News in Brief
Planmeca debuts orthodontic analysis tool
June 5, 2012 -- Finnish dental imaging technology developer Planmeca has introduced a new cephalometric analysis module for its Romexis 2D and 3D image acquisition, viewing, and processing software.
IBA secures new radiopharmacy contracts
June 5, 2012 -- Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received two new contracts valued at a minimum of 5 million euros ($6.2 million U.S.) for its IntegraLab - Cyclone 18, an integrated radiopharmacy package.
EDAP reports prostate ultrasound advances in Bordeaux
June 5, 2012 -- Therapeutic ultrasound developer EDAP TMS has announced that the St-Augustin Urology Clinic in Bordeaux, France, has successfully treated patients with its Ablatherm high-intensity focused ultrasound technology.
GE, Affibody to develop PET imaging agent
June 5, 2012 -- GE Healthcare and Swedish biopharmaceutical company Affibody are collaborating on the development of a HER2-targeted PET imaging agent for patients with breast or gastric cancer.
IceCure Medical reveals cryoablation progress
June 5, 2012 -- Israeli cryoblation treatment developer IceCure Medical has announced that four early-stage breast cancer patients at a Japanese medical center are the first patients in the world to undergo cryoablation procedures with its IceSense3 system.
Philips adds wireless sharing to mobile DR
June 1, 2012 -- Philips Healthcare said it has made wireless portable detector sharing functionality available on its static and mobile digital radiography and radiography/fluoroscopy equipment.
Sectra integrates with MRS7
June 1, 2012 -- PACS firm Sectra has inked a deal with Mammography Reporting System (MRS) to distribute the company's MRS7 mammography tracking and reporting system integrated with Sectra's Breast Imaging PACS multimodality workstation software.
ContextVision promotes study on CT dose reduction
May 31, 2012 -- Image enhancement developer ContextVision is collaborating with Dr. Lars Borgen and Buskerud University College in Norway to explore technologies to enhance images in cases of reduced radiation dose.