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2014-01-22 23:02:57

Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with Axiom Associates that seeks to aggressively enhance the quality of life and promote wellness. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with...

2014-01-20 23:24:26

CDI Miami announces new x-ray diagnosis procedures that will improve the old practice of x-rays. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 X-Ray imaging is the most widely known and used form of medical imaging in the world. A procedure using x-rays uses a small amount of radioactive energy on a specific area of the body in order to detect an anomaly in the tissue, such as a fracture or mass. The procedure is painless and safe, and takes very little time. When x-ray imagery first entered...

2014-01-20 08:22:49

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates SummaryGBI Research's report, "Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved...

2014-01-18 16:20:21

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 2014. A practicing diagnostic radiologist with Catawba Radiological Associates in Hickory, N.C., Thorwarth has previously served as ACR President, chair of the ACR Economics Commission, member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and most recently on the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

2014-01-16 23:04:26

Transparency Market Research Report published "Bone Densitometers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/bone-densitometers-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Bone Densitometers Market (DEXA, QCT, pDEXA, SEXA, pQCT, RA and QUS) -...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

2014-01-15 08:29:12

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Imaging Northwest, a dedicated radiology practice serving both inpatient and outpatient settings in South King and Pierce Counties, announces the appointment of Christopher Archer as its Chief Administrative Officer. ?Archer brings with him dynamic and decisive leadership capabilities. With a commitment to development as well as the implementation of growth and performance strategies, Medical Imaging Northwest is positioned to...

2014-01-14 23:01:13

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. The final phase cost $12 million and included installing 15 computed tomography (CT) scanners at its healthcare facilities in...

2014-01-13 08:29:40

Veterans Health Administration Rolls Out Nationwide Critical Case Management Solution MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans Health Administration National Teleradiology Program (VA-NTP) is deploying its critical case management platform for all VA-NTP customers. Radiology staff serving Veterans in VA Medical Centers partnering with VA-NTP can get rapid turnaround for STAT Interpretations from NTP as well as continuous tracking of critical case data. The...

Measuring Creatine Levels With MRI Has Benefits Over Contrast-enhanced MRI And MRS
2014-01-13 07:30:49

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine A new MRI method to map creatine at higher resolutions in the heart may help clinicians and scientists find abnormalities and disorders earlier than traditional diagnostic methods, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggest in a new study published online today in Nature Medicine. The preclinical findings show an advantage over less sensitive tests and point to a safer and more cost-effective...


Latest Radiology Reference Libraries

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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