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.
U.K. releases new advice on CT colonography
September 23, 2014 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology have issued recommendations on the use of CT colonography. The 23-page document can be downloaded for free from the RCR's website and includes details about how to plan and deliver a service.
Hricak: Imaging, radiation oncology increasingly work as one
September 19, 2014 -- Imaging is central to the unprecedented wave of medical specialties converging on cancer care. But it will take more than what today's radiologists are trained for to better understand cancer's mysteries, according to global cancer imaging pioneer Dr. Hedvig Hricak, PhD.
IBA reports 1st proton therapy CBCT treatment
September 15, 2014 -- Ion Beam Applications (IBA) said that its proton therapy-specific conebeam CT (CBCT) technology is in clinical use for the first time worldwide.
ContextVision debuts new 3D/4D ultrasound software
September 11, 2014 -- ContextVision is unveiling its REALiCE 3D/4D ultrasound visualization software at this week's World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Barcelona, Spain.
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