Planmeca's ProModel used in facial transplant procedure
March 3, 2016 -- Finnish dental imaging technology developer Planmeca's ProModel package was part of the first facial tissue transplant in a Nordic country.
iCAD launches DBT computer-aided detection package
March 2, 2016 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) and radiation therapy firm iCAD has launched new digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) CAD technology at ECR 2016 in Vienna.
Tethered capsule detects GI tract disease
February 26, 2016 -- A method for imaging and characterizing the esophageal wall using a tethered capsule has been developed by researchers from Harvard Medical School and Strasbourg University. The technology may provide a simple and convenient method for diagnosing upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract diseases.
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.
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