3D printing of human organs on horizon
February 23, 2016 -- Investigators are envisioning a brave new world in which functional 3D-printed organs can be manufactured at low cost for implantation in patients -- provided several tough obstacles can be overcome, concludes new research from a top London institution.
CAD finds breast cancer on negative DCE-MRI
February 23, 2016 -- A study using a new computer-aided detection (CAD) algorithm found breast cancers in women whose dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI breast exams were thought to be negative, conclude authors in European Journal of Radiology.
Volumetric CT beats RECIST in therapy response
February 22, 2016 -- Three-dimensional volumetric measurements of lung cancer tumors are better predictors of survival than conventional Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) measurements, according to a new study published by the European Journal of Radiology.
Brainlab supports radiation oncology forum in Munich
February 22, 2016 -- Image-guided therapy firm Brainlab sponsored the sixth annual international conference of the Novalis Circle, held from 19 to 20 February in Munich.
Quantitative ultrasound method stages fatty liver
February 16, 2016 -- A computer-aided ultrasound technique can be used to stage liver steatosis, or fatty liver, offering high correlation with fat measurements produced from MR spectroscopy, according to a pilot study from Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Holoxica wins funding for video display project
February 10, 2016 -- Holographic imaging firm Holoxica has received 1.3 million euros from the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises initiative to develop a holographic video display for medical scanners.
Fraunhofer MEVIS eyes deep learning for medical imaging
February 3, 2016 -- The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (MEVIS) in Germany is teaming with Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, on a project that will deploy deep-learning computer algorithms to improve the accuracy of computer-generated diagnoses.
Carestream presents mammo enhancements at ECR 2016
February 2, 2016 -- Carestream Health will be introducing new reading workflow optimization features for its digital mammography offerings at next month's ECR 2016 in Vienna.
Report: Healthcare 3D printing market ready to explode
February 2, 2016 -- Primed by the surging use of external wearable devices for amputees and patients with auditory loss and dental problems, the worldwide market for healthcare 3D printing will grow at a 26.2% compound annual growth rate to reach $2.3 billion by 2020, according to a new report from Allied Market Research.
Image analysis firm inks 2 agreements
January 28, 2016 -- Postprocessing image analysis provider Precision Image Analysis has signed core lab agreements with toSense and Erasmus University for their ongoing research projects.
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