Navigation Links
Philips MicroDose Next Generation Mammography Solution Gains Traction with First North American Customers, Enabling Excellent Image Quality at a Low Radiation Dose
Date:11/29/2011

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) today announced installations of MicroDose, its new full-field digital mammography (FFDM) solution, at four customer sites in North America, bringing clinicians uncompromised image quality at a low radiation dose. The system is on display at the 97th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), November 27 - December 2.

Mammography is the primary tool used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, and Philips MicroDose has revolutionized the process by offering a more comfortable, relaxed and faster experience for patients, while allowing clinicians to reduce radiation dose by up to 50 percent compared with other FFDM systems.(1, 2) Philips' patient-focused approach to innovation aims to not only advance technology that improves clinical effectiveness, but also to improve patient safety.

"Now with MicroDose installations at four North American women's health facilities, it has been gratifying to get some feedback from administrators, clinicians and patients about their experiences," said Pam Benkert, general manager, Women's Healthcare, for Philips Healthcare. "Clearly, the rapid adoption of this solution demonstrates the need for high-quality, low-dose imaging solutions, particularly for centers aiming to provide the best possible experience and outcomes for patients."

To date, Philips has confirmed MicroDose installations at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.; Monument Radiology in Richmond, Va.; United Medical Center in Washington, DC; and Woman's Breast Center in Santa Monica, Calif.

  • The new International Imaging Center at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa features MicroDose. The device's revolutionary photon-counting technology, its low radiation dose offering and its scalability
    '/>"/>

SOURCE Philips
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Philips Introduces Veradius Neo Mobile C-arm With Flat Detector to Enhance Management of Challenging Patients and Procedures
2. Philips CT iDose4 Iterative Reconstruction Technique Advances Patient Care by Delivering Improved Image Quality at Low Dose
3. Philips Launches HeartStart FR3 Automated External Defibrillator for Professional Responders Treating Victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
4. U.S. Soldiers and Veterans at Home and Abroad Touched by Lifesaving Products From Philips Healthcare
5. Philips Enters North American Mammography Market, Underscoring its Global Commitment to Womens Health Care
6. Philips Respironics Unveils "Pathway to Better Outcomes" for Home Health Care
7. Philips Teams up With Integrated Oncology Network, Reinforcing Its Commitment to the Future of Cancer Care
8. Philips Unveils a Vision for the Future of Cardiac Care at ESC 2011
9. Cardium Announces Receipt of $1.1 Million in Funds from Philips Acquisition of Innercool Therapies
10. Lumalier Partners with Philips Healthcare to Provide Tru-D Solution for Reduction of Environmental Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities
11. Sectra and Philips Sign Large Mammography Modality Acquisition Deal
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014   AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies ... confirmed the PDUFA date for Zalviso remains July 27, ... rumor circulated online stating the Food and Drug Administration ... there has been no notification to the company from ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... PARK, Kan. , July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... of two compounds that will be added to ... with Australian-based CIMTECH Pty Ltd, a biotechnology company. ... PAR 122 have shown promise in bone regeneration ... license to develop the compounds for the veterinary ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014  PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... a webcast conference call to report its second quarter ... company,s business and outlook on Thursday, August 7, 2014 ... market. The call can be accessed ... five minutes prior to the start of the call ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Confirms July 27, 2014 PDUFA Date for Zalviso 2Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 2Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 3Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 4
... market dynamics offers insights into,what will be needed ... to,patients, NEW YORK, May 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewsire/ -- ... a not-for-profit,product development partnership accelerating the discovery and,development ... the first,comprehensive study of the dynamics of the ...
... YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2007 - SIGA Technologies, Inc.,(NASDAQ: ... proof of,concept guinea pig trial of its lead ... under Biosafety Level 4 conditions at,the U.S. Army ... Kathleen Cashman under the supervision of Dr.,Mary Guttieri, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Study Reveals Limitations of a Complex and Challenging Global,Tuberculosis Drug Marketplace 2New Study Reveals Limitations of a Complex and Challenging Global,Tuberculosis Drug Marketplace 3New Study Reveals Limitations of a Complex and Challenging Global,Tuberculosis Drug Marketplace 4SIGA Passes First Hurdle with Lassa Fever Antiviral ST-193 2SIGA Passes First Hurdle with Lassa Fever Antiviral ST-193 3SIGA Passes First Hurdle with Lassa Fever Antiviral ST-193 4
(Date:7/24/2014)... iFitDress.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer ... casual party dresses . According to the company’s ... now offered at discounted prices, up to 59% off. ... August 04. , Most of the casual party ... market. They are popular for special designs, delicate craftsmanship ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Dr. Henry H. Ting, a nationally recognized ... appointed senior vice president and chief quality officer at ... role, he will oversee the hospital's clinical quality and ... quality initiatives and interprofessional teams at the local, regional ... Door-to-Balloon Alliance, a collaboration of more than 1,000 hospitals ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... A few weeks have passed since USA ... jump by Inika McPherson is a feat to continue ... National Championships hosted the best track and field athletes ... US Nationals with the 2nd best jump in the ... biggest height over head jump in history. , Zensah® ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended computerized ... risk for cancer, but a potential problem with ... results on the screening test, only to be ... expressed concern that this high false-positive rate will ... study of National Lung Screening Trial participant responses ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... bearing human breast tumors, exposure to dim light at ... drug tamoxifen, according to data published in Cancer ... Cancer Research. The negative effects of dim light exposure ... melatonin supplement during the night. , "Resistance to tamoxifen ... breast cancer," said Steven M. Hill, PhD, professor of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2014 Casual Party Dresses for Chic Ladies Now at iFitDress.com 2Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Names New Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety 2Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Names New Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety 3Health News:Setting A New High Jump World Record In Zensah® Compression 2Health News:Setting A New High Jump World Record In Zensah® Compression 3Health News:Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study 2Health News:Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study 3Health News:Exposure to dim light at night may make breast cancers resistant to tamoxifen 2
... If you want to lose the kilos you,ve put on over ... to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining ... highest levels of leptin and lowest levels of ghrelin are more ... Doctors often have to deal with patients who, after sticking to ...
... that a bacterium inside the worm acts as a ,disguise, ... it in an ineffective way. The bacteria protect the ... are removed with antibiotics, the immune system responds appropriately, releasing ... Antibiotics are successful against the parasite, but the long treatment ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... and Advil, can raise the risk of heart ... suggests. Swiss researchers analyzed the results of 31 ... medications are called, and concluded that cardiovascular risk needs ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay ... cancer surgery experience urinary incontinence afterward, but new research ... problems for a significant number of them. After ... pelvic exercises and bladder control techniques -- the researchers ...
... , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The steady, ... and there has been an alarming increase in the number ... The abortion rate in 2008 was 19.6 per 1,000 women ... peak of 29.3 per 1,000 women, according to the nonprofit ...
... Launched on December 2, 2010, Healthy People 2020 ... health of all Americans. A key component, Education for ... People 2020 goals. Formulated by the Healthy People Curriculum ... objectives provides a vehicle for promoting the discussion and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Yo-yo' effect of slimming diets explained 2Health News:Study sheds new light on river blindness parasite 2Health News:Certain Painkillers Appear to Boost Odds for Heart Attack 2Health News:Certain Painkillers Appear to Boost Odds for Heart Attack 3Health News:Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery 2Health News:Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery 3Health News:Decline in U.S. Abortion Rate Stalls, Report Finds 2Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 2Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 3Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 4
... 30in(w) x 24in(d) x 24in(h). Designed ... amplification reactions. The PCR Workstation irradiates ... against cross or airborne contamination by limiting ... enviornment. Includes two fluorescent lights, one ...
... for highthroughput reading of tube racks. Its camera-based ... than one second per rack, making it ideal ... of the reader allows a rack to be ... robotic arms. An optical safety switch prevents a ...
Reads single TrakMates tubes instantly, and drops decoded tube number instantly into any Windows application. System includes reader and Windows based software....
... Polypropylene workbench top with ... adjustable from 25"-34". Available in ... Accessories include shelves, drawers, light ... is an expert in custom ...
Medicine Products: