Group creates 3D printed heart with CT, echo data June 29, 2015 -- Researchers from the U.S. have created a 3D model of a human heart using data from two cardiac imaging techniques: CT and echocardiography. The study was presented at last week's Catheter Interventions in Congenital, Structural, and Valvular Heart Disease meeting in Frankfurt, Germany.
Berlin's Charité installs MPI system June 16, 2015 -- The Charité - Universitätsmedizin in Berlin has completed the installation of a magnetic particle imaging (MPI) system in cooperation partner with the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig.
Philips unwraps echo quantification tool June 12, 2015 -- Philips Healthcare is introducing its HeartModelA.I. cardiac ultrasound quantification software at this week's American Society of Echocardiography conference in Boston.
Mauna Kea obtains CE Mark for Cellvizio June 10, 2015 -- Medical device firm Mauna Kea Technologies has received the CE Mark for the use of its Cellvizio laser endomicroscopy platform in interventional radiology procedures.
Lightpoint secures NHS development contract June 3, 2015 -- Luminescence imaging technology developer Lightpoint Medical has been given a 1 million pound (1.37 million euros) development contract from the National Health Service (NHS) England.
Study finds higher breast recall rates in U.S. vs. Denmark May 27, 2015 -- New evidence has shown that women screened for breast cancer in the U.S. were recalled for workup much more frequently than women screened in Denmark, and cancer detection rates also varied significantly, according to a study published by the International Journal of Cancer.
New breast tomo CAD shows high sensitivity May 26, 2015 -- A new computer-aided detection (CAD) algorithm for digital breast tomosynthesis studies delivers high sensitivity and an acceptably low false-positive rate, according to Italian researchers. In a retrospective study of nearly 200 women who underwent DBT for breast cancer screening, CAD demonstrated sensitivity of 89% with a false-positive rate of 2.7 per breast.