Search Tag: Mammography

IMAGING Management

Early Osteoporosis Detection Improved in Finland

2014 28 Feb

Public mammography screening provider in Finland mobilises against osteoporosis The Finnish mammography provider Suomen Radiologikeskus Oy has signed an agreement with the IT and medical technology company Sectra to provide osteoporosis assessment in conjunction with public mammography screening in all of Keskus’ nine mammography centers in... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: Volumetric Breast Imaging Provides Data For Screening Dense Breasts

2014 28 Feb

Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at ECR Demonstrate Benefit of Volumetric Breast Care Imaging and Analytics Data The ability of volumetric breast imaging data to provide actionable intelligence to guide screening of women with dense breasts with 2D and 3D mammography are among the key abstracts accepted for presentation at the European... Read more

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Breast Tissue Density Irrelevant for Molecular Imaging

2014 24 Feb

Dense breast tissue is a non-issue for molecular breast imaging According to the findings of a team of radiologists and surgeons at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC, USA, it appears that Molecular Breast Imaging is capable of detecting cancer regardless of breast tissue density.  Recently published in the... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS 2014: Barco to Premiere Industry’s Only Interoperable Bedside Patient Engagement Platform

2014 20 Feb

Barco, a global leader in healthcare visualisation and IT systems, will demonstrate its turnkey patient engagement and clinical collaboration solution, CareConnex, representing the optimum platform for bedside interactive patient care.  Available in a variety of integrated hardware/software options, CareConnex is uniquely interoperable with... Read more

Executive Health Management

Canadian study: Annual Screening Does Not Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

2014 13 Feb

According to a new Canadian study published on the website of the British Medical Journal, yearly breast screening of women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care.  In addition, screening resulted in over-diagnosis (22%), representing one over-diagnosed breast cancer for every... Read more

IMAGING Management

Three New Peer-Reviewed Publications Further Validate the Benefits of Hologic Tomosynthesis

2014 12 Feb

Research supports the use of Hologic's lower dose 3D mammography technology and the continued use of two-views over one in breast cancer screening Hologic, 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,... Read more

IMAGING Management

VuCOMP Third-Generation M-Vu® Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) System Receives FDA Approval

2014 05 Feb

VuCOMP has announced FDA premarket approval (PMA) of the M-Vu CAD Version 3 system for digital mammography. This latest generation of CAD technology drives the false positive rate down even further than VuCOMP’s proven M-Vu Version 2.  The key advancement of the new M-Vu CAD is its substantial reduction of false positive marks, making this... Read more

IMAGING Management

Photon-Counting Technique Increases Detection Rate in Screening Mammography

2014 04 Feb

According to a study published online in the journal Radiology digital mammography screening with new photon-counting technique offers high diagnostic performance. With digital technology a range of computed radiography (CR) and direct radiography (DR) systems have emerged in mammography screening. The photon-counting technique is a promising... 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 region Hologic, 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... Read more

IMAGING Management

Barco Expands Support of Breast Imaging Workshops to Train Radiologists

2014 20 Jan

Barco, a worldwide leader in enterprise visualisation, has teamed up with Mammography Education Inc. to supply its latest mammography display systems and dedicated support for hands-on mammography CME courses designed to teach radiologists how to detect early-phase breast cancers.  Barco is a long-time sponsor of these workshops conducted by... Read more