MR spectroscopy identifies precancer in women with BRCA
March 3, 2015 -- An MR spectroscopy technique that monitors biochemical changes in tissue showed precancerous breast changes in women with BRCA gene mutations and could improve the management of women at risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published in Radiology.
SIR: Ultrasound helps plantar fasciitis patients
March 3, 2015 -- The use of specific ultrasonic energy to penetrate, emulsify, and remove diseased tissue can help patients with chronic plantar fasciitis, according to a study presented at this week's Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting.
NDS releases new surgical display
March 3, 2015 -- NDS Surgical Imaging said it has released its new 27-inch Radiance Ultra surgical visualization display.
BC Technical acquires Eclipse Systems
March 3, 2015 -- Medical imaging equipment provider BC Technical has acquired Eclipse Systems, a nuclear imaging services company.
Montreal facility cited for cyclotron issues
March 3, 2015 -- The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has ordered the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital to stop producing radiolabeled tracers for medical and research purposes.
SIR: Study backs embolization for BPH
March 2, 2015 -- Clinicians improved the symptoms of men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using a less invasive interventional radiology treatment known as prostate artery embolization, according to a study presented on Monday at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting.
Global x-ray market could triple by 2021
March 2, 2015 -- An aging population and the resulting demand for diagnostic and therapeutic imaging equipment is expected to propel the global 2D x-ray equipment market this decade.
ScImage updates echo reporting standards
March 2, 2015 -- ScImage has updated its cardiac quantification metrics to match guidelines from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging.
UPMC treats 1st patient with Accuray CyberKnife M6 + InCise
March 2, 2015 -- Accuray said the first patient has been treated with its CyberKnife M6 system and InCise multileaf collimator (MLC) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
Agfa to show new mobile retrofit at ECR 2015
March 2, 2015 -- Agfa HealthCare will showcase its new mobile retrofit solution for Siemens Healthcare's Mobilett x-ray units at this week's ECR 2015 in Vienna.