Keyword: Imaging

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Briefs: Wearables
Parag Chitnis, PhD, of George Mason University led a team that developed a wearable ultrasound system that can produce clinically relevant information about muscle function during dynamic physical activity.
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Briefs: Imaging
Royal Philips is integrating AI in its cardiac ultrasound devices and across cardiac care to help improve clinical confidence and increase efficiency. The portable Philips Ultrasound Compact System 5500 CV includes an AI-powered automation tool (the automated strain quantification) to assess the function of the heart’s left ventricle, a key indicator of heart health.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A research team has developed diamond quantum sensors that can be used to improve resolution in magnetic imaging.
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From the Editor: Medical
Assuming that future funding follows the same linear trend that it has previously, a study projects such funding will be $30.8 billion in 2029, which would lead to FDA-approved products in 2035.
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News: Medical

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, has launched new innovations at RSNA23 that are designed to put patients and healthcare providers center stage....

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Global Innovations: Medical
A research team from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) developed a multi-spectral, super-low-dose photoacoustic microscopy system with a significant improvement in the system sensitivity limit, enabling new biomedical applications and clinical translation in the future.
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Briefs: Imaging
Scientists have developed a device that works with a smartphone or tablet to capture medical images that can identify infected wounds. By capturing the heat produced by a wound and the fluorescence of bacteria, it helps clinicians tell the difference between inflammation and a potentially dangerous infection.
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R&D: Medical
An ingestible x-ray dosimeter detects radiation dose in real time. Researchers found that they could provide approximately five times more accurate monitoring of the dose delivered than current standard methods.
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INSIDER: Medical

A fully wireless ultrasound patch can continuously track critical vital signals such as heart rate and blood pressure. The patch, which can capture detailed medical information and...

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Podcasts: Medical
AI can enhance healthcare delivery, improve patient outcomes, and enable personalized treatments.
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Features: Imaging
The first ever bone plate that was implanted in a human body is reported to be in the 1560s, centuries before the advent of anesthesia.
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R&D: Medical

A research team has developed a 3D imaging sensor that has an extremely high angular resolution, which is the capacity of an optical instrument to distinguish points of an object separated by...

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R&D: Medical

There is a high risk of cancer recurrence if even a small number of cancerous cells are left behind after surgical resection. To prevent this, researchers have developed fluorescence-guided surgery...

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Features: Electronics & Computers
Inadequate real-time tissue assessment of biopsies from different cell types forces proceduralists to choose between intraprocedural partial tissue adequacy assessment, rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE), or sending tissue samples for full pathology review.
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Features: Medical
Siemens Healthineers is a unique investment case, said CEO Bernd Montag on a recent analyst call. The global medtech company operates in markets that are structurally growing and those that benefit from several secular growth trends, he said.
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Briefs: Wearables
Engineers and physicians have developed a wearable ultrasound device that can assess both the structure and function of the human heart.
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Features: Medical
With a view to the absolute safety of patients, medical device manufacturers must be aware of the potential risks of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
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Briefs: Medical
Photoacoustic imaging, which combines optical and acoustic modalities, is enabling some of the most promising medical research.
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Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have developed an ultra-tiny endo-microscope that could help improve breast cancer treatment and cut NHS waiting lists.
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INSIDER: Medical

Stryker’s Q Guidance System for spine applications combines new optical tracking options provided by a redesigned, state-of-the-art camera with sophisticated algorithms of...

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Briefs: Imaging
Researchers have created a flexible needle-like endoscopic imaging probe that can acquire 3D microscopic images of tissue.
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Global Innovations: Design
Engineers have developed an innovative surgical needle whose trajectory can be corrected on the fly, thanks to a flexible tip controlled with a simple button.
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INSIDER: Medical

A team of scientists received a four-year, $3.7 million NIH grant to attempt what they say would be a medical first: performing robotic heart catheterization while the patient is inside a...

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INSIDER: Medical

A new national collaborative — Biomedical Technology Research Resource — will develop label-free optical imaging technologies for medical and biological applications. Researchers...

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Features: Medical
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medtech companies.
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R&D: Medical
Using an office-based human-sized version of this non-invasive device, it may prove possible to cure Alzheimer’s by delivering drugs and genes to specified tracts in the brain under real-time imaging guidance.
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INSIDER: Medical

A new dielectric material enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines with shorter scan times and higher image resolutions, good news for cutting the cost of MRI scans for the hospitals and for...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Using the device, assorted functional imaging was demonstrated to satisfy clinical needs.
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Features: Medical

Fluorescence endoscopy is becoming increasingly important in many medical diagnostic tests. Based on the molecular absorption of light, this technique works by revealing...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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