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.
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.
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.