DMS signs distributor in China
April 23, 2013 -- French bone densitometry and x-ray equipment vendor Diagnostic Medical Systems has signed a distribution agreement with China Resources Wandong Medical Equipment to sell its Platinum digital radiography system in China.
Global x-ray market on the rise
April 18, 2013 -- The global x-ray market generated $7.5 billion (5.74 billion euros) in revenues in 2011, and is expected to grow at a 4% compound annual growth rate to reach $9.8 billion (7.5 billion euros) in 2018, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research.
X-ray tracking algorithm minimizes dose
April 16, 2013 -- Researchers are using x-ray to track devices used in minimally invasive surgical procedures -- and optimizing the number of images to minimize radiation dose -- according to a study to be presented at next month's 2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Robotics and Automation meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Ziehm reaches Solo milestone
April 9, 2013 -- C-arm developer Ziehm Imaging soon will deliver its 1,000th Ziehm Solo C-arm to the Clinica Santa Elena in Malaga, Spain.
Fuji debuts new cassette for FDR D-Evo
April 3, 2013 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems has introduced its C24i cassette for use with the company's FDR D-Evo flat-panel digital radiography detector.
French agencies issue guide to ionizing radiation
March 15, 2013 -- Two French government agencies have jointly published a guide for the use of ionizing radiation in diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, and radiotherapy treatments. The guide includes recommendations, tools, and programs designed to safeguard patients.