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Medical Imaging Methods

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More accurate tests could be created to diagnose memory problems

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer’s or memory problems stemming from head injuries, leading to earlier intervention, according to new findings from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

The research involved investigating the components… Read more →

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Incredible new 3D imaging technique provides new way to study beating hearts

While we know quite a bit about the heart’s dynamics, there are a lot of details that we surely are still unaware of that can be gleaned only if we could see inside the beating organ in situ. A team of… Read more →

TrueVision Systems gains patent on real-time surgical guidance for astigmatism correction

Ophthalmic 3D surgical guidance and visualization technology developer TrueVision 3D Surgical (Santa Barbara, CA) has been issued a patent by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for fundamental technology underlying computer-guided methods for limbal and corneal relaxing (LRI/AK) incisions… Read more →

IMRIS Can Now Use Latest Scanners within VISIUS Intraoperative MRI System in Europe

IMRIS, a maker of surgical suites that feature MRI and CT scanners, just got cleared in Europe to introduce the latest MRI scanners into its VISIUS Surgical Theatre. The company will now be offering the Siemens Aera 1.5T or the… Read more →

Neurosurgeons develop new technologies to perform highly complex brain surgery

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors. This is the… Read more →

Philips to expand technology platforms with acquisition of Unisensor

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Unisensor, an innovator in the field of optical analysis of fluids for diagnostic applications in health care, as well as other industries. The Unisensor… Read more →

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Reconstructing an animal’s development cell by cell

Advances in imaging technology are transforming how scientists see the cellular universe, showing the form and movement of once grainy and blurred structures in stunning detail. But extracting the torrent of information contained in those images often surpasses the limits… Read more →

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Raman technique could lead to much higher-speed cell and tissue imaging

A research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD), working with the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, has demonstrated a dramatically improved technique for analyzing biological cells and tissues based on characteristic molecular vibration “signatures.”… Read more →

Handheld HeatWave device produces 3D thermal maps in real-time

Thermal imaging has proven itself to be a useful adjunct to physical testing in areas including engineering, health, and agriculture. Until now, however, conventional 3D thermal imaging use has largely been restricted due to the specialized technical knowledge required to… Read more →

Researcher pushes the limits of light to improve performance in communication, fabrication, and medical imaging

The fields of data communication, fabrication, and ultrasound imaging share a common challenge when it comes to improving speed and efficiency: light’s diffraction limit. Nicholas Fang thinks his group at MIT might have found a solution.

“In my group we… Read more →

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