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Video: The PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium Nov 22, 2016

If you didn't make it along on the day, check out our video showing the highlights from the PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium.

Research & Innovation news

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in radiation treatment, photoimmunotherapy, MEG and more.

Phase contrast imaging slashes mammogram dose

Optimized X-ray phase-contrast imaging could deliver comparable image quality to mammography, but with an order of magnitude less dose.

Xenon flash lamp enables photoacoustic CT

A xenon flash lamp provides a cost-effective and compact illumination source for photoacoustic CT.

Proton imaging resolution boosted in one step

A statistical tool improves the resolution of proton imaging in a single step, without any prior radiographic information.

Innovation: patent applications review

Our survey of recent medical imaging patent applications includes filings from Siemens, Johns Hopkins University, GE and more.

Carbon nanotubes image brain extracellular space

A super-resolution microscopy technique could help improve our understanding of brain development.

Rescanning helps mitigate interplay effects

Rescanning helps recover dose homogeneity in PBS proton therapy of liver tumours with small motion.

Silicon diode array lines up for proton CT

A 1D silicon diode array could provide a low-cost and rapid measure of proton stopping powers for proton therapy planning.

RSNA: research round-up

RSNA 2016 saw researchers present the latest breakthroughs in radiology research.

Cardiologists put renewed focus on dose awareness

Efforts are underway to increase dose awareness among European cardiologists, but dose-optimization advocates face a long road ahead.

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IOP Biomedical Journals

EDITOR'S CHOICE


Our pick of the best articles recently published in the IOP biomedical journals.


All free to read here

Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) of the human brain: technique, findings and clinical applications November 28, 2016

L V Hiscox, C L Johnson, E Barnhill, M D J McGarry, J Huston 3rd, E J R van Beek, J M Starr and N Roberts 2016 Phys. Med. Biol. 61 R401

A review of Raman spectroscopy advances with an emphasis on clinical translation challenges in oncology November 14, 2016

M Jermyn, J Desroches, K Aubertin, K St-Arnaud, W Madore, E De Montigny, M Guiot, D Trudel, B C Wilson, K Petrecca and F Leblond 2016 Phys. Med. Biol. 61 R370

Multiple energy synchrotron biomedical imaging system November 7, 2016

B Bassey, M Martinson, N Samadi, G Belev, C Karanfil, P Qiand D Chapman 2016 Phys. Med. Biol. 61 8180

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Adaptive radiotherapy optimizes proton therapy treatments

Lei Dong, Director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, discusses the merits of adaptive radiotherapy for proton treatments.

Explore more of the solution space with RayStation 5

RayStation® 5, the latest version of RaySearch's treatment planning system (TPS), introduces carbon ion treatment planning, and the Plan Explorer treatment planning tool.

Philips: Leading change in therapy guidance

Philips invites you to discover how its innovations can transform patient management.

White papers

Automatic gating in respiratory motion management

How Response™ controls gated treatment deliveries in the Elekta digital linear accelerator.

Adaptive radiation therapy in RayStation

A white paper from RaySearch Laboratories.

Deformable registration in RayStation

A white paper from RaySearch Laboratories.

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ABAS 2.0

myQA Patients software demonstration

A webinar demonstrating IBA Dosimetry's myQA Patients software.

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ABAS 2.0

Efficient and accurate patient QA with Dolphin

Ramesh Boggula, Senior Physicist at IBA Dosimetry, discusses Dolphin patient QA.

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ABAS 2.0

ImSimQA – Tools to commission and QA deformable image registration

ImSimQA provides extensive tools for generating infinite test image data.

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