Published Data Confirms First 3D Ultrasound For Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Helps Radiation Oncologists Better Define Treatment Region

Researchers report in the February 1st issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics that the use of 3D ultrasound with the Clarity(TM) Breast System provided enhanced image information to enable radiation oncologists to better define the treatment region when delivering partial breast irradiation treatment (PBI) for breast cancer. The Clarity Breast System […]

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Offers Greater Sensitivity Over Mammography, Ultrasound And MRI

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) has been proven to be a highly sensitive imaging technique for the diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) — a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) and then spreads to the surrounding breast tissues — according to a study published in the February 2009 issue of […]

Siemens Sets A New Standard For Breast Ultrasound

New automated breast ultrasound system automatically acquires volumes and offers intelligent clinical applications. Siemens Healthcare recently introduced the Acuson S2000 Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS), the first multi-use ultrasound breast system that automatically acquires volume images of the breast. Thanks to the user-independent, standardized image acquisition, the system is ideally suited for early detection and […]

Aurora(R) Breast MRI Society Holds Annual Meeting In Puerto Rico

Healthcare and breast radiology professionals from around the world recently attended the annual meeting of the Aurora® Breast MRI Society in San Juan, Puerto Rico. “The three-day meeting provided the opportunity for dedicated breast radiologists to learn about the latest advances in breast MRI technology,” said Kamilia F. Kozlowski, M.D., president, Aurora Breast MRI Society, […]

ASPYRA Incorporates Matrox Xenia™ Series Hardware Enhancements In Mammography Solution

Matrox Graphics Inc., the leading manufacturer of specialized graphics solutions, is pleased to announce that ASPYRA Diagnostic Solutions Inc. is incorporating hardware-based image processing support in it class-leading AccessNET PACS solutions using the advanced features of the Matrox Xenia™ Series display controller boards. ASPYRA AccessNET PACS is a modular designed PACS solution that ranges from […]

Improvements To Medical Scans By UK Mathematicians

Mathematicians at the University of Liverpool have found that it is possible to gain full control of sound waves which could lead to improved medical scans, for technology such as ultra sound machines. Working in partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, they tested the numerical properties of a flat lens made out […]

Escalon(R) Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance For Sonomed MASTER-VU(TM) B-Scan System

Escalon Medical Corp. (Nasdaq Capital Market: ESMC) announced that its Sonomed, Inc. subsidiary received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the MASTER-VU(TM) ophthalmic B scan ultrasound system. The MASTER-VU(TM) System consists of a B scan probe that can be interfaced to a standard personal computer (via a USB cable […]

Medical Ultrasound Experts And Emergency Physicians Join Together To Publish Guidelines For Performing Emergency Trauma Ultrasound – The FAST Exam

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) officially announced that they will publish jointly the Guideline for the Performance of the FAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma) Examination. The FAST examination is a proven and useful procedure for the evaluation of the injured patient immediately […]

New Image Guided Radiotherapy System Benefits High Risk Patients

A new radiotherapy system that combines high-tech imaging with precision tumor-targeting capability is helping cancer specialists at Stony Brook University Medical Center treat patients. Those with medically inoperable tumors, at high-risk for surgery, or who do not want surgical treatment may benefit most from the ExacTrac® X-ray 6D System for image-guided radiotherapy. The system adds […]

New X Ray Technique Targets Terrorists And Tumours

Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed a new x-ray technique that could be used to detect hidden explosives, drugs and human cancers more effectively. Professor Robert Cernik and colleagues from The School of Materials have built a prototype colour 3D X-ray system that allows material at each point of an image to be […]