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Image: Varian’s Edge radiosurgery system (Photo courtesy of Varian).

New Radiosurgery Technology Used to Treat Tumors Encroaching on Patient’s Spinal Cord

A 71-year-old man with a tumor encroaching on his spinal cord was among the first individuals to receive treatment using a new radiosurgery system. The radiosurgery platform provides clinicians with a... Read more


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Image: Analogic’s bk3000 ultrasound system is designed for the field of emergency medicine (Photo courtesy of Analogic).

Ultrasound System Developed for Emergency Medicine Applications

A new ultrasound system has been designed for the challenging and rapidly growing market of emergency medicine, as a result of ultrahigh resolution imaging and Doppler capabilities enabled by advanced architecture.... Read more

Nuclear medicine

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Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Provides Sustained Local Control for Inoperable, Early Stage Lung Cancer Patients

A 10-year span of research has revealed excellent, sustained local tumor control findings with minimal side effects for medically inoperable, early stage lung cancer patients who received high-dose rate stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). The findings were derived from an analysis of data from an institutional patient... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

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Image: Photoacoustic/ultrasound images taken with the new system show a human finger joint from different angles. The images on the right (b and d) show anatomic structures revealed by the ultrasound. The images on the left (a and c) show the photoacoustics data overlaying the ultrasound data. The bright yellow and red at the top of the finger show the skin and blood vessels running parallel to the finger (Photo courtesy of Pim van den Berg/Khalid Daoudi).

Handheld Probe Generates Precise Images Without Bulky, Costly Instruments

A new handheld probe developed by university and industry researchers in the Netherlands and France could give clinicians useful new imaging capabilities that fit in the palms of their hands.... Read more

Imaging IT

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Image: The Carestream Vue RIS addresses specific needs of healthcare providers worldwide (Photo courtesy of Carestream).

RIS Shares Patient’s Clinical History with Images for Referring Physicians

The latest version of a radiology information system (RIS) offers significant features that can enhance workflow and address specific needs of healthcare providers worldwide. The system now offers a clinical... Read more

Industry News

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Global Partnership Provides Treatment Planning Support for Modulated Arc Radiotherapy

Varian Medical Systems (Palo Alto, CA, USA) Eclipse treatment planning software can now be used to plan modulated arc radiotherapy (mARC) treatments at sites using Siemens Healthcare (Erlangen, Germany) medical linear accelerators. Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare presented their range of solutions that... Read more


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New products on world’s medical product marketplace:
3D 4D Color Doppler ultrasound...
(3D Color Dopplerultrasound...)
3D 4D Color Doppler ultrasound scanner system
GE Lunar Prodigy P1...
(Prodigy P1 (Encore 12.3 Software))
GE Lunar Prodigy P1 'Legacy' Bone Densitometer
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