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Medical Imaging Methods

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Surgeons review GoPro HERO 3+ for use in the operating room

We’ve done many product reviews on Medgadget and have read many more on other sites, but the review of the GoPro HERO 3+ Black Edition camera by surgeons at the University of Chicago Medical Center and  Pritzker School of Medicine… Read more →

Philips Lumify, an app-based ultrasound system

Philips has unveiled a new ultrasound system that uses your own tablet as the display and interface. The Philips Lumify looks just like a typical transducer, but has a micro-USB plug on the far end. You simply download the Lumify app… Read more →

Medtronic Advisa SR SureScan MRI-conditional pacemaker approved in U.S.

The  Food and Drug Administration gave Medtronic approval to introduce the Advisa SR MRI SureScan sing-chamber pacemaker in the United States. The MRI-conditional device comes with a matching 5076 MRI lead, the combination allowing for magnetic resonance scans on any part… Read more →

Philips HeartModel A.I. brings anatomical intelligence to cardiac ultrasound

Philips is introducing HeartModelA.I., a new Anatomically Intelligent Ultrasound (AIUS) tool for advanced quantification, automated 3D views and robust reproducibility of cardiac ultrasound imaging. It is made available on the Philips’ EPIQ 7 ultrasound system, one of Philips’ top-of-the-line ultrasound… Read more →

OmniVision introduces CameraChip sensor for medical and industrial applications

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced a new ultra-compact CameraChip™ sensor for medical and industrial applications. The 1/18-inch OV6946 captures 400 x 400 pixel resolution images and video with excellent color… Read more →

Micro-mirrors will help make ultrafast X-ray moving images

A new method for using X-rays to study the structure of materials could give engineers a low-cost technique to produce nanometre-scale resolution, even with moving images.

The technique, developed at the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, uses very… Read more →

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Holography, Machine Learning Rapidly ID Bacteria

Pairing holographic microscopy with machine learning software could help hospitals and the food industry screen for bacterial infection in real time.

A quantitative phase imaging unit (QPIU) developed at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) converts standard… Read more →

Add-ons provide better, deeper imaging

LaVison BioTec has upgraded its UltraMicroscope and TriM Scope II intra-vital two-photon microscopes with multiple new developments. One is a beam multiplexer for two-photon laser scanning microscopes to generate a four foci line pattern in the specimen. The Horizontal 2-Photon… Read more →

Detecting blood clots with a portable device

Blockages in lung arteries could be diagnosed safely in real-time helping as many as 20,000 respiratory patients in Australia each year with emerging technology being developed by electrical engineering researchers at the University of Sydney.

Results of a 3 year… Read more →

Researchers develop device to diagnose bacterial meningitis in babies

Currently the only test to diagnose bacterial meningitis in babies is through a lumbar puncture, a painful and difficult procedure to perform. For this reason, a group of biomedical engineers decided to search for an alternative and developed a portable… Read more →

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