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Important Step Towards Early Detection of Breast Cancer PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 May 2011 04:34

20110519rfbi01European researchers have developed a clinical PET system with the highest resolution and sensitivity in the market, specifically dedicated to breast cancer detection in early stages.

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Amnis Introduces New FlowSight Imaging Flow Cytometer PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 05:35
Amnis Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced cell imaging systems, today announced the launch of the new FlowSight imaging flow cytometer.
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Lantheus Medical Imaging Presents Phase 2 Study Results Of PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging With Flurpiridaz F 18 At ICNC10 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 05:29

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a worldwide leader in diagnostic imaging, today announced data from a Phase 2 clinical trial that demonstrated Positron Emission Tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging with flurpiridaz F 18 provided superior image quality, diagnostic certainty and diagnostic performance for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), the current standard for the non-invasive detection of CAD.

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New Telemis 4.2 Software Delivers Dual-Modality PET/CT Imaging Direct To The Desktop PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 May 2011 03:43
Telemis, the specialist in medical imaging solutions, has released new software for its medical image-management system, which provides a full-featured dual-modality PET/CT viewer on any PC across any hospital using Telemis software.
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Lessening the Dangers of Radiation: Ultrasound as Effective as CT Scans for Most Diagnoses, Research Finds PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 May 2011 03:37

20110512rfbi01For diagnosing head and neck ailments, tests that use radiation are always less desirable than those that don't. Otolaryngologists have a wide range of techniques available to them, including CT or "CAT" scans, MRI and ultrasound.

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Ultrasound Helps In Assessing Urinary Tract Infections In Children PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:14
20110510rfbi02For infants and young children with urinary tract infection (UTI) seen in the ER, a simple ultrasound examination may avoid the need for more complex x-ray tests, reports a study in the May issue of The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
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Boston Scientific Begins U.S. And International Launch Of Expect™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:09
20110510rfbi01Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the U.S. and international launch of its Expect™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle, used for acquiring tissue samples for diagnosing and staging malignancies in organs adjacent to the gastrointestinal tract.
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New Algorithm Significantly Improves Imaging for Full-Body MRIs PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 May 2011 04:27

20110507rfbi03A new study reveals an improved algorithm that can dramatically improve how radiologists capture and interpret full-body MRIs, particularly in the abdominal region.

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In Diagnosis Of Juvenile Inflammatory Arthritis In Children, Sonography Complements Physical Exam PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 May 2011 04:18
20110507rfbi01Juvenile Inflammatory Arthritis (JIA) is a potentially debilitating childhood disease. Early detection and treatment of active arthritis may avert long term joint damage and disability.
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Evaluating Rotator Cuff Tears By Ultrasound Combined With Pre-Operative MRI Is Cost Effective PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 May 2011 05:28
While ultrasound is usually viewed as more cost effective, MRI is most often used to evaluate the rotator cuff. When performing a cost utility analysis, utilizing an ultrasound as the initial imaging test for rotator cuff tear, along with pre-operative MRI to identify alternative and concurrent diagnoses, can be a very effective hybrid imaging strategy, according to research being presented at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting.
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'Critical Baby Step' Taken for Spying Life on a Molecular Scale PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 May 2011 04:25

The ability to image single biological molecules in a living cell is something that has long eluded researchers; however, a novel technique, using the structure of diamond, may well be able to do this and potentially provide a tool for diagnosing, and eventually developing a treatment for, hard-to-cure diseases such as cancer.

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Latest Clinical Evidence Supports Promising Outlook For Low-Dose Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 05:31
20110517rfbi01The possibility of low-dose Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) looks promising according to the most recent clinical evidence revealed this past month at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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MR Knee Coil For The Toshiba Vantage Titan Enables Better Clinical Accuracy For Bariatric Imaging PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 May 2011 03:45
20110512rfbi02With obesity on the rise, today's radiology departments are continually challenged to provide diagnostic imaging solutions to improve clinical accuracy for bariatric imaging without sacrificing patient care. As part of its commitment to develop patient-focused MR imaging technology to accommodate a range of patient types, including bariatrics, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., has announced FDA clearance for the extra-large knee Array coil for the Vantage TitanTM MR system.
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New Imaging Technique Reveals Complex Microbial Interactions PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 May 2011 03:41
Even the merest of microbes must be able to talk, to be able to interact with its environment and with others to not just survive, but to thrive. This cellular chatter comes in the form of signaling molecules and exchanged metabolites (molecules involved in the process of metabolism or living) that can have effects far larger than the organism itself.
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PENTAX Medical And Hitachi-Aloka Medical Continues Joint Innovation And Global Leadership In Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:17
The PENTAX Medical Company, a healthcare industry leader in endoscopic imaging, and Hitachi-Aloka Medical, a global leader in ultrasound imaging, recently announced renewed joint collaborative efforts between the two global companies to enable further innovations in the development of Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems (EUS)
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Bruker Announces 15 Tesla Ultra-High Field Preclinical MRI with CryoProbe™ for High Definition Neuroimaging – First Order Received from Vanderbilt University PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:13

At ISMRM 2011, Bruker today announces a novel BioSpec® 150/11 system, a new ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner for preclinical research that will open new frontiers in molecular and microscopic imaging.

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Boston Scientific Begins U.S. And International Launch Of Expect™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:09
20110510rfbi01Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the U.S. and international launch of its Expect™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle, used for acquiring tissue samples for diagnosing and staging malignancies in organs adjacent to the gastrointestinal tract.
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Ultrasound Combined With Pre-Operative MRI Is Cost Effective in Evaluating Rotator Cuff Tears PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 May 2011 04:24

20110507rfbi02While ultrasound is usually viewed as more cost effective, MRI is most often used to evaluate the rotator cuff. When performing a cost utility analysis, utilizing an ultrasound as the initial imaging test for rotator cuff tear, along with pre-operative MRI to identify alternative and concurrent diagnoses, can be a very effective hybrid imaging strategy, according to research being presented at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting.

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Low-Dose Chest CT Effective in Reducing Radiation for Evaluation of Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients, Research Finds PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 May 2011 05:31

20110505rfbi01Recent studies have shown that a 64-detector CT angiography utilizing prospective electrocardiographic (ECG) gating produces a quality image but considerably reduced patient radiation dose when compared to retrospective ECG gating, according to research being presented at the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society's annual meeting.

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GRS Selects MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI) as Comprehensive Cardiac Imaging Corelab PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 May 2011 05:27

Global Research Services, LLC (GRS), an international cardiovascular Clinical Research Organization (CRO), announced today an official collaboration with MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI)’s Cardiovascular Core Laboratories, a leading provider of cardiovascular imaging research services.

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