In Afghanistan, Women Step Up to Fill Need for Frontline Health Workers
By Mare Elston, Technical services manager, USAID Promote: Women in the Economy programFebruary 22, 2019Female clients often want care from female health workers, but they're in short supply.Communities across Afghanistan —especially the dispersed populations in rural areas—have long endured a lack of basic health services due to low numbers of trained health workers and chronic security issues. But this situation is improving.Today, a program to bolster women ’s inclusion in Afghanistan’s mainstream economy is also serving to fill high-priority needs in maternal and infant care, vaccination, skil...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement Human Resources Management Gender Equality Health Workforce Systems Afghanistan Source Type: news

Point-of-Care Ultrasound in General Practice Point-of-Care Ultrasound in General Practice
General practitioners are increasingly using point-of-care ultrasound. What are they using it for, how well are they being trained, and what is the quality of the results?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Philips wins FDA nod for DigitalDiagnost C90 digital radiography system
Philips (NYSE:PHG) said yesterday that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its DigitalDiagnost C90 digital radiography system. The Amsterdam-based company said that the DigitalDiagnost C90 includes a live camera image displayed directly at the tube head to provide a clear view of the anatomical area being scanned during positioning. The newly cleared system also incorporates Philips Eleva user interface intended to improve workflows, the company said. “In today’s world of value-based care, healthcare organizations are investing in imaging solutions that help them achieve the quadruple aim: improved outcomes, e...
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance royalphilips Source Type: news

4 ways AI can improve women's imaging
What will it take for artificial intelligence (AI) to become clinically viable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CAD boosts reader performance for breast ultrasound 5 reasons why imaging AI is different from CAD Handheld ultrasound + CADx helps triage breast masses How will AI impact image interpretation process? Can deep-learning CAD outperform mammographers? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Germitec to launch disinfection system for ultrasound probes at ECR
French firm Germitec plans to launch its new chemical-free, ultrafast, high-level...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How clean are endovaginal ultrasound probes? Pa. hospital faces suit for dirty ultrasound probes Nanosonics launches US probe disinfection system Is infection lurking on your ultrasound probe? Report: Colo. hospital failed to properly clean US probes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lantheus posts sales gains, earnings dip in Q4
Driven by strong worldwide sales of its Definity ultrasound contrast agent,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lantheus revenues, earnings rise in Q3 Lantheus taps new senior VP Lantheus appoints new CFO, treasurer GE, Lantheus launch phase III trial for flurpiridaz Lantheus touts cardiac PET tracer study at ACC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ACR sounds alarm regarding Medicare ultrasound cuts
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging radiologists to help it block...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR backs CT colonography ahead of USPSTF review ACR adds topics to Appropriateness Criteria guidelines French group links up with ACR on AI ACR: No news is good news in MPFS 2019 ACR DSI releases use cases to speed up AI adoption (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Innovator finalist: Dr. Walter Sobczyk | University of Louisville
Sobczyk was involved in one of the first pediatric cardiology groups in the country to use new computer technology to transmit cardiac ultrasounds remotely from small community hospitals throughout the state of Kentucky. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Innovator finalist: Dr. Walter Sobczyk | University of Louisville
Sobczyk was involved in one of the first pediatric cardiology groups in the country to use new computer technology to transmit cardiac ultrasounds remotely from small community hospitals throughout the state of Kentucky. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Probo acquires ultrasound equipment service firm
Refurbished ultrasound equipment supplier Probo Medical has purchased ultrasound...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Probo Medical merges with MedCorp (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ImageMoverMD raises $4M
ImageMoverMD, a company that develops a software that allows medical image sharing between health care systems, has raised $4 million from investors, according to a release from the company. Through the company's digital platform, a primary care provider or emergency medical technician can upload an image or video of a patient's physical ailment, or an ultrasound image, into an electronic records system and link the images to electronic health records, avoiding manual entry. Health sy stems lose… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nick Williams Source Type: news

QT Ultrasound touts new clinical studies
Ultrasound technology developer QT Ultrasound is highlighting five presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: QT Ultrasound launches commercial scanning centers eRAD signs QT Ultrasound Centrify wins QT Ultrasound contract QT Ultrasound gets FDA nod for breast ultrasound unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A Look at EMS Today 2019
More than 4,600 EMS providers, educators, and vendors will gather at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland February 20 – 22, 2019 for EMS Today, a premier EMS conference for more than 36 years. Opportunities abound for networking, education, interaction with exhibitors, hands-on experiences, and socializing. A wide variety of preconference workshops are offered Tuesday morning and afternoon, including topics like active shooter/violent events, prehospital ultrasound, community paramedicine, wilderness and pet first aid. The opening ceremonies kick off at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday with presen...
Source: JEMS Operations - February 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike McEvoy, PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN Tags: Operations EMS Today Source Type: news

Philips launches new Zenition mobile C-arm
Philips Healthcare is launching a new mobile C-arm called Zenition that brings...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips upgrades IntelliSpace Cardiovascular Philips adds to health informatics platform Philips, MIM to collaborate on radiation therapy IGT, ultrasound sales growth propel Philips sales in Q4 Philips debuts upgrade to Azurion angiography platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Ultrasound Technology Targets Prostate Cancer
EDAP TMS, a global leader in the development of therapeutic ultrasound technologies, recently announced that the company’s flagship technology, known as Focal One, will now be offered at leading medical centers on both the East Coast and West Coast of the United States. The John Wayne Cancer Institute at the Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA will offer the technology out west, while Brooklyn, New York’s Maimonides Medical Center will be the first to offer the technology on the East Coast. The new technology uses high intensity focused ultrasound...
Source: MDDI - February 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Imaging Source Type: news

Lung cancer imaging on the upswing in China
CT appears to be taking over for x-ray as a tool for the diagnosis of lung...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT lung screening spots cancers earlier in China Emergency CT use continues its exponential growth China surpasses U.S. as largest ultrasound market in 2018 Radiologist use of CCTA continues its upswing China tariff list for U.S. includes imaging equipment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A Slightly Different Approach for Bioelectronic Devices
iota Biosciences is putting a different spin on bioelectronic devices – by using ultrasound rather than electromagnetic waves as a power source for the implants. To help it further develop its technology, dubbed the neural dust platform, the Berkeley, CA-based company recently a $15 million series A round. The company said its millimeter-sized ultrasonic technology is aimed at offering therapeutic applications for numerous chronic conditions from inflammation to motor disorders and eventually to cognitive impairment. The firm played it close to the vest when describing how the neural dust platform would w...
Source: MDDI - February 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Electronics Source Type: news

DDT exposure tied to breast cancer risk
Women who were exposed to high levels of the pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FFNP-PET could aid breast cancer treatment evaluation Mammo screening, improved treatment yield huge impact AI can predict breast cancer molecular subtypes on MRI DBT is comparable to FFDM for detecting benign lesions CAD boosts reader performance for breast ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips upgrades IntelliSpace Cardiovascular
Philips Healthcare has launched an upgrade to its IntelliSpace Cardiovascular...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips adds to health informatics platform Philips, MIM to collaborate on radiation therapy IGT, ultrasound sales growth propel Philips sales in Q4 Philips debuts upgrade to Azurion angiography platform Philips rearranges business segments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis
Lung ultrasound may be a safer and more cost-effective alternative to chest x-ray for detecting pneumonia in children with bronchiolitis.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New technique may top ultrasound for heart disease risk
A new imaging technique known as volumetric multispectral optoacoustic tomography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Carotid ultrasound scans prompt behavior change MRI of carotid artery aids cardiovascular risk assessment 3D ultrasound quantifies subclinical atherosclerosis Elastography can help evaluate carotid plaque Can femoral ultrasound find role in CV risk assessment? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The baby born with no limbs
RJ Wilson's mother Jasmine Self, 24, of Florence, South Carolina, was five months pregnant when an ultrasound scan revealed her little one's limbs were not developing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Ovarian Cysts Do Well Without Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Low risk of malignancy, complications with ultrasound diagnosis (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 9, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Philips launches Epiq Elite ultrasound system
Philips (NYSE:PHG) said yesterday that it launched its new Epiq Elite ultrasound system. The newly launched system from the Amsterdam company contains its “latest advances in transducer innovation,” as well as its first solution for vascular assessment and diagnosis. “Our new portfolio of dedicated systems and solutions based on the EPIQ Elite combines new display technology, innovative transducers, advanced software and enhanced processing power. With one in four stroke cases caused by vascular disease of the carotid artery in the neck, vascular health is a growing concern worldwide. Ultrasound is t...
Source: Mass Device - February 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Ultrasound Royal Philips Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can we see with an abdominal ultrasound?
Healthcare professionals may use abdominal ultrasounds to diagnose pancreas, liver, and stomach issues. The procedure requires very little preparation, and there are very few risks. Learn more about abdominal ultrasounds here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Source Type: news

Philips launches new Epiq Elite ultrasound family
Philips Healthcare has launched a new premium ultrasound scanner family called...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips adds to health informatics platform Philips, MIM to collaborate on radiation therapy IGT, ultrasound sales growth propel Philips sales in Q4 Philips debuts upgrade to Azurion angiography platform Philips rearranges business segments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trice Medical to acquire SegWay Ortho
Trice Medical said today that it inked a deal to acquire SegWay Orthopaedics for an undisclosed amount. SegWay Ortho produces solutions for minimally invasive orthopedic procedures, including its flagship Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release system, a device intended to support minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgeries, Malvern, Penn.-based Trice Medical said. The company’s SegWay platform is also used in minimally invasive surgery for cubital tunnel syndrome, gastrocnemius equinus contracture and planar fasciitis, Trice Medical added. “We’re excited for SegWay to join forces with Trice. In just over fi...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Orthopedics Trice Medical Source Type: news

Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 -- The risk for malignancy and acute complications is low for patients with an adnexal mass with benign ultrasound morphology who are managed conservatively, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the The Lancet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acutus ‘Uncovers’ AcQMap’s Effectiveness with Trial Data
Data from the UNCOVER-AF trial reinforces the effectiveness of Acutus Medical’s AcQMap Imaging System in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation procedures. The Carlsbad, CA-based company released the data in late January at the 24th annual AF Symposium in Boston. AcQMap is a technology that combines charge mapping and high-resolution ultrasound imaging to create animated, 3D images in seconds that display anatomy and atrial arrhythmias. In the UNCOVER AF trial, investigators used AcQMap and a variety of on-market ablation technologies, to treat a total of 127 patients with de novo, persistent AF at...
Source: MDDI - February 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Imaging Source Type: news

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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ASE offers TEE guidelines for congenital heart disease
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has published new guidelines...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASE releases clinical guidelines for TTE ASE releases updated guidelines for cardiac US agents ASE releases guide for imaging Chagas disease Medical societies celebrate ultrasound awareness Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AdventHealth releases further details on planned Lake Nona freestanding ER
AdventHealth plans to start work soon on a freestanding emergency room in the growing Lake Nona neighborhood of Orlando. The approximately 19,000-square-foot, 24-bed facility, which will cost about $15.6 million based on estimates, is expected to begin construction by spring 2019. The facility will be built on 6.54 vacant acres at 10093 Lake Nona Blvd. and will include two kid-friendly patient rooms, imaging technol ogy such as X-ray, CT scan and ultrasound equipment, as well as a medical laboratory. “We… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Why we need a BI-RADS-like system for uterine tumors
Does radiology need a scoring system like BI-RADS for tracking uterine tumors?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study shows uterine cancer prevalence after morcellation Comments: 2/4/2019 7:28:08 AMmedphys While a UI-RADS system would be a step in the right direction, there's a worse problem:  some ob/gyn offices use their own ultrasound units, and it's not obvious that any radiologist ever sees the images.  These ob/gyn offices have a financial motivation to NOT refer any patients for ultrasound in a radiology department.   2/4/2019 8:09:38 AMDr. DG from Toronto I am very sorr...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Siemens launches Acuson Sequoia in Canada
Siemens Healthineers has begun selling its Acuson Sequoia ultrasound scanner...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Siemens 3T Lumina MRI scanner Siemens posts moderate revenue growth in Q1 Siemens wins FDA clearance for Multix Impact DR unit Siemens launches Juniper ultrasound scanner in Canada (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reducing NAFLD-Screening Time: Alternatives to Ultrasound Reducing NAFLD-Screening Time: Alternatives to Ultrasound
This study compared eight different scoring methods to determine likelihood of NAFLD, with the aim of excluding patients at low risk prior to ordering an ultrasound scan.Liver International (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ensuring that Plastic Devices Can Withstand Rigorous Disinfecting Procedures
To try to stem the increasing incidences of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), hospitals are stepping up their disinfecting protocols on medical devices. But these more-stringent practices that may use either stronger chemicals, or the more frequent use of them, or maybe both, could have harmful effects on some plastic devices, causing them to break, crack, or degrade prematurely. Manufacturers need to understand, from the design stage forward, how their products will be cleaned and then plan to use plastic materials that will stand up to these various disinfecting formulations and procedures. MD+DI spoke with severa...
Source: MDDI - February 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Materials Source Type: news

Philips, MIM to collaborate on radiation therapy
Philips Healthcare plans to collaborate with medical imaging software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IGT, ultrasound sales growth propel Philips sales in Q4 MIM nets FDA OK for dosimetry software Philips debuts upgrade to Azurion angiography platform Philips rearranges business segments MIM Software gets FDA nod for dosimetry of Y-90 microspheres MIM Software rolls out updates to Encore (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How clean are endovaginal ultrasound probes?
Are endovaginal ultrasound probes being correctly disinfected? Not as they...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is infection lurking on your ultrasound probe? Report: Colo. hospital failed to properly clean US probes Vigilance needed to prevent contamination of ultrasound probes Study finds low infection risk from US-guided intervention Ultrasound probe cleaning education may be lacking (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The Speed of Sound: Ultrasound Can Confirm ETT Placement
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - February 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The Speed of Sound Source Type: news

Women less likely to receive poststroke imaging
Women who have experienced ischemic stroke are less likely than men to be evaluated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Start-up BURL develops ultrasound-based 'ECG for stroke' Machine learning can predict stroke treatment outcomes Medical groups urge endovascular training for stroke 3 CTA signs show which stroke patients can skip surgery Northwestern Medicine hastens stroke care with mobile CT unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 31, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta adds voice control to ultrasound scanner
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has released a software upgrade that provides...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta to debut dynamic digital x-ray technology Konica Minolta to show Exa upgrades at RSNA 2018 Konica Minolta to highlight DR detector upgrades at RSNA Konica Minolta provides portable x-ray at U.S. Open Konica Minolta contributes to ultrasound education (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears Siemens 3T Lumina MRI scanner
Siemens Healthineers has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens posts moderate revenue growth in Q1 Siemens wins FDA clearance for Multix Impact DR unit Siemens launches Juniper ultrasound scanner in Canada RSNA 2018 Video Roundup: Siemens Healthineers Siemens releases new MRI, AI for CT, and x-ray systems at RSNA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Amniotic Fluid Testing Another Tool for Zika Detection Amniotic Fluid Testing Another Tool for Zika Detection
Amniocentesis is useful for confirming suspected cases of fetal Zika virus infection (ZIKV) when ultrasound suggests central nervous system abnormalities and risk of ZIKV exposure is high, according to a new prospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Acutus Medical touts 12-month AcQMap-guided AF ablation trial data
Acutus Medical today released 12-month data from the Uncover-AF trial of its AcQMap cardiac imaging and mapping system exploring its use in persistent atrial fibrillation ablation procedures. Results from the trial were presented at the 24th Annual AF Symposium in Boston, the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company said. Acutus Medical’s AcQMap system is designed to detect and display standard voltage-based and higher resolution charge-source maps, and is able to generate real-time, 3D images of the heart chamber using ultrasound. “We have mapped arrhythmias with the same technology for decades without asking if th...
Source: Mass Device - January 29, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Acutus Medical Source Type: news

Siemens posts moderate revenue growth in Q1
Higher CT and molecular imaging sales helped Siemens Healthineers achieve moderate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens wins FDA clearance for Multix Impact DR unit Siemens launches Juniper ultrasound scanner in Canada RSNA 2018 Video Roundup: Siemens Healthineers Siemens releases new MRI, AI for CT, and x-ray systems at RSNA Siemens launches new MRI scanners in BioMatrix family (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IGT, ultrasound sales growth propel Philips sales in Q4
Growth in its Image-Guided Therapy (IGT) and Ultrasound units helped Philips...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips debuts upgrade to Azurion angiography platform Philips rearranges business segments RSNA 2018 Video Roundup: Philips Healthcare Philips wins large IT deal from NewYork-Presbyterian Philips records imaging equipment growth in Q3 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dementia Quackery; Gut Germs and Brains; Focused Ultrasound for Seizures
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

DBT is comparable to FFDM for detecting benign lesions
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) is comparable to full-field digital mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT finds more invasive, early-stage cancers Are better clinical results from DBT worth the cost? DBT betters mammo performance in screening, diagnosis Ultrasound after DBT obviates diagnostic 2D mammo DBT maintains high performance over time (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Imaging Tool Gives Greater View of Capillaries
A research team from Northwestern University team has developed a new tool that can image blood flow through capillaries. The 3D imaging process, called spectral contrast optical coherence tomography angiography (SC-OCTA), can help lead to the early diagnosis of disease. Research regarding the imaging technique was recently published in the journal Light: Science and Applications. A panel titled Fostering Innovation with Medical Robotics will be held at MD&M West on Feb. 5 in Anaheim, CA.  "There has been a progressive push to image smaller and smaller blood vessels and provide more comprehensive, func...
Source: MDDI - January 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Imaging Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Ohio tests MRgFUS for epilepsy
MRI-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) may allow clinicians to ablate brain...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Trust MRgFUS for prostate cancer ablation Clinicians use MRgFUS to treat neuropathic pain MRgFUS offers less-invasive fibroid fix MRgFUS shows effectiveness for essential tremor Focused ultrasound trial for depression gets underway (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news