Search Tag: Diagnostic

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JMIRS: Many Still Not Fully Aware of Dose Risk from CT Scans

2016 27 Jun

A survey of about 300 healthcare professionals in Canada found that radiologists and technologists generally had better knowledge than referring physicians when it comes to radiation dose levels and potential risk. The aim of the study, published in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (JMIRS) was to identify that there is ionising... Read more

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Diagnostics to Drive Ultrasound Market to $6.86 bln by 2020

2016 07 Apr

The value of the global ultrasound market is expected to reach $6.86 bln by 2020 from an estimated $5.25 bln in 2015, at an annual rate of 5.5 percent, due mainly to ongoing technological advancements, increasing public-private investments and growing demand for minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. However, a market study by Research... Read more

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Warsaw Mummy Project- Did Cancer Exist in the Ancient World?

2016 10 Mar

This interdisciplinary science project, launched in Affidea Polska's Otwock Centre, explores the secrets of the unopened sarcophagus of an ancient Egyptian mummy and 41 other artefacts and has captured the imagination of thousands across time TV coverage in Poland and even been featured on the BBC news website, sees teams of scientists working with... Read more

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Another First – VetScan Opens in Hungary

2016 08 Mar

This month in Hungary, Affidea (known locally as Diagnoscan) has opened the country’s first ever diagnostic centre dedicated entirely to animals! The cantre, known as VetScan, has a powerful 1.5T MRI machine geared specifically towards the scanning of smaller animals. This novel innovation scanning of will provide unique, professional diagnostic services for... Read more

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