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Accuray Inc. announced in April that the InCise Multileaf Collimator (MLC) for the CyberKnife M6 System is available outside the United States in markets where it is approved for sale. The InCise MLC was launched in the U.S. market in February.

Time June 23, 2015
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Concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), is a common medical problem affecting cognitive function and quality of life in some individuals.

Time June 23, 2015
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In order to sing or speak, around one hundred different muscles in our chest, neck, jaw, tongue, and lips must work together to produce sound. Beckman researchers investigate how all these mechanisms effortlessly work together--and how they change over time.

Time June 23, 2015
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IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and Royal Philips announced the signing of an exclusive agreement to enhance access to proton therapy in India. The alliance combines IBA’s strengths in proton therapy and Philips’ expertise in clinical informatics and innovative imaging techniques for therapy planning and guidance.

Time June 22, 2015
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Hitachi Ltd. announced that Johns Hopkins Medicine has selected Hitachi to provide its proton beam therapy (PBT) system at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. This collaboration, which includes a 10-year maintenance service, marks the first multi-room PBT application in the nation’s capital. This will be Hitachi’s fifth PBT system in North America.

Time June 22, 2015
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Augmenix Inc. announced the publication of the 222-patient pivotal study designed to evaluate safety and efficacy of the SpaceOAR System in men undergoing prostate radiotherapy. By creating space between the prostate and rectum, the SpaceOAR System is intended to reduce the radiation dose delivered to the rectum during prostate radiotherapy. The favorable results from the multi-center, randomized, single-blind study led to the April 1, 2015, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the SpaceOAR System.

Time June 22, 2015
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ScanMed announced the introduction of the non-invasive, wearable ProCure prostate/pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coil to aid in diagnosing prostate cancer.

Time June 22, 2015
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The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Ke Labs jointly announced in May an agreement to co-develop and co-market a new cardiac ultrasound software application. The application is designed to ensure quality and consistency of cardiac ultrasound image review — both quantitatively and qualitatively — and inform and educate users on interesting cases, new techniques and other changes. This medical imaging quality management software tool is generally referred to as the “Echocardiography Test and Teach Application,” and it has been designed through the expert guidance of Harvey Feigenbaum, M.D., FASE with the Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University Health and founder of the ASE.

Time June 22, 2015
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Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced that several studies were presented at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2015 conference, June 13-16, on its EchoInsight automated measurement suite for improved analysis and interpretation in echo.

Time June 22, 2015
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Barco announced the debut of its 12 million-pixel Coronis Uniti display system at the 73rd spring China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF), held in Shanghai in May 2015. Barco also introduced a full range of LED medical displays.

Time June 19, 2015
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On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical Systems Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Time June 19, 2015
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Carestream and UBMD Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are conducting clinical studies on a new three-dimensional medical imaging system at the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) for use in treating orthopedic conditions. These studies will help guide Carestream’s development of new cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) systems with the goal of providing orthopedic solutions for hospitals, clinics and sports medicine providers that use less radiation than traditional CT; are compact and affordable; and could be used in a wide range of facilities.

Time June 19, 2015
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Agfa HealthCare announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for diagnostic viewing with the XERO Viewer. This Full Fidelity View functionality of the viewer uses lossless compression to provide diagnostic quality when images are displayed, by retrieving original-quality renditions of stored digital X-ray (DX), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed radiography (CR) and ultrasound (US) images.

Time June 19, 2015
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Pie Medical Imaging announced its new release of CAAS MRV, for analysis of the heart to support diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions. This new version contains intuitive and guided analysis workflows, optimized to clinical practice. The workflows guide users through the required steps for functional left and right ventricle, viability and first pass perfusion analysis. The new viability workflow includes, besides analysis of delayed enhanced MR (magnetic resonance) images, also analysis of edema on T2-weighted MR images. The combination of segmented infarcts and edema areas can identify the salvageable areas.

Time June 19, 2015
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GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, dose management software that tracks, analyzes and reports practice-level radiation dose data for GE CT systems.

Time October 12, 2016
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Calgary Scientific Inc. announced the release of ResolutionMD 5.1. The latest software version enables physicians to make faster and more informed treatment decisions, by providing even greater access to medical images and information via Web and mobile devices.

Time June 18, 2015
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A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study has found distinct injury patterns in the brains of people with concussion-related depression and anxiety, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. The findings may lead the way to improved treatment and understanding of these common disorders, researchers said.

Time June 18, 2015
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IMRIS Inc. received a letter May 26 from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that it would be delisted and trading suspended on June 4. IMRIS said this was in accordance with Listing Rules 5101, 5110(b), and IM-5101-1. A Form 25-NSE will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), which will remove the company's securities from listing and registration on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

Time June 18, 2015
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Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for detector and computed tomography (CT) software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE family of CT systems. which are designed to offer customers the right technology to meet their business needs for improving patient safety, have received FDA clearance.

Time June 18, 2015
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Richardson Electronics, Ltd. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of International Medical Equipment and Service, Inc. (IMES). IMES is the first acquisition completed by Richardson Healthcare, the division of Richardson Electronics focused on high-value components and replacement parts for the diagnostic imaging market.

Time June 18, 2015
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