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2013-04-15 11:36:35

Tomosynthesis (3D mammography) is better able to show infiltrating ductal carcinoma than 2D mammography in women at increased risk of breast cancer, a new study shows. As part of the study, six breast imaging specialists reviewed both 2D and 3D mammography images of 56 cancers diagnosed in patients at intermediate or high risk of breast cancer. "We found that 41% (23/56 cancers) were better seen on tomosynthesis and 4% (2/56) were only seen on tomosynthesis," said Dr. Sarah O'Connell, a...

2013-03-08 00:28:36

Lack of studies regarding benefit / Only few comparative studies on diagnostic accuracy For patients with bone and soft tissue tumors, the study data currently available allow no robust conclusions as to the advantages and disadvantages of using positron emission tomography (PET), alone or in combination with computed tomography (CT). This is because no studies have directly compared the benefit of these imaging techniques with conventional diagnostics. And the few available studies on...

Simple Portable Device Can Diagnose Stroke With High Accuracy
2013-03-06 14:51:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American scientists has developed a new device capable of reading a person´s head and eye movements that can determine if continuous and severe dizziness is being caused by a stroke. Because it is difficult to quickly diagnose if a person´s dizziness, vomiting and sensations of vertigo are being caused by a stroke, there are about 4 million stroke-related emergency room visits annually in the United States. However,...

2013-03-04 23:00:48

Real Time Tomography's Briona 3D Image Reconstruction Software for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis will advance im3D's Next-Generation Breast CAD Imaging Products. Villanova, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Real Time Tomography LLC, a leader in medical image processing and reconstruction solutions, announced today an OEM license agreement with im3D S.p.A. Medical Lab, an Italian medical imaging device company, for its Briona 3D image reconstruction software for digital breast tomosynthesis. Im3D...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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