Features | Partner Sites | Information | LinkXpress
Sign In
Ampronix
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING LLC
Schiller

Dilon Acquires Navigator Gamma Probe Company

By Medimaging International staff writers
Posted on 13 Jan 2014
Dilon Technologies, Inc. (Newport News, VA, USA) has acquired the assets of the Navigator gamma probe business from RMD Instruments Corp. (Watertown, MA, USA), a subsidiary of Dynasil Corporation of America.

RMD Instruments manufactures and sells a range of intraoperative surgical probes that are distributed both in the United States and worldwide. The acquired products are used in surgery for procedures such as pulmonary wedge resection and sentinel lymph node biopsy. The company recently introduced its Navigator 2.0 wireless probe, which has been very well received by the market place.

“In addition to our market leadership in the small field-of-view molecular breast imaging market, this acquisition is consistent with our objective of expanding our product offering in both the diagnostic and surgical segments of the market and comes on the heels of our recent agreement with Digirad [Suwanee, GA, USA],” commented Robert G. Moussa, Dilon’s CEO.

“We are pleased to have found a wonderful home for our Navigator Probe technology, one of the most widely used gamma probes for cancer surgery in the marketplace. Dilon Technologies is well situated to expand the gamma probe market and we look forward to working with them over the coming months to transition the product from our manufacturing facility to Dilon,” commented Peter Sulick, Dynasil’s chairman and interim CEO.

Dynasil, for the time being, will continue to manufacture and distribute the products, maintaining continuity in supply and regulatory compliance.

Dilon Technologies’ keystone product, the Dilon molecular imaging system (MBI), is a high-resolution, small field-of-view digital gamma camera, optimized for MBI/breast-specific gamma imaging (BSGI). MBI utilizes radiotracer uptake to detect the increased metabolic activity of breast lesions and therefore, is not affected by breast density. Both the Dilon 6800 and Acella systems provide high photon sensitivity; and Dilon’s GammaLoc system is the only localization device on the market to enable molecular-guided breast biopsy.

Digirad is one of the largest US providers of in-office nuclear cardiology imaging and ultrasound services to physician practices, hospitals and imaging centers, and also sells medical diagnostic imaging systems for nuclear cardiology and general nuclear medicine applications.

Related Links:

Dilon Technologies
RMD Instruments
Digirad



ARAB HEALTH
PCI Precision Charts
Supersonic Imagine

Channels

Radiography

view channel
Image: This shows a 3D print model used in surgical planning (Photo courtyes of RSNA).

3D Printing and CT Imaging Used to Guide Human Face Transplants

Surgeons are using computed tomography (CT) imaging and three-dimensional (3-D) printing technology to reconstruct life-size models of patients’ heads to help better control the outcome in face transplantation... Read more

MRI

view channel
Image: Head impact telemetry system (HITs) helmet-mounted accelerometers are used in youth and collegiate football to evaluate the frequency and severity of helmet impacts (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

DTI-MRI Shows Brain Alterations in High School Football Players After Only One Season

Some high school football players exhibit measurable brain alterations after only one season of play, even in the absence of concussion. The new findings were presented at the annual meeting of the... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

view channel
Image: The DermSpectra total body digital skin imaging system (Photo courtesy of DermSpectra).

Total Body Digital Skin Imaging System Developed for Dermatology and Primary Care Practices

A total body digital skin imaging system enables physicians to track critical skin changes (skin cancers, eczema, lesions, psoriasis, and rashes) in their office, over time. The DermSpectra (Tucson,... Read more

Imaging IT

view channel

New Healthcare IT Products and Medical Imaging Systems Revealed

A wide range of new advanced information management systems and diagnostic image products aimed at improving hospital workflows and efficiency, and patient outcomes, have been revealed by a major healthcare Information Technology (IT) provider at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2014). The new IT offerings... Read more
 
Copyright © 2000-2014 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.