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Biotronik, Eluna, ProMRI, FDA

Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system. Biotronik ProMRI technology allows patients to undergo full-body magnetic...

Precision Image Analysis (PIA) will be showcasing their remote post-processing solution for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and cardiac computed tomography (CT) at the 2015 American College of...

Siemens, KLAS, preferred vendor, partnership agreements

In a recent survey by the KLAS research firm, Siemens Healthcare was the designated vendor for healthcare providers in 47 percent of current partnership agreements. Moreover, the survey also found...

Biotronik, ProMRI, AFFIRM, trial, ICD, MRI systems, EP Lab

Biotronik announced that its ProMRI and ProMRI AFFIRM studies have been published in Heart Rhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, validating the...

Heart Imaging Technologies, Precession, cardiac magnetic resonance, software

Heart Imaging Technologies announced the release of Precession, a cardiac magnetic resonance solution which allows viewing, analysis and reporting all within a standard web browser.

nanoparticles, stroke, tPA, blood clot, magnetic, MRI, antiplatelet

By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than a commonly...

VasSol Inc., NOVA, VERiTAS trial, recurrent stroke, MRI, software

A recently completed National Institutes of Health-funded trial confirms the efficacy of blood flow measurement technology from VasSol Inc. to predict the possibility of repeated stroke...

Discovery MR750, MRI recall, GE, FDA recall

GE Healthcare initiated a voluntary field corrective action for all of its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems with superconducting magnets that were manufactured from 1985 through today. The...

MRI systems, MRI Accessories, RSNA 2015, FerrAlert Halo II Plus

Kopp Development Inc. released a new entryway system — FerrAlert Halo II Plus.

Clinical trial, MRI system, Peripheral Artery Disease, Renal Artery Stenosis

Non-contrast enhanced MR angiography (MRA) techniques have attracted interest in the medical community for diagnosing renal artery stenosis, as it eliminates the need for contrast agents used with...

Bayer Healthcare, Gadavist, FDA, approval, pediatric patients, contrast media

Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist (gadobutrol) injection for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in pediatric patients...

Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, MRI Systems, DBI24-MRSafe

Double Black Imaging released a new MRI safe display at RSNA 2014. 

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Vantage Elan 1.5T, Toshiba

Community hospitals can now provide their patients with a reliable and high-functioning MR system, the Vantage Elan 1.5T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Philips launched the Ingenia 1.5T S, a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system designed for "First Time Right" imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient's experience...

GE Healthcare, Signa Pioneer, MRI, MAGIC

GE Healthcare’s Signa Pioneer, a new 510(k) pending 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, offers a unique feature where it can create six imaging protocols from a single scan. The vendor...

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. 

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.

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

Grayhill, Instinct, touch panel, optically bonded, RSNA 2014

Grayhill will display its new optically bonded Instinct touch panel, capable of recognizing up to 10 touch points simultaneously, at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual...