Technology

The reNew program, from Toshiba, gives Toshiba Vantage customers multiple upgrade options, including cost-effective paths to a Vantage Atlas or Vantage Titan without having to buy a new system.

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Auto-IMT, from Toshiba, can measure the thickness of the intima-media layers of the carotid artery, for evaluating an asymptomatic patient’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease....

A new mobile radiology application will allow physicians to view and make a diagnosis from medical images on the Apple iPhone and iPad....

GE Healthcare and Veran created strategic supplier agreement in January 2011 in which GE is the exclusive distributor and reseller of Veran’s ig4 fusion imaging angiography navigation system in the Un...

SafeCT processes and enhances images spanning a broad range of clinical applications acquired on a wide variety of computed tomography (CT) scanners.

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PhyZiodynamic 4-D functional analytic advanced visualization software, by Ziosoft, provides cutting-edge algorithms for functional imaging analysis across multiple dimensions....

A new advanced medical image-viewing app is available on the iPad, iPhone and iPod....

The GE Healthcare Vivid E9 Breakthrough 2011 (BT11) is built for 4-D imaging and features elements designed to help improve image quality, quantification and workflow.

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Several upgrades are now available on Toshiba’s Viamo ultrasound system, including ApliPure Plus, Tissue Pure Imaging, a new high-frequency, tightly curved transducer and a DICOM structured reporting....

The Titan 3T is a works-in-progress magnetic resonance (MR) system from Toshiba. The system has several patient-friendly features that are designed to improve the exam experience.

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A works-in-progress 160-detector row helical computed tomography (CT) scanning system is being unveiled on the Toshiba Aquilion One and Aquilion Premium during RSNA 2010....

Target CTA and the works-in-progress Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction (AIDR) technology, by Toshiba, lower radiation dose and make CT imaging safer for patients.

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The Siemens Acuson S2000 ultrasound system, release 2.0, is a multi-specialty platform featuring 2-D and color Doppler imaging performance and a wide breadth of applications.

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The syngo.via imaging software, by Siemens, enables physicians to access advanced visualization tools across the clinical spectrum....

A zero-footprint, browser-based 2-D PACS viewer from Shina Systems enables anywhere, anytime review of images stored in the company’s cloud-based archive....

The CX50 integrated ultrasound system, by Philips, provides premium ultrasound image quality for enhanced guidance and confident decisions....

XperGuide, by Philips, offers live 3-D image needle guidance by overlaying live fluoroscopy and 3-D soft tissue imaging data from previously-acquired CT or MR scans....

Bracco offers contrast imaging agents for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), angiography and radiotracers for nuclear imaging.

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MediCal QAWeb, by Barco, is the first online service for high-grade quality assurance (QA)....

An update to the Centricity PACS, version 3.2, by GE Healthcare, offers many features that were either requested by customers or establish new market trends.

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The iU22 xMatrix premium ultrasound system, by Philips, focuses on enhanced patient care, increased clinical confidence and bringing more diagnostic information to the reading room....

The Formula 3-D volume-rendering platform, by Aze, is ultra-fast and achieves processing speeds 20 times faster than conventional rendering.

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