News tagged with imaging equipment
A new study led by scientists at the Universities of York and Bradford has identified the two areas of the brain responsible for our perception of orientation and shape.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 3 |
Computer simulations of blood flow through mechanical heart valves could pave the way for more individualized prosthetic
Every year, over 300,000 heart valve replacement operations are performed worldwide. Diseased valves are often replaced with mechanical heart valves (MHVs), which cannot yet be designed to suit each patient's ...
Cardiology Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The addition of three-dimensional breast imaging—a technology called tomosynthesis—to standard digital mammography significantly increases radiologists' diagnostic accuracy while reducing false positive recall rates, ...
Other Nov 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Full-body or X-ray scanners used for airport security screening may affect the function of insulin pump or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices. People with diabetes can present a travel letter obtained from their ...
Diabetes Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The development of novel medical imaging techniques to revolutionise cancer detection and treatment will be the result of a new partnership announced today between Queen's University Belfast and Cirdan Imaging Ltd.
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pioneering research in Southampton, using hi-tech 3D imaging, could improve the lives of those suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medical research Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Physicians who have a financial interest in imaging equipment are more likely to refer their patients for potentially unnecessary imaging exams, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...
Other Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients treated by physicians who billed for both technical (practice/equipment) and professional (supervision/ interpretation) components of nuclear and echocardiographic stress imaging tests were more likely to undergo ...
Cardiology Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0