Barco unites medical displays with Uniti launch at JFR
October 16, 2014 -- In the world of medical displays, a gulf has existed between grayscale and color, with imaging facilities maintaining separate types of monitors for optimal performance. At the French national congress, JFR, Barco aims to bridge the divide through Coronis Uniti, designed for both applications.
Consent problems hold back fetal autopsies
October 15, 2014 -- Global researchers who are eager to gain experience in fetal autopsies using CT and MRI are facing immense frustration due to ongoing difficulties over obtaining consent, and one investigator reports being "hamstrung" by the procedures and bureaucracy of ethics committees.
Median sees first-half income growth
October 9, 2014 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies saw income growth in its first six months of 2014 (end-30 June).
Calgary Scientific opens European office
October 8, 2014 -- Advanced visualization software developer Calgary Scientific has opened a new European headquarters in the U.K.
Spanish newcomer shakes up advanced visualization market
October 6, 2014 -- A start-up firm in Madrid is fomenting something of a revolution in how advanced visualization software is developed and implemented. MedimSight is in the business of helping developers and users worldwide find each other on a website and in the cloud.
3D CT reveals brain damage in Paleolithic youth
October 6, 2014 -- Detailed high-resolution 3D 256-detector-row CT images have opened a fascinating window onto the life of a teenager who lived in what is now northern Israel and who suffered severe head trauma 100,000 years ago, according to a French anthropologist.
Peripheral artery disease gets its own CAD
October 3, 2014 -- Researchers in Switzerland and the U.K. have built a computer-aided detection (CAD) system that locates and measures peripheral artery disease based on the size of the lumen and the degree of stenosis. The system has been tested on a phantom and in 15 patients.
Survey: Patients unfazed by false positives on CTC exams
October 2, 2014 -- In a new survey, patients said they believe the benefits of having a malignancy detected on colon screening exams more than outweigh the drawbacks of a false positive, even if it would lead to unnecessary imaging or invasive follow-up, according to a group of leading experts from the U.K.
Event to honor Fischer's life, contributions
October 1, 2014 -- A memorial is scheduled for 10 October at the Universität zu Lübeck to honor late mathematician Bernd Fischer.
Fujifilm CPD accredited for Synapse 3D training
September 24, 2014 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems has received continuing professional development (CPD) accreditation from the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists for training on its Synapse 3D software.
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