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Carestream digital x-ray system installed at remote Antarctic research station
A Carestream digital x-ray system has been installed at the Italian-French Concordia station in Antarctica, on a 10,500-foot mountain 620 miles from the coast. The station was first built to support the European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica, but...
October 3, 2018
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FDA Clears Leica’s Augmented Reality Neurosurgical Visualization Solution
Last week, Leica Microsystems received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its augmented reality GLOW800 surgical fluorescence for vascular neurosurgery. In combination with ICG (Indocyanine Green), GLOW800 allows surgeons to observe cerebral anatomy in natural...
September 26, 2018
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INSIGHTEC Receives FDA Approval for Exablate Neuro Compatibility with Siemens Healthineers MRI Scanners
INSIGHTEC®, a global medical technology innovator of incisionless surgery, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Exablate Neuro™ compatibility for the state-of-the-art MRI Scanners Magnetom Skyra, Prisma and Prismafit from Siemens Healthineers to treat patients with essential tremor. “This important milestone is...
September 26, 2018
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Heidelberg Engineering wins FDA nod for OCT Angiography Module
The FDA has approved Heidelberg Engineering’s optical coherence tomography angiography module (OCTA), the company said today. The module is available for new and existing Spectralis upgradeable diagnostic imaging devices used to manage diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration and other macular diseases. OCTA is...
September 20, 2018
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FDA Clears UVision360 Office Hysteroscopy Device
Luminelle DTx Hysteroscopy System has received its 510(k) clearance from the FDA with a dual-indication for both hysteroscopy and cystoscopy.  The Luminelle DTx Hysteroscopy System is small, easy to use, cost effective and has the potential for an affordable, accurate...
August 22, 2018
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Orange County to Use First CT Scanner for Autopsies in Florida
Florida’s Orange County is investing half a million dollars in a CT scanner for its local morgue, a move expected to speed up the autopsy process and facilitate criminal investigations without cutting into victims’ bodies, WFTV reported this week. The...
August 6, 2018
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First Ever Color X-Ray Performed on a Human
What if, instead of a black and white X-ray picture, a doctor of a cancer patient had access to colour images identifying the tissues being scanned? This colour X-ray imaging technique could produce clearer and more accurate pictures and help...
July 12, 2018
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Imaging Group MITA Warns China Tariffs Will Cost $138M to US Imaging Industry
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) – the leading organization and collective voice of medical imaging equipment, radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, innovators, and product developers – today called on the Trump Administration to establish a timely and robust exemption process for...
July 10, 2018
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Florida Hospital First in State to Adopt BodyTom Elite, Samsung’s Updated CT Scanner
DANVERS, MA, June 7, 2018 – NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leader in medical imaging technology, announced today that Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fl., added the BodyTom® Elite, the newly upgraded, portable, 32-slice computed tomography scanner, to their...
July 5, 2018
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