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Helium, MRI

The U.S. Senate passed legislation Sept. 26 to reauthorize, extend and improve operations of the Federal Helium Reserve in Texas, which will guarantee a stable supply of the gas used for cooling...

CTA, CCTA, CT angiography

A large number of emergency room visits are for chest pain evaluation, and many hospitals are adopting CT angiography as a primary test to quickly rule-out coronary disease.

FDA regulates apps, mobile devices

In an effort to guide regulation of mobile medical apps, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final guidance document for developers of mobile medical apps. 

GE Healthcare Silent Scan MRI Systems Noiseless Spectrum Health Michigan

GE Healthcare reported that Silent Scan, a revolutionary technology that dramatically quiets magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, is now commercially available and growing in clinical adoption...

The use of 3-D echo can help improve the accuracy and reproducibility of cardiac quantification. The technology has the advantage of removing the inter-operator variability by imaging whole volume...

Reportlinker.com released a new report on the MRI market titled “Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market (2013-2018) - Technology Trend Analysis – By Architecture, Field Strengths,...

Epiq ultrasound system, anatomical intelligence

Philips Healthcare launched the Epiq ultrasound system, a first-of-its-kind ultrasound architecture that offers a new approach to creating ultrasound images. Making its debut at the European...

Diagnosing Pericardial Disease Using Multi-modality Imaging Protocols

To counter the significant levels of morbidity and mortality associated with pericardial disease (disease of the sac around the heart), experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE...

Experts have found that radiation dosage can have serious complications for patients with cancer. Cancer patients who receive chest radiation should be evaluated for heart disease before beginning...

There is a “new normal” for the global medical device market where financial constraints increasingly impact both treatment and purchasing decision-making. As a result, companies develop products...