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ultrasound

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal, using customized structures that offset the distortion usually caused...

Siemens Healthcare presented two new clinical applications for angiography at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting. The syngo Dyna4D...

Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, CT systems, Information technology

Philips introduced the DoseWise Portal, a comprehensive radiation dose management software solution aimed at managing radiation exposure risk to patients and their caregivers at RSNA 2014. ...

Ultrasound systems, RSNA 2014, Consortium

Philips announced the initiation of a Consortium of health care leaders that will drive the creation of mobile ultrasound solutions, highlighted by the demonstration of a new app-based...

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Signa Creator, Signa Explorer

GE Healthcare introduced two 510(k) pending 1.5T MRI systems, Signa Creator and Signa Explorer at RSNA 2014. 

Forty-five percent of providers interviewed by KLAS are planning to consolidate their CVIS products, but less than half plan to stick with their current vendor/solution. 

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, MAGNETOM Amira

Siemens Healthcare plans to expand its portfolio of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems to include the Magnetom Amira 1.5 Tesla system, which the company introduced at RSNA 2014.

near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC

A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can identify lipid core-containing plaques,...

Radiation dose management, RSNA 2014, x-ray, lead-free, acrylic shielding

Turner MedTech introduced ClearShield at RSNA, which is lead-free, eco-friendly, utilizes no lead and complies with European Union RoHS requirements. 

According to a new long-term study, diabetic patients with even mild coronary artery disease face the same relative risk for a heart attack or other major adverse heart events as diabetics with...

Biotronik announced the launch of ProMRI SystemCheck, a new online tool for tracking the ProMRI status of implantable devices. 

radiation dose management, ECRI, top 10 hazard list

To help hospitals reduce technology-related risks, ECRI Institute publishes an annual list of Top 10 Health Technology Hazards.

3-d imaging, rsna 2014, angiography systems, radiographic

Biodex showcased its latest line of medical imaging tables and Clear-Lead Shielding at RSNA 2014.

3-D Printing, Congenital heart, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) presented new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at the American Heart...

Ziehm Imaging, Vision RFD 3-D, Solo Portable, mobile C-arm

At this year’s RSNA annual meeting, Ziehm Imaging will highlight Ziehm Vision RFD 3-D, a 3-D C-arm with flat-panel technology that provides a 16-cm edge length per scan volume.

CompView Medical (CVM) debuts the M2u and M4u, its latest design of NuBOOM, an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system.

Men who have asymptomatic subclinical vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction than men who don’t have early stage vascular disease, according to research presented at the...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow reserve—computed tomography) software, which permits non-invasive evaluation of coronary artery blood...

Spectral imaging of arteries

Philips Healthcare has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its IQon Spectral computed tomography (CT) technology for spectral imaging. It adds a new dimension to...

Phoenix, Volume Registration Viewer, FDA, RSNA 2014, Advanced Visualization

AZE Technology announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Phoenix (Volume Registration Viewer), a viewer developed with a new concept for efficient and accurate image...