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Planar Systems makes sale of subsidiary for $5 Million to NDS Surgical Imaging

Chela Capital Partners, the advisory firm of Planar Systems, Inc. has been advising Planar Systems on the sale of their not so successful venture medical business unit to NDS Surgical Imaging, a leader in the surgical imaging space for various hospitals in the country for thirty five million dollars in cash.



The sale is structured in a way that all the outstanding capital stock of is transferred to Dome Imaging Systems Inc, which is a direct subsidiary of Planar Systems. Dome Imaging… Continue

Posted on August 30, 2008 at 5:30pm

Computed Tomography (CTCA) assessment of coronary stenoses might not correlate very well with measurements of FFR ischemia.

A recent study suggests that Computed Tomography (CTCA) assessment of coronary stenoses might not correlate very well with measurements of FFR ischemia.



MedWire in a recent article has reported that anatomical assessments of coronary stenoses especially its severity using CTCA (Computed Tomography) or even the conventional coronary angiography (CCA) does not correlate very well with measurements of ischemia by intracoronary fractional flow reserve (FFR), According to a study which… Continue

Posted on August 29, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Wow, the last? single slice CT scanner finally updated in the United States!

Meyersdale Medical Center, a technological firm based in USA recently got a big technology breakthrough as they started using a sixteen slice scanner from the already existing single slice CT scanner.



Mark Meekins, Director at the medical center said that technology of this sort in a small town meant great opportunity for their rural facility as from now on they will be able to offer high level of care and quality to their patients.

Today, this scanner is not only running for… Continue

Posted on August 28, 2008 at 5:30pm

Perhaps Lidocaine can help with compression from the mammo pad?! Good news to all women.

A research recently completed by St. Luke’s Mountain State Tumor Institute in Boise, Idaho, has found out that the discomfort and pain felt during the times of mammograms can be eased by a gel known as lidocaine gel.



Mammography is a proven procedure till date, which helps to screen women suffering for breast cancer. This technique helps in early detection and hence the treatment of the disease becomes possible. Its necessity is clearly apparent as of today breast cancer affects more… Continue

Posted on August 27, 2008 at 5:00pm

A new study indicates that radiotherapy targeted may eradicate cancer disease in patients with less than 5 distant metastases.

A new study indicates that radiotherapy targeted may eradicate cancer disease in patients with less than 5 distant metastases. The report indicates that correctly targeted radiation therapy has great chances of eradicating almost all evidence of disease in those patients with cancer which has spread to only a selected number of sites.



A recent study on this is expected to be published in the August issue of the “Journal Clinical Cancer Research”. This study involved twenty nine… Continue

Posted on August 26, 2008 at 5:00pm

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