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Acutus Medical Launches Trial of AcQMap Study
Acutus Medical said today it launched a trial of its AcQMap high resolution imaging and mapping system designed to guide ablation procedures for treating persistent atrial fibrillation. The company’s AcQMap imaging and mapping system is designed to detect and display standard voltage-based and higher...
October 28, 2016
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NY Hospital with the FDNY Launches First Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit 
NEW YORK — NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center and the FDNY, is launching the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU), the first of its kind on the East Coast. The MSTU is an emergency vehicle specially equipped to provide...
October 17, 2016
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FDA Amends Custom Medical Device Requirements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday released a final rule that amends its regulations on the definition of a custom device so as to include new statutory requirements under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) as...
October 13, 2016
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Giant Touchscreen Gives Med Students a 3D View of Human Anatomy
Within weeks of starting medical school, first year students enter the gross anatomy lab at the University of B.C. to begin dissecting a human cadaver. On this day, 288 students are crowded around 48 bodies donated so they can learn their trade — and that responsibility weighs...
October 12, 2016
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Surgical Theater and NordicNeuroLab Partner to Deliver Next-Gen Virtual Reality
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Surgical Theater, LLC, the market leader in virtual reality (VR) based healthcare services, announced today it has partnered with NordicNeuroLab to offer the Norway-based company’s nordicBrainEx diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) processing application as part of Surgical Theater’s Precision VR™ enterprise-wide...
September 28, 2016
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Treating Pain with Virtual Reality: Interview with AppliedVR CEO Matthew Stoudt 
AppliedVR is an exciting company that is using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The VR applications are designed by a multidisciplinary team for maximum therapeutic effect. Applied VR runs on the Gear VR and has two applications...
September 20, 2016
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Computer program beats physicians at brain cancer diagnoses
Computer programs have defeated humans in Jeopardy!, chess and Go. Now a program developed at Case Western Reserve University has outperformed physicians on a more serious matter. The program was nearly twice as accurate as two neuroradiologists in determining whether abnormal tissue seen...
September 20, 2016
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Kolo Medical Introduces Next Gen SiliconWave™ Ultrasound Transducers
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding its suite of next generation ultrasound transducers based on semiconductor technologies, Kolo Medical announced today that it will introduce three new SiliconWave™ transducers at the 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) in Tours, France, September...
September 16, 2016
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MR-Guided Brain Ultrasound Helps Rouse Coma Patient Back to Consciousness 
Neuroscience researchers and clinicians at UCLA have used MR-guided ultrasound to help rouse a recovering coma patient to a more alert state of consciousness. They’re not certain about the extent to which the novel therapy contributed to the good outcome, but they’re sufficiently...
August 31, 2016
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