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Ancient Mummy Gets Modern CT Scan
2013-02-04 10:42:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While modern technology often extends our gaze into the future, giving us an idea of what lies on the horizon, it can also allow us to look even deeper into our past. For example, while CT scans are helping medical professionals quickly diagnose and treat their patients today, one museum is using the technology to capture in-depth pictures of a 4,000-year old mummy named Tjeby. Partnering with a nearby medical imaging center,...

2013-01-28 23:01:02

Breast Imaging Market (130 Slides) report segmented global market of Tomosynthesis into ionizing and non-ionizing breast imaging modalities based on the technical aspect of use of radiation. (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 According to a new market research report "Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical Imaging, PET/CT Modalities) - Technology and Market Analysis & Global Forecasts to...

2013-01-21 23:03:51

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Digital Mammography, 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Molecular Breast Imaging, Optical Imaging, PET/CT/PEM Modalities) -Technology and Market Analysis & Global Forecasts to 2017” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 The global breast imaging market holds a significant share of the medical device industry owing to rising awareness about the early screening...

2013-01-03 15:25:29

If patient is stable, repeated scans unlikely to affect treatment When initial computed tomography (CT) scans show bleeding within the brain after mild head injury, decisions about repeated CT scans should be based on the patient's neurological condition, according to a report in the January issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. The study questions...

2013-01-01 10:43:08

Immediate feedback shows if chemotherapy worked, or if additional treatment is needed Using two successive pairs of specialized CT scans, a team of Johns Hopkins and Dutch radiologists has produced real-time images of liver tumors dying from direct injection of anticancer drugs into the tumors and their surrounding blood vessels. Within a minute, the images showed whether the targeted chemotherapy did or did not choke off the tumors' blood supply and saved patients a month of worry about...

2012-12-24 15:11:43

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are looking into the widespread implementation of computed-tomography (CT) scanning for the early detection of lung cancer in a public heath setting, asking two key questions: Without screening, why and how do patients with lung cancer get diagnosed with the disease in the first place? And what proportion of these cases would be captured by screening efforts? Dr. David Gerber, an oncologist and assistant professor of internal medicine, has used...


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