CADx helps characterize focal prostate lesions
June 2, 2014 -- Thanks mostly to its ability to improve specificity, computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) software can bolster characterization of focal prostate lesions on multiparametric MRI scans, French researchers reported in the June issue of Radiology.
FDG-PET/MRI fusion differentiates breast masses
June 2, 2014 -- While breast MRI is highly sensitive for breast cancer, its specificity can be a little lackluster. Fusing FDG-PET and breast MRI can help, however, Brazilian researchers reported in an article published online on 27 May in the European Journal of Radiology.
3D reconstruction of Richard III's spine confirms scoliosis
May 30, 2014 -- In the latest revelation relating to the discovery of the skeleton of King Richard III of England, a 3D printed reconstruction of his spine based on CT data confirms he suffered from the spinal condition scoliosis, although he wasn't quite the "hunchback" as portrayed by writers.
Fraunhofer plans open house event
May 27, 2014 -- The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Imaging Computing MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, will be hosting an open house on 4 June for interested visitors.
Dassault unveils 3D virtual heart model
May 20, 2014 -- French 3D design and simulation firm Dassault Systèmes has introduced a 3D simulation model of a whole human heart.
Philips launches 3D guidance tool for oncology
May 16, 2014 -- Philips Healthcare has launched a new live 3D image-guidance tool that supports minimally-invasive oncology procedures.
Analogic secures deal with D&K Technologies
May 16, 2014 -- Medical imaging firm Analogic has reached an agreement to distribute D&K Technologies' BioJet system.
GE partners with CorTechs Labs, debuts SpinLab
May 13, 2014 -- GE Healthcare is partnering with CorTechs Labs to combine its MRI technology with CorTechs Labs' NeuroQuant postprocessing application.
Mazor brings surgical guidance to Russia
May 6, 2014 -- Surgical navigation software developer Mazor Robotics said its Renaissance surgical guidance system has been used at City Clinical Hospital No. 67 in Moscow.
Fraunhofer MEVIS names dual leaders
April 29, 2014 -- The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, will be under a new leadership structure as of 1 May.
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