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Archive for category: imaging equipment

PAT Imaging Made Better Thanks to Colored Microbubbles


19 November, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, MedWOW, MRI, News, Ultrasound Scanners

Researchers from the University of Buffalo and the University Health Network of Toronto recently developed a contrast agent called Porshe Microbubbles which offers better visibility in  (PAT). A relatively new imaging technology, PAT is the combination of photoacoustic (PA) and ultrasound imaging, bringing together their advantages; high contrast visibility and deep penetration. Photoacoustic was introduced [...]

Beware: Airport Security Could Damage Diabetes Insulin Devices


13 November, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, intensive care, medical device, medical equipment, MedWOW, MRI, News, X-ray

A warning published in the journal ‘Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics’ has diabetics and doctors concerned about the dangers of air travel with diabetic medical devices. According to the article, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors could be adversely affected by airport security magnetic x-ray. This refers to x-ray machines used to scan luggage and travelers. [...]

The Global Business of Dental Equipment


9 September, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, News, Radiology

The outlook of the global dental industry looks positive to market analysts. According to a recent study published by Markets and Markets, the global dental equipment market which is valued at $4.5 billion in 2011, analysts expect the industry to increase at a CAGR of 5.8% between the years 2011 to 2016. There are many [...]

Expanding Profitability in Chinese Grassroots Markets


22 August, 2012 | imaging equipment, medical equipment, News

As part of China’s campaign to improve public access to health care, its grassroots rural areas have been enjoying a much needed infusion of government funding to the tune of $9.86 Billion USD. Medical equipment purchasers need to equip 33,000 new and renovated facilities with cutting edge medical equipment. Although health care providers lean towards [...]

MRI Reveals Live Birth from Inside the Body


29 July, 2012 | imaging equipment, medical equipment, MRI, News

Our understanding of the birthing process and the Medical Equipment associated with giving birth have advanced tremendously over modern medical history however dangerous complications can still arise placing both the mother and infant at risk. In 2005 there were 11 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births published in the United States, The World Health Report [...]

Low Radiation CT Scans Thanks to Novel Device


19 July, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, News

Overuse of high radiation diagnostic devices has caused occurrences of cancer to increase exponentially. According to an article in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, 70 million CT scans were done in the United States alone in 2007, up from 3 million in 1980. Further, out of those patients who underwent CT scans in 2007, [...]

View the Battlefield, Bacteria Vs. Immune System


19 July, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, News

Antibiotic resistance is a serious issue affecting worldwide Medical Health today. Bacterial illnesses like pneumonia, diarrhea and meningitis are responsible for millions of deaths and the reappearance of older pathogens like tuberculosis concern medical professionals who are finding infections more and more resistant to traditional forms of antibiotics. In response to this problem the MRC [...]