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2012-10-02 10:28:06

"Image Gently" Offers Guidance, Tips on Radiation Exposure CINCINNATI, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With millions of X-rays performed on children every year, kids are more likely to receive X-rays than any other type of imaging exam. A new education campaign seeks to equip parents with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their kids and X-rays. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Through a series of online teaching materials...

2012-09-24 02:27:30

NUREMBERG, Germany, September 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales cooperation for mobile C-arms from Ziehm Imaging and OR tables from Stille Effective immediately, Ziehm Imaging, the market and innovation leader for mobile C-arms, is offering OR tables from the Swedish manufacturer Stille to complement its Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition. With this global distribution agreement, the Nuremberg-based manufacturer is presenting a package solution for hybrid ORs for the first...

2012-08-29 02:21:22

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribogenics Inc., a producer of innovative X-ray sources, has developed a new dual-energy X-ray source for XRF. This new source will facilitate more accurate elemental analysis for companies using XRF technology, impacting such industries as oil and gas, mining, scrap metal, recycling, consumer product safety, alloy identification and environmental testing. "The ability to use multiple metal targets in such a compact...

Mayo Clinic Cuts Down X-ray Radiation Exposure
2012-08-22 08:21:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since their first medical use in to late 19th century, X-rays have been a useful and fascinating tool. When inventor Wilhelm Rontgen produced the first-ever X-ray image of his wife´s arm, she proclaimed, “I have seen my death.” Rontgen´s wife may have unwittingly made a dire warning as the benefits of the technology are somewhat offset by the damage carcinogenic X-rays cause to the skin and human DNA. However,...

2012-08-13 06:25:05

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 40th Annual AHRA Meeting and Exposition, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. (www.Fujimed.com) announced the commercial availability of the FDR D-EVO(TM) 24x30cm Cesium Iodide flat panel detector, the latest addition to one of the most diverse family of DR products available today. The first and only 24x30 Cesium wireless flat panel detector on the US market will provide Fujifilm' s ease-of-use, image quality and dose efficiency in...

2012-08-10 02:20:28

CHANTILLY, Va., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International, an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to test muon tomography based scanning systems capable of detecting explosives. The contract has an estimated value of $400,000 over eight months. "We're pleased to have this opportunity to work with the...

2012-08-08 14:23:45

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medical imaging is a highly advanced technology segment in the already-advanced medical diagnostics market, encompassing everything from MRI to CT, from X-Ray to Ultrasound equipment. As the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) continue their march toward modernization, the market for such advanced equipment will continue to grow. As these economies - and the rest of the world - emerge from recession into a new period of...

2012-08-08 02:23:21

HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With hospitals continually seeking new ways to cut costs while keeping customers smiling, anything that can do this -- particularly for free -- is welcome news. Even better, however, is when that particular product or service is good for the environment, and that's exactly why more and more health care facilities are turning to Bayland Digital, Inc. (http://www.baylanddigital.com), a free medical scanning service that converts film X-rays into digital...

2012-08-07 13:18:59

White children are more likely to receive cranial (head) CT scans in an emergency department following minor head trauma, compared with African-American or Hispanic children, a study published by researchers at UC Davis has found. The study findings do not indicate that CT (computed tomography) scans are underused in African-American and Hispanic children. Rather, the researchers suggested that white children may receive too many CT scans and thus may be exposed to unnecessary radiation....

2012-08-07 02:29:00

OREM, Utah, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aribex, Inc., worldwide leader in handheld X-ray technologies, welcomed today the completed production of their 10,000(th) NOMAD(® )handheld X-ray system. Aribex celebrates the demand of this technology, as dental offices increasingly prefer the versatility and improved patient care offered with the use of the handheld X-ray. "We're proud that the NOMAD has been so widely accepted in the market that we've reached this 10,000-unit milestone,"...