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osteoporosis, heart disease, linked, older people, Southampton MRC, CT

University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes.

radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola

In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other medical imaging causes cancer. But such...

Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray

Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this new agreement, Toshiba will be able to...

Summit Imaging, Summit Imaging Mobile, ultrasound, rapid response, application

Summit Imaging announced the release of Summit Imaging Mobile, the mobile version of its comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical engineers full service ultrasound...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions is the premier echocardiographic professional conference. The ASE is an organization of professionals dedicated and...

Siemens, MES contract, William Osler Health System, Ontario, Canada

Canadian hospital William Osler Health System (Osler), based in Ontario, has awarded Siemens Healthcare a Managed Equipment Services (MES) contract worth €110 million (C$154 million)....

MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The...

A nationwide study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology identified current frequent barriers to cardio-oncology services in the United States. According to the...

CT System

Texas Children’s Hospital successfully separated Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata in late February, completing one of the most complex conjoined twins separations ever. The procedure...

Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, debut

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile...

ASE, Ke Labs, cardiac ultrasound, echocardiography, software collaboration

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Ke Labs jointly announced in May an agreement to co-develop and co-market a new cardiac ultrasound software application. The application is...

Epsilon Imaging, EchoInsight, ASE 2015, cardiac ultrasound image analysis

Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced that several studies were presented at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2015 conference, June 13-16, on its EchoInsight automated measurement suite for...

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS MRV, MRI, cardiac perfusion

Pie Medical Imaging announced its new release of CAAS MRV, for analysis of the heart to support diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions. This new version contains intuitive and guided analysis...

GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Microsoft, Azure cloud, radiation dose data

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States....

IMRIS Inc. received a letter May 26 from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that it would be delisted and trading suspended on June 4. IMRIS said this was in accordance with Listing Rules 5101, 5110(...

Toshiba, Aquilion ONE, enhancements, FDA, patient safety

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for detector and computed tomography (CT) software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE family...

Philips, Epiq 7, Anatomically Intelligent Ultrasound, AIUS, cardiac ultrasound

Royal Philips announced the introduction of HeartModelA.I., a new Anatomically Intelligent Ultrasound (AIUS) tool that brings advanced quantification, automated 3-D views and robust...

Mayo Clinic, CCU, echocardiography, model, mortality, ASE

Researchers announced the results of a study to develop and validate a model, comprised of echocardiographic and clinical data, to predict three-year mortality of patients hospitalized in coronary...

echocardiography, ASE, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, interpretation, Narula

A research team from New York has announced advances in automated echocardiography decision systems that could help clinicians more accurately assess complex heart disease. The team developed a...

June 12, 2015 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular version 6.0 at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 26th ...