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2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2014-03-03 23:00:09

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online, March 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular...

2014-03-03 08:31:29

New products including lower-dose tomosynthesis and tomosynthesis-guided biopsy to be showcased for the radiology community BEDFORD, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its extensive portfolio of innovative products for breast cancer...

2014-02-25 23:03:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) once again donated $2,500 to support the Providence College Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was pleased to once again donate $2,500 to support the Providence College (PC) Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. The donation covered the purchase of the ‘Pink Out Friartown’ uniforms, which were worn during the February...

2014-02-25 08:31:34

Proceeds to support ongoing U.S. Pivotal Study of Imagio in the U.S. and activities to obtain CE Mark in E.U. SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering opto-acoustic imaging as a tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, today announced that it has sold $34.6 million of a $39 million Series C equity funding round from existing investors with the lead investment from MedCare Investment Funds. The new funding will...

2014-02-22 23:01:20

Translator Provides Seamless, Multi-Site Interoperability Facilitation of Image Sharing and Collaboration Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 ScImage announces the availability of a new Master Patient Index (MPI) Translator that enables healthcare providers to deliver quality care to patients based on important diagnostic imaging data residing in disparate systems, often located at unrelated facilities. Traditionally, an MPI strategy to transport images between subscribers in a...

2014-02-21 23:01:06

SDI Expands Use of Mach7 Enterprise Imaging Platform to Advance Patient Care through Enhanced Clinical Communication Workflows and Consolidated Imaging Storage Burlington, VT (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Mach7 Technologies, a global provider of enterprise image management systems that allow healthcare enterprises to easily identify, connect, and share diagnostic imaging and patient care intelligence, announced today that San Diego Imaging (SDI) has chosen the Mach7 Enterprise Imaging...

2014-02-21 23:00:24

RamSoft, a leader in RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, has partnered with Alpha Biomedical in Gurabo, Puerto Rico to distribute its complete line of fully customizable radiology workflow solution to their local market. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 RamSoft, a leader in RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions, has partnered with Alpha Biomedical in Gurabo, Puerto Rico to distribute its complete line of fully customizable radiology workflow solution to their local...

2014-02-20 12:24:59

Vendors Will Engage in Aggressive Price Competition to Win Public Tenders, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that expansion of the European market for picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) will be hindered by the debt crisis and radiology cuts in the region. The resulting budget constraints...

2014-02-20 08:29:52

DALLAS, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers diagnostic ultrasound imaging market analysis and forecasts reports on EU, South America and global regions (US, 5EU, Brazil, APAC) for the current and prospective players in the industry. GE Healthcare, Siemens and Philips are the leading companies within the diagnostic ultrasound market space in the EU says the report titled MediPoint: Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging - EU Analysis and Market...


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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