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IMAGING Management

#ECR2015: Hologic Satellite Symposium: Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis: An Emerging Reality

2015 26 Feb

The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening is significantly larger than the proof available in the early days of the transition from analog mammography to FFDM. Results from studies in Europe using Tomosynthesis in population based screening and results from screening with Tomosynthesis in the USA are concordant... Read more

IMAGING Management

SuperSonic Signs Distribution Pact with Konica Minolta

2015 07 Feb

SuperSonic Imagine, a French company specialising in ultrasound medical imaging equipment, has signed an exclusive partnership with Konica Minolta, Inc. to distribute its Aixplorer® ultrasound system in Japan.According to SuperSonic, this partnership significantly increases the company’s geographical coverage. Japan is the third largest ultrasound market... Read more

Lab Management

Innovative Prognostic Test for E2F4 in Breast Cancer

2015 12 Jan

Researchers at Dartmouth Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) have identified a gene signature in E2F4 that is predictive of oestrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer. With the aim to design an accurate and simple genomic test to measure the activity levels of the regulators associated with E2F4, the investigators looked to the aberrant... Read more

IMAGING Management

Data: Seno Medical Instruments’ Imagio® Might Eliminate Breast Biopsy Need

2014 21 Mar

Two separate analyses of Feasibility Study data presented at the European Congress of Radiology 2014Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering development of opto-acoustic (OA) imaging as a tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, has announced that two analyses of outcomes from a US Feasibility Study of its investigational... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths

2014 04 Feb

Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk ThemWith one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer 4th February 2014 is World Cancer Day, an opportunity for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise one voice in improving general knowledge surrounding cancer and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Arab Health 2014: Hologic to Showcase Award-Winning 3D Mammography Platform

2014 28 Jan

With an emphasis on improving lives, Hologic is focused on bringing the latest in diagnostic innovations to the fast growing Gulf regionHologic, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will feature its... Read more

IMAGING Management

Arab Health 2014: Agfa HealthCare Showcases Impressive Portfolio of Imaging Solutions

2014 23 Jan

New IMPAX Agility, ICIS and next generation MUSICA bring barriers down across healthcare, for 'Images without boundaries'  New IMPAX Agility state-of-the art imaging platform unites the functionality of disparate systems within one solution.ICIS helps eliminate boundaries to advance universal image and data sharing throughout the care continuum.The... Read more

IMAGING Management

Delphinus’ Breast Ultrasound Tomography Receives USFDA Approval

2014 09 Jan

Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., innovator and developer of a new ultrasound platform that images the entire breast, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the SoftVueTM whole breast ultrasound tomography system, approved for diagnostic breast imaging.Delphinus is the first company to design and manufacture... Read more

Executive Health Management

Breast Implant Register to be Introduced in England

2013 30 Dec

Ministers announced introduction of a new register aimed at ‘cleaning up the industry’, by recording every breast implant operation in England. Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will decide if whether they will join the register.The recent scare over sub-standard PIP implant revealed a serious lack of records, which meant that a number of surgeons... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2013: Breast Tomosynthesis Increases Cancer Detection and Reduces Recall Rates

2013 03 Dec

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) led to reduced recall rates and increased cancer detection in a large breast cancer screening programme, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).While digital mammography is the gold standard for breast cancer screening, it may result in suspicious... Read more


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