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2014-01-27 23:25:06

The Digital Medical Imaging of Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces lung screenings for smokers and ex-smokers to help save lives. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 85 percent of lung cancers occur in smokers resulting in approximately 160,000 deaths a year. Many of those deaths as a result of the disease going undetected for months, giving the disease time to spread throughout a patient's lungs until it reaches fatal stages. Both scientists and medical experts agree,...

2014-01-27 23:00:33

Rapid substitution of stationary devices by portable X-ray and CT scan devices in compliance with changing dynamics of the healthcare industry will open up new avenues for this market. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/portable-x-ray-and-ct-scan-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global market for portable X-ray and CT scan devices is expected to reach USD 8,408.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-01-20 23:24:26

CDI Miami announces new x-ray diagnosis procedures that will improve the old practice of x-rays. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 X-Ray imaging is the most widely known and used form of medical imaging in the world. A procedure using x-rays uses a small amount of radioactive energy on a specific area of the body in order to detect an anomaly in the tissue, such as a fracture or mass. The procedure is painless and safe, and takes very little time. When x-ray imagery first entered...

2014-01-20 08:22:49

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates SummaryGBI Research's report, "Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved...

2014-01-16 23:30:36

The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new survey of CT sites performed by IMV Medical Information Division. The decline contrasts with the rapid growth in CT procedure volume over the previous decade. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

CT Scans Could Help Forensic Database To ID Unidentified Remains
2014-01-15 07:56:51

North Carolina State University A study from North Carolina State University finds that data from CT scans can be incorporated into a growing forensic database to help determine the ancestry and sex of unidentified remains. The finding may also have clinical applications for craniofacial surgeons. “As forensic anthropologists, we can map specific coordinates on a skull and use software that we developed – called 3D-ID – to compare those three-dimensional coordinates with a...

2014-01-14 23:01:13

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. The final phase cost $12 million and included installing 15 computed tomography (CT) scanners at its healthcare facilities in...

2014-01-10 23:20:36

CT radiation dose is a concern shared by clinicians, patients and medical imaging providers across the nation. St. Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Saint Pete MRI is leading the charge to lower dose in its outpatient imaging center in the greater Tampa / St. Petersburg metropolitan area. Following a national search for the best CT solution, Saint Pete MRI chose the Sapheneia, Clarity CT Solution to be installed on their Phillips MX8000 16-Slice CT Scanner. The Sapheneia...

2014-01-10 23:00:05

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Cone Beam Computed Tomography Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Colposcope Industry” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Cone Beam Computed Tomography Industry” is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the CBCT industry in China. The report provides a basic overview of the...


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