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Medical Imaging Methods

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Automatic Tool Detects Ischemic Stroke from CT Scans

 

Detecting an embolic stroke quickly and accurately is a challenge that requires an experienced radiologist to analyze CT scans. Since time is of the essence in these situations, an automated computer system that can identify stroke can help patients… Read more →

Functional brain imaging reliably predicts which vegetative patients have potential to recover consciousness

A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness, according to new research published in The Lancet.

It… Read more →

Seno Imagio Opto-Acoustic Breast Cancer Imaging System Cleared in Europe

Seno Medical Instruments (San Antonio, Texas) received European CE Mark approval for its Imagio opto-acoustic breast imaging system. It’s currently being investigated in the U.S. in a study to determine whether it can help avoid unnecessary biopsies by identifying whether… Read more →

New fiber-optic device helps clinicians diagnose cancer at early-stage

An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has developed an inexpensive, endoscopic microscope capable of producing high-resolution, sub-cellular images of tissue in real time. The fiber-optic device, which is portable, re-usable and easily packaged with conventional endoscopes, will help… Read more →

High-Field MRI-Guided Linear Accelerator Brings Together Imaging, Radiotherapy to Zap Tumors

Radiation therapy using linear particle accelerators can be a bit a hit or miss process, since imaging of tumors and the therapy are done separately. A new system being installed at University Medical Center Utrecht in The Netherlands aims to… Read more →

Revolutionary new scan spots arthritis before symptoms start

 

If the new test works, it could save millions of future UK sufferers from crippling pain.

The breakthrough test, created by British scientists, could save millions from the agony of osteoarthritis. It should enable doctors to predict accurately who is… Read more →

Seeing the Light: How Photonics Continues to Improve Eyesight

Cutting-edge laser technology and new techniques are enabling amazing diagnostic and treatment advances in ophthalmology. In 1981, Rangaswamy “Sri” Srinivasan, a researcher at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, experimented with a pulsed argon fluoride (ArF) excimer laser on turkey… Read more →

MEMS and NEMS Make Headway in MedTech

 

While the MEMS and medical device worlds have very different engineering and design cultures, micromachining technologies are entering into medical device manufacturers’ calculations. On Thursday, May 8, Chris Folk, principal engineer, device strategy at Thousand Oaks, CA–based Amgen Corp.,… Read more →

Brain Imaging and Development in Infants at Risk of Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions: Ines Pote; Sensitivity encoding for aligned multi-shot MR reconstruction: application to motion correction in neonatal imaging: Lucilo Cordero Grande

Speaker 1: Ines Pote PhD Student, Centre for the Developing Brain Title: “Brain Imaging and Development in Infants at Risk of Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions” Speaker 2: Lucilio Cordero Grande Research Associate, Centre for the Developing Brain Title: “Sensitivity encoding for… Read more »

Translating Medical Image Computing PhD Research into a CE Marked, FDA510(k) Approved Software Product: Dr Robert Merrifield

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