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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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Mauna Kea Cellvizio Laser Receives Expanded Clearance for Neurological Procedures
Mauna Kea‘s (Paris, France) Cellvizio 100 series F400 and F800, with a new Confocal Miniprobe called CranioFle, has been granted FDA clearance to be used in neurological procedures targeting brain and spinal tumors. The confocal laser endomicroscopy system allows clinicians...
June 4, 2018
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New “Ultrasound on a Chip” Tool Could Revolutionize Medical Imaging
Jonathan Rothberg, a entrepreneur who prides himself on drastically disrupting the biomedical industry every so often, has typically big claims for his new product. The Butterfly iQ, a cheap handheld ultrasound tool with AI smarts tucked inside, will 1) revolutionize medical...
October 30, 2017
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Concussions – Lasting Effects Even After You Feel Better
In Canada, many kids are on ice skates before they can walk. But they don’t get to start slamming into each other until they’re around 11 when they can sign up for full contact hockey. Unsurprisingly, that’s also the age when...
October 27, 2017
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Robotics and Virtual Reality Will Dominate These 3 Medical Niches First
We’re no stranger to robotics in the medical field. Robot-assisted surgery is becoming more and more common. Many training programs are starting to include robotic and virtual reality scenarios to provide hands-on training for students without putting patients at risk....
September 13, 2017
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Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Halcyon Treatment System 
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Halcyon™ system, its new device for cancer treatment. Halcyon simplifies and enhances virtually every aspect of image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). “We...
July 20, 2017
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FDA Approves Hologic’s Genius™ 3D Exam as Only Superior Mammogram for Dense Breasts
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam is now the only mammogram that is FDA-approved as superior to standard 2D mammography for routine breast cancer screening of women with...
June 14, 2017
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