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BIR Statement : Thank you to Radiology Departments During NHS Cyber Attack

2017 24 May

The BIR applauds radiology and oncology teams who were faced with unprecedented challenges during the recent ransomware attack on NHS trusts across the UK. PACS teams, radiologists, radiographers, registrars and I.T. teams worked through the nights and weekend to begin isolating damage, restoring systems and ensuring the safety of patients was not compromised. Alexander... Read more

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Information integration and artificial intelligence for better diagnosis and therapy decisions

2017 24 May

Research alliance between Siemens Healthineers and Fraunhofer MEVIS develops decision support systems for physicians based on deep machine learningWith their joint research alliance, Siemens Healthineers and the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS will support physicians in finding the right course of therapy for their patients. Both... Read more

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Masimo Announces the Full Market Release of Early Warning Score (EWS)

2017 19 May

Masimo Root® Patient Monitoring and Connectivity Hub with Early Warning Score (EWS)Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the full market release of Early Warning Score (EWS) on the Root® patient monitoring and connectivity hub. EWS aggregates information from multiple vital signs and clinical observations to generate a score that represents the potential... Read more

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All Sectra customers live following recent ransomware attack

2017 19 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) reports that all customers in the UK are again operational with Sectra’s IT solutions. No customers outside the UK were affected by the recent ransomware attack. “I am proud to say that the close partnership we have with all our customers in combination with clear crisis... Read more

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FUJIFILM Sonosite Keeps the Wheels in Motion

2017 18 May

Dr Bausili at the Titan Race The medical team, Cardiosos, attending the Gaes Titan Desert by Garmin endurance mountain bike race this year had point-of-care ultrasound close at hand to help them deal with injuries and medical emergencies. The race saw over 463 top-level mountain bikers cover 612 kilometres of sand dunes in Morocco over the course of... Read more

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When 2D Imaging Is Insufficient in Understanding Congenital Heart Disease Cases

2017 18 May

Cardiology has the distinction of being one of the earliest specializations in which patient-specific 3D anatomical models were implemented as part of treatment procedures. And although Medical 3D Printing has been used in the field for quite a few years already, much debate remains regarding which case should involve a 3D patient-specific model. It's... Read more

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Multicenter Study Evaluates the Trend Accuracy of Masimo Continuous SpHb®

2017 17 May

 Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the findings of an abstract presented at the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. In the multicenter study, researchers at three academic medical centers evaluated the trend accuracy of noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin monitoring (SpHb®).1The prospective observational... Read more

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Ultrasound guidance improves the accuracy of epidurals

2017 17 May

 SonoSite’s X-Porte helps Dr Abraham Ssenoga to administer epidurals under ultrasound guidance.Anaesthetists at Liverpool Women’s Hospital are taking advantage of ultrasound guidance to administer epidurals, as consultant anaesthetist Dr Abraham Ssenoga explained: “Liverpool Women’s is a specialist obstetrics and gynaecology hospital that deals with... Read more

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MEDLAB Series Expands its Presence into Europe

2017 16 May

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Fira Gran Via in Spain   After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the world’s leading publishing and exhibitions company, has announced that... Read more

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Reserve Your Spot to See the Next Generation of in Vivo Multi-Modal Imaging

2017 15 May

The Vevo® LAZR-X is the world’s only customizable imaging platform combining ultra high frequency ultrasound and photoacoustics for animal research applications.FUJIFILM VisualSonics Inc. is launching the Vevo LAZR-X system, the world’s only customizable imaging platform that combines ultra high frequency ultrasound and photoacoustics, at an exclusive... Read more

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FUJIFILM SonoSite Donates Ultrasound Systems to Refugee Rescue Services

2017 15 May

 FUJIFILM SonoSite offers support to the Proactiva Open Arms refugee rescue serviceFUJIFILM SonoSite has given two M-Turbo® point-of-care ultrasound systems to the non-governmental sea rescue organisation Proactiva Open Arms, based in Badalona, near Barcelona, to support its efforts in rescuing refugees. Emergency doctor Guillermo Cañardo shares his... Read more

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3D-Printed Kidney Model Allows Surgeons to Successfully Transplant Adult Kidney into Two-Year-Old

2017 13 May

For the first time ever, surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have been able to transplant an adult kidney into a two-year-old child, using 3D Printing to achieve this complex surgery.(left to right) Lucy's brother Daniel, Lucy's mum Ciara, Lucy's dad Chris and Lucy. Picture credits Guy's and St Thomas' HospitalTwo-year-old Lucy Boucher... Read more

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A Novel Just-In-Time Concept

2017 11 May

An Innovative Combination of the Power of Additive Manufacturing and the Integrity of Mimics Innovation Suite  Researchers from RMIT University's Center for Additive Manufacturing in Melbourne, Australia, are proposing a new concept called just-in-time, that applies to additive manufacturing (AM) prosthesis design. This particular approach adopted by... Read more

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Masimo Introduces Rad-G™ Pulse Oximeter

2017 10 May

Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) has announced the introduction of Rad-G™, a combined pulse oximeter designed primarily for use in pneumonia screening and spot-checking of oxygen saturation (SpO2) in low-resource settings. The development of the device is supported in part by a grant of $4.95 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), announced in November... Read more

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Growing Belgian Healthcare Provider Orders Enterprise Image Management Solution from Sectra

2017 10 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed an enterprise imaging contract with the expanding Belgian healthcare provider AZ Delta. The solution will be used across all of its locations and enables access to medical images and patient information regardless of at which of AZ Delta’s locations the clinician... Read more

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Strategic Partnership Between Siemens & Imricor to Improve Procedures with MRI Scans of the Heart

2017 10 May

Collaboration to develop an integrated solution for treating arrhythmiaThe shared goal is to increase precision and improve treatment outcomes   Siemens Healthineers is joining forces with U.S.-based Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. to develop an integrated solution that combines the clinical benefits of real-time MRI scans with 3D-guided cardiac ablation. MRI-compatible... Read more

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Essential Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing: Patient Safety Comes First

2017 09 May

3D Printing is becoming progressively more accessible and is gaining momentum in several fields of medicine. From preoperative planning to developing innovative tools that enhance medical procedures, the endless possibilities in creating 3D anatomical models make the technology highly seductive in the quest to help patients. Ever since its inception,... Read more

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Sectra Signs Contract With US Cancer Center for Enterprise Imaging

2017 02 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that it has signed a multi-year contract with City of Hope to install the Sectra Enterprise Image Management suite of products for display, transmission, and storage of all images throughout the healthcare system. The multi-departmental PACS and VNA solution, integrated... Read more

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3D Patient-Specific Modeling: Innovative Approach for Scoliosis Diagnosis

2017 30 Apr

Researchers at the University of Kragujevac have proposed a new, non-invasive 3D methodology to assess scoliosisIt's a bright new day in Serbia. Researchers at the University of Kragujevac have proposed a new, non-invasive 3D methodology to assess scoliosis, in which spine measurements can be performed by limiting radiation exposure and human intervention.Scoliosis... Read more

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How Pre-Operative Templating Could Have Prevented Severe Trendelenburg Gait

2017 28 Apr

Pre-operative templating would have permitted the identification of a more appropriate offset and avoided an extreme case of Trendelenburg Gait.Grant Shaw, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, UK, describes the case of a new patient who presented with the worst case of Trendelenburg gait he had come across. Dr Shaw was required... Read more