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2012-01-26 10:00:00

RANDOLPH, N.J., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Specifically designed to meet the power and control requirements for high-voltage imaging technology used in medical applications, Douglas Electrical Components hermetic seals and connectors provide reliable, highly engineered solutions for passing signals into and out of sealed X-ray tube enclosures. Powering an X-ray tube requires relatively large amounts of electricity to pass through a dielectric fluid, which prevents heat damage by providing...

2012-01-17 08:00:00

Soma Technology, Inc. specializes in complete medical equipment solutions for healthcare providers. To celebrate 2012, Soma is offering C-Arm package deals to pain management and other healthcare providers as a one-stop, comprehensive medical equipment solution to help save money in these challenging economic times. The basic package offering includes a Philips BV 300 C-Arm, an Axia PT4 Pain Table, the choice of a Lifepak 9 defibrillator or a LIFEPAK 500 AED, and a PRISM SE 11” color...

2012-01-17 10:07:38

TV crime shows like Bones and CSI are quick to explain each death by showing highly detailed scans and video images of victims' insides. Traditional autopsies, if shown at all, are at best in supporting roles to the high-tech equipment, and usually gloss over the sometimes physically grueling tasks of sawing through skin and bone. But according to two autopsy and body imaging experts at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the notion that "virtopsy" could replace traditional autopsy-- made popular...

2012-01-12 10:40:00

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiopaque Solutions, Inc. (www.radiopaque1.com) has released the RadMark(TM) Airport Security Bin Identification System for general security use. The RadMark(TM) x-ray visible ID system is designed to reduce the time spent by TSA screeners and speed travelers through airport security checkpoints. The system, previously only available to federal government agencies, is now cleared for use in all security screening applications. "Local...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg, Virginia is one of the 75 largest private radiology practices in the United States, according to a recent survey published by Radiology Business Journal. The 2011 listing of "The 75 Largest Private Radiology Practices" was sponsored by Intelerad Distributed Radiology Solutions. Private radiology practices were ranked based on number of employees, studies performed, and imaging centers served....

2012-01-06 14:57:54

An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography (CT) scans. Approximately seven to eight million CT examinations are performed for various pediatric clinical indications per year in the United States. Justification of clinical indication is the most important aspect of reducing radiation dose with CT scanning. A substantial number of pediatric CT scans lack appropriate...

2012-01-06 06:30:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionGate, Inc., a company developing a revolutionary non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer and other applications, today reported that it has achieved full automation of its Cell-CT(TM) system, a proprietary imaging platform that generates high-resolution 3D biosignatures from intact cells. Development of the fully automated system was funded in part by a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes...

2012-01-03 11:39:41

Study of more than 14,000 Medicare patients with peripheral arterial disease helps consumers navigate medical provider and treatment choice Although minimally invasive (endovascular) treatments for patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) result in shorter hospital stays and the potential to save Medicare millions of dollars each year, a new study reveals that the quality of care and cost depend on who's providing the treatment. The study, which appears in this month's Journal of...

2011-12-20 09:33:00

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Receives Support From Siemens Medical Corporate Pledge of $200,000 Supports Major Fund-raising Initiative to Expand Minimally Invasive Medicine Into New Areas of Discovery FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation's Discovery Campaign, which seeks to further the growth of minimally invasive medicine into new areas of discovery, announced a major corporate pledge to that...

2011-12-16 10:43:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies announced today the release of its SPiN Drive(TM) platform upgrade for bi-planar virtual fluoroscopy view used to navigate multiple planes simultaneously. This advancement is the first of its kind in pulmonology, enabling physicians to view the location of the Always-On Tip Tracked(TM) instrument in a fluoro-like view without any radiation being delivered to the patient, physician or staff. (Logo:...