Bracco highlights research affirming Lumason safety
July 16, 2019 -- Bracco Diagnostics, subsidiary of contrast developer Bracco Imaging, is promoting the results of a new study demonstrating that its Lumason ultrasound contrast agent is safe to use with transthoracic echocardiography.
Ziosoft touts new research bolstering CT CAC scoring
July 16, 2019 -- Software developer Ziosoft is highlighting research using its Ziostation2 advanced visualization platform to reduce reading times for CT coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring scans, presented last week at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) meeting in Baltimore.
Bayer wins FDA nod for use of Gadavist in cardiac MRI
July 15, 2019 -- Bayer said it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of its Gadavist (gadobutrol) gadolinium-based contrast agent in cardiac MRI applications.
Siemens forms 10-year partnership with Mo. health network
July 12, 2019 -- Siemens Healthineers and the University of Missouri health network have established the Alliance for Precision Health, a 10-year agreement to collaborate on joint goals for research, innovation, education, and healthcare delivery.
USTR adds more imaging devices to tariff exempt list
July 11, 2019 -- The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has added several imaging devices to the list of those exempt from the 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese goods in 2018, according to a notice published online July 9 in the Federal Register.
FDA clears Insightec's Exablate for GE's Signa MR scanner
July 11, 2019 -- MR-guided focused ultrasound developer Insightec has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the European CE Mark, for use of its Exablate Neuro device with GE Healthcare's Signa Premier MRI system.
RaySearch gets FDA OK for RayStation upgrade
July 11, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an upgraded version of radiation therapy software developer RaySearch's RayStation treatment planning system, which includes machine-learning capabilities.
FDA clears Koios Medical's breast cancer software
July 11, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Koios Medical's machine-learning software for the classification and diagnosis of breast cancer.
Varian to highlight RT management system at AAPM meeting
July 11, 2019 -- Radiation therapy (RT) firm Varian Medical Systems plans to highlight its automated patient identification, positioning, and motion management system for radiation therapy at the upcoming American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 annual meeting in San Antonio.
Median posts healthy 6-month revenues
July 11, 2019 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has posted increased revenues in its first half of 2019.