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Medical Imaging Methods

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PENTAX’s i10 HD+ high-end GI endoscopes released in U.S., Canada

PENTAX is releasing in the U.S. and Canada its i10 Series HD+ line of endoscopes. The devices provide a high-definition look into the colon and upper GI tract with an “Effective Field of View” of 140 degrees. There’s also a… Read more →

MRI-PET scanner will enable new insights into dementia

Imperial will install a new MRI-PET scanner in collaboration with Imanova, as part of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Dementias Platform UK (DPUK).

The installation marks the start of a concerted effort across seven UK clinical academic research sites… Read more →

Mindray unveils M9 portable ultrasound system

At this week’s American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting in Chicago, Mindray (Shenzhen, China) is introducing its M9 ultrasound. The portable device, in the form of a laptop, is intended for both general purpose ultrasound applications as well as for… Read more →

Tackling blindness, deafness through neuroengineering

The Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, a collaborative program between Harvard Medical School and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, has announced a new set of grants worth $3.6 million for five research projects. This… Read more →

DOST imaging may help predict tumor response before starting treatment

A Dartmouth study suggests that it may be possible to use Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Tomographic imaging (DOST) to predict which patients will best respond to chemotherapy used to shrink breast cancer tumors before surgery. These findings could eliminate delays in… Read more →

The PROBEAT-RT proton beam therapy system incorporating real-time tumor-tracking is approved in Japan

Hokkaido University and Hitachi, Ltd. have announced that the approval under Japan’s Pharmaceutical Affairs Law has been granted to Hitachi for the manufacture and sales of the PROBEAT-RT, a proton beam therapy treatment system combining spot scanning irradiation and Real-time… Read more →

iPhones for eye health: Capturing ocular images in difficult-to-photograph patients

Smartphone technology is a widely available resource which may also be a portable and effective tool for imaging the inside of the eye, according to results of a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the… Read more →

New trial testing benefits of tablet ultrasounds in ambulances

Six ambulances in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area have been equipped with Samsung tablet ultrasounds to see what benefits this modality can bring when responding to medical emergencies. Since the start of July, the ultrasounds have been used 91 times… Read more →

Ultrafast nonlinear microscopy can ID breast cancer tumors in real time

Recognizing that almost half of patients undergoing breast-conserving cancer surgery have to undergo additional procedures due to cancerous tumor being left behind, a team of researchers has found that an ultrafast nonlinear microscopy technique can identify… Read more →

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See-through sensors open new window into the brain

Developing invisible implantable medical sensor arrays, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has overcome a major technological hurdle in researchers’ efforts to understand the brain.

The team described its technology, which has applications in fields ranging from neuroscience to… Read more →

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