SWE helps characterize suspicious breast masses
Adding shear-wave elastography (SWE) to ultrasound helps characterize suspicious...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can deep learning characterize breast tumors on SWE? Ultrasound elastography can spot risk of preterm labor Elastography techniques help characterize breast lesions Ultrasound elastography accurately predicts fibrosis The Practice of Ultrasound: Part 6 -- Shear-wave elastography (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SuperSonic Imagine wins FDA nod, CE Mark for Aixplorer Mach 30 ultrasound
SuperSonic Imagine said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance and CE Mark approval in the European Union for its next-gen Aixplorer Mach 30 ultrasound system. The France-based company touted that the newly cleared system features its UltraFast imaging and enhanced performance over previous models of the device. The Aixplorer features the company’s SonicPad touchpad interface and improved B-mode image quality. The Aixplorer Mach 30 also features ShearWave elastography intended to allow for real-time, reliable, quantitative and reproducible 2D and 3D visualization of tissue stiffness. “The FDA 510(k) and CE Mark are ...
Source: Mass Device - July 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound SuperSonic Imagine S.A. Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis
Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a person has the disease. Learn about the procedure and recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

A Noninvasive Way to Control Individual Brain Regions
Researchers use a combination of ultrasound waves, genetic engineering, and synthetic drugs to switch specific neurons on and off in mice. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 13, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Women's menstrual phase may increase radiation risk
Hormonal changes caused by a woman's menstrual cycle may put them at higher...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mammography screening should consider radiation risk Letters blast study linking ultrasound and autism Emergency providers miss mark in radiation dose survey Radiation exposure monitoring needs a personal touch Residents lack knowledge of radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: July 13, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Angiodroid receiving CE Mark approval to Masimo launching its vital signs app, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Angiodroid wins CE Mark for Angiopulse IABP Angiodroid announced in a July 11 press release that it has received CE Mark approval for its AngioPulse intra-aortic balloon pump device. The AngioPulse uses a new system for intra-aortic balloon pumps based on pressure regulation. It is designed for weaning solutions and is suitable for all types of patients needing intra-aortic balloon pump therapy. 2. Visura Technol...
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Ultrasound angiodroid Healcerio Lipogems Masimo MedTech Oculocare ReDress Visura Technologies Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about liver hemangiomas
Hemangiomas of the liver are the most common type of benign liver tumor. Liver hemangiomas rarely cause symptoms, although large or multiple hemangiomas can cause abdominal pain or discomfort. Liver hemangiomas often do not require treatment. Doctors can diagnose them using an ultrasound or CT scan. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Contrast ultrasound identifies early cervical cancer
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound appears to be an effective alternative to MRI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Double dose of US contrast helps find gastric lesions Can CEUS differentiate between IBD and colon cancer? Artificial intelligence may help bridge experience gap for liver CEUS Contrast ultrasound clears up picture for renal lesions Contrast US helps assess breast cancer treatment response (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) Ultrasonic repositioning of kidney stones will be tested in emergency department patients at UW Medicine as part of the development of a new medical technology for NASA. Astronauts are prone to kidney stones during space missions. The hope is that pushing stones with an ultrasound tractor beam would offer pain relief and avoid medical complications of urinary backups for astronauts affected in space. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

EchoNous wins FDA nod for EchoNous Vein ultrasound catheter guide
EchoNous said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its EchoNous Vein ultrasound device intended to improve peripheral IV catheter placements. The Seattle-based company said its EchoNous Vein system is designed to provide real-time, clear images at depths from one to five centimeters for visualizing superficial and deeper veins. “EchoNous Vein’s simple on-screen controls allows clinicians using ultrasound to clearly identify veins in the center of the display, helping to not just locate veins, but to evaluate their health and quality prior to peripheral IV placement. As clinicians we know that IV insertion...
Source: Mass Device - July 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Vascular echonous Source Type: news

Breathing Easier with Single-Use Bronchoscopes
This study was specifically done for bronchoscopes because that data was lacking,” says Lars Marcher, CEO and President Ambu A/S, in an interview with MD+DI. Contamination of reusable endoscopes has been known for some time now. “Endoscope Reprocessing Failures Continue to Expose Patients to Infection Risk” was number two on ECRI Institute’s list of Top 10 health technology hazards for 2018. And it has been on the organization’s top 10 list for the past eight years. Shifting to single-use instruments will likely be cost effective as well. According to a 2017 study, “Early Assessment...
Source: MDDI - July 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Sterilization Source Type: news

EchoNous gets FDA nod for ultrasound vein-finding tool
EchoNous has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Signostics parent company lands $35M investment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Taking the Guess Work out of TEE Procedures
A start-up company is hoping to take the guess work out of transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) procedures. Visura Technologies said it has developed TEE Camera Assist Device (TEECAD) System, a single use disposable camera that easily attaches to a TEE ultrasound probe allowing physicians to view the upper airway and esophagus during probe placement for safe intubation. The Evanston, IL-based company recently received FDA clearance for the device. David Marmor MD, the founder and CMO of the Visura Technologies said prior to the clearance physicians had were operating blind during TEE procedures. “We would place the p...
Source: MDDI - July 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Imaging Source Type: news

Otsuka Finds Paradise in Renal Denervation Market
Any doubts about medtech’s interest in renal denervation can now be put to rest. Otsuka Holdings is showing its very interested in the space by making a move to acquire ReCor Medical for an undisclosed sum. Tokyo-based Otsuka’s big play comes just a few short days after MD+DI reported that FDA gave Palo Alto, CA-based ReCor Medical the green light to run a pivotal study of its ultrasound-based renal denervation system for the treatment of hypertension. ReCor Medical was created in 2009 by Sofinnova Partners and has developed the Paradise System, an ultrasound ablation system for renal denervation. The company s...
Source: MDDI - July 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Otsuka to acquire renal denervation firm ReCor Medical
Otsuka Holdings (TYO:4578) said today that it plans to acquire the remaining stake it doesn’t already own in ReCor Medical and the renal denervation device it’s developing to treat hypertension. Tokyo-based Otsuka led ReCor’s $15 million Series D in April 2015 to back Palo Alto, Calif.- and Amsterdam-based ReCor’s Radiance-HTN study, which will test its Paradise system in patients with high blood pressure in the U.S. and E.U. In May 2016 the duo inked a deal that gave Otsuka exclusive rights to pursue clinical trials, regulatory approval and commercialization of ReCor’...
Source: Mass Device - July 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Ultrasound Wall Street Beat Hypertension Otsuka Holdings ReCor Medical Renal Source Type: news

Study: Ultrasound better targets cancer drugs
Using ultrasound technology, researchers were able to better target a liposome drug delivery system to cancerous tumors. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Heat-Activated Chemo Yields Responses in Liver Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Approach increased doxorubicin concentrations in ultrasound-accessible tumors (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - July 10, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Focused Ultrasound Increases Drug Delivery to Liver Tumors Focused Ultrasound Increases Drug Delivery to Liver Tumors
Using focused ultrasound directed at thermosensitive liposomes containing doxorubicin greatly increased the amount of drug that was delivered to liver tumors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Healcerion delivers mobile ultrasound to U.S.
South Korean ultrasound technology developer Healcerion has introduced its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Healcerion debuts new mobile ultrasound system Korean firm eyes mobile device-powered ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can you tell if you are having a boy or a girl?
Some people believe that aspects of pregnancy, such as cravings, morning sickness, and the bump ’s position, show that the baby will be a boy. These are myths. Only medical methods, such as ultrasounds and blood tests, can identify the sex of a fetus. In this article, we explore the research that busts these myths. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

InSightec logs Medicare win for MR-guided focused ultrasound in treating essential tremor
Insightec said today that it won Medicare benefit coverage for its MR-guided focused ultrasound system for the treatment of essential tremor in six new states, bringing the total number of states with Medicare coverage for its tech to 16. The company’s system will now be covered under Medicare in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Michigan and Missouri. Insightec noted that additional Medicare Administrative Contractors have issued positive Draft Local Coverage Determinations, with the potential to bring the total number of states up to 38. Eleven medical centers in the U.S. treat ET patients using Insightec’s MR...
Source: Mass Device - July 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Surgical Ultrasound INSIGHTEC Source Type: news

MITA again urges medical device exemption in China tariffs
With the U.S.-China tariffs now underway, the Medical Imaging and Technology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA: Tariff impact could be billions MITA urges exemption for medical devices in China tariffs MITA hails FDA quality report, seeks legislative action MITA names Spellman to DICOM post MITA to promote focused ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is This the Turning of the Tide for Renal Denervation?
Renal denervation as a treatment for high blood pressure has become somewhat of a white whale for the medical device industry. After Medtronic's initial attempt at using renal denervation for treatment-resistant hypertension failed back in January 2014, other major players shied away from technology.  But one Palo Alto, CA-based company stayed the course and is about to begin enrolling patients in a U.S. pivotal study of its Paradise ultrasound-based renal denervation system for the treatment of hypertension. The news comes just a few months after FDA approved Medtronic's pivotal trial plans for the Symplici...
Source: MDDI - July 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular & Source Type: news

Ultrasound is just as effective as surgery in prostate cancer
Researchers from Imperial College London found that, just like traditional treatments, all patients who receive ultrasound beams to their prostate glands are still alive five years later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrasound is just as effective as surgery or radiotherapy in prostate cancer
Researchers from Imperial College London found that, just like traditional treatments, all patients who receive ultrasound beams to their prostate glands are still alive five years later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves ReCor Medical ’ s pivotal ultrasound denervation study
ReCor Medical said this week that the FDA approved a new pivotal study of the company’s Paradise ultrasound denervation system for the treatment of hypertension. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company reported that its trial, Radiance-II, will be a randomized, sham-controlled study in patients with moderate hypertension. The study is designed to demonstrate the Paradise system’s safety and ability to lower blood pressure. ReCor plans to start enrolling patients for Radiance-II in October. “We have had a very constructive dialog with the FDA during the past 9 months to craft what we believe is a strong study ...
Source: Mass Device - July 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Blood Management Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance ReCor Medical Source Type: news

Study: Optical ultrasound system compatible with MRI
All-optical ultrasound technology can provide real-time 2D imaging of biological...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Group reveals work on hybrid acoustic-optical imaging Retinal imaging may spot Alzheimer's disease early Optical technique sorts malignant from benign in brain surgery SNMMI: Optical-gamma imaging hybrid shows promise Photoacoustic imaging shows promise for cervical cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prostate cancer ultrasound treatment as effective as surgery or radiotherapy
(Imperial College London) Using high energy ultrasound beams to destroy prostate cancer tumours may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy, but with fewer side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Second opinions change half of breast imaging results
When patients go to subspecialists for second-opinion interpretations of suspicious...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? SIIM: Patients should have access to imaging studies Second opinions of outside mammograms find more cancer How useful are second opinion breast imaging reads? How to identify and minimize common errors in breast imagingComments: 7/3/2018 12:21:41 AMHospital-Rad Seems like a self referral mechanism for big academic centers!   Summary of the article: Radiologists in the community are not as good as us in MSKCC. So don't go there and com...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mosquito Wars: What Works To Keep These Bugs Away?
Dozens of products claim to protect us from mosquitos and other insects, including new wearable ultrasound devices and herbal oils. Which ones work? And is Victoria's Secret Bombshell perfume one of them? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Versatile ultrasound system could transform how doctors use medical imaging
(The Optical Society) A new ultrasound system that uses optical, instead of electronic components, could improve performance while giving doctors significantly more flexibility in how they use ultrasound to diagnose and treat medical problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How will machine learning affect radiology practice?
While some barriers still need to be cleared, machine-learning technologies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Group uses AI to assess mammo interpretation bias SNMMI: AI enables stress-first SPECT MPI protocol SNMMI: AI can avoid patient misidentification on PET/CT SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Group uses AI to assess mammo interpretation bias
Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, have used...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? How will AI impact image interpretation process? Deep learning may produce sharp reductions in DBT dose Deep-learning algorithm can assess breast density Ultrasound CAD aids in characterizing breast lesions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Start-up to develop arthritis molecular imaging agent
U.K. life sciences developer Serac Life Sciences has established a new company,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novel PET tracer could help assess arthritis Ultrasound helps fine-tune management of arthritis SNMMI: New molecular technique visualizes inflammation Tomosynthesis nearly equals MRI for rheumatoid arthritis Half dose of MRI contrast feasible for rheumatoid arthritis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Konica Minolta launches portable musculoskeletal US
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has launched a new portable ultrasound scanner...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Konica Minolta debuts AeroRemote Insights Konica Minolta enhances Exa PACS software Konica Minolta launches new DR device Konica Minolta inks distribution deal with HydroCision Konica Minolta signs Green Bay Radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women Are Spending Up to $20,000 to Freeze Their Eggs. Is It Worth It?
When Meg He froze her eggs last year as a 29th birthday present to herself, she snapped a selfie for posterity. Wearing a surgical cap and gown, the startup cofounder posted the photo on Instagram from her hospital bed, looking elated, proud, and above all, confident in the decision she was making. Her caption was even more enthusiastic: “After 25 injections in 12 days, 10 blood tests, 6 ultrasounds…these MEGglets are so ready to come out today!” she wrote. Looking back, Meg calls the experience “one of the most empowering things” she’s ever done. The popularity of genetic testing servi...
Source: TIME: Science - June 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kristen Bahler Tags: fertility looking forward Source Type: news

MITA: Tariff impact could be billions
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said the Trump administration's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA urges exemption for medical devices in China tariff MITA hails FDA quality report, seeks legislative action MITA names Spellman to DICOM post MITA to promote focused ultrasound MITA expands scope of standards document (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ellipsys & #039; FDA Nod Is a Major Turning Point for Hemodialysis
A new catheter-based technology could provide a non-surgical option for arteriovenous (AV) fistula creation. FDA recently gave de novo clearance to Avenu Medical’s Ellipsys Vascular Access System. The San Juan Capistrano, CA-based company’s device challenges the surgical option to create an AV fistula, which has been the gold standard for about 50 years. “This is what we call a disruptive technology for sure,” Ed Chang, Co-Founder, Director and VP Marketing for Avenu, told MD+DI. “We liken this to lap chole. Prior to lap chole it was always done surgically. That was the gold standard until lap...
Source: MDDI - June 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

FDA grants de novo clearance to Avenu Medical for Ellipsys vascular access system
Vascular access system maker Avenu Medical said today it won FDA de novo clearance for its Ellipsys vascular access system designed for use with end-stage renal disease patients who require hemodialysis. The San Juan Capistrano, Calif.-based company touted that its Ellipsys EndoAVF technology acts as an alternative to traditional AV fistula creation. The system, which can be used under local or regional anesthesia, uses an ultrasound-guided catheter that delivers a small amount of thermal energy to fuse a permanent anastomosis between the vein and artery to create an AVF. “Using the Ellipsys vascular access...
Source: Mass Device - June 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Vascular Avenu Medical Source Type: news

New objective findings after whiplash injuries: high blood flow in painful cervical soft tissue: an ultrasound pilot study - Kalawy H, St ålnacke BM, Fahlström M, Öhberg L, Linetsky F, Alfredson H.
Background The presence of high blood flow in the structurally abnormal and painful regions of tendinosis, but not in the normal pain-free tendons, was recently confirmed by colour Doppler (CD) ultrasound (US). Biopsies from the regions with high blood flo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Avinger launches next-gen Pantheris in US
Avinger (NSDQ:AVGR) said today it launched its next-generation Pantheris in the US, touting that the first procedures with the device have already been performed. Redwood City, Calif.-based Avinger said the newly launched Pantheris device features a single-balloon system designed both for apposition and blood flow occlusion and improved pushability and tissue storage capacity. The system is designed to treat blocked peripheral blood vessels, using its Lumivascular optical coherence tomography technology, the company added. “We are very pleased to deliver an enhanced device that will help Dr. Schwartzberg, a...
Source: Mass Device - June 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Catheters Vascular Avinger Source Type: news

UCLA global health program aims to boost neurological care in South Africa
When it came to getting the best treatment for his parents ’ neurologic illnesses, Sam Miller and his family experienced frustration finding the right doctors in their home country of South Africa.Miller ’s mother, Brenda, developed multiple sclerosis in her late 20s, and his father, Winston, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in his 60s.Over the four decades of his mother ’s illness before her death in 2008, the increasingly acute shortage of neurologists in South Africa made the top specialists there much sought-after and overworked. They had little time to talk through treatment options, much...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SNMMI: AI can predict survival in sarcoma patients
PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can help predict disease-free...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? AI algorithm registers MRI scans in under 1 second SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds Can AI reliably measure carotid intima-media thickness? AI can detect, assess white-matter lesions on CT scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SNMMI: AI can avoid patient misidentification on PET/CT
PHILADELPHIA - Artificial intelligence (AI) software can accurately predict...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How should AI be used in breast ultrasound? AI algorithm registers MRI scans in under 1 second SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds Can AI reliably measure carotid intima-media thickness? AI can detect, assess white-matter lesions on CT scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

US, CT, MRI offer options for diagnosing appendicitis
Ultrasound, CT, and MRI are all viable supplemental imaging modalities for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Oral contrast not needed to spot kids' appendicitis on CT Can MRI challenge CT in diagnosing appendicitis? Can ultrasound diagnose nonperforated appendicitis? Ultrasound may unlock appendicitis treatment options MRI should be 1st choice for suspected appendicitis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: June 22, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Accuray’s India approval to Masimo and PositiveID launching a Bluetooth-enabled thermometer, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. India approves Accuray’s Radixact X9 radiation therapy device Accuray announced in a June 21 press release that it has received an Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Type Approval in India for its Radixact X9 System. The approval allows the company to sell the TomoTherapy platform while allowing hospitals throughout India to import the system. The Radixact and TomoTherapy Systems are radiation th...
Source: Mass Device - June 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Diagnostics Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound Accuray Inc. Arcuro Medical BTG Masimo MedTech NuSight P Source Type: news

How should AI be used in breast ultrasound?
How can radiologists make the most of artificial intelligence (AI) software...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep learning accurately detects brain hemorrhage SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds How does radiology AI fit into value-based healthcare? Quantitative ultrasound CAD analyzes multiple conditions Ultrasound CAD aids in characterizing breast lesions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Clinical Ultrasound for Acute Appendicitis Clinical Ultrasound for Acute Appendicitis
Can emergency physicians safely and accurately diagnose acute appendicitis utilizing clinical ultrasound?Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Hologic starts selling Viera portable breast ultrasound
Women's imaging firm Hologic has started selling its new Viera handheld breast...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic's Q2 sales grow but charge leads to red ink Hologic wins FDA approval for new DBT technologies Fujifilm files patent, antitrust suit against Hologic Philips signs deal with Hologic for mammography Hologic inks DEXA agreement with U. of Minn. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news