News in Brief
Volpara lauds Karolinska study
July 28, 2014 -- Volpara Solutions is drawing attention to a clinical study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden validating the firm's VolparaDensity breast imaging software.
Toshiba MRI put in play at Commonwealth Games
July 28, 2014 -- Toshiba Medical Systems is putting its newly launched Vantage Elan MRI 1.5-tesla system to use at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, marking the product's entry into the European market.
Theraclion gets French advance for new HIFU project
July 28, 2014 -- Ultrasound therapy provider Theraclion said it has received 900,000 euros as a refundable advance to develop new applications of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) in noninvasive treatments for benign tumor ablation.
NTP temporarily halts Mo-99 production
July 25, 2014 -- NTP Radioisotopes was forced to temporarily halt production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) earlier this month after a minor operational incident at its manufacturing facility in South Africa.
Philips wins Irish PACS contract
July 25, 2014 -- Philips Healthcare has won a contract with an Irish medical clinic for its IntelliSpace PACS, the company said.
BIR announces annual congress
July 25, 2014 -- The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) has announced that its annual congress will be held 22-23 October in London.
ESC, LSE to offer new cardiovascular degree
July 25, 2014 -- The London School of Economics (LSE) Health and the European Heart Academy of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) have launched a new Master's of Science program for professionals working in cardiovascular sciences.
SuperSonic completes Paris installations
July 25, 2014 -- French ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine has installed nine Aixplorer ultrasound systems at the Paris Radiology Institute (IRP).