July 27, 2016 — Virtual Imaging, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. Inc., announced the new RadPRO Mobile 40kW Flex Plus Digital X-ray System.
July 25, 2016 — Varian Medical Systems announced last week that Varex Imaging Corp. will be the name for its Imaging Components business upon the completion of the planned spin-off of that business as a new, stand-alone public company via a tax-free distribution to Varian stockholders.
Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 do not face an increased risk of dying from radiation-related causes like cancer, according to a new study appearing online in the journal Radiology.
Researchers in the Netherlands have coupled machine learning methods with a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that measures the perfusion of blood throughout the brain to detect early forms of dementia. The study was published online in the journal Radiology.
At SIIM 2016, itnTV caught up with opening keynote speaker and SIIM treasurer Rasu B. Shrestha, M.D., MBA, Chief Innovation Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Executive Vice President, UPMC Enterprises, to discuss the dynamic changes that imaging is facing today.
This is a volume-rendered CT-based reconstruction of the skull of the nodosaur dinosaur PawPawsaurus, from the first-ever CT scans of the PawPawsaurus skull. The bone is rendered semitransparent to show the endocranial cavity in dark blue and the nasal cavities in light blue. Image courtesy of PLosONE/SMU.
A PET-CT head and neck cancer scan showing various image reconstructions. The top left image is the separate CT scan showing the anatomy. The top right scan shows the fused PET and CT scans with false color added to help interpret the image. The bottom left scan is an initial FDG PET image showing tracer hot spots in the neck and a lymph node in the right jaw due to cancer. The right bottom image is a delayed enhancement scan showing tracer uptake over time, with normal hot spots in the bladder, kidneys, testicles and brain, which normally have higher metabolic activity. The low-grade gray shading of the anatomy is due to the normal cellular metabolism uptake of the FDG throughout the body.
Image courtesy of the Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk