Hurdles remain for image-guided robotic prostatectomy
May 19, 2016 -- Dutch researchers are using a novel approach to radical prostatectomy by combining a hybrid imaging agent with SPECT/CT to detect lymph nodes and guide robot-assisted surgery, according to a study in the July issue of the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
X-ray software delivers 4 bone health measures
May 16, 2016 -- New software that analyzes bone age and health from hand radiography has revealed fresh information about changes in bone density and osteoporosis over a lifetime, according to a German-Danish research group.
Holoxica creates holographic display of brain fiber
May 11, 2016 -- Holographic imaging firm Holoxica has used diffusion-tensor imaging MRI and fiber tractography to develop a 3D digital hologram of human brain fiber connections.
Oxford spin-off prepares MRI liver software for market
April 29, 2016 -- Perspectum Diagnostics, a start-up company spun off from Oxford University in the U.K., is preparing to unveil a new software application designed to cut down on unnecessary invasive liver biopsies.
CAD boosts flat-polyp detection for most CTC readers
April 25, 2016 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) enhances the ability to pinpoint hard-to-find flat colorectal lesions in CT colonography (CTC) -- for all but the very best readers, that is, Italian researchers have found.
Global medical image analysis market to top $3B by 2020
April 25, 2016 -- The global market for medical image analysis software is expected to reach $3.14 billion by 2020, according to research firm MarketsandMarkets.
3D technique advances in tracking lung disease
April 22, 2016 -- Physicians at the University of Southampton, U.K., have used advanced 3D x-ray imaging technology to track how an aggressive form of lung disease develops in the body.
Canon division signs 3D-printing deal with Materialise
April 19, 2016 -- Canon Lifecare Solutions has signed an agreement with Materialise to distribute medical 3D-printing software in Japan.
Philips names CMO for image-guided therapy unit
April 12, 2016 -- Philips Healthcare has named Dr. Atul Gupta as chief medical officer (CMO) for its image-guided therapy business.
Equity firm acquires Hermes
April 6, 2016 -- Private equity partnership Segulah V has purchased Swedish nuclear medicine software developer Hermes Medical Solutions.
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