FDA Authorizes New Device That Protects Athletes’ Brains During Impact

11. March 2021 Uncategorized 0
The United States Food and Drug Administration recently authorized a novel product that recent Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) shows might protect athletes’ brains from traumatic injury. A c-shaped, non-invasive device dubbed the “Q-Collar” goes around the neck and applies compression, which increases blood volume, therefore reducing brain movement.   Several FDA studies proved the effectiveness ...

Acceletronics is Proudly a US-Exclusive Distributor of CNERGY

10. December 2020 Uncategorized 0
New solutions were discovered through a collaboration of partners in radiotherapy. CNERGY is an innovative solution for “Quality Assurance & Safety,” “Precision, Imaging, and Viewing,” “Patient Identification and Monitoring,” and “Advanced Couch Setup and Control.” These solutions were created in response to specific practical issues, employing the latest guaranteed technologies. Joining these forces will deliver ...

Brain Tumor Visibility Doubled with New MRI Technique

10. November 2020 Uncategorized 0
When compared to existing visualization methods, a new 3D technique with MRI scans doubles the visibility of brain tumors. Since a large number of tumors are discernable, the new process has the potential to make it easier to treat them earlier and at smaller, more manageable stages. Robert Edelman, M.D., is an inventor, lead author, ...

Radiologists Urge Use of Medical Imaging and AI-Powered Solutions to Manage COVID-19

26. October 2020 Uncategorized 0
Recent high-profile cases of COVID-19 combined with the effort to aid in the ongoing battle  against the pandemic have prompted RADLogics to deploy the company’s AI (Artificial Intelligence)-Powered medical image analysis solution worldwide. The company urged U.S. clinicians to embrace medical imaging and emerging technologies such as AI. RADLogics has an AI-powered solution in place ...

Radiotherapy Market Revenue to Expand by Eight Percent by 2030

23. September 2020 Uncategorized 0
In 2019, the global radiotherapy market revenue was set at $7,222.4 million. According to a P&S Intelligence report, an increasing number of cancer cases will cause revenue to climb by eight percent to $17,194.4 million by 2030. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in humans, killing 9.6 million people annually, according to the World ...

Researchers Create 3D CT Models of Lung Segmentation in COVID-19 Patients

10. September 2020 Uncategorized 0
A Louisiana State University (LSU) radiologist joined with an evolutionary anatomist to create revolutionary 3D models of COVID-19 patients’ lungs by implementing the same techniques used for reptiles and birds. Emma R. Schachner, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy, and Bradley Spieler, MD, Vice Chairman of Radiology Research and Associate Professor of Radiology, ...

Radiation Therapy Might be a Treatment Option for COVID-19

24. August 2020 Uncategorized 0
A recent article by the Journal of Nuclear Medicine is one of the first published studies to examine radiation therapy to treat COVID-19 patients. Researchers in New York radiolabeled the CR3022 human antibody with Iodine-131 as a targeted agent, since this antibody binds to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The researchers concluded, “Our results confirm the potential ...

RapidArc Rotational Radiation Therapy

12. August 2020 Uncategorized 0
RapidArc Rotational Radiation Therapy combines the most current technologies to decrease treatment times and radiation exposure for the patient. The technologies used in this process are Intensity Modulated Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), On-Board Imaging (OBI), and Cone Beam CT Scanning (CBCT).  Rapid Arc technology from Varian Medical Systems, a renowned leader in radiation ...

How Covid-19 is Impacting Radiation Oncology in the U.S.

17. July 2020 Uncategorized 0
As we continue to move forward in 2020 with Covid-19 seemingly expanding wider, oncologic care is finding itself in an uncommon and challenging dilemma between the goal to protect patients who are susceptible to Covid-19 while also trying to provide the important treatment they need in appropriate time frames so not to jeopardize treatment outcomes. ...