FDA OK's Fuji's breast tomo upgrade
January 24, 2017 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems USA said its digital breast tomosynthesis optional software upgrade has received premarket approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
7D Surgical gets nods for spine surgery system
January 23, 2017 -- 7D Surgical has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and a medical device license from Health Canada for 7D Surgical System, its machine-vision image-guided surgery (MIGS) system for spine surgery.
NBA, GE partner on bone stress injuries
January 23, 2017 -- GE Healthcare and the NBA are partnering to focus on bone stress injuries, issuing a call for proposals for research studies investigating the issue.
Feds look into RPA issues at Okla. hospital
January 23, 2017 -- Federal investigators are looking into allegations that radiology practitioner assistants (RPAs) at an Oklahoma hospital performed medical procedures without the required supervision of radiologists, according to an article published in the Oklahoman.
GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4
January 20, 2017 -- GE reported that its GE Healthcare division saw revenues grow 4% and operating profit rise 10% for the fourth quarter.
OssDsign gets FDA clearance for facial reconstruction
January 20, 2017 -- Swedish cranial and facial reconstruction implant firm OssDsign said it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its flagship OssDsign Cranial product for reconstructing defects during cranioplasty via 3D-printed implants.
FDA launches Oncology Center of Excellence
January 20, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is establishing an Oncology Center of Excellence. Dr. Richard Pazdur will serve as its director.
FDA issues 2 new guidances on medical products
January 20, 2017 -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf announced that the agency has issued two new draft guidances about medical product communications.
Men's, women's brains are not so different
January 19, 2017 -- Contrary to previous research, a meta-analysis of dozens of MRI brain studies found no significant difference in the size of men's and women's amygdalas, according to a study published in NeuroImage.
Scientists use DTI-MRI to map Tasmanian tiger brain
January 19, 2017 -- Scientists have used MRI and diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, an extinct carnivorous marsupial native to Tasmania, according to research published online January 18 in PLOS One.