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GE Healthcare and PDC Expand Offering of...

Innovative MR patient environment now accepts iPad and iPod content CHICAGO – November 29, 2012 – Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) introduced an expansion of the line of Caring Magnetic Resonance (MR) Suites, built by PDC, that now includes designs specific to GE’s Extremity Optima 430s MR scanner. The Caring MR Suites reflect GE MR’s award-winning themes of its...

University of Wisconsin to License their...

· GE Healthcare continues its leadership in radiation dose reduction with updated status of Blueprint for Lower Dose program · GE Healthcare launches low radiation dose image contest CHICAGO — November 29, 2012 — Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) continued to lead the way in dose-reduction offerings with the announcement of a first-of-its-kind agreement with the...

GE Computed Tomography (CT) RSNA 2012 Pr...

GE Computed Tomography (CT) RSNA 2012 Preview
GE Computed Tomography RSNA 2012 Preview   Discovery* CT750 HD FREEdom Edition: The Discovery* CT750 HD is the world’s first High Definition CT (HDCT), built with GE’s exclusive Gemstone detector FREEdom Technologies.  This allows for intelligent motion correction to “freeze” coronary motion, enhanced coronary visualization, and additional information on plaque...

RSNA 2012 Agenda, Hot Topics

This year’s annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is coming soon. As always, the event is one of the highly interesting medical gatherings for radiologists and other medical specialists. Recently, the official website of RSNA 2012 has released the agenda of the meeting. In this article will get a brief look on the topics discussed at the event. More...

RSNA 2012, Why Important?

There is no doubt that medical imaging and healthcare IT have been marked among the fast growing branches of medicine in the last few years. The progress witnessed in those fields is continuous and rapid. Therefore, physicians and other healthcare professionals are always in need of updating their information on the latest in their industry. RSNA 2012, source of updates This year’s...

Preliminary Study Results Outline Potent...

CHICAGO — November 30, 2011 — Preliminary results based on a phantom study outlined the potential to decrease iodine and radiation dose on Low kVp scans. Lower kV CT scans mean lower radiation dose while keeping all other factors the same.  From CT physics it is known that lower kV scans can be expected to have enhanced contrast to noise performance.  Because of this and the x-ray...

RSNA History – Part 10

In the previous part, we discussed how the RSNA survived extremely adverse conditions during World War II. In this section, we highlight the significant radiology advances that took place following the end of war. It is a fact that several radiology technologies, applied in war, were used later in healthcare industry, as a result to the major radiology advances in the late 1940s. As a...