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News • Philips joins European Federation for Cancer Images (EUCAIM)

Advancing precision medicine for Europe’s cancer patients

Philips is an active participant in the new European Federation for Cancer Images consortium (EUCAIM) – a project launched in the run-up to World Cancer Day 2023.

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News • Imaging study shows

Breast MRI effective at detecting cancer in dense breasts

Compared to other common supplemental screening methods, breast MRI was superior at detecting breast cancer in women with dense breasts, according to a new study.

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News • Infectious disease research

Hidden bacteria increases risk of antimicrobial resistant infection in hospital patients

Carriers of a specific bacteria have a 14% chance of developing an antibiotic resistant infection with 30 days of hospitalisation, according to new research from Amsterdam.

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Article • Appeal to healthcare providers and medical device vendors

ECRI reports top 10 health technology hazards for 2023

ECRI’s annual top ten technology hazard list alerts hospitals and healthcare providers of situations, products, and procedures they need to diligently monitor and/or take steps to improve. This non-profit technology Pennsylvania research firm has worked for over 50 years to make healthcare safer. The list reflects the organization’s collective judgment about the health technology risks that should be given immediate attention in 2023.

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Article • Information channel

Sustainability in healthcare

The time when 'going green' in healthcare only referred to the colour of surgical gowns are long past: reducing CO2 emissions, improving waste management and saving energy are essential for modern…

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Article • Diagnostic imaging

Ultrasound/Sonography

Ultrasound imaging is primarily known from prenatal care, but sonography is also used in many other places: it is just as indispensable for examining the thyroid and abdomen as it is in cardiology.…

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Article • "Building bridges"

European Congress of Radiology 2022

"Building bridges" is the motto of the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2022 in Vienna and online. A special focus of the event was the collaboration between radiologists and other…

Diagnostic imaging

Radiology, sonography and beyond: Keep reading to find out how imaging techniques like MRI, CT and ultrasound can be used in the diagnosis of diseases and the guidance of medical procedures.

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Medical display

JVC – CL-S1200

The CL-S1200 is a 30.9-inch color monitor with 12 megapixels for reporting medical images of various modalities such as CT, CR/DR, MR, ultrasound or mammography.

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News • Understanding the mechanisms

New ultrafast fMRI technique to improve brain stimulation

Researchers from Queensland have developed a new fMRI technique with vastly increased temporal resolutions, enabling them to capture the dynamics of brain activity at a sub-second level.

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News • Product premiere

New ultrasound system uses AI for better workflow and connectivity

Italian imaging company Esaote premiered its latest premium ultrasound system, MyLab X90, which uses AI for workflow optimization and enhanced connectivity.

Products from Radbook

Vision RFD

Surgical Flat Panel C-Arms

Ziehm · Vision RFD

Ziehm Imaging GmbH
CT Rapid Response 2.0

Mobile CT Solutions

Canon · CT Rapid Response 2.0

Canon Medical Systems Europe B.V.
KermaX plus IDP

Testing Devices

IBA Dosimetry · KermaX plus IDP

IBA Dosimetry GmbH
teamplay Protocols

Business Intelligence

Siemens Healthcare · teamplay Protocols

Siemens Healthcare GmbH
Verity

Cone Beam CT

Planmed Oy · Verity

Planmed Oy

Laboratory/pathology

From clinical chemistry to digital pathology: Read more about how modern medical laboratories and procedures in pathology play a vital role in the detection and prevention of diseases and in medical research.

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Video • Early detection of dementias

Promising sensor to screen for Alzheimer's

Canadian researchers are developing a new, ultra-sensitive biosensor to screen for Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases. The device has successfully completed the proof-of-concept stage.

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News • Technology transition

Netherlands Cancer Institute switches to new digital pathology platform

The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) will deploy a diagnostic platform from digital and computational pathology solutions provider Proscia, the company announced.

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News • Neurodegeneration assessment

New blood test differentiates Alzheimer’s disease from other dementias

A new blood test that can track and follow the neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease - and exclude other dementias.

Products from Labbook

Olympus – BX53LED

Microscopy

· Olympus – BX53LED

Olympus Europa SE & Co. KG
Hettich – Rotina 420 | 420 R

Centrifuges

· Hettich – Rotina 420 | 420 R

Hettich GmbH & Co.KG
Fujifilm Wako – NEFA-HR(2) Assay

Clinical Chemistry

· Fujifilm Wako – NEFA-HR(2) Assay

FUJIFILM Wako Chemicals Europe GmbH

Treatment

Medical innovations are rapidly expanding therapy options for many diseases. Keep reading to find more information on new therapies, surgical techniques, effective medication and patient care.

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News • Greenhouse gas emissions

Reducing anesthetics reduces climate impact without increasing patient risk

Reducing the dosage of inhaled anesthetics during surgery can contribute to decreasing a hospital's greenhouse gas emissionses without affecting patient care, a new study shows.

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News • Intensive care research

Safer ‘weaning’ of patients from ventilation to improve outcomes

A new global study involving ICUs across 50 countries recommends a systematic approach to reduce the duration of ventilation to improve risk of death.

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Article • High-intensity focused ultrasound

HIFU ablation treatment for benign thyroid nodules

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) ablation is a noninvasively treatment for benign thyroid nodules that are causing distress to patients. Brian H. H. Lang, MD, Clinical Professor in the…

Management

Time to bring out the white collars: Read more about the economy and politics of health as well as optimised hospital and patient management.

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News • Awareness

Fujifilm Europe supports World Cancer Day

Fujifilm has announced its partnership with World Cancer Day, to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity, and integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

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News • National research programme

Switzerland develops novel approaches to healthcare

Better coordination beyond purely medical aspects: the Swiss national research programme “Smarter Health Care” shows how resources in the health sector can be used more efficiently.

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News • Workflow assessment

Speeding up surgery times with separate patient preparation

Preparing patients for surgery in a separate space from the operating theatre brings significant benefits in freeing up operating theatre schedules and staff time, according to new research.

IT/Tech

From AI-based image analysis to virtual therapies: Find out how digitalisation and cutting-edge IT solutions advance the medical landscape.

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News • Message from our partner

Ride the digital transformation wave with Automa+ Healthcare 2023

Healthcare Automation and Digitalization Congress 2023 is held on September, 25-26, 2023, in Zurich, Switzerland. Automa+ 2023 gathers leaders and digital experts from hospitals, healthcare providers…

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News • Primary tumor or metastasis?

Deep learning and radiomics for precise differentiation in brain tumors

The distinction between primary tumors and metastases can be made quickly and accurately in brain tumors using radiomics and deep learning algorithms, a new study shows.

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News • Standardisation in healthcare

Study surveys landscape of FHIR apps

A new study is among the first to survey the current landscape of FHIR apps, providing a snapshot of how the standard is used to enable the flow of health information.

Research

When scientific curiosity paves the way for improved healthcare: Read more about promising studies and trials that lead to more effective drugs, procedures as well as medical guidelines.

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News • "Critical" critical care

Study shows soaring mental health challenges for frontline Covid nurses

Nurses who worked in critical care during the Covid pandemic are at an increased risk of mental health problems, according to a new study.

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News • Systems biology

Lung cancer: new discovery could remove metastatic traits

A Korean research team successfully changed the properties of carcinogenic cells in the lungs and eliminate both drug resistance and their ability to proliferate out to other areas of the body.

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News • Inhibition of solid tumor growth

'Paralyzing' pancreatic cancer with low-intensity ultrasound

A new study from Spain has demonstrated the efficiency of an ultrasound radiation-based therapy on the inhibition of cancer cell motion in pancreas cancer models.

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