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3-D heart model, congenital heart defects, cardiovascular surgery

An experimental 3-D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s...

CT Systems, National Lung Screening Trial, Lung Cancer, Centers for Medicare

Dartmouth researchers say lung cancer screening in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) meets a commonly accepted standard for cost effectiveness. The relatively new screening...

Four major computed tomography (CT) system manufacturers in the United States recently released new systems in the past year featuring innovative scanner technology to reduce radiation dose, boost...

The U.S. ultrasound market reached an all-time high of $1.44 billion in 2013 — a growth of almost 3 percent over 2012, according to Klein Biomedical Consultants’  “The Medical Diagnostic...

For the most part radiography has been used to help patients. When it comes to football, however, the goal is less to help the athlete and more to get him on the field.

In an era of increasingly personalized medicine, patients are expecting more tailored approaches to care from their physicians. Mammography, long the gold standard for routine breast cancer...

Let’s face it, vendor neutral archive (VNA) is a hot topic these days and one you cannot avoid. Unfortunately, and much like the overly used and tiring buzzword “cloud,” the term VNA becomes a...

In the healthcare organization of today, picture archive and communication systems (PACS) are a mainstay. Introduced to the healthcare world in the early 1990s, these systems have given...

Despite significant advances in imaging and therapy, cancer continues to be a leading health concern worldwide. One type of therapy that has been available for decades and is seeing a recent...

Over the last decade, the field of medical imaging has evolved from analog technology toward the digital age. This shift in medical imaging has seen the emergence of flat panel detector (FPD)...