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Image: The Zeiss Intrabeam mobile radiation oncology platform (Photo courtesy of Carl Zeiss).

Personalized Intraoperative Radiation Therapy During Cancer Surgery

A New York City Medical Center is finding new ways to employ personalized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room right after a cancer tumor is removed. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) represents... Read more

MRI

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Image: BYU\'s MRI lab (Photo courtesy of Mark A. Philbrick).

Neuro-MRI Scanning Reveals Disparities Between Imagining and Remembering

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) technology, investigators are learning more about where and how imagination processes occur in human brains. Investigators devised a study that would... Read more

Ultrasound

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Image: The Acuson SC2000 Prime Edition ultrasound system offers live full-volume color Doppler imaging of heart valve anatomy and blood flow using a new true volume transesophageal echo (TEE) probe. With this technology, physicians can obtain a more anatomically authentic view of the heart and dynamic blood flow in one view during interventional valve procedures, even in patients with ECG abnormalities (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthcare).

Ultrasound Technology Visualizes Entire Blood Flow During Valve Procedures

A new cardiovascular imaging system provides live, full-volume color Doppler ultrasound imaging of heart valve anatomy and blood flow using a new true volume, three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echo (TEE) probe.... Read more

Nuclear medicine

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PET Imaging Reveals Brain Benefits from Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

Imaging studies revealed that weight loss surgery has been found to suppress changes in brain metabolism associated with obesity and improve cognitive function involved in planning, strategizing, and organizing. Therefore, researchers have hypothesized that a specific surgical procedure could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

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Image: From left, Guy Genin, PhD, John Boyle and Stavros Thomopoulos, PhD, watch as a sample is exposed to stress and force. They have developed algorithms that may lead to the ability to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones (Photo courtesy of Washington University in St. Louis).

Image Analysis Algorithms Devised to Find Weak Spots in Muscles, Tendons, and Bones prone to Tearing, Breaking

Researchers have developed algorithms to detect weak spots in muscles, tendons, and bones predisposed to tearing or breaking. The technology, which needs to be further refined before it is used in patients,... Read more

Imaging IT

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Image: An X-ray using the ClearRead bone suppression software technology (Photo courtesy of Riverain Technologies).

Bone Suppression Software Used to Optimize Diagnostic Capability of X-Ray Systems

Clinicians are gathering important information from the most routine imaging exam, the chest X-ray, by using advanced software that enhances X-ray images captured by the equipment they already have or... Read more

Industry News

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Acquisition Includes Radiation Simulation Software for Radiotherapy Applications

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA, USA) has acquired certain assets of Transpire, Inc. (Gig Harbor, WA, USA) including the Acuros dose calculation software, which has been incorporated into Varian’s BrachyVision and Eclipse treatment planning software systems. The acquisition closed at the end of July 2014.... Read more
 

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