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2010-11-29 13:33:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rcadia Medical Imaging and Siemens Healthcare have entered into an agreement for Siemens to distribute Rcadia's COR Analyzer® System. The COR Analyzer's ability to identify stenotic lesions in Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography (cCTA) studies in combination with Siemens' Syngo®.via(1) CT Cardio-Vascular Engine provides a comprehensive solution for evaluating suspected cardiac patients. The integration of both...

2010-11-28 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare has a history of reducing radiation dose in diagnostic and interventional radiology through its technical innovations. Now, Siemens is the first manufacturer to issue a "Guide to Low Dose." Created for physicians and medical technical staff, this guide describes the basics of radiation used for medical purposes, presenting a detailed explanation of dose reduction innovations on Siemens medical imaging equipment. Users can learn how...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FAST CARE from Siemens Healthcare is the new technology platform for computed tomography (CT) scanners, which helps hospital staffs to perform CT examinations faster and more efficiently than before, as well as keeping the dose as low as possible. The FAST CARE applications simplify workflows during scanning and in the preparation of image reconstructions. Patients benefit from lower radiation doses and shorter examination times as the system...

2010-11-22 00:00:40

What is SPECT? Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) imaging is a sophisticated Nuclear Medicine study. While other "modalities" of Radiology are used to assess anatomical structures, Nuclear Medicine enables physicians to see physiology, or function. Physicians utilize NeuroSPECT or functional brain imaging to assess blood perfusion to the brain. Titusville, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2010 NeuroSPECT of Florida, a new SPECT imaging facility, is now open in Titusville, Florida....

2010-11-19 08:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), November 28 - December 2 in Chicago, Siemens Healthcare (Booth #822, East Building/Lakeside Center, Hall D) will unveil the Biograph(TM) mMR*, the world's first integrated whole-body molecular Magnetic Resonance (MR) system with simultaneous data acquisition technology, currently undergoing clinical use testing. This revolutionary system...

2010-11-17 08:33:00

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has released its latest imaging research data on diagnostic imaging, X-ray, radiopharmaceuticals, and contrast agent markets. MRG's X-ray reports cover cardiovascular X-ray systems such as cardiology and peripheral vascular X-ray systems, general radiography systems, surgical X-ray systems, fluoroscopy systems, and analog and digital mobile radiography...

2010-11-16 19:29:51

Heart imaging specialists at Johns Hopkins have shown that a combination of CT scans that measure how much blood is flowing through the heart and the amount of plaque in surrounding arteries are just as good as tests that are less safe, more complex and more time-consuming to detect coronary artery disease and its severity. "Our findings should reassure cardiologists and patients that the newer, state-of-the-art CT scans are just as good as established older technologies in diagnosing the...

2010-11-10 03:30:00

DALLAS, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The report analyzes the PET SPECT Market ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pet-market-98.html) by technologies and applications and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the PET SPECT market in U.S., EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC on Advanced PET (Positron Emission Tomography) & SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) Global Market (2010 -2015)...

2010-11-09 08:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been investigating reports that patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) brain perfusion scans were accidently exposed to excess radiation. The FDA found that when properly used, the CT scanners did not malfunction. Instead, it is likely that the improper use of the scanners resulted in these overdoses. However, the FDA has identified a series or promising steps to enhance the safety...

2010-10-28 00:00:44

SPECT Neuroimaging contributes to more precise diagnosis, which allows for more individualized treatment at Sierra Tucson. Tucson, AZ (Vocus) October 27, 2010 The "Special Issue: Innovations" of the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly News for policy and program decision-makers (ADAW) dated October 25, 2010 (Volume 22 Number 41), features an article titled, "Sierra Tucson enhancing assessment by using SPECT imaging technology." A premier treatment facility, Sierra Tucson provides in-depth...