Philips targets image-guided therapy with 1.2B bid for Volcano
December 17, 2014 -- Continuing an aggressive expansion of its image-guided therapy and interventional radiology business, Philips Healthcare has inked a deal to pay $1.2 billion (0.973 billion euros) to acquire Volcano, a developer of intravascular ultrasound and fractional flow reserve technology.
Varian makes pitch to buy MeVis Medical
December 17, 2014 -- Varian Medical Systems has unveiled plans to acquire medical imaging software developer MeVis Medical Solutions.
VirtualScopics, IXICO sign new licensing deal
December 16, 2014 -- Clinical trial imaging services provider VirtualScopics and brain health firm IXICO have finalized a multiyear software license and support agreement.
TeraRecon highlights innovations, implementations at RSNA 2014
December 2, 2014 -- TeraRecon is highlighting some innovations of its iNtuition and iNteract+ line and major implementations at RSNA 2014.
Tumor-analysis tool can help predict survival
November 26, 2014 -- Texture analysis may still be experimental, but it's becoming a leading cancer research technique in several institutions around the world. Technology developed in the U.K. is being applied to MR and CT images to predict the aggressiveness and prognosis of cancers throughout the body.
ContextVision to unveil ultrasound software at RSNA 2014
November 24, 2014 -- ContextVision plans to show updates to its 3D ultrasound software at RSNA 2014. The firm has also filed a patent for visualizing the skeleton using 3D sonography.
Volpara to aid Norway's breast screening program
November 20, 2014 -- Volpara Solutions' quantitative breast imaging software will be used at seven of 16 screening sites in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program.
Study: Results may vary with cardiac PET software
November 19, 2014 -- Cardiac PET software applications can produce significantly different results in myocardial blood-flow analysis, a multinational research team reported in the November issue of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
Cambridge Consultants unveils image-guided surgical tool
November 19, 2014 -- Cambridge Consultants has introduced Chimaera, a surgical tool that uses preoperative CT data to produce 3D images of areas being operated on.
Tread carefully on lung cancer screening, U.K. experts urge
November 18, 2014 -- For effective implementation of lung cancer screening, start with a program targeting those most at risk and employ pathways minimizing risk of harm, including those due to overdiagnosis, and then expand as unanswered issues are clarified, U.K. specialists have advocated.
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