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GE Healthcare showcased several new offerings that enable low-dose imaging procedures and help...

SafeCT, CT scanner, Medic Vision, CT

Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. recently signed agreements with three major healthcare purchasing organizations, namely Premier and Health Trust PG, to offer the SafeCT to thousands of their...

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...

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both lay and medical publications. Implementation of iterative reconstruction offers...

Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional cardiology has become a major trend. However, when vendors start talking dose, it is important to realize...

MIM Software Inc. has introduced a new version of MIM Encore that provides a single platform for viewing positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (...

MIM 6

MIM Software Inc. has announced its software release MIM 6 is now available. Users in all areas of medical imaging can benefit from tools for deformable evaluation and correction, magnetic...

Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc Synapse 3D Advanced Visualization ACC

FujiFilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. showcased its Synapse 3D at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference March 9 to 11, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Fully...

IMI Matrix Volumetric Analytics Software Advanced Visualization

November 12, 2012 — Intrinsic Medical Imaging (IMI) introduced its Matrix Volumetric Analytics software for advanced anatomical interrogation at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

September 11, 2012 — Data presented at the 2012 ESC Congress in Munich from the prospective DeFACTO study show that, when compared to standard...

August 23, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Toshiba’s Aquilion RXL Edition CT system. The system reconstructs images faster and includes the latest dose reduction...

Computed tomography (CT) vendors highlighted several recent imporvements to their imaging systems during the 2012 Society of Cardiovascular CT annual scientific meeting.  

July 24, 2012 — The importance of utilizing computed tomography (CT) in pre-planning for transcatheter aortic valve...

July 24, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its new cardiac imaging platform, the Discovery CT750 HD FREEdom Edition.

July 10, 2012 — In CT (computed tomography) imaging, healthcare facilities strive to limit patient radiation dose while maintaining high image quality for accurate diagnoses. St. Elizabeth...

July 9, 2012 — GE Healthcare unveiled in June the GE Blueprint for low dose, a comprehensive program that helps healthcare providers integrate CT (computed tomography) technologies, education and...

June 22, 2012 — Philips introduced the iDose4 Premium Package, which includes two technologies that can improve image quality: the iDose4 iterative reconstruction technique, and...

June 15, 2012 — To enable hospitals to keep pace with the latest technological advances and offer better patient care and improved workflow while containing costs, Toshiba America Medical Systems...

June 11, 2012 — Calgary Scientific Inc. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ResolutionMD Web 2.9 Vessel Analysis module for post-processing...

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,...

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 16, 2012 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced that within six months of clinical use in the United States, its SafeCT image enhancement system has delivered diagnostic image...

Computed tomography (CT) and advanced visualization software has allowed researchers to vitually unwrap a 2000-year-old mummy at the National Museums Scotland. Together with a team of radiologists...

January 5, 2012 – During RSNA 2011, TeraRecon Inc. demonstrated a suite of innovative tools for its iNtuition solution to support new applications for...

December 14, 2011 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. unveiled the Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3-D (AIDR 3-D), its next generation dose reduction technology, at RSNA 2011. Still pending...

December 13, 2011 — Royal Philips Electronics announced that iDose, the latest generation of its iterative reconstruction technique, has nearly 500 sales.

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

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...

November 3, 2011 — Infinitt North America announced that their Xelis Cardiac product has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is now widely available to the...

July 15, 2011 — Attendees at the 2011 annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), July 14-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, will learn how...

February 9, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for enhanced software that automatically detects significant (50 percent and more) stenotic lesions in...

January 5, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance for Medic Vision Ltd. to market its SafeCT product in the United States. SafeCT processes and enhances images...

August 19, 2010 – Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a novel 3-D imaging approach that may improve the accuracy of treatment for ventricular...

July 20, 2010 – Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a way to reduce the amount of radiation involved in perfusion computed tomography (CT) scanning, an emerging imaging technology for...

June 7, 2010 – Low-dose, flat-panel computed tomography (CT) iterative reconstruction was added to the BrightView XCT single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/CT system. The Full...

March 15, 2010 - Advanced visualization software is increasingly playing an role in providing dose lowering techniques in computed tomography angiography (CTA).

March 2, 2010 – Cardiac enhancements to ensure the highest image quality at lower radiation doses are among the new software upgrades released this week for the Aquilion ONE CT system.

At ACC 2010, Philips Healthcare will focus on the full spectrum of cardiology care – from diagnosis and treatment to disease management and home monitoring to enhance patient care.

December 7, 2009 – Six widely used tests that determine risk factors for a specific disease are included in Medweb’s new Health Screening Suite, showcased last week at RSNA 2009.

December 4, 2009 – A new MR/CT and angiography fusion navigation system was introduced at RSNA 2009 this week to better guide percutaneous oncology and cardiology procedures.

August 21, 2009 – TeraRecon Inc. will showcase its Aquarius iNtuition at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) symposium Sept. 21-25, 2009 in San Francisco.

April 27, 2009 - Recent studies from Massachusetts General Hospital show radiation during CT scans can be reduced when using an image enhancing technology developed by SharpView.

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