August 14, 2014 — Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the findings lend support to regular mammography screening in women ages 75 and older.
September 30, 2014 — CIRS recently released a phantom for evaluating MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) distortion in stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) treatment planning.
September 30, 2014 — More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), in urging Medicare to cover low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening for beneficiaries at high risk for lung cancer.
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September 30, 2014 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with eight partnering societies, released the first appropriate use criteria (AUC) for suspected heart disease in pediatric patients.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of the NephroCheck test, a first-of-a-kind laboratory test to help determine if certain critically ill hospitalized patients are at risk of developing moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI) in the 12 hours following the administration of the test.
Coquí RadioPharmaceuticals Corp. is working to become the first commercial producer of lifesaving medical isotopes in the United States.
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TeraMedica announces the launch of Evercore 6.0 VNA with a new user control center and tighter integration with a PACS and other software systems.
September 29, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare will debut the Acuson X600, a cost-effective ultrasound system that offers enhanced image quality and reliability, at the 2014 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits and risks, including risks related to radiation exposure, according to a new scientific statement in the American Heart Association's (AHA) journal Circulation.
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The latest data from a clinical trial at Loma Linda University’s Proton Treatment and Research Center reveals excellent survival rates and cosmetic outcomes when proton therapy is used on patients with early stage invasive (non-lobular) breast cancer.
Claron Technology introduces support for the BlackBerry Passport for its Nil family of zero-footprint enterprise medical imaging viewers, which enable anytime, anywhere web-based review of a full range of imaging modalities and related data.
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of marketing authorization for Lymphoseek 250 micrograms kit for radiopharmaceutical preparation in the European Union.
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McKesson Enterprise Image Repository brings together scattered images from numerous isolated systems into the image repository (VNA) and helps provide a single view of the patient’s imaging history, accessible from anywhere across the enterprise.
September 26, 2014 — Lexmark’s Perceptive Software announced that Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare will deploy the Perceptive Acuo vendor neutral archive (VNA) to consolidate medical image management for radiologists, cardiologists and other clinical users across all hospital and clinic locations.
September 26, 2014 — Clear-Cut Medical announced CE mark for its ClearSight magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system for examination of breast tissue.
A chemical in the brain plays a vital role in controlling the involuntary movements and vocal tics associated with Tourette Syndrome (TS), a new study has shown.
Olympus announced it has reached a deal with Munich-based Brainlab to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Kick Navigation.
Millensys offers medical imaging and healthcare solutions in Middle East and Asia. Its solutions ranges between picture archive and communication system (PACS), radiology information system (RIS) solutions, workstations for acquisition, non-DICOM to DICOM conversion, viewing, 3-D reconstruction, diagnosis, reporting, Web viewing, CD/DVD publishing solutions, clinical applications and telemedicine