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May 5, 2016

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May 5, 2016

First Recommendations Published on Imaging Assessment of Prosthetic Heart Valves

May 4, 2016 — The first recommendations on multimodality imaging assessment of prosthetic heart valves have been published. Heart valve replacement is performed using mechanical or biological prostheses. It is ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Using animal tissue samples, researchers have demonstrated the possibility of real-time video-rate data transmission through tissue for in-body ultrasonic communications with implanted medical ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — Researchers are now working to design stable micro-bubbles which, combined with ultrasound, can deliver cancer drugs straight to the target ... read more

Mar. 23, 2016 — A method using acoustic waves in a microfluidic device to rotate single particles, cells or organisms will allow researchers to take three dimensional images with only a cell phone, a new report ... read more

Ultra-Fast Detection of Breast Density Using MRT Helps Determine Breast Cancer Risks

Mar. 3, 2016 — A high breast density is an independent risk factor for breast cancer. MRT is the safest method for breast cancer diagnosis and is now used for early diagnosis. Researchers have now successfully ... read more

Ultrasound-Based Therapy for Cardiac Stem Cells Recovery

Jan. 29, 2016 — When cardiac stem cells undergo low-intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment, these cells can perform continuing modifications, tissue remodeling and regeneration of damaged cardiac tissue after a heart ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — The effects of moderately hydrophobic counter ions (X) on cationic micellar growth have been studied extensively because of its various industrial applications. We have developed a chemical method to ... read more

Dec. 4, 2015 — Thermal ablation with magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is a noninvasive technique for treating fibroids and cancer. New research shows that combining the technique with ... read more

Dec. 3, 2015 — The development of a reusable microfluidic device for sorting and manipulating cells and other micro/nano meter scale objects will make biomedical diagnosis of diseases cheaper and more convenient in ... read more

Dec. 2, 2015 — A new technique that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved ... read more

Nov. 25, 2015 — The usefulness of infrared thermography (IRT) for detection and early diagnosis of orthopedic injuries has been revealed by a research ... read more

Researchers Open 'Golden Window' in Deep Brain Imaging

Nov. 11, 2015 — The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a 'Golden Window' for deep brain imaging. This is a first for brain imaging, explain the authors of a new report on the ... read more

Nov. 6, 2015 — Joint inflammation (arthritis) is a common problem in medical practice and can be due to a variety of causes. Many types of inflammatory disorders affecting the joints belong to the diverse group of ... read more

Adding Ultrasound to Breast Screening Results in Higher Rate of Detection for Women

Nov. 5, 2015 — Adding ultrasound to standard mammography tests in breast screening could result in improved rates of detection for breast cancer in women in Japan, according to a new ... read more

Nov. 4, 2015 — Physicists are literally applying rocket science to the field of medical diagnostics. With a few key changes, the researchers used a noninvasive ultrasonic technique originally developed to detect ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Virtual models can be created in the angiography room thanks to an approach developed by researchers and the university's departments of radiology, radiation oncology, and nuclear ... read more

Acoustic Imaging With Outline Detection

Sep. 21, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new method to differentiate very weak and short sound waves from longer ones. When used in acoustic imaging, their technology makes it possible to detect only the outline ... read more

Sep. 16, 2015 — Detecting breast cancer in women with dense mammary tissues could become more reliable with a new mammogram procedure that researchers have now tested in pre-clinical studies of mice. Scientists ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Robotically steering flexible needles can reach their intended target in tissue with sub-millimetre level accuracy. A major advantage of steering flexible needles is that one can avoid obstacles or ... read more

Ultrasound Could Detect Signs of Preterm Labor

Aug. 18, 2015 — An international team of researchers has conducted a proof-of-concept study that raises the possibility of using ultrasound techniques to detect cervical stiffness changes that indicate an increased ... read more

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