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Image: The ImagePilot Sigma CR system (Photo courtesy of Konica Minolta Medical Imaging).

Computed Radiography Features One-Click Technology

A computed radiography (CR) system achieves consistent image quality with advanced image processing software that features single-click technology, which eliminates the need to specify view, body part, or exam.... Read more


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Transarterial Chemoembolization Contrast Agent Approved by French National Agency for Liver Cancer

An imaging agent has been recently approved by the French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) for selective hepatic intra-arterial injection for visualization, localization, and vectorization during chemoembolization of tumors in adults with known, intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).... Read more


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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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Diagnostic Imaging Tests Ordered by General Practitioners in Australia Nearly Double in 10 Years

A 45% increase in diagnostic imaging tests ordered by Australian general practitioners (GPs) is being fueled by increasing GP visits, an escalating number of problems managed at doctor visits, and a higher probability that GPs order imaging tests for these problems, according to a new study. Based on a long-term national... 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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Cerner Shakes Up IT Sector by Acquiring Siemens’ Health Information Services

Cerner Corporation (Waltham, MA, USA) and Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) have entered into a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire Siemens' Health Information Technology (IT) business unit, Siemens Health Services, for USD 1.3 billion in cash. The two companies will have a combined total of USD 4.5 billion annual revenue,... Read more

New products on world’s medical product marketplace:
Surgical C Arm
(OEC 7600 Compact)
Surgical C Arm
Bone Densitometer
(Lunar DPX-NT * 2001)
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