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Medical Imaging Methods

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New multimodal molecular imaging probe for diagnosing breast tumors and guiding surgical resection

Molecular imaging probes that target specific biomarkers, such as cellular receptors, can facilitate cancer diagnosis and surgical guidance. Combining probes that are visualized using different imaging modalities (fluorescence plus photoacoustic imaging) is particularly beneficial because it enables real-time, sensitive tumor… Read more →

Aer-O-Scope, a self powered colonoscope with 360° view, FDA cleared

GI View out of Ramat Gan, Israel finally won FDA clearance to introduce to the U.S. market its self-propelled single-use Aer-O-Scope colonoscope. This device originally appeared on our radar almost a decade ago, but the regulatory road seems to have been rocky… Read more →

New ultrasound research creates holographic objects that can be seen and felt

Haptic feedback has become a common feature of recent technology, but such systems usually rely on stimulation of parts of the user’s body via direct mechanical or acoustic vibration. A new technique being developed by researchers at the University of… Read more →

3-D printed models assist in face transplantation procedures

Researchers are using computed tomography (CT) and 3-D printing technology to recreate life-size models of patients’ heads to assist in face transplantation surgery, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America… Read more →

Gamma Medica, Volpara Solutions partner to improve breast cancer screening

Gamma Medica, developer of advanced digital molecular imaging technologies for the detection of breast cancer, is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Volpara Solutions, leaders in the development of quantitative breast imaging tools. By using these technologies in… Read more →

Metallic lattices offer new approach to super thin lenses

A new class of metallic lattices capable of directing light into numerous focal points have been designed by US scientists. These super thin lenses could find use in both consumer electronics and bioimaging.

The materials are single-layer lattices, with each… Read more →

Calcivis announces completion of first clinical study of Caries Activity Imaging System

Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay, today announces that it has completed a first clinical study of its Calcivis® Caries Activity Imaging System.

The Calcivis Caries Activity Imaging System is a sophisticated medical… Read more →

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Test Detects Early Brain Damage in Football Players

A new, enhanced MRI diagnostic approach was, for the first time, able to identify significant damage to the blood-brain barrier (BBB) of professional football players following “unreported” trauma or mild concussions. Published in the current issue of JAMA Neurology, this… Read more →

FDA Clears BrainScope’s Ahead 100 EEG Brain Injury Assessment System

BrainScope, a company out of Bethesda, Maryland, received FDA de novo clearance for its Ahead 100 EEG-based system for identifying patients who should get a CT scan of the brain following an injury to the head. The device is not… Read more →

New device may reduce discomfort of breast compression in mammography

Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), standardizing the pressure applied in… Read more →

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