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2013-06-17 23:03:31

Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com has launched a live video stream of the proceedings of the International Society for Computed Tomography's International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT -- MDCT 2013 -- currently underway in Washington, DC. (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Radiology portal AuntMinnie.com has launched a live video stream of the proceedings of the International Society for Computed Tomography's International Symposium on Multidetector-Row CT -- MDCT 2013 -- currently underway in...

2013-06-11 21:10:21

Elena Prieto-Azkarate, a graduate in Telecommunications Engineering at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and member of the Nuclear Medicine Service of the University College Hospital of Navarre, has implemented 12 algorithms to process medical images produced by means of PET (Positron Emission Tomography). As she points out in her PhD thesis, read at the NUP/UPNA, the results obtained are highly promising and this technique could be very useful indeed.She has also developed a graphics...

2013-06-11 14:45:56

High resolution, low dose imaging modality could diversify options for clinicians The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging´s 2013 Annual Meetingmarks the unveiling of the successful application of a new preclinical hybrid molecular imaging system–single photon emission tomography and magnetic resonance (SPECT/MR)–which has exceptional molecular imaging capabilities in terms of potential preclinical and clinical applications, technological advancement at a...

2013-06-11 14:44:48

Magnetic resonance-based wearable technology accounts for patient movement for clearer data reconstruction and fewer imaging artifacts One of the biggest hurdles of hybrid positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging is the prevalence of motion artifacts–blurring and ghostly visual anomalies caused by patient motion on the table during imaging. An MR technology has now been designed for PET/MR that employs tiny radiofrequency solenoids–metal coils...

2013-05-29 08:30:49

INDIANAPOLIS, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced new data showing that FORTEO significantly increased lumbar spine volumetric bone mineral density (vBMD) compared to risedronate in men with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is caused by excess intake of glucocorticoids, a class of steroid hormones used to treat inflammatory, autoimmune and allergic disorders.(1) Study results are published in the June issue of...

2013-05-28 04:21:11

SINGAPORE, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced that the claim construction hearing, also called a Markman hearing, for Zecotek Imaging Systems Pte Ltd.'s legal action against defendants Saint-Gobain Corporation and Philips will be held on July 2, 2013, before U.S. District Judge Sara Lioi. During the Markman hearing, the court...

2013-05-08 08:29:34

Prexion, Inc. Announces Availability of The Eclipse 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Dental Scanner SAN MATEO, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eclipse 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Dental Scanner --Today, Prexion, Inc. announced FDA approval of the The Eclipse 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Dental Scanner. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/SF09580) "The exciting new 3D Eclipse highlights 2-in-1 and 3-in-1 multi-functionality,...

2013-05-03 12:25:29

CHICAGO, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Positron Corporation (OTCBB: POSC), a nuclear medicine healthcare company specializing in the field of cardiac Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging and high tech pharmacy automation, today announced a co-marketing agreement with Biologics Modular. Biologics Modular designs and manufacturers modular facilities that serve as self-contained biorepositories, biomanufacturing suites and research suites. "As we look to accelerate PosiRx®...

2013-04-29 16:30:28

MRI market expected to grow faster than ultrasound and CT SAO PAULO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Government programs and investments in Brazil's healthcare sector have lent momentum to the medical imaging market in the country. More hospitals have acquired national and international accreditation certificates, highlighting the improving quality of overall healthcare and the growing use of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound systems in...

Microwave Imaging Shows How Well Treatments For Breast Cancer Are Working
2013-04-24 13:20:58

BioMed Central Microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working, finds new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research. Microwave tomography was able to distinguish between breast cancer, benign growths, and normal tissue. Eight women with breast cancer were treated with chemotherapy until surgery, as part of their normal therapy. During treatment, magnetic resonance image was supplemented with microwave...