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2014-05-27 12:22:47

Radiological Society of North America Incidental chest computed tomography (CT) findings can help identify individuals at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. "In addition to diagnostic purposes, chest CT can be used for the prediction of cardiovascular disease," said Pushpa M. Jairam, M.D., Ph.D., from the University Medical Center Utrecht, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. "With this study, we...

2014-05-17 08:20:13

Panel discussion addresses nephrolithiasis ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies examining the influences and impacts of kidney stones, show ultrasound reduces radiation exposure and is less expensive compared to computed tomography (CT) scans, while a second study indicates better glycemic control in diabetic patients lowers the risk for kidney stone development. Both studies will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological...

2014-05-16 16:24:45

FRISCO, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing on the newest technological breakthrough, Centennial Medical Center now offers 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, to help detect smaller tumors sooner when breast cancer is in its earliest stages. This new 3D technology boasts a 40% increase in the detection of invasive breast cancer. "I am excited about using this innovative technology to gain a better view of dense and fatty tissue so that smaller tumors can be...

2014-05-15 23:04:44

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Antibacterial Glass Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/antibacterial-glass-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Transparency Market Research published new market report “Antibacterial Glass (Silver and Others) Market for Hospitals, Food and Beverage, Military and Other Applications...

2014-05-14 08:31:19

SALT LAKE CITY, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) is pleased to congratulate Mobius Imaging, LLC, on receiving two prestigious and internationally recognized honors for its AIRO® Mobile Intraoperative CT system: a 2014 Red Dot Product Design Award and selection as a finalist in 17(th) annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. Varian supplies Mobius with the high performance X-ray tube that powers the AIRO system's intraoperative CT imaging....

2014-05-05 23:10:44

The Center for Diagnostic Imaging announces X-rays specifically for chest scanning to detect lung diseases. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 X-rays use invisible electromagnetic beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs. X-rays are made by using external radiation to produce images of the body, its organs, and other internal structures for diagnostic purposes. X-rays pass through body tissues onto specially treated plates; a “negative” type picture is made. X-rays...

2014-05-02 16:24:22

Medicare Committee Decision Leaves Medicare-Reliant At Risk WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation President Andrea Ferris today commented on the Medicare panel decision against funding for CT scans. Ms. Ferris said, "LUNGevity Foundation is disappointed in the Medicare Evidence & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) decision against covering annual CT scans to detect lung cancer in a high risk population. The results of the National Lung Cancer Screening...

2014-04-19 23:01:19

ReportsnReports.com adds Latest Report on “Russia Computed Tomography Systems Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. Order a copy of this report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=280750 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 This report provides key market data on the Russia Computed Tomography Systems market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market categories High Slice Computed...

2014-04-14 12:37:15

The four-location ENT practice looks to its new MiniCAT CT Scanners to provide a new level of quick and comprehensive care for patients RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia ENT, the four-location ear, nose and throat health practice with offices throughout Richmond and the Tri-Cities, just added a ground-breaking piece of technology to their repository: Xoran MiniCAT CT Scanners are now accessible at their West End and Midlothian locations. The new technology is...

2014-04-14 12:37:07

- System converges best capabilities of spatial resolution, temporal resolution, whole organ coverage to enable physicians to diagnose even the most challenging patients WAUKESHA, Wis., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today announced U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of its Revolution* CT^, which will enable physicians to diagnose even the most challenging patients. This innovative technology provides uncompromised image quality and...


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