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.
Radiology anatomy atlas gets new updates
June 26, 2015 -- Danish radiology resident Dr. Jens Borgbjerg has added new updates to his Imaging Anatomy atlas of radiological anatomy.
Siemens enhances syngo.via for oncology
June 17, 2015 -- Siemens Healthcare has released an upgraded version of its syngo.via software to support treatment decision-making in oncology.
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.
Materialise updates 3D software
May 29, 2015 -- Belgian software developer Materialise has released new versions of its Mimic Innovation Suite software.
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.
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