Tag: CT

Infervision Debuts AI-CT Stroke Screening System

China-based Infervision has introduced an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to help radiologists detect and diagnose stroke, leading to patients getting lifesaving treatment when time is of the essence. This new stroke detection solution was recently showcased at RSNA.

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The Second Coming of CT

Concern about radiation overexposure for patients receiving CT scans still exists, but the modality is rebounding from this stigma. CT’s reputation for superior speed and accuracy means the systems will remain a revenue-generator for hospitals and imaging centers—continuing to provide plenty of employment opportunities for the biomeds who keep them up and running.

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Carestream Receives Numerous Domestic, Foreign Imaging Patents

Carestream Health announced that it was awarded 61 new patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2015 for the company’s research and development efforts in radiography, cone beam CT imaging, and healthcare IT, among other areas. The company also received 64 additional patents in European and Asian countries last year.

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FDA Clears Siemens CT Scanners for Low-dose Lung Cancer Screening

Siemens Healthcare announced that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared its Somatom computed tomography (CT) systems for low-dose lung cancer screening. According to the company, the Somatom Scope 16-slice CT system and Somatom Force will make low-dose lung cancer screening more broadly available to customers.