News in Brief
EOS highlights new clinical study in Toronto
May 23, 2013 -- Orthopedic digital imaging firm EOS Imaging announced that new research shows its EOS digital radiography system offers more accurate lower limb imaging with significantly lower radiation exposure compared to computed radiography and CT scans.
Nordion to sell targeted therapies business to BTG
May 23, 2013 -- Nordion has entered into an agreement to divest its targeted therapies business to BTG, an international healthcare company based in London, for $200 million U.S. (154 million euros) in cash.
CT identifies missing RMS Titanic violin
May 22, 2013 -- A team of radiographers at a U.K. hospital have identified a violin that sank with the RMS Titanic 101 years ago and is believed to be the instrument played by band leader Wallace Hartley during the ship's ill-fated voyage.
Michelson highlights new OCT study
May 22, 2013 -- Optical coherence tomography (OCT) developer Michelson Diagnostics said that a U.K. study concluded its OCT technology can accurately reveal the margins of skin cancers in the eyelids and skin surrounding the eye.
Philips promotes new x-ray dose study at EuroPCR
May 21, 2013 -- Royal Philips Electronics, parent company of Philips Healthcare, in a joint study with the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the Netherlands and Main-Taunus Cardiac Center in Germany, has announced that a 50% reduction in x-ray dose may be achieved in image-guided cardiac interventions using the AlluraClarity angiography system with ClarityIQ technology.
Condoleezza Rice to speak at RSNA 2013
May 21, 2013 -- Former Bush administration Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, PhD, will be a featured plenary speaker at the RSNA 2013 meeting, according to the Oak Brook, IL, society.