Italy orders list of women with French firm's implants
December 30, 2011 -- ROME (Reuters) - Italy will tell hospitals and clinics to compile a list of women who received breast implants from a French firm accused of selling faulty prosthetics, Health Minister Renato Balduzzi said Thursday.
Hologic releases C-View reconstruction algorithm
November 28, 2011 -- Women's imaging firm Hologic has released its C-View synthesized 2D image reconstruction algorithm, which eliminates the need for a conventional 2D mammogram as a component of a tomosynthesis breast cancer screening exam.
Sectra OneScreen launched in Swiss imaging center
November 23, 2011 -- PACS developer Sectra identified Centre d'Imagerie de Morges, a private imaging center in the Swiss canton of Vaud, as the first facility in the country to offer a diagnostic examination combining both a mammogram and an osteoporosis check.
MeVis reports profitable year to date
November 22, 2011 -- German medical imaging software developer MeVis Medical Solutions has announced that the first three quarters of 2011 were profitable for the company.
Real Imaging names new CEO
November 8, 2011 -- Israeli breast imaging developer Real Imaging has appointed Maiki Yoeli as its new CEO.
Fuji promotes digital mammography trial
September 19, 2011 -- Fujfilm Medical Systems is reporting favorable results from a mobile breast screening trial of its FDR Amulet full-field digital mammography system at the breast screening unit of Portsmouth Hospitals National Health Service Trust.
Naviscan's PEM gets CE Mark
September 8, 2011 -- PET developer Naviscan has received the CE Mark for both its high-resolution positron emission mammography (PEM) scanner and PET-guided biopsy accessory.
New report estimates cancer risk from imaging
September 2, 2011 -- The Advisory Group on Ionising Radiation (AGIR) of the U.K.'s Health Protection Agency (HPA) has published new estimates on the risk of developing some types of cancer after exposure to ionizing radiation.
Sectra, Philips complete mammo sale
September 1, 2011 -- PACS and digital mammography developer Sectra has completed the sale of its mammography business to Royal Philips Electronics, parent company of Philips Healthcare.