Hybrid medical imaging to spot tumors earlier

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Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Washington University in St. Louis claimed they have developed a hybrid medical imaging technology that could help doctors detect tumors more quickly.

 

Doctors now employ ultrasound endoscopy to study internal organs. This technique places an ultrasound camera, similar to ones used to create images of fetuses, on a flexible scope that can be inserted internally. Images are high-resolution but also low-contrast.

 

Source: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4396191/Hybrid-medical-imaging-to-spot-tumors-earlier

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