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June 1, 2012 — Through the rapid growth of multi-slice computer tomography (CT) imaging, radiation protection has become a major issue in the radiological community. In response to this problem,...

May 1, 2012 - The use of a dedicated pediatric imaging department, with dedicated pediatric computed tomography (CT) technologists, for pediatric CT scans significantly reduces the radiation dose...

April 27, 2012 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced the FDA clearance of Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D), the company’s newest dose-reduction technology. Toshiba will...

April 24, 2012 — The secondary cancer risk from multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scans is low among older adults, according to a study from Stanford University in the April issue of the...

April 9, 2012 — Healthcare supply contracting company Novation released its 2012 Diagnostic Imaging Watch report. Peer reviewed by members of Novation's Diagnostic Imaging...

March 29, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal dosimetry system as an accessory for all Siemens Artis zee angiography systems. By...

Addressing concerns over radiation from cardiac imaging and procedures, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), Duke University Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and American Heart...

March 16, 2012 - A technological breakthrough is allowing the University of Michigan Health System to be the first teaching hospital in the United States to perform some CT scans using a fraction...

January 12, 2012 — An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography...

December 20, 2011 — Aware Inc. announced the introduction of two new server-based software products: AccuRad REM Server and WebView Module for AccuRad ImageShare Server. The products leverage...

December 15, 2011 – Siemens Healthcare offers a new information source for anyone facing an X-ray, computed tomography (CT) or a nuclear medicine examination. At ...

December 13, 2011 — Siemens announced its computed tomography (CT) iterative reconstruction algorithm SAFIRE – Sinogram Affirmed Iterative Reconstruction – has been cleared for domestic sale by...

December 13, 2011 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced DICOM Radiation Dose Structured Report on all new Infinix-i vascular X-ray systems. The new feature automatically records...

December 8, 2011 — A new survey released by the Siemens Radiation Reduction Alliance (SIERRA) reveals awareness and familiarity with medical imaging tests lead to clearer decisions for United...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...