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Philips PET/MR system awarded CE Mark

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- Philips Gets CE Mark for PET/MR System



With Siemens close on its heels, Philips became the first company to get the green light to market its hybrid whole body PET/MR imaging system. Royal Philips Electronics announced this week that it received a CE marking, allowing the company to begin selling in Europe.



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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on February 2, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

Philips’ Q1 numbers offer hope for improved imaging marketplace

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- For the first time in a year and a half, orders for Philips medical imaging equipment edged up in North America. It is the first tangible glimmer of hope that the great imaging recession may finally be over.



Executives at imaging companies have been telling me for months that the installed base had aged more in the last few years than ever before. Equipment that would otherwise have been replaced was still in service, kept going by upgrades and updates. But… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on May 12, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Philips' novel MR technology overcomes 3T's body pitfalls

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- Neurological and musculoskeletal imaging are spectacular at 3T, thanks to its higher signal to noise ratio compared with lower field strengths. Radiologists have long wished the same were true in the rest of the body, where dielectric shading can obscure signs of disease, as in the case of breast and liver cancers. Further limiting the clinical use of 3T has been the potential for excessive tissue heating as measured by 3T's specific absorption rate.



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Added by radRounds Radiology Network on April 2, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Royal Philips Electronics Innovations to help radiologists

Philips showcased its two new innovations at the 94th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) which was held in Chicago. These two new innovations will help radiologists to save time and improve patient diagnosis.



The first is closed loop imaging for scanning suite, which will be working with University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). However this closed loop imaging is in trail phase. The imaging loop actually starts with doctor giving order for imaging… Continue

Added by radRounds Radiology Network on December 25, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

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