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Saiba quais os novos métodos que estão em início de utilização, trazendo inovações espectaculares ao diagnóstico de imagem:

 PET and MR imaging come together

 Multi-screen DR ramps diagnostic efficacy

 High-resolution probe combines ultrasound, OCT

 Diffusion tensor data get automatic evaluation

 X-ray imaging scheme helps limit dose

 Coated nanoparticles boost the contrast

 Radio-opaque alloy is MR-compatible

 Dual-modality imaging targets vascular disease

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 French surgeons destroy brain tumour on conscious patient in world first

 French brain surgeons have conducted a world first by destroying a brain tumour on a conscious patient using keyhole laser surgery.The team from Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris drilled a 3mm hole into the skull of a patient under local anaesthetic, inserting a tiny fibre-optic cable armed with a laser. The doctors were then able to "see" the metastatic tumour and steer the cable thanks to a MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan, which uses magnetic and radio waves.


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PostHeaderIcon New imaging technique for precise cancer surgery

Futuristic imaging techniqueA futuristic imaging technique could improve cancer surgery by revealing hidden anatomical details. Photo of a pig's hind leg viewed after injection with near-infrared contrast agents and imaging with near-infrared light to highlight lymph flow. Credit: John V. Frangioni, M.D., Ph.D. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

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PostHeaderIcon 3D X-Rays Better Detect Breast Cancer Risk

Scientists in the U.S. are experimenting with new techniques to try to see breast X-rays in three dimensions. The goal: A better way to check for breast cancer in women with breasts too dense for today's mammograms to give a clear picture.

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PostHeaderIcon The early days of medical physics

If one goes back to the 19th century, there are references to the involvement of physicists in medicine. Michael Faraday, for example, gave lectures to doctors in hospitals. However, it wasn't until 1906 that the first two lecturers were appointed to teach physics to students in UK medical schools.

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