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.
Montage highlights analytics talk
October 21, 2014 -- Montage Healthcare Solutions is touting a recent presentation that showcased radiology productivity gains from the use of the company's analytics tools.
Mediso unveils new MRI systems at EANM
October 21, 2014 -- Mediso Medical Imaging Systems has launched new MRI subsystems with 3- and 7-tesla field strengths at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) annual congress.
Bayer has shortage of Xofigo
October 21, 2014 -- A production problem has resulted in a shortage of Bayer HealthCare's Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride) therapeutic radiopharmaceutical.
Promising new MRI technique provides insight into stroke
October 20, 2014 -- Researchers from several institutions have used a 21-tesla preclinical MR spectroscopy scanner to develop a new technique for evaluating patients for stroke and possibly neurodegenerative diseases. They believe the protocol could be migrated to 3- and 7-tesla MRI scanners being used clinically.
CT corrects the record on arthritis in ancient Egypt
October 20, 2014 -- Using CT, Egyptian researchers found that ancient Egyptian royal families appear to have suffered from a degenerative spinal disease rather than an inflammatory type of arthritis, as previously assumed. Study results were published online in Arthritis and Rheumatology.
One-time charges hit Philips Healthcare profit
October 20, 2014 -- A collection of one-time charges and write-downs contributed to sharply lower earnings at Philips Healthcare in the third quarter, even as sales grew slightly after currency adjustments.