DBT screening shows greatest benefit for younger women
October 22, 2014 -- Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) shows its greatest benefit when used to screen women younger than 50, according to research published October 13 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. DBT was effective in reducing recalls and increasing cancer detection in these younger women, who have been at the center of the controversy over breast screening.
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7 more arrests made in NJ self-referral case
October 22, 2014 -- Seven medical practitioners have been arrested in New Jersey for allegedly taking kickbacks worth $200,000 from a diagnostic imaging company in exchange for patient referrals, according to the state attorney general's office.
Calgary Scientific teams with Hyland
October 22, 2014 -- Imaging software developer Calgary Scientific is partnering with Hyland to extend Web and mobile image access.
Gamma Medica gets additional financing
October 22, 2014 -- Molecular imaging developer Gamma Medica has secured new capital financing.
Study explores phase-contrast x-ray tomography
October 22, 2014 -- European researchers are investigating different phase-contrast x-ray tomography methods to find out which one might be the most useful for clinical applications.
Sofie scores $1.5M NCI contract
October 22, 2014 -- Molecular imaging developer Sofie Biosciences has received a two-year, $1.5 million contract from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Samsung highlights tablet ultrasound trial
October 22, 2014 -- Samsung Electronics America said the use of its tablet-based ultrasound system in emergency services vehicles in Texas has yielded speedier treatment for critical trauma patients in an ongoing trial.
Making a Difference as a Sonographer: Caring for the IT band
October 21, 2014 -- Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome is primarily known as one of the most common overuse injuries for runners. But sonographers and other professionals who are on their feet all day also experience problems caused by tight IT bands.
ABT adds $15M to coffers
October 21, 2014 -- ABT Molecular Imaging said it has received $15 million in new financing.
Report: Mammography market primed for surge
October 21, 2014 -- The mammography systems market in the Americas is expected to grow from approximately $390 million in 2013 to reach $1.1 billion in revenues, according to a report from market research firm GBI Research.