Imaging center accused of withholding patient records
January 19, 2018 -- A radiology imaging center in Franklin, TN, that has closed its doors has been charged with refusing to provide health records to patients without additional payment, say local news reports.
Ligand to develop contrast with low renal toxicity
January 19, 2018 -- Pharmaceutical developer Ligand Pharmaceuticals announced that it intends to develop a line of injectable medical imaging contrast agents with lower renal toxicity than existing agents on the market.
Report: Trump's calcium score indicates heart disease
January 18, 2018 -- The coronary artery calcium CT score in President Donald Trump's recent medical examination revealed that he has moderate heart disease, according to a news report from CNN.
Paxeramed rebrands as PaxeraHealth
January 18, 2018 -- RIS/PACS developer Paxeramed has changed its name to PaxeraHealth.
3D Systems, Stryker partner for personalized surgery
January 18, 2018 -- Orthopedic device firm Stryker and 3D printing firm 3D Systems have inked an exclusive distribution agreement for virtual surgical planning and anatomical models for craniomaxillofacial applications.
MR spectroscopy finds lingering concussion effects
January 18, 2018 -- Using MR spectroscopy, researchers found differences in brain metabolite levels between female varsity rugby players who experienced a concussion during the season and those who did not have a head injury, according to a study published in the January edition of Human Brain Mapping.
Vieworks buys U.S. distributor Medlink Imaging
January 18, 2018 -- South Korean x-ray device manufacturer Vieworks is growing in the U.S. with its recently completed acquisition of Medlink Imaging of Pine Brook, NJ.
Supertech gets ACR OK for phantom
January 18, 2018 -- X-ray accessories firm Supertech has received approval from American College of Radiology (ACR) for its digital mammography phantom.
EOS Imaging 2017 sales up by 21%
January 17, 2018 -- Citing growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific regions, orthopedic imaging technology developer EOS Imaging increased total worldwide sales by 21% in 2017.
Genetic variation in lung airways elevates risk of COPD
January 17, 2018 -- CT scans show that a quarter of the adult population has nonstandard airway branching in their lungs, which U.S. researchers have associated with an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The findings were published online January 6 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.