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.
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.
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.