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Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning
Current PET-CT scanners
with standard commercial software designed to prov...normalities upon his initial use of cardiac PET-CT scanners
in the Weatherhead P.E.T. Center For Preventing and Reversing Atherosclerosis at Memorial Hermann-Te...
Arthritis Pain Processed in Brain’s 'fear Zone,' First PET Scans Revea
...tis pain, using positron emission tomography (PET) scanners
based at the Christie Hospital. In a study funded by the Arthritis Research Campaign and published in 'Arthritis and Rheumatism' this week, they compare the brain areas involved in processing arthritic and experimental pain in a group of patients wi...
MEG Scanners Are Mega Powerful
...of neurons// , using MEG (magneto-encephalography) scanners
to learn more about the intricacies of brain patho...ography of the brain or detect blood flow, the MEG scanners
track the magnetic signals that neurons throw off as they communicate. "You can look at how the netw...
X-ray System to Show Moving Bones in 3-D
...raphy, or CT, delivers detailed 3-D images, but CT scanners
are too slow to capture rapid motion. Cinefluorosc... dubbed CTX, will combine the 3-D capability of CT scanners
and the real-time movement tracking of cinefluoroscopy. CTX technology is expected to deliver images...
New Research Could Improve Knowledge Of Serious Illnesses
...milar way to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) body scanners
that are already widely used in hospitals. However, whereas MRI scanners
use the magnetic properties of the protons in water to generate an image, electron spin resonance in...
Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners
Many hospitals in India are opting for high-tech scanners
instead of the invasive technique for diagnosis, which is comparatively costlier. These high-tech scanners
are capable of capturing images in just five heartbeats unlike the previous one. // In less than 1...
New System To Isolate People Affected By Bird Flu
...ears ago, by installing telemedicine-based thermal scanners
are now under the process of designing a new system that could help early// diagnosis of the bird flu and isolate people affected by it. The company has sought the permission from the central and state government by sending letters to Prime Ministe...
New Portable Helmet Scanner To Examine Newborns
... (MRI) can provide data on brain function, but MRI scanners
need sedation, which carries a degree of risk. The alternative, ultrasound, can be performed at the cot side and is effective in revealing brain anatomy - but cannot show how the brain is actually functioning. But the Monstir scanner developed by...
New Technique To Test Stem Cells That Heal The Heart
...ected stem cells was tracked with SPECT/CT and MRI scanners
immediately after injection as well as at multiple time points over seven days to assess whether the MSCs preferentially migrated or “homed” in on damaged cardiac tissue. Previous studies in animals were only able to demonstrate homing by examining t...