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Image: The interior of the MSU, with CT scanner (Phot courtesy of UT College of Medicine).

Advanced Mobile Stroke Unit Offers CT Imaging Capabilities

The world’s most comprehensive mobile stroke unit (MSU) has been equipped with a computerized tomography (CT) scanner capable of conducting and producing advanced quality imaging for stroke diagnosis and... Read more


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Image: The Aplio 500 Platinum ultrasound system (Photo courtesy of Toshiba Medical Systems).

Ultrasound System Receives US Defense Health Agency’s Approval for Ensuring Protection of Patient Health Information

A leading manufacturer of ultrasound systems has received Authorization to Operate (ATO) approval from the US Defense Health Agency (DHA) by complying with strict US Department of Defence (DoD) cybersecurity... Read more

Nuclear medicine

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PET/CT Links Activity in the Stress Center of the Brain to Risk of Future Heart Problems

Research results have shown that increased activity of the stress center of the brain is linked to a higher risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attacks, stroke, and death, and increased evidence of arterial inflammation. The goal of the study is to make an initial investigation into the mechanisms behind stress... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

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Radiation/Chemotherapy Combination Ups Glioma Survival Rates

Patients with a low-grade glioma who received radiation therapy (RT) plus chemotherapy experienced a longer progression-free survival and overall survival than patients who received RT alone, according to a new study. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, Emory University and other institutions conducted a study involving... Read more

Imaging IT

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World Medical VR Technology Company Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Neurosurgery Surgical Visualization Platform

A novel neurosurgery Virtual Reality (VR) visualization platform has been demonstrated at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016 in California (USA). The enterprise-wide solution is intended to help clinicians plan, prepare, and perform neurosurgery, and enable the surgeon to empower and engage their patients... Read more

Industry News

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Image: The image depicts a new generation of sterile barriers from CIVCO Medical Solutions (Photo courtesy of CIVCO Medical Solutions).

Leading Ultrasound Guidance Device Manufacturer Acquires Ultrasound Transducer Disinfection Equipment Company

The market leader for high-level ultrasound transducer disinfection products has been acquired by a leading manufacturer of ultrasound guidance devices and infection control products. The acquisition... Read more
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