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2014-08-05 08:33:45

Airo is a game-changing technological solution facilitating a new workflow in terms of size, access, and mobility in intraoperative imaging MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the computed tomography (CT) imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mobius Imaging with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Mobius Imaging's one-of-a-kind mobile 32-slice CT scanner with the industry's largest...

2014-08-01 10:46:14

Mayo Clinic Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdominal pain in children. Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus. CT scans are...

2014-07-28 10:24:49

ACR Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural. However, as evidenced by Gareen et al, published July 25 in Cancer, the incidence and effects of anxiety associated with false positive or other results of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening exams are far less than claimed by some in the medical community. “Unsubstantiated claims of systemic and harmful patient anxiety should now be put to rest and not...

2014-07-18 23:07:57

Peace of Mind (POM) have listed their affordable CT Scans for early detection of lung cancer on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, to raise $250,000 to allow the setting up of its first CT scan facility which will offer CT scans for only $295. Donations are received in return for pre-ordering future CT scans at a significantly discounted price to ensure out of the 1 in 13 that get lung cancer they are not part of the 75% of people who die because they were not diagnosed early enough. San...

2014-07-09 23:13:24

Dental patients for years have complained of having to see multiple specialists if they needed extensive dental surgery, including going to a hospital or imaging center for a computed axial tomography (CAT) scan. But a select few dentists are beginning to get computed tomography (CT) machines, which are the same as CAT scanners, in their office for their patients’ convenience, according to New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur, who offers 10 tips on ways the Galileos 3D CAT Scan...

2014-07-07 23:03:31

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Medical Imaging Equipment Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/medical-imaging-equipment-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Owing to increasing geriatric population, expanding middle class, rise in healthcare reforms, susceptibility to various diseases, advances in operational...

2014-07-02 12:33:09

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d2p25h/diagnostic) has announced the addition of the "Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems, Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems, MRI Machines, and Nuclear Imaging Systems - Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global diagnostic imaging market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% and is expected to reach...

2014-06-25 23:05:48

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Computed Tomography (CT) Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/computed-tomography-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Computed Tomography (CT) equipment in USD million by segmenting the market into high end slice CT, mid end slice CT and...

2014-06-19 12:27:25

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Medical Imaging Equipment Market (X-ray, Ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Nuclear Imaging Equipment) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019...

2014-06-16 18:08:50

IASLC Examination and review of several studies that evaluated patient-centered outcomes for individuals undergoing low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for lung cancer found that screening does not appear to significantly influence overall health-related quality of life or result in long-term changes in anxiety or distress, but that positive results in the short-term, do increase distress levels. The National Lung Cancer Screening Trial showed that three annual LDCT screens,...


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