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One of the biggest complaints patients have with MR imaging is the loud acoustic noise. The sound produced by the powerful gradients makes patients uncomfortable. This discomfort results in longer...

RSNA 2013

The RSNA FastPass is produced by Imaging Technology News (ITN) as a guide to what vendors are highlighting. It helps attendees better navigate the vast technical exhibit floor to find...

Dianne Bardo, lowering the dose, CT dose

As modern multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) becomes a primary imaging modality across all specialties, there has been increased focus on lowering the radiation dose required to create...

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Cephasonics introduced the small, 2-pound cQuest Dragonfly family of modular 32- or 64-channel, high-performance ...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Video game technology is being applied to imaging by German researchers, who will be presenting their findings at RSNA 2013. Xbox in the operating room and the use of video game controllers...

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Esaote will showcase Prevention Suite, a unique package of ultrasound imaging modalities for both...

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Five global MRI manufacturers—in the United States, Europe and Asia—have selected ContextVision’s GOPView MRI2Plus to upgrade their MRI equipment. Today’s healthcare industry...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

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GE Healthcare will introduce new software to help humanize ...

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In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

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Clear Image Devices LLC (CiD) announced the release of its step platform to be used for standing patient ...

To help reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, the nation's leading killer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College have created the Dalio Institute of...

The Eurozone economic slowdown has made it difficult for hospitals, particularly in Southern Europe, to procure new imaging...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

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Blackford Analysis, a provider of software products that accelerate comparison of medical images, announced it will launch its complete product range at the 2013 Radiological Society of North...

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of Uppsala, Sweden announced the initiation of the Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors...

PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc. for DoseMonitor, its radiation dose tracking system....

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The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauded a joint Senate Finance and House Committee on Ways and Means’ proposal to require ordering physicians to consult appropriateness criteria for...

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MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C. and Infraredx, Inc. announced the initiation of the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study, a prospective, multi-center study designed to evaluate the...