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New Developments In fMRI

8 April, 2012 | imaging equipment, MRI

On November 1, 1991, the first paper on functional MRI (fMRI) was published in the journal, Science. Since then, fMRI has helped to develop a surge of interest in cognitive neuroscience. Many world-class research centers are dedicated to using fMRI as the main tool of investigation. fMRI has not only focused on cognitive research but [...]

5 Things You Should Know About the Extremity CT Scanner

31 January, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, MedWOW

The latest development in technology for cameras for sale can be truly astounding. But it can also leave patients wondering why the same advancements aren’t being made in medical imaging. To help give you a better idea of the new developments in medicine, we have decided to focus on the Extremity CT Scanner.

Flat Panel Detectors for X-Ray Imaging

5 January, 2012 | Digital Radiography, imaging equipment, X-ray

Just as digital technologies have dramatically improved home audio and video fidelity, flat panel digital X-ray technology offers significant improvement in image quality and dose utilization. The performance of the flat panel detector imagers is rated as the value of DQE (Detective Quantum Efficiency).

About Electromagnetic Interference in Hospitals

28 December, 2011 | imaging equipment, medical equipment parts, Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)

As wireless communication becomes more popular, there is increased risk of interference with medical equipment in hospitals. There are several ways to deal with Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), avoiding damage as technologies emerge.

New Ways in the Field of Medical Imaging: Terahertz Radiation

24 November, 2011 | imaging equipment, MedWOW, Radiology, Terahertz

THz radiation has found two fundamental modes of application in medicine and biology: spectroscopy and imaging. In both in vivo and in vitro tests, THz radiation has been shown to perform well when compared to the standard in vitro histological testing. Other areas where THz is finding use is in dentistry, wound assessment and more.

The Basis of Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)

31 October, 2011 | imaging equipment, Radiology

What is radiotherapy and what does it do? Radiotherapy, together with conventional surgery, is one of the most common cancer treatment options available. Radiation can shrink a tumor by killing tumor cells or interfering with the tumor’s ability to grow. With conventional radiotherapy the radiation dose needed to destroy the tumor is applied in low [...]

News About PACS Workstations

3 October, 2011 | imaging equipment, Pacs, Radiology

What is a PACS Workstation? The radiological workstation is the most important part of the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), since staff radiologists work with it almost all day long. The picture archiving and communication system is designed to store, retrieve and transfer digital medical images. A PACS integrates image data from system to [...]