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Germany Government Approves Covid-19 Antigen Self-Test for Lay Persons

2021 26 Mar

The German Federal Office for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has given temporary special approval for self-administration of the CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test by lay persons. Moreover, the regular conformity assessment procedure for CE marking for self-administration by lay persons has been initiated. The test had already received a... Read more

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When COVID-19 Strikes, We Learn From The Traces It Leaves Behind

2021 11 Feb

Hot on the trail of COVID-19: Working with collaborators from around the world, a team began developing an algorithm that helps to evaluate changes in lung tissue. Read about how scientists reached a significant milestone during the pandemic. Putting the “AI” in aiding clinical decisions  One of the major challenges in radiology is dealing... Read more

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COVID-19 Antigen Test Achieved CE Mark For Easier Specimen Collection From The Frontal Part Of Nose

2021 12 Jan

The CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test, distributed by Siemens Healthineers , can now be used with swabs from the frontal (anterior) part of the nose, in addition to the nasopharyngeal swab method. The new anterior method offers 97.3% sensitivity and 100% specificity. This new sampling method can be used with existing test kits in the field,... Read more

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Online Rehabilitation At Home Established In Record Time

2020 06 Nov

In March, when the whole country locked down, almost 150 patients were undergoing their rehabilitation stay at the LHL Hospital in Gardermoen, Norway. Within one day, everyone was sent home to prevent COVID-19 from spreading. “It was a bit chaotic that day,” recalls Anne Edvardsen, head of the rehabilitation department... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

2020 23 Oct

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body imaging from top of head to thigh Industry’s most sensitive extended field of view scanner¹ designed for clinical and research use During the virtual 33rd Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Fluoroscopy System From Siemens Healthineers Combines Industry-Leading Fluoroscopy & Radiography

2020 02 Oct

Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique & Interventionnelle 2020 (JFR), Paris Not for publication in the USA LUMINOS Lotus Max1 offers a high level of clinical versatility and automation Automatically reduces radiation dose without compromising results Highest cyber security standards protect patient data, for example... Read more

IMAGING Management

New Fluoroscopy System From Siemens Healthineers Combines Industry-Leading Fluoroscopy & Radiography

2020 02 Oct

Journées Francophones de Radiologie Diagnostique & Interventionnelle 2020 (JFR), Paris Not for publication in the USA LUMINOS Lotus Max1 offers a high level of clinical versatility and automation Automatically reduces radiation dose without compromising results Highest cyber security standards protect patient data, for example... Read more

Executive Health Management

Clinical Decision Support For Prostate Cancer Care

2020 01 Sep

Urologists at University Hospital Basel are rising to the challenge of providing evidence-based prostate cancer treatment in an age of multidisciplinary care and accelerating medical progress. Thanks to artificial intelligence and smart data integration they can successfully deal with complexity and data overload. Photos: Philip Frowein Download... Read more