Jubilant DraxImage nets CE Mark for Rb-82 device
June 7, 2019 -- Radiopharmaceutical firm Jubilant DraxImage has received the CE Mark for its Ruby rubidium elution system and proprietary consumable accessories for the Ruby-Fill rubidium (Rb-82) generator.
COCIR: Clock is ticking on MDR countdown
June 7, 2019 -- The European medical device community has one year to go until the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) goes into effect, but little progress has been made toward implementation of the regulatory scheme, according to the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR).
Canon launches multivendor ultrasound service in U.K.
June 7, 2019 -- Canon Medical Systems has launched a new offering to service ultrasound equipment from multiple scanner OEMs at hospitals in the U.K.
NHS trust adds AI to radiology reporting
June 6, 2019 -- The Dartford and Gravesham National Health Service (NHS) Trust in the U.K. is partnering with artificial intelligence (AI) firm Behold.ai to advance its radiology reporting.
HeartFlow gets NHS extension for FFR software
June 6, 2019 -- Cardiac software developer HeartFlow said National Health Service (NHS) England has extended reimbursement for one year for the company's FFRct Analysis software for calculating noninvasive fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurements in patients with heart disease.
Guerbet's Lipiodol Ultra Fluid gets new indications
June 6, 2019 -- Contrast developer Guerbet has received approval for new indications of its Lipiodol Ultra Fluid contrast agent in Switzerland and India for use in the treatment of intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma.
MR spectroscopy links brain changes, motor issues
June 6, 2019 -- With the help of MR spectroscopy, researchers have linked chemical changes in certain brain regions as a potential reason for unexplained motor deficiencies in a study published on 5 June in the online issue of Neurology.
ESR promotes 5-year minimum for radiology training
June 5, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is strongly urging the European Commission to increase the minimum requirement for radiologist training from four years to five years to comply with the European Training Curriculum for Radiology.
FDA OKs Medis quantitative cardiac software
June 5, 2019 -- Medical imaging software developer Medis Medical Imaging Systems has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its QAngio XA 3D software for the quantitative analysis of peripheral and coronary vessels.
Carestream signs multiyear contracts in Italy
June 5, 2019 -- Carestream Health has signed three multiyear contracts for more than 22 million euros to implement its Vue Clinical Collaboration Platform and digital radiography systems for healthcare facilities in Italy's Emilia Romagna, Liguria, and Molise regions.