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2013-09-18 08:29:15

Through Strategic Mergers, Vital Imaging Now Has 30 Operating Sites Across California ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Imaging is pleased to announce the addition of four new facilities. Spanning from Orange County to Central California, the new locations offer greater accessibility to more patients. Already a leader of medical-legal MRI's in the State of California, Vital Imaging is always striving to do more. "We're building a future," says Sam Solakyan, CEO...

2013-09-17 23:30:07

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, one of the top diagnostic facilities offering bone scans Miami, announces a new comprehensive online information source that offers patients instant answers to all their questions about digital medical imaging. Miami, FL. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Many people have heard of the terms "CT scan" and "PET scan" but do not have a clear understanding of what they mean. They may have been advised to get an ultrasound by their...

2013-09-11 23:00:32

The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of "incidental findings" — results that were not expected from the injury — and categorizes them by urgency. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of...

2013-09-05 11:09:25

Evidence-based recommendations available in October issue of JTO Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in Ontario.  Screening for lung cancer using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) has been the subject of many research studies since the 1990s. The National Lung Screening Trial compared LDCT with chest radiograph in high-risk populations and found a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer mortality at 6 years with LDCT after an initial scan and two annual rounds of screening....

2013-09-04 20:21:38

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - A Terry Fox Research Institute(TFRI)-led study has developed a new clinical risk calculator software that accurately classifies, nine out of ten times, which spots or lesions (nodules) are benign and malignant on an initial lung computed tomography (CT) scan among individuals at high risk for lung cancer. The findings are expected to have immediate clinical impact worldwide among health professionals who currently diagnose and treat individuals...

2013-08-13 23:23:57

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, one of the top diagnostic facilities Miami, announces new imaging techniques that can detect breast cancer using 3D mammography at a very early stage. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 If caught early, breast cancer can be treated with a very high success rate. Breast cancer is one of the most treatable cancers because of the advancements in lumpectomy and mastectomy surgery, and the early detection methods that have been developed in recent times....

2013-08-13 12:26:31

Task Force Recommends Expansion of DOE Program to Other High-Risk Groups PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USW said today that it welcomes the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF)'s recommendation to expand use of a lung cancer screening that has been available to parts of the union's atomic sector since 2000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) High-risk former nuclear weapons workers from nine Department of Energy (DOE)...

FTIR Spectro-microtomography Unveiled By Researchers
2013-08-06 07:04:48

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory An iconic moment in the history of Hollywood movie magic was born in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz when Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale stepped out of the black and white world of Kansas into the rainbow colored world of Oz. An iconic moment in the history of infrared imaging may have been born with the announcement of the first technique to offer full color IR tomography. A collaboration between researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence...

2013-07-30 12:28:58

DUBLIN, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sjmnb/computed) has announced the addition of a new report "Computed Tomography (CT): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9sjmnb/computed ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) CT imaging...

2013-07-29 20:20:55

RESTON, Va., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) supports the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation (Grade B) for computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening of high-risk patients (those 55 through 79 years old and have a 30 pack year or greater history of smoking). Previous evidence, including published National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST) results, shows that CT lung cancer screening...