ESR conducts survey to help assess patient contact shielding
June 11, 2021 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is spearheading an effort to collect information from radiology departments across Europe in a survey on current practice in relation to patient contact shielding. Read More
Accuray receives CE Mark for ClearRT imaging
June 11, 2021 -- Radiation oncology firm Accuray has announced it has obtained the CE Mark for its ClearRT helical fanbeam kVCT imaging system. Read More
IBA launches Cyclone Ikon cyclotron
June 11, 2021 -- Belgian medical technology developer IBA has launched a new high-energy, high-capacity cyclotron that offers a larger energy spectrum for PET and SPECT isotopes than the company's previous model. Read More
Lightpoint announces new CEO
June 11, 2021 -- Lightpoint Medical announced that it has appointed Graeme Smith to the position of CEO. Smith will focus on the commercialization of the company's recently approved miniaturized surgical probe, Sensei. Read More
fMRI finds differences in the brains of obese children
June 9, 2021 -- Functional MRI images show that parts of the brains of obese children show differences compared with their normal-weight or overweight counterparts, according to a study published on 16 April in Cerebral Cortex. Read More
ESOR postpones interventional radiology course
June 9, 2021 -- The European School of Radiology (ESOR) is postponing its foundation course on interventional radiology from 9 June to 1 September. Read More
Subtle Medical gets CE Mark for SubtlePET 2.0
June 9, 2021 -- Medical image software developer Subtle Medical has been granted the CE Mark for the second generation of its SubtlePET software, which removes noise to improve low-count PET image quality. Read More
MRI pioneer Richard Ernst, PhD, dies
June 8, 2021 -- Swiss scientist Richard Ernst, PhD, died on 4 June at the age of 87, according to a report posted on 8 June on swissinfo.ch. He conducted pioneering work that led to the development of MRI. Read More
iCAD, Sectra sign AI distribution deal
June 8, 2021 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software developer iCAD has inked a worldwide distribution agreement with enterprise imaging vendor Sectra. Read More
Philips, Elekta dive deeper into cancer care collaboration
June 7, 2021 -- Philips Healthcare parent company Royal Philips and radiation oncology vendor Elekta have signed agreements to deepen their existing collaborative efforts on personalized cancer care. Read More