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September 5, 2013 — Scientists at Rice University have trapped bismuth in a nanotube cage to tag stem cells for X-ray tracking. Details of the work by a team from Rice and collaborators at the...

Based on its recent analysis of the cardiology informatics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ascend HiT with the 2013 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership....

Avinger Inc. has received CE Mark approval for Pantheris – a system that combines directional atherectomy capabilities with real-time intravascular visualization to remove plaque from blocked...

Epiq ultrasound system, anatomical intelligence, echo

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...

Digirad Corp. Dilon Diagnostic Distribution Agreement

Digirad Corp. and Dilon Diagnostics have signed an exclusive international distribution agreement for Dilon to distribute Digirad's lines of nuclear imaging cameras. . 

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...

Adopting an approach that encourages continued progress while simultaneously acknowledging short-term obstacles, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recommends...

Frost & Sullivan has named Siemens Healthcare the "2013 North American Interventional Radiology Company of the Year" for its interventional imaging solutions in cardiology, radiology and...

August 22, 2013 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has recently released an online education program for physicians and technologists involved in the practice of nuclear...

IMRIS Inc. announced that a craniotomy recently performed on a 5-year-old boy with epilepsy was the 500th neurosurgical case at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, using its...

Aplio 500 received top ranking in the Ultrasound – General Imaging category in the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure.

Former President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery on the morning of Aug. 6, 2013, to receive a stent after an artery blockage was discovered during his annual physical. The routine physical...

IMRIS Inc. has obtained regulatory CE mark for Visius iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative computed tomography (CT)...

This webinar summarizes the biological effects of X-ray radiation exposure in cath labs and methods to minimize dose to both clinical staff and patients. It defines strategies and technologies to...

Positron Corporation entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of Cape Town, South Africa. The supply agreement contracts the procurement of raw material, strontium...

clinical study of two sets of 894 matched emergency department (ED) patients presenting with chest pain revealed that the use...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted market clearance for a hand lotion designed to offer radiation protection from X-rays. Physicians such as interventional cardiologists...

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of children who have had chemotherapy can detect early changes in their hearts, according to research findings in BioMed Central's open access journal...

Epsilon Imaging Inc. has received the CE mark for its EchoInsight visualization and analysis platform with...