Keyword: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Briefs: Medical
Implantable Prosthetic Interface Securely Integrates With Bone and Soft Tissue

A main limitation in deployment of prosthetic technology is the integration of the prosthetic device into the body. Using current procedures, effective prosthetic integration often requires 18 months and multiple surgeries. A new technique involves merging tissue...

Features: Medical

Right now, signals from your brain are instructing the muscles around each eye to contract, panning your view left to right and adjusting focus along the way. The...

Briefs: Medical

An ophthalmic ultrasound system evaluates ocular structures more clearly by providing images of all aspects of the anterior segment. It provides images of the eye and tissues...

Briefs: Medical
Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Disorders by Millimeter-Wave Stimulation

Increasingly, millimeter waves are being employed for telecomm, radar, and imaging applications. To date in the U.S, however, very few investigations on the impact of this radiation on biological systems at the cellular level have been undertaken. In the beginning,...

Briefs: Medical
3D Constrained Surface Controller for Medical Imaging

To make diagnoses from imaging technologies such as computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiologists use 2D image planes that slice through these data at a variety of angles to obtain the most clinically informative view. However, current approaches used to...

Mission Accomplished: Medical

The MED-SEG™ system, developed by Bartron Medical Imaging LLC, a New Haven, CT-based company, was recently approved by the FDA for use by trained professionals to...

Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Medical equipment manufacturers are placing greater emphasis on higher resolution imaging, viewing, and displays in diagnostic equipment. As a result, EMI and RFI requirements are critical...

Mission Accomplished: Medical

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has given the world amazing images of the distant stars, planets, and galaxies. The cutting-edge imaging technology that enhances the...

Mission Accomplished: Medical

In spring 2008, Dr. Scott Dulchavsky diagnosed high-altitude pulmonary edema in a climber over 20,000 feet up the slope of Mount Everest. Dulchavsky made the diagnosis from his office in...

Briefs: Medical

A concept for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that would utilize a relatively weak magnetic field provides for several design features that differ significantly from the...

Briefs: Medical

An apparatus being developed for electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) imaging operates in the resonance- frequency range of about 1 to 2 MHz — well below the microwave frequencies used...

Mission Accomplished: Software

In 1985, a team of engineers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore began developing software to manage various tasks for the Hubble Space Telescope. In the early phases of...

Features: Software

Developed by Dr. James Tilton, a computer engineer with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office (Greenbelt, MD), Hierarchical...

Briefs: Medical
Open-Access, Low-Magnetic-Field MRI System for Lung Research

An open-access magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system is being developed for use in research on orientational/ gravitational effects on lung physiology and function. The open-access geometry enables study of human subjects in diverse orientations. This system operates at a magnetic...

Briefs: Materials

A project is underway to develop a novel, versatile, multi-functional convergence nanoparticle system that utilizes inorganic nanoparticles for advanced biomedical applications....

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