We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. To learn more, click here. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies. Cookie Policy.

Features Partner Sites Information LinkXpress
Sign In
Advertise with Us
GLOBETECH PUBLISHING LLC

Siemens Healthineers

Provides customized electronic systems and advanced imaging, diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare IT solutions for th... read more Featured Products: More products

Download Mobile App





Siemens Holds Live Demonstrations of Groundbreaking, New Innovations in Imaging, Diagnostics and Therapy

By MedImaging International staff writers
Posted on 04 Mar 2021
Print article
Illustration
Illustration
Siemens Healthineers (Erlangen, Germany) highlighted its latest new innovations at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) virtual event, March 3-10, 2021 that can help enhance access to care and leverage AI to revolutionize clinical decision making.

At the fully online ECR 2021 event held in Vienna, Austria, Siemens offered live product demonstrations of its groundbreaking, new innovations in imaging, diagnostics and therapy at its virtual ECR booth. Among its new innovations and solutions highlighted at ECR 2021 was its Magnetom Free.Max, a new class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems that the company calls “High-V MRI.” The scanner’s unique combination of digital technologies and the new field strength of 0.55 tesla broaden the range of clinical applications for MRI systems. Magnetom Free.Max considerably improves pulmonary imaging with MRI and allows patients with implants to be scanned much more accurately. Magnetom Free.Max can be installed in places where MRI used to be impossible. At just over three metric tons in weight and just below two meters in transportation height, the machine is the most lightweight as well as the most compact whole-body scanner Siemens has ever built.

Siemens also demonstrated Syngo Carbon, an all-in-one solution for easy access to all relevant data generated in the processes of imaging and reporting. Data from different departments is drawn out from various silos and integrated as part of a unified environment, including diagnostics and assessment, simplifying workflows, and making it easier for different areas to work together. Among its new innovations in molecular imaging, Siemens demonstrated Biograph Vision Quadra, a CE-Marked positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scanner that is designed for clinical use as well as translational research - or the application of scientific research to create therapies and procedures that improve health outcomes. In this manner, the Biograph Vision Quadra expands precision medicine.

At ECR 2021, Siemens also introduced new innovations in breast care and participated in the Breast Care Symposium where key opinion leaders in breast imaging elaborated different breast imaging modalities – from traditional breast imaging to MRI and ultrasound.


Related Links:
Siemens Healthineers


Print article
Radcal

Channels

Radiography

view channel
Image: Physicians using the Zenition 90 Motorized mobile X-ray system (Photo courtesy of Royal Philips)

High-Powered Motorized Mobile C-Arm Delivers State-Of-The-Art Images for Challenging Procedures

During complex surgical procedures, clinicians depend on surgical imaging systems as they navigate challenging anatomy to quickly visualize small anatomical details while minimizing X-ray exposure.... Read more

Ultrasound

view channel
Image: The device creates microbubbles that temporarily disrupt the BBB, permitting the entry of immunotherapy into the brain (Photo courtesy of Northwestern)

Ultrasound Technology Breaks Blood-Brain Barrier for Glioblastoma Treatment

Despite extensive molecular studies, the outlook for patients diagnosed with the aggressive brain cancer known as glioblastoma (GBM) continues to be poor. This is partly due to the blood-brain barrier... Read more

Nuclear Medicine

view channel
Image: 68Ga-NC-BCH whole-body PET imaging rapidly targets an important gastrointestinal cancer biomarker in lesions in GI cancer patients (Photo courtesy of Qi, Guo, et al.; doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.123.267110)

New PET Radiotracer Enables Same-Day Imaging of Key Gastrointestinal Cancer Biomarker

Gastrointestinal cancers rank among the most prevalent cancers worldwide, contributing to over a quarter of all cancer cases and over one-third of cancer-related deaths annually. The initial symptoms of... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

view channel
Image: The denoised image is less noisy and the defect is more detectable and visually clearer with DEMIST (Photo courtesy of Abhinav Jha/WUSTL)

Artificial Intelligence Tool Enhances Usability of Medical Images

Doctors use myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) images to evaluate blood flow to the heart muscle. To capture these images, patients are administered a... Read more

Imaging IT

view channel
Image: The new Medical Imaging Suite makes healthcare imaging data more accessible, interoperable and useful (Photo courtesy of Google Cloud)

New Google Cloud Medical Imaging Suite Makes Imaging Healthcare Data More Accessible

Medical imaging is a critical tool used to diagnose patients, and there are billions of medical images scanned globally each year. Imaging data accounts for about 90% of all healthcare data1 and, until... Read more
Copyright © 2000-2024 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.