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Mobius Medical Systems, DoseLab, phantoms

The DoseLab Phantom Set from Mobius Medical Systems LP is optimized for use with Mobius Medical’s DoseLab TG-142 software.

Nuance, PowerShare, network, ACR, MGH, PowerScribe

Nuance Communications Inc. announced that the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will leverage the Nuance PowerShare Network, a cloud-based medical...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put out a public safety notice asking expectant parents not to use ultrasound systems without a medical need.

Having been active in the age of transformation in which manufacturing, retail, finance, high-tech and oil and gas all experienced in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, I realized that healthcare...

Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Comprehensive dose strategy

Sapheneia has partnered with Scannerside to provide a comprehensive dose strategy (CDS) to the medical imaging industry.

 

Although the use of a type of radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly has increased among women with early-stage breast cancer who had breast conserving surgery, most...

Volcano, Philips, acquisition, FFR, IVUS

The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (...

Columbia University Medical Center, 3-D printing, meniscus implant

Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the meniscus using a personalized 3-D printed implant, or scaffold, infused with human growth factors that prompt the...

C-arms, mobile R/F systems, Digital Radiography Systems, RSNA 2014

Thales Group launched new products at RSNA 2014, including: Pixium Portable 3543 EZ, ArtPix Mobile EZ2GO, Pixium 2121S-A, Pixium 2121S-A and TH 8770.

Kubtec, KUB 250, pediatric imaging, digital radiography, portable X-ray

Kubtec announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the KUB 250, a portable low-dose digital X-ray system dedicated to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  The unit is...

Women's Healthcare, Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, DBICK50-LED

Double Black Imaging exhibited its new 5MP Color LED display for multi-modality imaging at RSNA 2014. 

Digital Radiography Systems, RSNA 2014, X-Ray Systems

Viztek announced the introduction of its new U-Arm DR and Overhead Tube Crane (OTC) systems. 

TeraRecon announced the availability of a first-of-kind upgrade program called Any/\One, at RSNA 2014.

 

Cloud based technology, Teamplay, PACS accessories, dashboards, RSNA 2014

Helping connect healthcare experts and increasing the usability of the wealth of medical imaging data is the goal of a cloud-based network solution from Siemens Healthcare.

Cianna Medical, SAVI Scout, breast surgical guidance system

Cianna Medical Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the SAVI Scout surgical guidance system. The technology uses real-time audible and visual indicators to give...

Bayer, Gadavist, gadobutrol, contrast, injection, children, infants, study, RSNA

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

A new study on the use of hypofractionated whole-breast irradiation (HF-WBI) for early-stage breast cancer patients found HF-WBI increased 17.4 percent from 2004 to 2011. Patients are also...

Clinical trial/study, radiation therapy, brachytherapy systems, women's health

iCAD, Inc. announced that more than 500 patients have been treated in its clinical trial of intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx)...

Nuclear imaging, Clinical trial/study, ADHA, 3-D SPECT imaging

A recently published study from Toronto, Canada found that patients who utilized 3-D SPECT were able to get a clearer diagnosis of ADHD, which is the most common psychiatric disorder in...

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Vantage Elan 1.5T, Toshiba

Community hospitals can now provide their patients with a reliable and high-functioning MR system, the Vantage Elan 1.5T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.