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Medical Imaging Methods

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Spatially offset raman spectroscopy: Spectroscopic bone scanning yields more helpful data

X-ray-based diagnostics, by far the most widely used techniques for diagnosing bone disorders and diseases, are largely blind to the protein component of bone. But proteins determine important mechanical properties of bone, and changes in proteins have been associated with… Read more →

Ophthalmic femtosecond laser platform adds FDA-approved OCT system, software

Bausch + Lomb (Rochester, NY), a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX; Laval, QC, Canada), has received FDA clearance for an advanced swept-source optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging system and updated software for its VICTUS femtosecond laser platform that will… Read more →

Signostics grabs FDA clearance for SignosRT Automatic Bladder Scanner

Signostics, a company out of Clovelly Park, Australia, won FDA clearance to introduce its SignosRT Bladder Scanner to the American market. The device is nearly automatic, measuring the bladder size using ultrasound in a matter of seconds. The device has already been available… Read more →

RSI-MRI

A more effective imaging method for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer can spread beyond the prostate gland and become an extraprostatic extension (EPE). Currently, contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to detect and diagnose prostate cancer. This technique involves injecting patients with a contrast agent to identify where… Read more →

TiaLinx AR60-A contact-free breast scanner unveiled

TiaLinx, an Irvine, California firm, is releasing a new product for radiation-free and non-contact breast tissue screening.The AR60-A device emits non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation, focusing the beam using special wafer-thin panels and detecting the response using planar antennas. The technology takes… Read more →

2015 Medtech Predictions

When the calendar turns over to a new year, everyone gets out their crystal ball in an attempt to predict what the next 12 months will bring. Here on MD+DI, we’ve already looked at Cleveland Clinic’s top innovations in 2015,… Read more →

Tumor-zapping endoscope in development

A proposed endoscope that would provide high-quality images of tumors in internal organs could also assist in the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.

Spatial frequency domain imaging gives the endoscope improved image contrast by projecting patterns of light at different frequencies… Read more →

The best medical technologies of 2014

Medgadget has been around for a good ten years now, covering the developments in medical technology better than anyone else. There is no other news source that’s as obsessively focused on reporting the technological developments that are changing clinical practice… Read more →

Non-invasive MRI technique picks up early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

The development of brain plaques are thought to correlate with symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, such as memory loss. Previous research has indicated that limiting these buildups could be the key to tackling the disease, but scientists from Northwestern… Read more →

Microscope objectives for ultra-deep biological imaging

Two dedicated microscope objectives optimized for deep, high-resolution imaging of life science specimens up to 8mm beneath the surface have been introduced by Olympus. The new 10x and 25x objectives are designed for multiphoton imaging using clearing techniques such as… Read more →

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