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2011-06-30 00:00:03

Radiology portal AuntMinnieEurope.com today launched its new CT Digital Community, a special section devoted to coverage of advances in computed tomography in Europe. Manchester, UK (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Radiology portal AuntMinnieEurope.com today launched its new CT Digital Community, a special section devoted to coverage of advances in computed tomography in Europe. Much of the early work in CT was conducted in Europe, and some of the most important research on the technology is...

2011-06-10 11:57:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the Siemens Biograph mMR system, the first device to simultaneously perform a positron emission tomography scan, commonly known as PET scan, and a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) PET scans allow physicians to see how the organs and tissues inside the body are actually functioning by injecting a radioactive...

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2011-05-18 09:53:19

Scientists have used the latest computer-imaging technology to produce stunning three-dimensional pictures of a 49 million-year-old spider trapped inside an opaque piece of fossilized amber resin. University of Manchester researchers, working with colleagues in Germany, created the intricate images using X-ray computed tomography to study the remarkable spider, which can barely be seen under the microscope in the old and darkened amber. Writing in the international journal...

2011-04-22 12:56:48

UCLA researchers have redefined the concept of a microscope by removing the lens to create a system that is small enough to fit in the palm of a hand but powerful enough to create three-dimensional tomographic images of miniscule samples. The advance, featured this week in the early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, represents the first demonstration of lens-free optical tomographic imaging on a chip, a technique capable of producing...

2011-04-06 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriMarkPublications.com cites in its newly published "Medical Imaging Markets" report that global spending on medical imaging equipment exceeded $21 billion in 2010. For more information, visit: http://www.trimarkpublications.com/products/Medical-Imaging-Markets.html. Medical imaging can be categorized into nine main modalities: X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed...

2011-02-28 14:45:58

The bones of people who died up to a hundred years ago are being used in the development of new treatments for chronic back pain. It is the first time old bones have been used in this way. The research is bringing together the unusual combination of latest computer modeling techniques developed at the University of Leeds, and archaeology and anthropology expertise at the University of Bristol. With Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funding, spines from up to 40...

2011-02-14 08:20:00

WEARE, N.H., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RadQual, LLC, a premier developer of innovative quality control products for nuclear medicine, SPECT, and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, is pleased to announce the only dose calibrator standard directly traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for accurate measurement of gallium-68 and fluorine-18 is now available up to a 1 millicurie (37 MBq) strength. Fluorine-18 is an important isotope in the...

2011-02-10 13:55:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Materialise is proud of its involvement in the successful pilot study conducted by Dr. J. Victor, AZ St Lucas, Brugge, Belgium which evaluated the feasibility of using computer-assisted surgical planning and patient-specific surgical guides in correcting lower limb malalignment. In this study, Materialise's SurgiCase Orthopaedics was used to describe lower limb malalignment and virtually plan multi-planar correction using CT scans. It was proven...

2011-01-30 11:06:10

Some orthodontists may be exposing young patients to unnecessary radiation when they order 3-D X-ray imaging for simple orthodontic cases before considering traditional 2-D imaging, suggests a paper published by University of Michigan faculty.There is ongoing debate in the orthodontic community over if and when to use cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) for orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning, said Dr. Sunil Kapila, lead author of the paper and chair of the Department of...

2011-01-24 09:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc (IAP.L) and the world's premier patent auction firm, announces the sale of x-ray imaging patents from renowned inventor Till Keesmann. Consisting of seven issued patents and seven related applications and foreign counterparts, this opportunity should be of interest to companies involved in areas such as lighting, x-ray, and medical imaging and diagnostics. (Logo:...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.