes advanced deformable image registration. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Mirada Medical announced that the company has installed its advanced XD3 image analysis software at the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. XD3 will initially be employed for multi-modality image fusion research including PET/CT and PET/MR. The software uniquely affords the ability to compare and quantify multiple modalities and unlimited...

2013-10-04 10:12:02

Several newly identified markers could provide valuable insight to predict the risk of rupture abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), according to new research published in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Imaging with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has shown that dense white blood cells in the outermost connective tissue in the vascular wall, increased C-reactive protein and a loss of smooth muscle cells in the middle layer of the vascular wall are...

2013-08-28 21:39:55

Comparative studies on benefit are missing / Data on diagnostic and prognostic accuracy lack informative value The patient-relevant benefit of positron emission tomography (PET) in oesophageal cancer, alone or in combination with computed tomography (CT), is not proven due to a lack of comparative studies. In terms of their diagnostic and prognostic accuracy, it also remains unclear whether these diagnostic techniques can detect the spreading of tumors better than conventional diagnostics....

2013-06-11 21:10:21

Elena Prieto-Azkarate, a graduate in Telecommunications Engineering at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and member of the Nuclear Medicine Service of the University College Hospital of Navarre, has implemented 12 algorithms to process medical images produced by means of PET (Positron Emission Tomography). As she points out in her PhD thesis, read at the NUP/UPNA, the results obtained are highly promising and this technique could be very useful indeed.She has also developed a graphics...

2013-06-11 20:55:17

Study reveals new hybrid molecular imaging system is as good as PET/CT gold standard for restaging patients with metastatic prostate cancer When prostate cancer makes a comeback, it becomes increasingly important to have exceptional imaging available to find all possible regions where cancer has spread to other parts of the body, or metastasized, in order to plan the best possible treatment. A relatively new imaging system that simultaneously combines positron emission tomography 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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