Exo Imaging Raises $35 Million for Developmental Ultrasound Platform
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 — Exo Imaging Inc. announced a $35 million Series B financing round for its high-performance...

Heidelberg University Hospital Treats First Patient Using Carbon Ion Therapy With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 — Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany, has started using the RayStation...

Philips Signs Agreement to Create Taiwan's First Fully Digitalized Pathology Department
News | Digital Pathology | August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 – Philips announced that Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TPVGH) will utilize the Philips...

Glassbeam Introduces AI-powered Rules and Alerts Engine for Clinsights
News | Analytics Software | August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 — Glassbeam Inc. revealed several technology enhancements in its Rules & Alerts engine that make...

Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS

NIH researchers found that dark rimmed spots representing ongoing, “smoldering” inflammation, may be a hallmark of more disabling forms of multiple sclerosis. Image courtesy of Reich lab, NIH/NINDS.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019 — Aided by a high-powered brain scanner and a...

Surging Demand for Image-guided, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Driving Fiducial Marker Growth
News | Radiation Therapy | August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019 — As fiducial markers gain traction in parallel to rising incidences of various cancer affecting...

Sectra Signs Enterprise Imaging Contract With Vanderbilt Health
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019 — Sectra will install its enterprise imaging...

Vaping Impairs Vascular Function

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019 — Inhaling a vaporized liquid solution through an e-cigarette, otherwise known as vaping,...

The Zap-X stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) brain radiotherapy system is completely self-shielded, eliminating the need for a concrete vault. The goal of the system is to expand SRS brain therapy by making it easier to access and less expensive by eliminating the large expense of custom built vaults to house the system. #AAPM19 #AAPM2019 #AAPM

The Zap-X stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) brain radiotherapy system is completely self-shielded, eliminating the need for a concrete vault. The goal of the system is to expand SRS brain therapy by making it easier to access and less expensive by eliminating the large expense of custom-built vaults to house the system. 

Feature | August 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

There were several trends and new technologies in radiation oncology discussed at the...

Videos | Treatment Planning | August 21, 2019

This is an example of the Mirada DLCExpert deep learning software that automatically identifies organs, segments and...

Jackson Memorial Hospital Holds Ribbon-cutting for New Cardiac Catheterization Labs
News | Angiography | August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019 — Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami celebrated the opening of two newly renovated...

Videos | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 21, 2019

This is a quick demonstration of the Varian Identify image-guided patient positioning system at the...

First Cancer Patient Treated With Accuray Radixact System With Synchrony Motion Tracking
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019 — Physicians at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Clinical Cancer Center in...

Videos | Treatment Planning | August 21, 2019

This is a lung cancer tumor radiotherapy...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 21, 2019

This is a quick walk around of a mobile 32-slice...

Improved Imaging Technique Could Increase Chances of Prostate Cancer Survival
News | Prostate Cancer | August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 — According to the American Cancer Society, approximately...

Some Pregnant Women Are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy
News | Women's Health | August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 — A small but concerning number of women are exposed to a commonly used...