Tag: "imager" at medical news
Jefferson Lab medical imager spots breast cancer
...s showing higher metabolism than other areas. "The imager
we built is a functional imager. That is, it indicates something about physiology, which can be different from anatomy," he says. To fuel rapid growth, cancer cells use more glucose (sugar) than surrounding cells. In this imaging procedure, a small d...
Molecular tailoring of chemotherapy with novel imaging techniques
...own luciferase protein to give off the light." The imager
detects the light and captures its intensity to provide a measurement of the size of the tumor. "The bioluminescence imaging technology has provided a breakthrough that allows scientists to examine the size of a tumor in living mice with high sensit...
Envisat Symposium day one: Steady symphony of Europe's largest satellite
...nthetic Aperture Radar, the second a multispectral imager
along the lines of Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS), the third will carry an altimeter and Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR)-type instrument, and the fourth Sentinel will have sensors for atmospheric chemistry. Along wit...
New breast scanner can detect early signs of cancer
...ch will appear to be floating in space. We need an imager
that will show where the ring sits on my hand, and we can achieve that with a dual imager." Tornai is awaiting patent approval on the new device, including the combination device that overlays X-ray and nuclear medicine images....
Jefferson Lab/Hampton University partnership results in new medical instrumentation center
... melanoma surgery and a small, stereotactic breast imager
that works in conjunction with mammograms to improve identification of suspicious lesions prior to biopsy. That device is currently being evaluated in clinical trials and thus far, based on confirming biopsies, has demonstrated a high success rate in...