SuperSonic expands installed base in France
March 16, 2018 -- Ultrasound technology developer SuperSonic Imagine said it plans to install its Aixplorer Ultimate scanner at five medical centers in Auvergne, France.
Japan adopts new gadolinium use restrictions
March 16, 2018 -- Japan has adopted new restrictions on the use of linear gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), according to an editorial written by Dr. Tomonori Kanda of Kobe University and published online on March 16 in Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences.
Volpara participates in U.K. breast screening research
March 16, 2018 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions said its VolparaDensity software will be used in the second stage of the U.K.'s Predicting Risk of Cancer at Screening (PROCAS) study, a research project that seeks to improve prediction of breast cancer risk in women receiving routine breast screening.
Exact Imaging secures CE Mark for FusionVu
March 16, 2018 -- Ultrasound technology developer Exact Imaging has received the CE Mark for its FusionVu micro-ultrasound/MRI fusion application for prostate biopsy.
RCR highlights breast screening in April issue of journal
March 16, 2018 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has centered the April issue of its journal Clinical Radiology on breast screening and the future of breast imaging in the U.K.
COCIR revises code of conduct
March 16, 2018 -- The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has updated its present Code of Conduct regarding the relationships of its members with healthcare professionals.
AC Immune to test potential PET tracer for Parkinson's
March 16, 2018 -- Swiss biopharmaceutical company AC Immune will conduct a clinical trial in the second half of 2018 to evaluate the viability of a new PET tracer for Parkinson's disease.
Varian bid for Sirtex clears regulatory hurdle
March 15, 2018 -- Varian Medical Systems' proposed acquisition of Sirtex Medical has been cleared by U.S. antitrust authorities and the German Federal Cartel Office.
U.K. govt. earmarks funds for imaging AI development
March 14, 2018 -- The U.K. government plans to spend 70 million pounds (79.1 million euros) to support the development of artificial intelligence (AI) for imaging applications. The investment is part of a more than 300 million pound (338.6 million euros) initiative to spur new technologies and industries aimed at meeting the challenge of an aging society.
ViewRay wins order from University Hospital Zurich
March 14, 2018 -- Image-guided radiation therapy developer ViewRay has received an order for its MRIdian MRI-guided radiation therapy system from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland.