Whole-body MRI on par with PET/CT for myeloma
January 22, 2021 -- U.K. researchers found that whole-body MRI was more sensitive for assessing bone lesions in multiple myeloma than F-18 FDG-PET/CT but did not result in a statistically significant difference in patient management, according to results published on 19 January in the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
Medica announces order for Sectra PACS
January 22, 2021 -- U.K. teleradiology provider Medica has revealed plans to acquire a new PACS from Sectra that will be applied across imaging modalities.
Hologic adds 3D breast ultrasound to SuperSonic units
January 22, 2021 -- Hologic has announced the launch of 3D breast ultrasound on its SuperSonic Mach 30 and 20 systems in Europe.
Exact, GE Healthcare to develop ACT ultrasound probe
January 20, 2021 -- Exact Therapeutics and GE Healthcare are developing an ultrasound probe that will be used to test acoustic cluster therapy (ACT) for multiple diseases in upcoming studies.
RCR creates educational hub in India
January 20, 2021 -- The U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has unveiled plans for a new examination center in India in partnership with the Apollo Radiology International Academy.
Lightpoint gets CE Mark for Sensei device
January 20, 2021 -- Luminescence imaging technology developer Lightpoint Medical has received a CE Mark for Sensei, the first robotic gamma probe to be commercially available in Europe.
Radiologist and expert on King Richard III dies
January 20, 2021 -- Dr. Phil Stone, a retired radiologist in the U.K. and expert on King Richard III, has passed away at the age of 74, according to an article published 16 January on KentOnline.
Ultrasound gel can transmit viruses and requires care
January 19, 2021 -- Ultrasound gel is not produced as a sterile product, and precautions must be taken to reduce the transmission of viruses and bacteria, Public Health England has warned. The group has issued a three-page document to address the issue of contaminated ultrasound gel.
Image Information Systems adds cardiology measurements
January 19, 2021 -- PACS firm Image Information Systems said it has incorporated cardiology measurement functionality into its iQ-Web PACS software.
Irish team uses supercomputer for COVID-19 research
January 18, 2021 -- The Irish Centre for High-Performance Computing has approved a third major COVID-19 research project on the national high-performance computer, known as Kay.