Photoacoustic imaging is a method of imaging the interior of a three-dimensional structure, by injecting in particles in solution which contain very specific materials, typically nanoscale grains of gold. As such it is very useful for imaging the insides of living organisms.
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As the demands for precise imaging in fields such as medicine, astronomy, and real-time machine vision in hostile environments continue to increase, so the demands placed on imaging equipment become ever more stringent. An imaging method based on Single Photon Avalanche Photodiodes (SPAD) offers the potential to ease this bottleneck greatly.
Technology Review's long, and in depth look at the rise of diffusion spectrum imaging, and how this new neural interface imaging technique is rapidly accelerating the study of both human and animal brains to an extent unparalleled by any previous imaging technique, even fMRI.
Diffusion spectrum imaging is a new technique at time of writing, which allows magnetic resonance brain imaging, at a much higher level of fidelity than fMRI permits.
In mid 2012, Swiss researchers turned the world of alzheimers plaque imaging on its head: by combining a phased imaging source and an integral VR model generator, for the first time ever we can now track the formation of Alzheimers plaques in real-time in living patients.
AR based Medical imaging technologies really began to take off in the early 2000s. There are a growing range of holographic, projective, interactive gesture recognition tools available, which can really make training and diagnosis so much easier.
fMRI or functional magnetic resonance imaging, is one of the newest brain imaging technologies for the first decade of the 21st century. It is a basic form of Brain-Computer Interaction.
These are the proceedings of the fourth international medical imaging and augmented reality conference, held in Tokyo, Japan, August 1-2, 2008.
These are the proceedings of the third international medical imaging and augmented reality conference, held in Shanghai, China, August 17-18, 2006.
These are the proceedings of the second international medical imaging and augmented reality conference, held in Beijing, China, August 19-20, 2004.
These are the proceedings of the first international medical imaging and augmented reality conference, held in Hong Kong, 10-12 June 2001.
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Screening for Breast Cancer Without X-Rays: Lasers and Sound Merge in Promising Diagnostic Technique
X-ray mammography is an important diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer, but it has certain drawbacks that limit its effectiveness. For example, it can give in false positive and negative results; it also exposes women to low d...
University of Florida researchers have used a laser beam to detect areas of a mouse brain involved in an epileptic seizure, in real-time.
The technique is called laser-induced PAT, for photoacoustic tomography. A powerful la...
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia, have developed software that integrates data from multiple imaging technologies to create an interactive 3-D map of the brain.
In doing so, it could serve ...
Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), a New Imaging Modality, Proving Itself in Detecting Breast Cancer
A multicenter clinical trial comparing the sensitivity of traditional breast CA detection technologies (MRI, sonography, and mammography) versus the new one, called the Breast Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), has shown that the new medical im...
A new imaging programme which could help transform the treatment of facial surgery, burns, and orthodontics has won a top innovation award.
Dr Colin Urquhart, of Glasgow-based Dimensional Imaging, is to receive the Gannochy T...