ASG awarded South Korean MRI magnet contract October 26, 2016 -- ASG Superconductors has been awarded a contract by Gachon University Gil Medical Center (GUGMC) in Inchon, South Korea, to build ultrahigh-field superconducting magnets.
Postsurgery ultrasound doesn't help fractured tibias October 26, 2016 -- Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment after surgical repair of a fractured tibia is ineffective, and it's time to discontinue this procedure, according to a study and linked editorial published online Wednesday in BMJ.
RCR seeks new radiologists for the U.K. October 26, 2016 -- As the U.K. faces a shortage of radiologists, the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is extending its hand to attract potential radiologists to the country.
Siemens unveils angiography unit in Germany October 26, 2016 -- Siemens Healthineers is introducing its new robot-supported Artis pheno angiography system at this week's German Congress for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery.
RCR, BIR voice concerns on radiotherapy plan October 26, 2016 -- While welcoming the announcement that the National Health Service (NHS) in England intends to spend 130 million pounds (145.3 million euros) on linear accelerator (linacs) equipment to treat cancer, the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) and the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) have expressed concerns the investment won't be sufficient.
Nuclear medicine/radiopharma market primed for growth October 26, 2016 -- The global nuclear medicine and radiopharmaceuticals market generated $4.7 billion U.S. (4.3 billion euros) in revenues in 2016 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.3% to reach $7.3 billion (6.7 billion euros) by 2021, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.
Sectra receives large Norwegian order October 26, 2016 -- Swedish PACS vendor Sectra has signed a contract to provide a region-wide radiology IT system to Norwegian healthcare provider Helse Vest RHF.
Rad Technology expands patent portfolio October 25, 2016 -- Modular radiotherapy building firm Rad Technology Medical Systems said it has received patent approvals from the Japanese Patent Office and the European Patent Office for technology used in its Temporary Radiotherapy Vault offering.
ESR cooks up cake-baking contest for IDoR October 25, 2016 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is running a cake competition, for which the winner receives free registration for ECR 2017 and two free nights of hotel accommodation.