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VuCOMP, Inc. Announces M-Vu® CAD Now Available as Companion Technology Through Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A.

December 2, 2013 8:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

VuCOMP, Inc. today announced that M-Vu CAD (computer-aided detection), is now included as a companion technology of the FUJIFILM Aspire™ HD Plus and Aspire HD Digital Mammography systems, as well as Fujifilm’s CR products. This makes...  

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Imaging Shows Long-term Impact of Blast-induced Brain Injuries in Veterans

December 2, 2013 12:01 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Using a special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have found that soldiers who suffered mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) induced by blast exposure exhibit long-term brain differences, according to a study being presented...

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MRI Technique Reveals Low Brain Iron in ADHD Patients

December 2, 2013 12:01 am | by Radiological Society of North America | News | Comments

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

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Novel Rehabilitation Device Improves Motor Skills After Stroke

December 2, 2013 12:01 am | by Radiological Society of North America | News | Comments

Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living...

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HeartWare International Announces Acquisition Of CircuLite, Inc.

December 1, 2013 9:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HeartWare International, Inc., a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that it has acquired CircuLite, Inc. - developer...

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Fujifilm Announces New Platform in Digital Mammography Portfolio – Amulet Innovality* at RSNA 2013

December 1, 2013 11:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Today at the 99th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), FUJIFILM Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, introduced its latest and most innovative digital mammography system, the Amulet Innovality* in Chicago, IL. The Amulet...

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Bracco Imaging Partners with PHS Technologies Group, LLC to Bring Dose Monitoring Solutions to Its Customers

December 1, 2013 8:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a global leading company in the diagnostic imaging business, announced today that through its U.S. subsidiary Bracco Diagnostic Inc., has signed an agreement with PHS Technologies Group, LLC, a division of PACSHealth...

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Pentax and Smart ink colonoscopy deal

November 29, 2013 2:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Under the terms of a new agreement Pentax Medical plans to commercialize its G-Eye endoscope in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The endoscope utilizes Smart's G-Eye balloon and the HD+ PENTAX Medical colonoscope in order to "centralize...

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UCSF and Sitoa Global sign global deal for brain stem cell injection technology

November 29, 2013 10:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

China-based Sitoa Global is making some big moves after landing an exclusive licensing contract with UC San Francisco, according to a company announcement. Sitoa signed an exclusive letter of intent for UCSF's "medical stereotactic device,"...

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TAVI: Transcatheter Tech. touts 30-day results of 'truly repositionable' valve

November 29, 2013 10:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Emerging medical device maker Transcatheter Technologies GmbH unveiled an early look at clinical results for its 3rd-generation Trinity transcatheter aortic valve implantation platform, which the company calls "the world's 1st 'truly repositionable'...

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Analogic Introduces Pioneering Vector Flow Imaging Assist for BK Ultrasound Systems at RSNA 2013

November 27, 2013 2:45 pm | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Analogic Corporation, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today introduced the proprietary Vector Flow Imaging (VFI) Assist mode, a pioneering technique for measuring blood flow utilizing the BK Flex Focus 800...

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Engineering Newswire 67: Digital Lollipops Could Taste Turkey Text Messages

November 27, 2013 11:49 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re using X-ray vision, augmenting humans at Lockheed Martin, working in wastewater, and licking digital lollipops to taste turkey text messages ...          

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Cardiovascular Systems raises $84.5M through public offering

November 27, 2013 11:47 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Minnesota medical device maker Cardiovascular Systems announced that it raised $84.5 million through sales of 3 million shares of its common stock. The take was larger than CSI had estimated, as underwriters opted to fully exercise their...

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Freedom in Material Selection with Machining

November 27, 2013 11:26 am | by Greg Thompson, VP of Engineering, Sanmina Medical Division | Blogs | Comments

Machining offers freedom in material selection that cannot be obtained with other fabrication methods. Machining also facilitates rapid implementation of design changes affecting the geometry and material. Machining is frequently used for...

Scientists Design and Test New Approach for Corneal Stem Cell Treatments

November 27, 2013 11:08 am | by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | News | Comments

Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute have designed and tested a novel, minute-long procedure to prepare human amniotic membrane for use as a scaffold for specialized stem cells that may be used to treat some corneal...

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