computed tomography

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Inverse geometry volume computed tomography systems

The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for inverse geometry volume computed tomography medical imaging of a human patient. A plurality of stationary x-ray sources for producing x-ray radiation are used. A rotating collimator located ... [Published Free Patents Online - 27 mins ago]
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Computed tomography Hounsfield units can predict breast cancer metastasis to axillary lymph nodes

Research articleMasakazu Urata , Yuko Kijima , Munetsugu Hirata , Yoshiaki Shinden , Hideo Arima , Akihiro Nakajo , Chihaya Koriyama , Takaaki Arigami , Yoshikazu Uenosono , Hiroshi Okumura , Kosei Maemura , Sumiya Ishigami , Heiji Yoshinaka and Shoji ... [Published BMC - 1 hour ago]
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Cancer community joins coalition seeking Medicare coverage for CT lung cancer screening

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT ... [Published BioPortfolio - 2 hours ago]
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CT Scanners Help in Efforts to Improve Crop Yields

A multidisciplinary team of scientists at Nottingham University are using advanced X-ray micro Computed Tomography (CT) scanners to select the most efficient plant root structures for maximum uptake of water and nutrients in efforts to improve crop y ... [Published Labmate Online - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Making bones stronger for life

Researchers aim to ‘delay ageing’The pQCT machine measuring bone density during a previous studyA MAJOR study to understand how we can keep our bones and muscles stronger later in life is underway at Manchester Metropolitan University.Researchers are ... [Published Health Canal - 12 hours ago]
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Positron Emission Tomography Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging procedure that is used to monitor various internal body organs and tissues in order to identify certain disease conditions. It is performed by using a small amount of radioactive substance ... [Published SBWire - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Diagnostic Imaging Market by Types & Geography will reach $27,115.4 Million by 2018

This report studies the global diagnostic imaging market over the forecast period of 2013 to 2018. The market is expected to reach ~$27.1 billion by 2018, at CAGR of 4.7% from 2013 to 2018. On the basis of type of modality, the global diagnostic imaging ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

9/28/14 - Siemens: FDA OKs SOMATOM Scope [Professional Services Close - Up]

Siemens Healthcare recently reported that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Somatom Scope, a new 16-slice computed tomography scanner.According to a release from the company, the Somatom Scope delivers the image quality, dose reduction ... [Published Pharmacy Choice - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis

First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Cryptogenic strokes may find explanation in the heart

More than half of the patients who have suffered a stroke with no well-defined aetiology have an enlarged left atrial appendage of the heart, according to a Finnish study. The results indicate that the enlargement of the left atrial appendage may be an ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Validation of a Low Dose Simulation Technique for Computed Tomography Images

by Daniela Muenzel, Thomas Koehler, Kevin Brown, Stanislav Žabić, Alexander A. Fingerle, Simone Waldt, Edgar Bendik, Tina Zahel, Armin Schneider, Martin Dobritz, Ernst J. Rummeny, Peter B. NoëlPurposeEvaluation of a new software tool for generation of ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Systems, devices and methods related to calibration of a proton computed tomography scanner

Disclosed are systems, devices and methodologies related to calibration of an ion based imaging apparatus such as a proton computed tomography scanner. In some implementations, energy degrader plates having known water-equivalent thickness (WET) values ... [Published Free Patents Online - Sep 23 2014]

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"In general, the radiation-related risk of any imaging test to an individual patient is very small and, when the test is clinically appropriate, the benefits of the test typically far outweigh any potential risks" Dr. Fazel notes
Original Article: NEXT ARTICLE More From BioPortfolio on "Cancer community joins coalition seeking Medicare coverage for CT lung cancer screening"
"This process may explain the decrease in bone material strength with aging, making it more susceptible to fractures in the long-term" said Carter
"The infrastructure is in place to help ensure the quality, safety and consistency of these exams. Medicare just needs to provide coverage to support these efforts and help physicians save lives" said Douglas E Wood, M D , immediate past president of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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