Philips rolls out 3D navigation software
April 29, 2015 -- Philips Healthcare has launched its new VesselNavigator live 3D catheter navigation software to guide minimally invasive treatment of vascular diseases, such as aortic aneurysms.
U.K.'s Image Analysis completes venture financing
April 28, 2015 -- Privately held U.K. digital health firm Image Analysis said it has recently completed 4.8 million euros in venture financing.
Automated analysis aids lung nodule management
April 24, 2015 -- The solid component of subsolid pulmonary nodules can be detected automatically -- making it easier to assess the potential malignancy of lung lesions detected on CT, according to researchers from the Netherlands.
ContextVision adds to management team
April 24, 2015 -- Image enhancement software developer ContextVision has tapped Ann-Charlotte Linderoth as chief financial officer and Lena Kajland Wilén as director of business development.
Sectra, Karolinska partner for medical training
April 22, 2015 -- PACS developer Sectra will install its interactive visualization table for anatomy training at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Varian completes MeVis purchase
April 22, 2015 -- Radiation oncology and x-ray firm Varian Medical Systems has closed on its acquisition of a majority interest in medical imaging software developer MeVis Medical Solutions.
Fujifilm, Hitachi sign distribution deal
April 22, 2015 -- Fujifilm Europe has signed an agreement for Hitachi Medical Systems Europe to distribute Fujifilm's Synapse 3D Liver resection planning software through subsidiaries in Europe.
SPECT gives diagnostic boost in Parkinson's disease
April 17, 2015 -- Portuguese researchers have used SPECT to detect Parkinson's disease with 98% accuracy by employing quantitative, automated analysis based on machine learning. Validated using brain images from 654 cases, the approach outperformed other techniques.
Wavelet CTA uncovers missed vessel occlusions in stroke
April 14, 2015 -- In the setting of acute stroke, wavelet transform CT angiography of the brain detects twice as many small-vessel occlusions as conventional single-phase CTA and provides substantially greater detail about them, researchers from Munich have found.
CT reveals ancient ammonite fossils' secrets
April 14, 2015 -- High-resolution CT is playing a key role in revealing the secrets of ammonites, a mollusk that lived at the bottom of the sea about 400 million years ago, according to paleontologists from Germany.
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