Search Tag: X-ray

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Using Light To Examine Lungs Of Premature Babies

2016 23 Mar

Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that in the future, tests to see how much premature air babies’ lungs contain as their lungs are not sufficiently developed could be done using laser light, which at present can only be done using X-rays. The researchers suggest that this method could also be be employed to measure oxygen among severely... Read more

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Spectral CT Transforms Shades of Grey

2015 27 Dec

Radiographic images, such as x-rays, mammograms and computed tomography (CT), help detect diseases like cancer in its early stages when treatment can be most effective. As these images are in black and white, detecting the difference between healthy tissue and abnormalities can be difficult.  Now, a new technology called spectral (colour) computed tomography... Read more

Health Management

2015 02 Dec

Bringing Benefits To the Patient and the Care ProviderKeeping up with the rapid pace of change in today’s connected world requires ongoing innovation and improvement. This is especially true in the highly technical world of interventional cardiology, where physicians are increasingly using cutting-edge technologies to perform minimally invasive procedures... Read more

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BIR Response to RCC's Paediatric Imaging Audit

2015 01 Aug

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) issued the following statement in response to the Royal College of Radiologists’ national audit of paediatric X-ray services:The report from the Royal College of Radiologists’ paediatric imaging audit is disturbing and raises concerns over the safety of performing and reporting imaging in children. The NHS currently... Read more

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Treatment Delay for Lung Cancer Patients

2015 30 Jul

According to researchers, patients suspected of having lung cancer may wait too long to receive treatment, and too many patients skip vital diagnostic steps that are needed to help determine the best possible treatment. They encourage patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer to ask questions (eg, what treatment is best for them) and take active role... Read more

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Carestream’s DR Systems Earn Highest Rating For Second Time This Year

2015 15 Jul

Carestream Health earned the top rating in MD Buyline’s Market Intelligence Briefing™ (Q2 2015) for both portable and room-based digital X-ray systems for the second time this year. Carestream’s DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System and its DRX-Evolution and DRX-Ascend systems scored high marks from healthcare providers for performance, reliability, installation... Read more

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Siemens Healthcare partners with University Hospitals of North Midlands

2015 29 Jun

Siemens Healthcare has launched a unique new mobile application at UKRC 2015, the leading diagnostic imaging event in the UK, designed to provide education and relieve possible fears surrounding MRI scans for both children and adults. The MRI Scan app offers a 360 degree virtual MRI scan with realistic sounds, preparing patients for what to expect prior... Read more

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Ultrasound for Diagnosing Minor Fractures

2015 17 May

Use of portable ultrasound has been shown to be effective in detecting the presence of minor fractures in patients presenting to a minor injuries unit. Results of the study, published in the journal Emergency Nurse, showed that 85 percent of patients with a fracture confirmed by x-ray had injuries detected through ultrasonography. The findings mean... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare Launches DR 600 Fully Automated Digital X-ray Room

2015 14 May

High-productivity, direct radiography system with motorised auto-positioning State-of-the-art automation and design in a multi-detector, high-productivity and high-throughput general radiography DR systemVersatile motorised movement including horizontal and vertical tracking for exceptional ease of operationExceptional user friendly tube head display... Read more

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Better CT Scans Improve Disease Insight

2015 11 May

Compact light source (CLS), a commercial x-ray source developed only recently, enables computer tomography (CT) scans that reveal more detail than routine scans performed at hospitals today, a new study has shown. The new x-ray technology could soon be used in preclinical studies and help researchers better understand cancer and other diseases."Our... Read more


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