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VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE

... Medical Inc., a leader in fluorescence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced today ... of in vitro readouts and advanced in vivo imaging technologies. The newly reported biologic ... assays, microscopic readouts, and in vivo imaging methodologies, including Magnetic Resonance ...

R788 in TASKi3 Clinical Trial Does Not Meet Efficacy Endpoints in RA Patients Who Had Previously Failed Biologic Therapies - Results Incongruent

... and hands were evaluated using Magnetic Resonance imaging (MRI) and scored using the RAMRIS (Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance imaging Scoring) system. Those results showed ... scoring system utilizing magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate abnormalities (synovitis, bone edema ...

International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit

... experience," said Dr. Harbut. This new imaging approach involves enhancing images obtained on ... high resolution CT scan using the Vitrea(R) imaging software program by Vital Images. By using this imaging approach, Dr. Harbut was able to demonstrate ...

Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces - Swiss Team Uses InSightec's ExAblate(R) 4000 Brain System to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

... Israel, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit imaging Ltd. (TASE: EMIT, Nasdaq: EMITF ), announced ... http://www.insightec.com/ About Elbit imaging Ltd. The Activities of Elbit imaging Ltd. are divided into the following principal ...

CRi Oosight(TM) Instrument Crucial in IVF Breakthrough Demonstrating a Correlation Between Non-Invasive Egg Metrics and Pregnancy

... today that Oosight(TM), a non-invasive optical imaging system manufactured by CRi and widely used by ... & Instrumentation, Inc (CRi) is a biomedical imaging company providing innovative optical imaging solutions for over 20 years. CRi's ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... the SECRITT investigators, using a combination of imaging techniques, also located a vulnerable plaque in ... performed per study protocol using a variety of imaging techniques: multi-slice CT, intravascular ... lesion while gently expanding over time. imaging studies revealed that the residual stenosis in ...

Perceptive Informatics Enhances Investigator Application of New RECIST Version in Imaging-Based Oncology Trials

... effectively use the new criteria. Medical imaging experts from Perceptive Informatics will be ... solutions to improve the use of medical imaging as a surrogate endpoint in oncology trials. ... the new RECIST criteria into medical imaging services to meet immediate demand from clients ...

Autism Studies Presented at Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium Meeting

... centers, using genetics, neurobiology and imaging studies to investigate the intricate puzzle of ... researchers presented the results of brain imaging studies. Lauren Kenworthy, Ph.D., of Children's ... Autism Research at CHOP, used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ...

Des Moines Register Reports SpectraScience LUMA Enhances Cervical Cancer Exams

... an article reporting that its LUMA cervical imaging system is enhancing the effectiveness of cancer ... of Iowa have used the LUMA Cervical imaging System in more than 80 women - in conjunction ... healthcare community related to the LUMA cervical imaging system. Each year precancerous cervical tissue ...

Perceptive Informatics Introduces Medical Imaging Methodology to Accelerate Development Decisions About Alzheimer's Treatments

... announced that it has developed a robust medical imaging methodology for Central Nervous System (CNS) ... Informatics team collected Magnetic Resonance imaging (MRI) scans from the ADNI database using Perceptive's medical imaging system and regulatory compliant processes. ...

New Imaging Analysis Predicts Brain Tumor Survival

... after beginning treatment for brain tumors, a new imaging analysis method was able to predict which ... Medical School and co-director of the Molecular imaging Program at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center. ... this approach might also be useful with other imaging techniques such as PET and CT scans. Brain ...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Cancer Treatment and X-ray Imaging Technologies at China Med Exhibition

... to flat panel detectors for filmless X-ray imaging BEIJING, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ... of the company's cancer treatment and X-ray imaging products, including some made available for the ... image detectors, which are used for filmless imaging in medical, dental, and other applications. ...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

... drug eluting coronary stent, and advanced imaging methods were used to assess patient outcomes. As ... stent. Other key endpoints of the study include imaging assessments by angiography, IVUS, OCT, and other state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive imaging modalities at six and 18 months, and at one or ...

VirtualScopics' Quantitative Imaging Provides Primary Endpoint in Cartilage Repair Pivotal Clinical Trial

... Pioneering study uses quantitative imaging endpoints from MRI analyses ROCHESTER, N.Y., ... VSCP ), a leading provider of quantitative imaging for clinical trials, today announced that ... data analysis of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which will allow BioSyntech to demonstrate ...

Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone

... and vice chair and chief of medical imaging at the University of Toronto in Toronto, ... safe procedure; interventional radiologists use imaging to guide a needle to inject oxygen/ozone into ... all specialties. They use X-ray, MRI and other imaging to advance a catheter in the body, usually in an ...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

... that interventional cryoablation, which uses imaging to pinpoint tumors and probes to penetrate the ... clinic visits and then yearly -- with follow-up imaging with CT or MRI scans. Both efficacy and ... all specialties. They use X-ray, MRI and other imaging to advance a catheter in the body, usually in an ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in First Stage of the Altropane(R) POET-2 Phase III Program

... portion of the program. The Altropane molecular imaging agent is being developed by Alseres to aid in ... stated. "We believe that Altropane represents an imaging agent that is not only 'first-in-class' in the U.S. but, based on its superior pharmacological and imaging characteristics, has the potential to be ...

Heavy Marijuana Use May Damage Developing Brain in Teens, Young Adults

... work by Ashtari and colleagues, who used the same imaging technology to analyze normal brain development in ... of Minnesota , Ashtari and colleagues performed imaging studies on 14 young men from a residential drug ... average age of 19. The researchers performed the imaging studies at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. ...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Announces Dual Listing on Frankfurt Borse

... PulmoBind product candidate for the Molecular imaging of the vascular system of the lungs, which will ... is currently developing a non-invasive Molecular imaging technique for the diagnosis of Pulmonary ... and originator of the PulmoBind Molecular imaging technology), and by Pulmo BioTech Inc. as the ...

MRI Emerges As Vital Resource in Treatment of Back Pain

... 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a growing technology providing an ... every type of spinal tissue or pathology. The imaging sequence can be modified to meet many different ... and scanning speed and is often the only imaging method available for patients with pacemakers, ...

New Breast Imaging Technology Targets Hard-to-Detect Cancers

... professor of radiology and director of the Breast imaging and Interventional Center at The George ... Brem said. BSGI is an emerging molecular imaging technology using a high-resolution gamma camera that allows for imaging with very mild compression of the breast along ...

New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer

... emission mammography (PEM), a new technique for imaging the breast, is not affected by either breast ... Kathy Schilling, M.D., director of breast imaging and intervention at the Center for Breast Care at ... effect on PEM results, Dr. Schilling believes the imaging technique could play a significant role both in ...

Siemens Introduces New Standard of Care for Breast Ultrasound

... empower physicians to leverage ever-increasing imaging information density to achieve greater diagnostic ... care, the system also supports innovative breast imaging applications, such as fatty tissue and eSie ... implementations of Acoustic Radiation Force imaging (ARFI), Virtual Touch(TM) Tissue Imaging(5) and ...

PLC Systems Receives Full FDA Approval for Pivotal Study of RenalGuard(TM) in The U.S.

... cardiovascular therapeutic and diagnostic imaging procedures each year. CIN is the third most ... and maintaining high urine output during imaging procedures allows the body to rapidly eliminate ... cardiology and radiology patients undergoing imaging procedures using contrast media. ...

Hologic Releases the Results of the Cervista(TM) HPV Clinical Trials

... and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated ... supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to ... birth risk assessment, mini C-arm for extremity imaging and molecular diagnostic products ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Visits in Phase 2 Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Trial

... biomarkers of inflammation, as well as medical imaging of the coronary vessels to evaluate the impact on ... as measured with state-of-the-art FDG-PET imaging technology, as well as assessment of standard ... measurement of biomarkers, medical imaging and atherosclerotic plaque bioassays; -- the ...

Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients

... technology, as well as cone-beam CT (3-D) imaging to offer their patients highly-accurate and more ... Tx Platform Three-dimensional cone-beam CT imaging is enabling Benjamin Movsas, MD, to offer his ... supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and ...

FluoroPharma, Inc. to Report Preclinical Data on Alzheimer's Disease and Prostate Cancer PET Imaging Agents

... Emission Tomography (PET) molecular imaging agents for detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD) ... men in the United States. "These new molecular imaging approaches complement FluoroPharma's existing ... FluoroPharma, Inc., a privately-held molecular imaging company headquartered in Boston MA, engages in ...

September 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Cataract Removal, Severe Headache and Dual Energy X-Ray Imaging

... Diagnosis usually involves blood tests and imaging studies of the blood vessels. It also may include ... to best manage the illness. Dual Energy X-Ray imaging -- A Better View ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An emerging imaging technology shows that using two different levels ...

Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Technology Used in Imaging Study of GlaxoSmithKline's Novel Investigational Compound, Darapladib

... IBIS-2 (Integrated Biomarker and imaging Study) Results Demonstrate Benefits ... IBIS-2 trial (Integrated Biomarker and imaging Study). In the study, Volcano's VH(R) IVUS ... The same way a biopsy and other blood and imaging tests can define a cancer treatment plan, we ...

CRi Announces New Maestro(TM) EX In Vivo Imaging System with Improved Performance and an Affordable Price

... the release of the Maestro(TM) EX In Vivo imaging System. The new system incorporates CRi's ... time enables both broad- and narrow-band spectral imaging at the click of a button. The user can ... DyCE is a revolutionary all-optical anatomic imaging solution for mice that also helps eliminate ...

Diverse Approaches to Alzheimer's Therapies Continue to Show Progress at ICAD

... included brain imaging using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and examination of cerebrospinal fluid ... and 13 volunteers underwent a type of brain imaging known as SPECT using a tracer (known as IMPY) ... duration. According to the researchers, brain imaging using MRI and CSF safety assessments showed no ...

Markers in Blood and Spinal Fluid, and a New Imaging Agent, Show Promise for Early Detection of Alzheimer's

... test for BACE1 as well." Improved Amyloid imaging Agents for PET in Development A major recent ... of a novel 18F-labeled PET amyloid imaging agent, 18F-AV-45, that may eventually provide a ... high quality images to be obtained from PET imaging beginning 50 minutes after 18F-AV-45 ...

FluoroPharma Announces Positive Phase I Safety Results for BFPET(TM), Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Tracer for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

... Inc., a company developing breakthrough molecular imaging agents for the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) ... Phase I clinical development. BFPET is a PET imaging agent, designed to assess the blood flow in the heart (myocardial perfusion). Myocardial perfusion imaging is a standard test to assess coronary artery ...

CeNeRx BioPharma Finalizes Plans to Initiate Phase II Trials for Its Novel Antidepressant Agent Tyrima(TM) Using Innovative Brain Imaging Study

... this year and the recent completion of PET brain imaging studies showing that Tyrima penetrates the CNS ... properties Tyrima exhibited in these PET imaging studies," said Barry Brand, Chief Executive ... "This innovative study used state-of-the-art PET imaging technology to demonstrate that Tyrima is ...

Pulmo BioTech Inc. Completes Bio-Distribution Studies

... for the PulmoBind technology of Molecular imaging of the vascular system of the lungs. Molecular imaging uses a molecule designed to bond specifically ... is currently developing a non-invasive Molecular imaging technique for the diagnosis of ...

iCAD Initiates Clinical Study of Its Virtual Colonoscopy CAD in Partnership with ACR Image Metrix

... the National CTC Trial conducted by the ACR imaging Network (ACRIN) that demonstrated the ... 32,000 radiologists committed to ensuring that imaging is safe, effective, and accessible to all ... group established in 1999 to assess emerging imaging technologies. ACRIN(R)'s clinical trials have ...

Fox Chase Cancer Center and VisEn Medical Announce Program to Advance First Clinical Trials of Novel Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Technologies

... the Provision of Novel imaging Systems Collaboration Will Bring Innovative Fluorescent imaging Agent and System Technologies into ... VisEn Medical's "smart" fluorescence activatable imaging agents to enable physicians to identify ...

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital Surgeons Find BSGI Effective in Determining Extent of Breast Cancer in Patients With Known Diagnosis

... Oregon) have found Breast-Specific Gamma imaging (BSGI) has a significant value in ... in Cleveland, Ohio. BSGI is a molecular breast imaging technique used for the early detection of breast ... and benign tumors. It relies on advanced gamma imaging technology and mammographic positioning to ...

PLC Systems Announces Approval of First European Study to Evaluate RenalGuard(TM)

... issue for at-risk patients undergoing imaging procedures since it can result in longer hospital ... and maintaining high urine output during imaging procedures allows the body to rapidly eliminate ... cardiology and radiology patients undergoing imaging procedures using contrast media. In the U.S., ...
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